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Sydney Moyo

Assistant Professor

Sydney Moyo joins the Department of Biology as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Moyo received his Ph.D. from Rhodes University (South Africa) in 2016. He comes to Rhodes after serving as a postdoctoral researcher at Louisiana State University (LSU), and a postdoctoral fellow at Albany Museum (South Africa). During his time at LSU, Dr. Moyo taught classroom classes on Marine Isotope Biogeochemistry. Dr. Moyo uses invertebrates (e.g. insects, spiders, crabs), biochemical techniques, and mathematical models to reveal the connections between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and how those connections are shaped by humans. Dr. Moyo is originally from Harare-Zimbabwe and enjoys mountain biking, drone flying, and travel.


Ph.D., Rhodes University (South Africa)