Alexis Mychajliw

investigating the past, present, and future of island mammals. and ones with wiggly noses, too.

In the Field

My experiences in the field have directly informed my development as a scientist. Field work also provides a physical anchor to my work, allowing me to engage members of the community. Many research projects have begun with a simple question or observation from a curious community member, like “what do solenodons eat?” Still working on that one….

Current: Caribbean

Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural & Grupo Jaragua

Puerto Rico

Working on a project with Melissa Kemp and Alex van Dam. Summer 2016. Photos to come!


Isles of Shoals, Gulf of Maine, 2009-2011. Shoals Marine Laboratory

New York City, Manhattan, 2008. New York City Audubon

Catskill Mountains, New York, 2006-2007. Cornell Cooperative Extension Columbia & Greene Counties