University of Saint Francis
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Full-time since 2012
Warren Wilson College
Asheville, North Carolina
Clemson, South Carolina
Adams State College
Part-time Lab Instructor
Faculty advisor for over 75 undergraduate research projects since 1995.
Current focus is prairie restoration, Peregrine Falcon hacking, and history of Native Americans in local area, early history of Fort Wayne.
Biology Department Chair
University of Saint Francis, 4 years
Env. Studies Department Chair
Warren Wilson College, 10 years
Whooping Crane Researcher
Monte Verde, Colorado, spring 1990
Piping Plover Researcher
Hensler, North Dakota
summers 1989, 1990
Camp Ville de Niza
Thoreau, New Mexico, summer 1988
Snail Diversity Researcher
South Bend, Indiana, spring 1988
Indiana University Medical School 1984-1985
Indiana Board of Animal Health 1983-1984
Lindenwood Nature Preserve
Fort Wayne, Indiana, summer 1983
Ph.D. Clemson University
Foraging ecology and conservation of shorebirds in South Carolina coastal wetlands. Dr. Susan Haig, advisor.
M.S. University of Notre Dame
Interactions of grazing snails and periphyton in northern Wisconsin lakes. Dr. David Lodge, advisor.
B.S. Saint Mary’s College
Notre Dame, Indiana
Biology major, chemistry minor
Senior Thesis: Painted turtle speciation.
Peregrine Falcon parents feeding chicks atop AEP Building in Fort Wayne, from AEPs Falconcam.