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Thomas Sasek
Associate Professor
School of Sciences
CNSB 325
318-342-1792
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Thomas W Sasek, Ph D
Associate Professor, Biology

Education

Ph D

1985, Botany
Duke University

MS

1983, Botany
Duke University

BA

1979, Biology
Dartmouth College

Biographical Sketch

Research Interests

Response of plants to global environmental change, including CO2 enrichment, global warming, acidic precipitation, and tropospheric ozone pollution; comparative morphology, physiology, and ecology of introduced and native species in relation to invasibility of ecosystems; physiological ecology of vines; natural variability within and among ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana; selection and seed production of native wildflowers suitable for roadside beautification.

Professional Positions

1997

Associate Professor, University of Louisiana at Monroe

June 2017 July 2016

Director, ULM Museum of Natural History

2017 2006

Curator of the Herbarium, University of Louisiana at Monroe

June 2015 July 2014

Director, ULM Museum of Natural History

June 2013 July 2012

Director, ULM Museum of Natural History

June 2010 July 2009

Director, ULM Museum of Natural History

1997 1992

Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Monroe

1992 1987

Research Associate, Duke University School of the Environment

1987 1985

Fulbright Graduate Research Fellow, Kobe University, Japan

Awards & Honors

September 1999 Favorite Professor.

Courses Taught

BIOL 1001LIVING WORLD, 2 course(s)

BIOL 1020PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY I, 21 course(s)

BIOL 1021PRINCIPLES BIOLOGY I LAB, 18 course(s)

BIOL 2001ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 6 course(s)

BIOL 2004Plant Diversity, 5 course(s)

BIOL 2030PLANT ANIMAL FORM FUNCTION, 8 course(s)

BIOL 3020CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, 5 course(s)

BIOL 4012PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 4 course(s)

BIOL 4040Taxonomy of Vascular Plants, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4099Sr Biology Seminar, 1 course(s)

BIOL 5007SEMINAR, 1 course(s)

BIOL 5013PHYSIOLOGICAL ECOLOGY, 1 course(s)

BIOL 5024BIOGEOGRAPHY, 5 course(s)