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BUSKIRK, RUTH E

Ruth E Buskirk

Professor of Instruction
Biology Instruction Office



rbuskirk@austin.utexas.edu

Phone: 512-471-7793

Office Location
BIO 314

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
NEURAL MOLECULEAR SCIENCE
2506 SPEEDWAY, Stop A5000
AUSTIN, TX 78712-1191

B.A., Earlham College
M.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Research Interests

-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.