Merrill Tawse, Professional Instructor

Merrill Tawse

Professional Instructor of Biology
Building: 
Kettering Science Building
Office Number: 
323
Phone: 
419.207.6310

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as professional instructor of biology teaching Ecology and the Human Environment; Organisms, Adaptations and Physiology; Labs in Costa Rica; Entomology; Human Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing Students; and Environmental Science Seminar
  • Work with students in field research focuses on polyploidy in Ambystomid salamanders and projects via radio-telemetry in territoriality and site affinity of the secretive marsh birds, the Virginia Rails
  • Other student projects have included foraging and roosting behaviors of insectivorous bats in the Mohican Forest
  • Has conducted numerous Indiana Bat endangered species surveys throughout Ohio and surrounding states for USF&WS and ODNR

Education

University of Nebraska, M.S. in Entomology
Ohio State University, B.S. in Zoology

I work in...

Biology and Toxicology at Ashland University

When you choose a Biology Science major at Ashland University, you join a program on the cutting edge of scientific exploration with outstanding facilities and research equipment, access to five local nature preserves, strong... Read More

Events

Oct
22
Dr. Thomas Reed (clarinet) joins forces with Maestro Arie Lipsky...Read more
Oct
23
A seminar titled “Addressing our Community’s Crisis: Educational and Health...Read more
Oct
23
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
24
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
24
A public lecture titled “Lead Poisoning: An Invisible Threat to...Read more