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Romi L. Burks

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Department of Biology, Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown, TX 78626

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EDUCATION
  • University of Notre Dame (UND)
    Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, 2000
    Dissertation title: Daphnia in littoral zones: costs and benefits associated with diel horizontal migration;
    Advisor: D. M. Lodge
  • Loyola University Chicago (LUC)
    B.S. in Biology with honors, magna cum laude, 1995
    B.A. in English with honors, magna cum laude, 1995

  • POSITIONS HELD
  • 2009-present Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Southwestern University
  • 2006 - present Co-chair, Animal Behavior Program, Southwestern University (SU)
  • 2009 - present Paideia Professor
  • 2010 - 2012 Section Chair, Researchers at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions, Ecological Society of America
  • 2010 - 2011 Texas Academy of Science President-Elect
  • 2009 - 2010 Texas Academy of Science Vice-President
  • 2003-present Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Southwestern University
  • 2003-present Associate Doctoral Faculty, Texas State University
  • 08/01 - 7/03 Research and Teaching Fellow, Rhodes College
  • 12/00 - 7/03 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Ohio State University
  • 08/00 - 12/00 Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology & Teaching Associate for the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning, UND


    HONORS & AWARDS
  • 11/2008 Piper Professor Nominee
  • 02/2007 Invited Panelist for DDIG Review in Ecology, National Science Foundation
  • 2006, 2009 Nominated for Outstanding Teaching Award, Southwestern University
  • 1998-1999 Fulbright Scholar to Denmark
  • 1997 UND Graduate Student Union Teaching Assistant of the Year Award
  • 1995 Presidential Medal Recipient from the College of Arts and Sciences, LUC
  • 1993 to present Phi Beta Kappa, member


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