Jennifer A. Carr, PhD

Lab Instructor, Salem State University

Jennifer Carr received her PhD in biology from Northeastern University and her BS in biology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. She currently works at the Harvard University Concord Field Station researching muscle fiber anatomy in various species of birds and mammals, as well as the function of muscles during terrestrial locomotion in vivo when reflex responses have been removed.

Her research interests include comparative anatomy, functional morphology, in vivo and in situ recordings, and various molecular techniques. Her work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, The Journal of Applied Physiology, and Science.


  • PhD Northeastern University