Mentoring and teaching
What can you do with a major in biology?
A list of career resources: Careers in biology
Neurobiology of Social Interactions [Dartmouth, Spring 2016, 2017, and 2018]
Introduction to Ecology (Ecology 310) [Univ. of WI, 2015]
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Biology Foreign Studies Program
(Costa Rica and Caymen Islands, Winter 2010)
Biostatistics (Winter 2009)
Ecology (Spring 2008)
Marine Biology (Fall 2007)
Additional Teaching Experience
NSF GK-12 Instructor (2012-2013): Teaching 7th grade one day per week
Caitlyn Lee (2016- )
Nathaniel Gallagher (2017-)
Alex Walker (2015)
Robin Costello (2012-2013, senior research)
Lisa Carson (2011-2013, summer research, WISP fellowship)
Sarah Heyborne (2012-2013, WISP fellowship)
Colleen Cowdery (2010-2012, WISP and HHMI fellowship)
Janel diBiccari (2011, summer research)
Jen Fownes (2010, leave-term research)
Mentored student publications
Symes, L. B., M. P. Ayres, C. Cowdery*, and R. Costello*. Energetic, morphometric, and acoustic trade-offs define signal diversification ridges in Oecanthus tree crickets. In press.
Costello, R. A* and L. B. Symes. 2014 Effects of anthropogenic noise on male signaling behaviour and
female phonotaxis in Oecanthus tree crickets. Animal Behaviour 95: 15-22.
Collins, N.+, E.V.D Berghe, and L.M. Carson*. 2014. Two new species of Neoxabea, three new species of
Oecanthus, and documentation of two other species in Nicaragua (Orthoptera: Gryllidae:
Oecanthinae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 140: 163-184.
Brown, N.*, J. Fownes*, M. Grear*, and D. O’Donnell*. 2010. Blindfolded birdwatching: The effect of harmonics on the localization of bird calls. Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science. 2010 (Summer).
*Undergraduate or high school student
Highlights and Pictures
Robin Costello talks about her senior research on how road noise affects the calls of male tree crickets and the ability of females to localize calling males