Author

A Kerr

Alexander M. Kerr is an assistant professor of Marine Biology at the University of Guam’s Marine Lab. He earned a BA and a MS at the University of Guam and a PhD from Yale University. Kerr is originally from Canada but has lived most of his life on Guam. He also served in the US military as a civil engineer and a combat medic.

His research interests lie in the comparative evolution and phylogenetics of two important groups of coral reef organisms – corals and echinoderms.

He and his wife, Joni, have three children – Alexandra Isa, Alana Capella and Roy Aguarin.

Guampedia entries by Dr. Alexander M. Kerr