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Adjunct, Affiliate, and Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Kenneth Armitage
Baumgartner Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1954

Behavioral Ecology

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2003

Ecological Modeling

Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of California

Dr. Greg Burg
Director, Undergraduate Biology, Courtesy Assistant Professor
2045 Haworth Hall

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1986

Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Insect Ecology

Courtesy Associate Professor
Higuchi Hall, room 135B

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1987


Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Systematic Entomology

Adjunct Professor

Ph. D., University of Iowa, 1969

Plant Systematics

Courtesy Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1970


Bill Duellman
Professor Emeritus
Dyche Hall

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1956

Systematics, Herpetology

Dr. Daphne G. Fautin
Professor, Emerita, Senior Curator, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1972
Haworth Hall

Dr. Fautin is an invertebrate zoologist specializing in sea anemones and in symbiosis.

Associate Scientist, Kansas Biological Survey, Courtesy Associate Professor

Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1985

Plant Systematics

Ph.D. Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, 1987


Courtesy Associate Professor, Associate Scientist, Kansas Biological Survey

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991

Ecology, Ethnobotany

Research Associate

Ph.D. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, 1998


Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. University of Illinois, 1954

Trichomycetes – Fungi Associated with Arthropod

Watkins Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1941


Lecturer/Academic Program Assoc., Ph.D., Cornell University, 2007
2045 Haworth Hall

Representative Publications

Rivers, T.J., M.G. Sirota, A.I. Guttentag, D. Ogorondnikov, and I.N. Beloozerova.  2014.  Gaze shifts and fixations dominate gaze behavior of walking cats.  Neuroscience 275: 477-499.

Rivers, T.J. and J.G. Morin. 2013. Female ostracods respond to and intercept artificial conspecific male luminescent courtship displays.  Behavioral Ecology 24(4): 877.

Armer, M.C., W.U. Nilaweera, T.J. Rivers, N.M. Dasgupta, and I.N. Beloozerova. 2013. Effect of light on the activity of motor cortex neurons during locomotion.  Behavioural Brain Research 250: 238-250.

Rivers, T.J. and J.G. Morin. 2012.  The relative cost of using luminescence for sex and defence: light budgets in cypridinid ostrcodes.  Journal of Experimental Biology 215:2860-2868.

Rivers, T.J. and J.G. Morin. 2009.  Plasticity of male mating behavio9ur in a marine bioluminescent ostracodes in both time and space. Animal Behaviour 78(3): 723-734.

McGraw, G.A., J.G. Morin, T.J. Rivers, and Z. Patrawala. 2009. Darkness as an ecological resource:  The role of light in partitioning the nocturnal niche.  Oecologia 160: 525-536.

Rivers, T.J. and J.G. Morin. 2008.  Complex sexual courtship displays by luminescent male marine ostracods.  Journal of Experimental Biology 211:2252-2262.


Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Utah State University, 1972

Quantitative Ecology, Population Dynamics

Dr. Edith L. Taylor
Professor Emerita, Senior Curator, Paleobotany, KU Biodiversity Institute , Ph.D., , Ohio State University, 1983
Haworth Hall

Dr. Taylor studies permineralized fossil plants and their paleoenvironments from the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic of Antarctica

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Indiana University

Paleontology, especially fossil marine green algae

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Kansas, 1992

Animal Behavior and visual BASIC programming

Professor Emerita

Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1979

Evolution of skeletal diversity and morphology in modern and fossil amphibians

Adjunct Research Scientist

Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2002

Taxonomic and molecular systematic studies of Harpellales (Trichomycetes)

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., City University of New York, 1976

Systematics and Ichthyology


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