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Dr. Margaret Brown Marsden

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College of Science & Mathematics

Office Location
Bolin Hall 111A
Voice: (940) 397-4253
Fax: (940) 397-4299

Associate Professor

Office Location
Bolin Hall 111A
Voice: (940) 397-4253
Fax: (940) 397-4299
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2017 5012 270 Writing in Biological Sciences Bolin Hall 215
Details Spring 2017 4001 202 Seminar in Biology Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2016 1103 101 Intro to Biology Bolin Hall 100

TuTh 9:30-10:20

Details Spring 2016 4913/6003 Ind Study in Biology--Ornithology Bolin Hall 209
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Dallas BS, Biology 1991-5-19 0:0:0
Purdue University PhD, Biological Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1997-8-1 0:0:0
Institution Position Start Date End Date
University of Dallas Associate Professor, Biology 1997-Aug 2015-Aug
University of Dallas Chairman, Biology Department 2005-Aug 2013-Jul
University of Dallas Associate Dean, Constantin College 2012-Jun 2015-Aug
Midwestern State University Dean, College of Science and Mathematics 2015-09-14 Present
Brown, Margaret E., Ph. D., Purdue University, August 1997.  (dissertation)Breeding success of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis) on Alcatraz Island:  the effects of experience, sex and condition.   
Brown, M. E. (1997)  Assessing Body Condition.  Pp. 67 – 135 In:  Current Ornithology.  Nolan, V. Jr. and Ketterson, E. G., Editors.  New York, Plenum. 
Brown-Marsden, M. and A. Collins (2006) Range expansion of Hexalectris grandiflora A. Richard & Galeotti (Orchidaceae) in Texas.  Sida. 22:  1239-1244. 
Brown-Marsden, M. and M. Ogilvie (2007)  Teaching evolution at a Catholic university:  the influence of Ex Corde Ecclesiae  Forum on Public Policy 4(1):  9-14. 
Brown-Marsden, M., N. Stevens, and A. Rogers (2014) A Birder’s Guide to the Wittgenstein Vitrine, an exhibit accompanying the current display of the Wittgenstein Vitrine (designed by Carl Otto Czeschka and executed by the Wiener Werkstätte for the 1908 Kunstschau) for the exhibit Modern Opulence in Vienna:  The Wittgenstein Vitrine at the Dallas Museum of Art. 
•Brown Marsden, M., M. Camacho, P. Garcia-Fuentes, J. McIntyre, J.Johnston, L. Veazey (2016) Helping Make a Eureka Moment Possible:  Promoting Student Learning in the Liberal Arts Environment by Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURECA)” COPLAC 2016 Annual Meeting at Southern Utah University in Cedar City UT
Brown Marsden, M. and C.W. Eaker (2015) Liberal arts core assessment that motivates faculty to engage with CS 3.5.1, SACSCOC Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. 
Collins, A., J. Varnum, and M. Brown-Marsden. (2005) Soil and ecological features of Hexalectris (Orchidaceae) sites.  Sida. 21: 1879-1891. 
Finders, C., Scofield, S., T. Gesner, C.I. Gurguis, and M. Brown-Marsden (2014) Geographical distribution and seasonal variation in Hexalectris (Orchidaceae):  implications for rarity and conservation.  Southwestern Naturalist, in review. 
Janik, J., M. Brown Marsden and A. Ramirez (2015) Implementing, assessing, and reporting career-focused QEPs at distinct institutions, SACSCOC Annual Meeting, Houston TX. 
McGehee, R., R. Reams, and M. E. Brown. (2001) Diet assessment of native toad species Bufo valiceps from a north central Texas state park.  Herpetological Review 32 (2): 101-102.