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Dr. Margaret Brown Marsden

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  • College of Science & Mathematics
    Dean

    Office Location
    Bolin Hall 111A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4253
    Fax: (940) 397-4299

    Biology
    Associate Professor

    Office Location
    Bolin Hall 111A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4253
    Fax: (940) 397-4299
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2018 1013 101 Intro to Human Biology Bolin Hall 127
    Details Fall 2018 1013 X1A Intro to Human Biology Lab Online
    Details Spring 2018 4001 201 Seminar in Biology Bolin Hall 209

    Tu 12:30-1:20

    Details Spring 2018 4001 203 Seminar in Biology Bolin Hall 209

    M 1:00-1:50

    Details Spring 2018 1023 201 Intro to Global Biology Bolin Hall 100

    MW 11:00-11:50

    Details Fall 2017 1013 102 Intro to Human Biology Bolin Hall 312

    TuTh 9:30-10:20

    Details Spring 2017 5012 270 Writing in Biological Sciences Bolin Hall 215

    M 5:00-6:50

    Details Spring 2017 4001 202 Seminar in Biology Bolin Hall 209

    Tu 12:30-1:20

    Details Fall 2016 1103 101 Intro to Biology Bolin Hall 100

    TuTh 9:30-10:20

    Details Spring 2016 4913/6003 Ind Study in Biology--Ornithology Bolin Hall 209

    TuTh 11:00-12:20

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    University of Dallas BS, Biology 1991-5-19 0:0:0
    Purdue University PhD, Biological Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1997-8-1 0:0:0
    Texas A&M University, Commerce MBA, Business Administration 2017-12-16 0:0:0
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    University of Dallas Associate Professor, Biology 1997-Aug 2015-Aug
    University of Dallas Chairman, Biology Department 2005-Aug 2013-Jul
    University of Dallas Associate Dean, Constantin College 2012-Jun 2015-Aug
    Midwestern State University Dean, College of Science and Mathematics 2015-09-14 Present
  • Books

    • Brown-Marsden, M., N. Stevens, and A. Rogers (2014) A Birder’s Guide to the Wittgenstein Vitrine, an exhibit accompanying the current display of the Wittgenstein Vitrine (designed by Carl Otto Czeschka and executed by the Wiener Werkstätte for the 1908 Kunstschau) for the exhibit Modern Opulence in Vienna:  The Wittgenstein Vitrine at the Dallas Museum of Art.
    • M. Brown-Marsden Geographical distribution and seasonal variation in Hexalectris (Orchidaceae):  implications for rarity and conservation.  Southwestern Naturalist, in review.
    • Brown-Marsden, M. and M. Ogilvie (2007) Teaching evolution at a Catholic university:  the influence of Ex Corde Ecclesiae  Forum on Public Policy 4(1):  9-14.
    • Brown-Marsden, M. and A. Collins (2006) Range expansion of Hexalectris grandiflora A. Richard & Galeotti (Orchidaceae) in Texas.  Sida. 22:  1239-1244.
    • Collins, A., J. Varnum, and M. Brown-Marsden. (2005) Soil and ecological features of Hexalectris (Orchidaceae) sites.  Sida. 21: 1879-1891.
    • Brown, M. E. (1997) Assessing Body Condition.  Pp. 67 – 135 In:  Current Ornithology.  Nolan, V. Jr. and Ketterson, E. G., Editors.  New York, Plenum.

    Select Presentations

    • Brown Marsden, M. (2017) Birds in art:  uniting science, history and beauty.  Wichita Falls Museum of Art, lecture in support of the Birds in Art Exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau , Wisconsin.
    • Treco, K. and M. Brown Marsden (2017)  Designing a community park for Wichita Falls:  psychological, biological and economic considerations.  Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Board meeting.
    • Brown Marsden, M. (2017) Geographical distribution and seasonal variation in Hexalectris (Orchidaceae):  implications for conservation and rarity.  Southwestern Association of Naturalists annual meeting, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.
    • Gonzalez-Peltier, G., A. Matthew, and M. Brown Marsden (2017) Identification and quantification of chlorophyll in the mycoheterotrophic orchid genus Hexalectris.  Southwestern Association of Naturalists annual meeting, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.
    • Brown Marsden, M. (2016) Art, history and biology converge:  Identification of birds depicted on a restored silverwork by Carl Otto Czeschka, Dallas Museum of Art Decorative Arts Collection.  Midwestern State University Celebration of Scholarship, Wichita Falls, TX
    • Brown Marsden, M, M Camacho, P. Garcia-Fuentes, J. McIntyre, J. Johnston, and L. Veazey (2016)  Helping make a eureka moment possible: promoting student learning in the liberal arts environment by enhancing undergraduate research and creative activities (EURECA).  COPLAC Annual Meeting, Southern Utah University.
    • Janik, J., M. Brown Marsden, and A. Ramirez (2015) Tale of two QEPs:  implementing, assessing, and reporting career-focused QEPS at distinct institutions.  SACSCOC Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.
    • Brown Marsden, M. and C.W. Eaker (2015) Liberal arts core assessment that motivates faculty to engage with CS 3.5.1.  SACSCOC Annual Meeting, Houston, TX
    • Brown-Marsden, M. and M. Ogilvie (2007)  Teaching evolution at a Catholic university:  the influence of Ex Corde Ecclesiae  oral presentation at Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, UK.

    Select professional involvements

    • Reviewer, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Review Panel (Ecology Panel) (2017)
    • Chair (2009-2011) and member of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Review Panel (Ecology Panel) in Washington, D.C. (2004-2011; 2016)
    • Trained as a Texas Environmental Peer Auditor (2011) and served as a peer auditor for the audits at Grayson College and Dallas Baptist University; trained and certified for RCRA hazardous waste management and DOT hazardous materials transport (2013)
    • Panelist, Department of Homeland Security Scholarships and Fellowships Review Panel, Washington D.C. (2007)
    • Panelist, Oxford Round Table “Religion and Public Policy” Forum, Oxford University (2007)

    Consultations

    • Concept Plan Development for Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation initiative to design a community park for Wichita Falls on the Circle Trail, in collaboration with MSU student Kadesha Treco (2017).
    • Consultant and Advisor, Bird Exhibit and Life Hall Exhibit, Perot Museum of Natural Science. Dallas, TX (2011-2013).
    • Consultant, MESA Design Group, providing consulting services for architectural work on Erwin Park redesign (McKinney, TX), Doubletree Ranch/Highland Village, and Bob Jones Nature Center (2007-2013).
    • Consultant, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, providing consulting services for the design, scientific research and programming for the center (2009-2011).