10 October 2010


Here's a watered-down version of my CV, suitable for online:


M.S., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, 1997.
M.S., Biology, Georgia Southern University, 1994.
B.S., Biology, Georgia Southern University, 1993.
Florida Teaching Certificate, Florida Atlantic University, August 2000.

Professional Experience:

Science Curriculum Developer and Instructor, Indian River State College: improved and applied science curriculum for IRSC’s Adult High School and co-founded the Pre-Health Academy, which assists adult education students in preparing for healthcare careers.

Adjunct Instructor, Indian River State College: developed and implemented curriculum for undergraduate biology I & II, ecology, life sciences, and oceanography courses including group projects designed to introduce students to professional biology.

Secondary Science Teacher, St. Lucie West Centennial High School: innovated curriculum and lead instruction of biology (general, honors I & II, and environmental) and earth-space science. Founded student Environmental Club including developing community projects, mentoring students, recycling newspapers, and organizing fundraisers and field trips.

SAT-prep Instructor, Kaplan, Jacksonville Branch: instructed students in preparation of taking standardized tests such as the SAT.

Research Biologist, University of Florida: designed and conducted a study on the use of managed and unmanaged habitat by the rufous-sided towhee in North Central Florida.

Teaching Assistant, University of Florida: managed all aspects of the Wildlife department’s largest undergraduate course (1800 students per year), coauthored instructional text, wrote and evaluated exams, conducted background research for lectures, and counseled students.

Research Technician, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida: conducted extensive paleontological research to trace the evolution of fauna.

Research Biologist, Georgia Southern University: designed and conducted a study of avian ecology in an urban environment.

Eastern Bluebird Project, Georgia Southern University: collected critical data for a study of Eastern Bluebird nesting ecology, including bird banding, nest monitoring, and maintenance of nest boxes.

Lab Instructor, Georgia Southern University: designed and directed laboratory undergraduate coursework for biology (general and majors), anatomy and physiology classes.

University Course Work:

Undergraduate level:
Botany, Zoology, Cell Structure and Function, Field Biology, Animal Physiology, Ornithology, Advanced Ornithology, Herpetology, Animal Anatomy, Ethology, Ecology, Genetics, Senior Seminar.

Graduate level:
Urban Avian Ecology, Conservation of Birds, Aquatic Ecology, Insect Biology, Icthyology, Graduate Seminar in Wildlife, Introduction to Research, Landscape Ecology, Avian Biology, Conservation of Migratory Birds, Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds.

Inorganic series (3 courses), Organic series (2 courses).

MathBiostatistics, Graduate Statistics, Advanced Graduate Statistics, Methods of Analysis/Statistics, Algebra, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Calculus.