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Faculty Profile

Ursula Jander

Stoffer Science Hall
Rm 202
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Albert Ludwig University, Master of Science
Albert Ludwig University, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

2012 to present - Associate Professor Emerita

2008-2009 - Interim Chair, Department of Biology, Washburn University

1994 to 2012 - Associate Professor of Biology, Washburn University

1985-1986 - Assistant Professor of Biology, Washburn University

1984-1985 - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, Washburn University 

Scholarly Interests/Activities

Sensory structures and sensory adaptations, related to the evolution of insect behavior.

Ongoing research on ants, Hemiptera, bees, praying Mantis and stick insects 

Service Interests/Activities

Responsible for students entering secondary education in middle and high school.

Career Accomplishments

Giving countless students insight into the complexity and fascination of life.

Publishing a number of scientific papers related to the research of insect sensory structures and related behavior.

2002 - A. Roy Myers Excellence in Research Award, Washburn University 

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