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Paul Bartelt, Ph.D.

Biology | Professor of Biology

Ph.D. in Biology, specialization in Ecology and Conservation Biology (2000) – Idaho State University
M.A. in Biology, specialization in Ecology (1977) – University of South Dakota
B.S. in Fisheries & Wildlife Biology (1974) – Iowa State University
Certified Wildlife Biologist (000-177-6 MR#400) – The Wildlife Society
Previous work experience: Visiting Scientist & Research Associate (National Academy of Science) at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center, Sioux Falls, S.D. (2002-2004)
Graduate Research Assistant, Idaho State University (1993-1995)
Seasonal Wildlife Biology, USDA Forest Service (1982-1989)
Wildlife Worker, Iowa DNR (1977-1980)

Research topics: Amphibian ecology & conservation
Raptor ecology & conservation
Combining principles of physiological ecology and GIS to model animal movements across landscapes

Scholarship (last 10 years): Peer-reviewed papers published: 9
Invited oral presentations: 9
Contributed oral or poster presentations (scientific audiences): 20 (incl. 9 by my students)
Oral presentations (general audiences): 9
Research grants awarded: $230,180

Professional Service: Co-Editor, Journal of Herpetology (Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles)
Secretary, Spatial Ecology & Telemetry Working Group, The Wildlife Society
Member, Iowa Science Foundation Board
Member, Governor’s STEM Advisory Board for North Central Iowa
Past President, Iowa Academy of Science
Member, Board of Directors, Iowa Academy of Science

Professional Membership: Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles
American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists
The Wildlife Society
Society for Conservation Biology
Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation (PARC)
Raptor Research Foundation
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Iowa Academy of Science
National Center for Science Education

Professional Honors:Professor of the Year (Alpha Xi, Waldorf College), 2012
Research Associate (National Academy of Science), 2002-2004
Holmen Professional Excellence (Waldorf College), 1988, 2002
Fellow, Iowa Academy of Science, 2001
Certificate of Merit, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1982