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Areas of Expertise

conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, ornithology

Ph.D., Purdue University

Peter Fauth

Professor of Biology and Department Chair

Recent courses taught:

  • BIOL 101 Biology in Practice
  • BIOL 260 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 303 Ecology
  • BIOL 310 Ornithology: Study of Birds
  • BIOL 318 Evolution
  • BIOL 340 Tropical Biology
  • BIOL 341 Natural History of Costa Rica (J Term off-campus)

Selected publications:

  • Fauth, P.T.  2000. Reproductive success of wood thrushes in forest fragments of the midwestern U.S. The Auk: A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology 117:194-204.
  • Fauth, P.T., E.J. Gustafson and K.N. Rabenold. 2000. Predicting the location of source habitat for Neotropical migratory birds in an agricultural landscape of the midwestern U.S. Landscape Ecology 15: 621-631.
  • Fauth, P.T. 2001. Wood thrush populations are not all sinks in the agricultural midwestern United States. Conservation Biology 15:523-527.
  • Fauth, P.T., and P.R. Cabe. 2005. Reproductive success of acadian flycatchers in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Journal of Field Ornithology 76(2):150-157.

College service and professional affiliations:

  • Hartwick Environmental Science and Policy Scholars Program Coordinator
  • American Association of University Professors
  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • Audubon Society