Teaching at the University of Memphis
I look forward to teaching Animal Behavior and Physiology, International Wildlife Issues, Conservation Biology, and a seminar course which will explore our conflicted views and attitudes about animals.
Teaching at Iowa State University
- Wildlife Behavioral Ecology Undergraduate Seminar
- Wildlife Ecology and Management
- Yellowstone National Park Field Course
- Topics in Animal Behavior Graduate Seminar
- Principles of Wildlife Conservation and Management
- Altitudinal Ecology Graduate Seminar and Field Course
- International Wildlife Issues
- Behavioral Ecology Graduate Seminar
- Courses: Comparative Physiology (with laboratory), Animal Behavior, Conservation Biology (with field work), Junior Tutorial in Statistics, Natural History of African Mammals (with field work), Desert Ecology (day course with field work), Natural History of Desert Species (day course with field work), Invasive Species Management (day course with field work).
- Co-led courses: Laboratory Biology, Laboratory and Field Biology.
- Teaching Assistantships: Evolution and Behavior of the Sexes, Ecology of Fields and Forests, Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Ecology.
- Mentorships: I have served as a mentor to nearly 40 Princeton seniors working on their senior theses. I have taught them field and data collection techniques, and have advised them on the analysis and interpretation of behavioral and demographic data for three ungulate species: feral horses, white-tailed deer, and cattle.
- Outreach: I created and lead interpretive hikes at the Phillip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center, focusing on the area’s natural history and archaeological significance, and instituted the Phillip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Public Lecture Series, which continues to offer presentations by local biologists and historians.