|Donald Edward Winslow|
|1204 N. Market Ave.|
|Shawnee, OK 74801|
I teach biology, ecology, and environmental science. I study the influence of landscape and habitat structure on animal populations. I promote sustainability and environmentally responsible practices.
Indiana University, Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2003.
Michigan State University, M.S. Zoology, 1990.
Indiana University, B.A. Zoology and Psychology, 1986.
June 2008, June 2009, and June 2012; Reader for Advanced Placement Environmental Science exam with the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
September-October 2011, Adjunct Faculty, College for Working Adults, St. Gregory's University, Shawnee, OK. Appointment to teach environmental studies course.
January-May 2011, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Life Science and Kinesiology, St. Gregory's University, Shawnee, OK. Appointment to teach biology and zoology lectures and laboratories.
August 2010-May 2011, Adjunct Faculty, Division of Engineering and Science, Rose State University, Midwest City, OK. Teaching introductory biology.
August 2005-May 2010, Assistant Professor, Director of Conservation Biology, St. Gregory’s University, Shawnee, OK. Head of Department of Life Science and Kinesiology from 2008-2010. Courses taught: biology, zoology, botany, genetics, cell biology, field biology, ecology, environmental science, environmental studies, evolution, conservation biology, research & technical writing, sustainable living, biogeography, aquatic biology, vertebrate natural history, ornithology, biostatistics, and senior seminar. I served on the General Education Committee, the Library Committee (Chair), the Academic Standards Committee, the Writing Committee, and the Self-Study Committee for Student Learning and Effective Teaching.
July 2003, Camp Counselor, Mt. Gilead Friends Retreat, Bloomington, IN.
May-June 2003, Visiting Professor (for advanced field biology course), Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington.
September 1992-May 2003, Associate Instructor, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington.
July 1993-July 2002, Field Biology Instructor, Summer Enrichment Program, Indiana University.
June 1987-June 1990, Teaching Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
May-August 1985, Naturalist, Camp Wyman, Eureka, MO.
May 1996-December 1997, USFWS. An experimental study of the effects of timber regeneration openings on the reproductive success of Neotropical migrant birds in Yellowwood State Forest. D. Winslow and D.R. Whitehead, $5000.
April 1995-April 1997, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Factors influencing the reproductive success of Neotropical migrant landbirds in south-central Indiana: The effect of internal edge. D.R. Whitehead, R.R. Flaten, T.B. Ford, P.M. Hurley, and D.E. Winslow, $135000.
April 1995-May 1996, USFWS. Effects of forest management practices on the reproductive success of Neotropical migrant landbirds in south-central Indiana. D.E. Winslow and D.R. Whitehead, $3000.
May 1994-May 1995, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The effects of forest management practices on the reproductive success of Neotropical migrant landbirds in the forests of south-central Indiana. D.R. Whitehead, P.J. Doran, T.B. Ford, E.S. Geils, S.W. Koch, J.W. Norrgard, R.B Slusher, C.L. Wilson, and D.E. Winslow, $85255.
Fire ecology of Oklahoma grassland birds, 2006-2008. At Grazinglands Agricultural Research Station, Ft. Reno, Oklahoma.
Avian communities of Wyoming riparian habitats, 2005. With Dr. Steve Slater, University of Wyoming.
Sudden oak death and California coastal oak woodland avian communities, 2004. With Dr. William Tietje, University of California.
Forest management and Neotropical migrant birds in Indiana, 1992-2002. Ph.D. Dissertation with Dr. Don Whitehead, Indiana University.
Monitoring of bird populations in the Hoosier National Forest, 2000. Under contract with the U.S. Forest Service, Kelle Reynolds.
Differentiation among sympatric populations of Marsh Wrens in Saskatchewan, 1991. With Dr. Donald Kroodsma, University of Massachusetts.
Home range and territoriality of Savannah Sparrows in southern Michigan, 1987-1989. M.S. project, with Dr. Donald Beaver, Michigan State University.
Tietje, W.D.; D.E. Winslow; and D.J. Tempel. 2006. The effects of sudden oak death on wildlife—Can anything be learned from the American chestnut blight? In Frankel, S.J.; P.J. Shea; and M.I. Haverty; tech. coords. Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Second Symposium: the State of our Knowledge. January 2005; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-196. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service.
Winslow, D.E.; and W. D. Tietje. 2006. Potential effects of sudden oak death on birds in coastal oak woodlands. In Frankel, S.J.; P.J. Shea; and M.I. Haverty; tech. coords. Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Second Symposium: the State of our Knowledge. January 2005; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-196. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service.
Tempel, D.J.; W.D. Tietje; and D.E. Winslow. 2006. Vegetation and small vertebrates of oak woodlands at low and high risk for sudden oak death in San Luis Obispo County, California. In Frankel, S.J.; P.J. Shea; and M.I. Haverty; tech. coords. Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Second Symposium: the State of our Knowledge. January 2005; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-196. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service.
Ford, T.B.; D.E. Winslow; D.R. Whitehead; and M.A. Koukol. 2001. Reproductive success of forest-dependent songbirds near an agricultural corridor in south-central Indiana. The Auk 118:864-873.
Winslow, D.E. 2001. Review of Smith, J.N.M.; T.L. Cook; S.I. Rothstein; S.K. Robinson; and S.G. Sealy (eds). The Ecology and Management of Cowbirds and their Hosts: Studies in the Conservation of North American Passerine Birds. University of Texas Press, Austin. Ibis 143:514-515.
