All dates are tentative. Check with me before planning your schedule around any of the information below.
BIOL 321: Entomology (next: Spring 2022)
3 Credits - 2 Hours Lecture, 2 Hours Lab
Structure, life histories, classification, ecology, economic importance, and control of insects. Special emphasis on insect ecology and insect effects on human society.
BIOL 427G: Experimental Design and Analysis (not scheduled)
4 Credits - 3 Hours Lecture, 2 Hours Lab
Fundamentals of designing and implementing field experiments from the initial planning stage to data analysis, interpretation, and publication.
BIOL 575: Statistical Ecology (Spring 2021; next: Fall 2022)
4 Credits - 4 Hours Lecture
Design, analysis, and presentation of results of ecological experiments and field studies, with emphasis on hypothesis testing and statistical modeling. Includes frequent R labs as well as paper discussions to understand how statistics are used in the modern ecological literature.
BIOL 595: Community Ecology (next: Fall 2021)
3 Credits - 3 Hours Discussion
Discussion of current research and debates in all areas of community ecology. Includes grant-writing practice.