Courses

BIOL 474 Evolution of Vertebrate Life (password required). Evolutionary history of the vertebrates. Emphasis on anatomical, physiological, and behavioral adaptations accompanying major transitions, including the move from water to land and the development of complex integrating systems. Fall semesters.

BIOL 476 Avian Biology. Avian physiology, behavior, evolution, ecology, and conservation and field identification of North Carolina birds. Co-taught with Allen H. Hurbert. Every other Spring semester.

BIOL 669 Seminar in Ecology. Varies by semester but has recently covered behavioral ecology. Every other Spring semester.

BIOL 295/395 Undergraduate Research. Independent research under the guidance of a laboratory mentor. Fall and Spring semesters and summers.