|Dr. Larkin Powell-Associate Professor of Conservation Biology and Animal Ecology|
Dr. Larkin Powell is an associate professor of conservation biology and animal ecology at the School of Natural Resources. He teaches courses in the school’s fisheries and wildlife program, including field courses to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Puerto Rico. He has an active research lab for M.S. or Ph.D. students and postdoctoral associates. Larkin’s areas of study attempt to explain how management of landscapes affects wildlife populations, and he has worked on projects involving forest and grassland songbirds, upland game birds, sandhill cranes, quail-doves, waterfowl, small mammals, mesopredators, painted turtles, and raptors.
|Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss-Associate Professor of Entomology|
Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss is an associate professor of entomology. Her research includes: plant resistance to insects, with emphasis on identification of insect-resistant germplasm and characterization of the morphological, physiological, and biochemical mechanisms conferring this resistance; functional genomics, identification of target genes conferring plant resistance; and turfgrass insect pest management. In 2008, she received both the North Central Branch Entomological Society of America Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching and the Distinguished Teaching Award in Teaching, National Entomology Society. She was also a Regional Award winner, United States Dept. of Agriculture Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award in 2006.
|Dr. Ron Hanson-Professor of Economics|
Dr. Ron Hanson is a professor in the Agricultural Economics department. He has received recognition as Neal E. Harlan Distinguished Professor of Agribusiness. In 2008, he was awarded UNL Educator of the Year by the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska. During his 34 years on the UNL faculty, Professor Hanson is credited with creating a teaching career legacy for his Department, College, and UNL by providing national leadership and serving as a role model for teaching and advising excellence. Dr. Hanson has created and implemented several opportunities on the UNL campus to expand student learning horizons and to create a more positive student learning experience. Take a look at his video at http://www.agecon.unl.edu/facultystaff/directory/hanson.html