Carey Booth

Biology B12
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Teaching Responsibilities:
Biology 101/102: Introductory Biology


1989, PhD Biology, University of California, San Diego

1982, MSc Ecology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

1981, BA Biology, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

Fellowships, Scholarships, and Awards

1985-89, United States Public Health Service Training Grant Fellowship

1981-85, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

1981, Phi Beta Kappa

Teaching and Research Experience

1992-2012, Fixed Term Faculty, Portland State University, Animal Communication

1990-2012, Fixed Term Faculty, Portland State University, Genetics

1989-2012, Departmental Associate, Reed College, Introductory Biology Laboratories

1996-97, Visiting Faculty, Reed College, Experimental Biology

1988, Head Teaching Assistant for Dr. Trevor D. Price, Biometry, UCSD

1988, Head Teaching Assistant for Dr. David S. Woodruff, Evolution, UCSD

1987, Teaching Assistant for Drs. Jack W. Bradbury and Sandra L. Vehrencamp, Animal Communication, UCSD

1985, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Chris Peterson, Field Ecology, UCSD

1984, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Robert Gibson, Ethology, UCSD

1984, Tropical Biology Field Course, Organization for Tropical Studies, Costa Rica.

1982-83, Computer programmer, ETI, Inc., Portland, Oregon.

1982, MSc thesis, Food selection in Red Grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus).

1981, BA thesis, Color change in Pacific Treefrogs (Hyla regilla).

1979-81, Research assistant, Dr. Stephen C. Stearns, Biology Department, Reed College.

Administrative Experience

1990-2013, Head coordinator for Introductory Biology Laboratories, Reed College

1986, Graduate admissions committee member, UCSD.

1986, Coordinator of prospective graduate student site visits, UCSD.

1985, Coordinator for Population Biology Group seminar series, UCSD.

1980-81, Resident Dormitory Advisor, Reed College.

Selected Publications

Booth, C. L. 1992. Ontogenetic color change and mating cues in Largus californicus (Hemiptera: Largidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 85:331-334.

Booth, C. L., D. S. Woodruff, and S. J. Gould. 1990. Lack of significant associations between allozyme heterozygosity and phenotypic traits in the land snail Cerion. Evolution 44:210-213.

Booth, C. L. 1990. Evolutionary significance of ontogenetic color change in animals. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 40:125-163.

Booth, C. L. 1990. Biology of Largus californicus (Hemiptera: Largidae). The Southwestern Naturalist 35:15-22.

Booth, C. L. 1987. Significance of ontogenetic color change in Largus californicus (Hemiptera: Largidae). Amer. Zool. 27 (4):102A. (Abstract)