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David Willis

David Willis is a distinguished professor ad head of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at South Dakota State University. Dr. Willis has numerous research projects, including one from the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. His research primarily involves fisheries management. He is especially proficient in pond, lake, and reservoir management. In 1996 Dr. Willis coauthored (with Drs. Flake and Scalet) the text Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries: An Integrated Approach (the second edition was published in 2009).  In 1997 Dr. Willis received the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award from AFS. In 2003 he received the Excellence in Public Outreach Award from AFS. In 2007 he was inducted into the Fisheries Management Section Hall of Excellence (AFS).  Finally, in 2009 he was honored with the President's Fishery Conservation Award from AFS. 


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Michelle Withers

Michelle Withers is an Associate Professor in Biology at West Virginia University. Her research focuses on improving undergraduate science education, particularly evaluating the efficacy of different teaching methods in enhancing student learning. Another major focus of her program is training faculty and future faculty in scientific teaching. She runs the eh National Academies Summer Institute at West Virginia University, a regional offshoot of the National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Biology Education (NASI). She serves as the Director for the National Academies Scientific Teaching Alliance (NASTA), and on the executive board of the Biology Director's Consortium (BDC), and is a founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER). She graduated with a BS in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Arizona, Tucson.


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Jan A. Witkowski

Jan A. Witkowski is Executive Director of the Banbury Center and Professor in the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.


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Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer is one of the country’s leading science writers. A columnist for The New York Times and a regular contributor to magazines like Scientific American and National Geographic, he is the author of thirteen books, including Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea and A Planet of Viruses. Zimmer is a lecturer at Yale University, where he teaches science writing. He is a three-time winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Journalism Award and the winner of the National Academies Communication Award. You can learn more at the author's website: www.carlzimmer.com.


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