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Associate Professor of Biology / Director of Jumpstart
Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development
Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education STEM participation Bat Research Bat Behavior General Education Design and Implementation Evolutionary Biology
Vice President for Student Affairs
Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education
Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems Student Retention Student Affairs Student Success Leadership Higher Education Administration Higher Education Student Retention Student Mental Health in Higher Education
Professor of Music / Director of APEX Event Series
Known for her dynamic athleticism and exciting energy on stage, Dr. Vartan brings that same passion for music into her classroom.
Percussion Music Drumline Conducting Percussion Pedagogy Percussion Literature Project Management Music Performance
Associate Professor of Agriculture
Dr. Violett specializes in natural resource and range management, livestock production, and secondary agriculture education.
Restoring and Reclaiming Disturbed Landscapes Ecology of Western Wildlands Southern Utah Plants Livestock Nutrient Management Career Development for Public Land Management Native Plant Identification Natural Resource/Range Management Youth Camps Rangeland Restoration Secondary Agriculture Education Livestock Management and Production Range Management for Youth Toxic Plants of the West Restoring and Reclaiming Disturbed Ecosystems
Associate Professor of Biology / Director of the CETL
Specializing in neuroethology, brain behavior, and neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience Human Pathophysiology Fish Audiology Communication & Behaviour Audition Pathophysiology Physiology Animal Behavior Cardiovascular Physiology Neuroscience Brain Behavior Human Physiology Biology Lateral Line Neuroethology Effects of Plants on Cardiovascular System Vertebrate Physiology
A leader in higher education specializing in creating transformative learning experiences and achieving high-quality outcomes.
Organizational Changes in Higher Education Dual Enrollment in Higher Education Law Campaigns and Elections American National Government Domestic Violence (Partner and Victim) Sexual Violence Enrollment Planning Ethics Education Research Higher Education Administration General Education Reform Legal Practice Strategic Planning Fundraising and Business Development Academic & Administrative Leadership Dating Violence State and Local Government Higher Education Policy University Campus Safety Student Success Strategies
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