KATHRIN F. STANGER-HALL

Associate Professor

Director, National Academies Southeast Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education 2012-2016

EDUCATION

1993, Dr. rer nat (Ph.D.) in Behavioral Physiology, Eberhardt Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

POSITIONS

2006-present: University of Georgia, Associate Professor

1997-2006: University of Texas at Austin, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher (Hillis Lab)

1995-1997: Wake Forest University NC, Visiting Assistant Professor

1993-1995: Duke University NC, Instructor

AWARDS

2010: National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences

2010: Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Georgia

2008: National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences

2004: Shining Star Award for Exemplary and Inspirational Teaching, University of Texas (Student Award)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Evolution of Communication Systems
  • Signal Evolution in North American Fireflies
  • Communicating Science
  • Facilitating Scientific Thinking in Introductory Biology Classes
  • Public Science Education
  • Philosophy of Science: Scientific Process