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College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Department of Biological Sciences
Murray State University
Biology Building 0102A
Murray, KY 42071


(270)-809-6327 (W)
(270)-809-2788 (FAX)
Email: tderting@murraystate.edu

 

Education:

 

1982-86 Ph.D., Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1978-81 M.A., Zoology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

1974-78 B.A., Biology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Research Interests:

 
Physiological and behavioral ecology of vertebrates
Proximate and ultimate controls of life-history variation and energy use
Habitat and resource partitioning
Conservation strategies for preservation of biodiversity
Approaches to undergraduate education and curriculum reform

Honors and Recognition:

2014

Provost Faculty Teaching Fellow, Murray State University

2014

Presidential Research Fellowship, Murray State University

2014

Collegiate Outstanding Research Award, Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Murray State University

2009

Outstanding Biology Professor, Murray State University

2009

Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, MSU

2007

Murray State University Distinguished Mentor Award

2006

Distinguished University Teacher Award, Kentucky Academy of Science

2005

Murray State University Teaching Scholar for the College of Science and Engineering Technology

2004

Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Education Editors' Citation for Excellence In Manuscript Review

2000

The Max Carmen Outstanding Teacher Award, Student Government Association, Murray State University

1998

Regents Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Science, Murray State University

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