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Mongolian ecology topic for BYU lecture Oct. 27

C. Riley Nelson, a professor of biology at Brigham Young University, will be presenting a lecture on Mongolia Wednesday, Oct. 27, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

The lecture, presented by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, is titled “Mongolia: Saving the World One Steppe at a Time, One Stream at a Time.” It will be archived online at kennedy.byu.edu/archive.

Nelson has been teaching at BYU since 1999. He has held positions as a senior lecturer at the University of Texas, as a biomonitoring consultant and faculty laboratory adviser at the Nature Conservancy of Texas and as a field research associate for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

His research interests include insect systematics, freshwater ecology and popularization of science. His recent publications include articles in School Science and Mathematics Journal and the International Journal of Stonefly Research.

He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology from Utah State University and a doctorate in zoology from BYU, and he was the Tilton Postdoctoral Fellow in entomology at the California Academy of Sciences.

For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or e-mail lee_simons@byu.edu.

 

Writer: Brandon Garrett

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