Ruth E BuskirkDistinguished Senior Lecturer
Biology Instructional Office
Fellow of Worthington Endowed Professorship for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in Plan IIrbuskirk@austin.utexas.edu
The University of Texas at Austin
Neural Molecular Science Bldg
1 University Station A5000
Austin, TX 78712
B.A., Earlham College
M.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of California at Davis
-Behavior and web structure of orb-weaving spiders.
Behavior and physiology research includes work of orb-weaving spiders, dragonflies, baboons, and unusual animal behavior before earthquakes.
-How undergraduates learn to read scientific papers.
-Undergraduate biology teaching and curriculum issues.