I believe that students learn best when they feel the material is relevant to their lives and aspirations. An instructor must ensure that the material and techniques/skills he teaches are current, complete, and accurate. I also believe that every student, regardless of discipline, should be given the opportunity to work one-on-one or in a small group on research or scholarly activity.
Biology and Zoology (for science majors and non-majors), Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology (for massage therapy students), Fundamentals of Ecology and Forest Ecology (for environmental science students), The Nature of Science and Sustainability (for Bachelor of Applied Science students).
Herpetology, Population Ecology (freshwater turtles), Tropical Ecology, Applied Biotechnology (soil microbial diversity, MRSA).
- Ph.D. Post-Secondary Zoology Education, Auburn University
- M.S. Biology, Wildlife Minor, South Dakota State University
- B.S. Zoology, South Dakota State University