University Profile Database

  • Biology
    Associate Professor

    Office Location
    Bolin Hall 220A
    Office Hours

    M: 1-5p, W: 1-7p

    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4255
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2019 Biol 1234 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Bolin Hall 127

    Time and Place of Class Meetings:

    BIOL 1234.101 will be held in Room 127 of Bolin Hall from 8:00-9:20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Details Fall 2018 Biol 1234 101 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Bolin Hall 127

    Time and Place of Class Meetings:

    BIOL 1234.101 will be held in Room 127 of Bolin Hall from 9:30-10:50 on Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Details Fall 2018 Biol 1233 101 Anatomy and Physiology II for Health Sciences Bolin Hall 127

    BIOL 1233.101 will be held in Room 127 of Bolin Hall from 12-12:50 on Mondays and Wednesdays

    Details Fall 2018 5833 101 Biostatistics Bolin Hall 213

    BIOL 5833 will be held in Room 213 of Bolin Hall from 5:30-8:20pm on Mondays

    Details Fall 2018 1214 101 Life II: Ecology and Evolution Bolin Hall 209

    BIOL 1214.101 is in Room 209 of Bolin Hall from 8-9:20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    The University of Texas at Arlington Ph.D. - Quantitative Biology
    The University of Texas at Arlington MS - Biology
    Stephen F. Austin State University BS - Widlife Biology
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    The Dallas Zoo Reptile / Amphibian Department Supervisor April 2001 August 2005
    The Ellen Trout Zoo Zookeeper August 1998 March 2001
    The University of Texas at Arlington Lecturer / Laboratory Coordinator August 2008 July 2011
    McNeese State University Assistant Professor August 2011 July 2013
  • Watson, Charles M. & L. Gough. 2012. The role of temperature in determining distributions and  coexistence of three species of Plestiodon. Journal of Thermal Biology 37(5) 374-379

     

    Watson, Charles M. & D. R. Formanowicz. 2012. A Comparison of Maximum Sprint Speed Among the Five-lined Skinks (Plestiodon) of the Southeastern United States at Ecologically Relevant Temperatures. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 7(1) 75-82.

    Watson, Charles M., C. Roelke, P. Pasichnyk, & C. Cox. 2012. The fitness consequences of the autotomous blue tail in lizards: An empirical test of predator response using clay models. Zoology 115(5) 339-344

    Watson, Charles M. 2009. Selection of available post-fire substrate by Scincella lateralis Say (Ground Skink). The Texas Journal of Science 61(3) 219-224. 

    Watson, Charles M. and M. L. Nicholson. 2011. The recovery of the macroarthropod community within the leaf-litter of an East Texas mixed hardwood-pine habitat following a prescribed burn. The Texas Journal of Science 64(1)

    Watson, Charles M., R. Makowsky, & J. C. Bagley.  2014. Reproductive mode evolution in lizards revisited: updated analyses examining geographic, climatic and phylogenetic effects support the cold-climate hypothesis.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27 (12), 2767-2780

    Watson, Charles M. & G. Francis. 2015. Three dimensional printing as an effective method of producing anatomically accurate models for studies in thermal ecology. Journal of Thermal Biology 51. 42-46.

    Watson, C.M. & W.W. Burggren. 2016. Interspecific Differences in Metabolic Rate and Metabolic Temperature Sensitivity Create Distinct Thermal Ecological Niches in Lizards (Plestiodon). PLoS One

    Merchant, M., M.H. Shirley & C.M. Watson. 2016. Paleosuchus spp. and Osteolaemus spp. (Dwarf Caiman and Dwarf Crocodiles). Defense Mechanisms. Herpetological Review 47(4). 660-663