Winslow, D.E.; D.R. Whitehead; C. Frazer Whyte; M.A. Koukol; G.M. Greenberg; and T.B. Ford. 2000. Within-landscape variation in patterns of cowbird parasitism in the forests of south-central Indiana. In Smith, J.N.M.; T.L. Cook; S.I. Rothstein; S.K. Robinson; and S.G. Sealy (eds). The Ecology and Management of Cowbirds and their Hosts: Studies in the Conservation of North American Passerine Birds. University of Texas Press, Austin.
Winslow, D.E. 1999. Mechanistic approaches to the investigation of edge effects on avian productivity. Current Ornithology 15:262-309.
Selected posters and presentations
Grassland bird response to fire in fields managed for cattle forage. Ecological Society of America, Milwaukee, WI, August 2008.
Fire and grassland birds at Ft. Reno. Audubon Society of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, April 2008.
Fire and grassland birds at Ft. Reno. Oklahoma Ornithological Society, Lawton, OK, October 2007.
Avian community of a grazed prairie managed with fire. Oklahoma Ornithological Society, Shawnee, OK, November 2006.
Habitat change and animal populations. St. Gregory's University, Shawnee, OK, March 2005.
Birds! Brandon Elementary School, Goleta, CA, February 2005.
Potential effects of an emerging tree disease on an avifauna: sudden oak death (Phytophthora
ramorum) in coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) forests in California. Second Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, Monterey, CA, January 2005.
An experimental investigation of the effects of logging on success of Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) nests in Yellowwood State Forest, Indiana. Society for Conservation Biology, Duluth, MN, July 2003.
Effects of forest management practices on reproductive success of Neotropical migrant birds in south-central Indiana. Sassafras Audubon Society, Bloomington, IN, May 2003.
An experimental investigation of the effects of logging on success of Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) nests in Yellowwood State Forest, Indiana. Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference, Bowling Green, OH, March 2002.
A resampling approach for contrasting avian nest survival rates. Indiana University Department of Biology, Bloomington, IN, February 2002.
Within-season variation in nesting success of forest birds in south-central Indiana. Indiana University Department of Biology, Bloomington, IN, October 2001.
Cowbird abundance, host abundance, and distance to forest openings in the Hoosier National Forest. Midwest Wildlife Society meeting, Nashville, IN, March 1999.
Brown-headed Cowbird density, host density, and level of parasitism. American Ornithologists' Union meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 1997.
Landscape pattern and cowbird parasitism in the forests of south-central Indiana. North American Research Workshop on the Ecology and Management of Cowbirds, Austin, TX, November 1993.
Manuscript reviews for:
North-Western Journal of Zoology (Romania)
Proposal reviews for:
Oklahoma Ornithological Society
September 2009-present. I am President of the Deep Fork Audubon Society.
August 2008-present. I have provided comments to USDA APHIS regarding a permit application that would increase the scale of genetically-engineered eucalyptus plantations in the southeastern USA.
August 2006-May 2010. At St. Gregory's University I served on the General Education Committee, the Library Committee (Chair), the Academic Standards Committee, the Writing Committee, and the Self-Study Committee for Student Learning and Effective Teaching.
2006-present. I have been an active member of Sustainable Shawnee. Sustainable Shawnee is a citizens' group that investigates strategies for helping the community of Shawnee, Oklahoma, to prosper now and in the future. I served as Chair of the Education Committee in 2007.
October 2005-present. I have made presentations at events sponsored by the Oklahoma Ornithological Society and the Audubon Society for Central Oklahoma.
September 2007-present. I participate in the annual BioBlitz rapid biological inventory organized by the Oklahoma Biological Survey.
Spring 1995-present. I am a member of Heartwood, a forest protection network. I attend regional meetings to discuss strategies for encouraging responsible forestry and promoting sustainable lifestyles. I served on the Board from October 1998 to October 1999.
July 2005. I helped Pastors for Peace deliver medical supplies and other aid to communities in Cuba.
Spring 1995-Fall 2003. I was an active member of the Indiana Forest Alliance. I monitored logging activity in the Hoosier National Forest (HNF) in the summer of 1997, wrote legal affidavits documenting contractual violations of loggers, served as Treasurer from the spring of 1997 until early 1999, wrote comments on timber sales and other HNF projects, wrote newsletter articles, commented at public meetings with state foresters, and wrote press releases. I also helped to publicize destructive logging and development on corporate lands in Monroe County, Indiana.
August 2000-2002. I helped to plan and implement events at Watersong Sanctuary in Indiana.
June 1997-July 2000. I was a member of a local food-buying club in Bloomington, IN. I served as Distribution Site Coordinator and Pick-up Coordinator.
Fall 1996-2000. I was Biology Representative to the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) at Indiana University Bloomington. I represented the interests of constituents in the Biology Department at GSO meetings. I served on the Graduate Employees Committee and the University Life Committee.
Summer 1996-Spring 2000. I was a Board Member of the Sassafras Audubon Society. I kept Board Members informed about timber sales on public lands. I wrote two appeals of the Maumee-Poke Patch Salvage Sale in the Hoosier National Forest, which was twice reversed by the Regional Forester.
March 2000. I visited the Buffalo Field Camp in West Yellowstone, Montana. While there I helped to monitor the movements of the Yellowstone bison herd, in order to document hazing and slaughter of bison by Montana state officials. More recently, I tabled at a concert to raise awareness about the issue.
Fall 1994-1999. I was an active member and organizer of the Bloomington Rainforest Action Group, an Indiana University student group. I kept the organization alive through a period of leadership vacuum and subsequently served as Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, and Webmaster.
Fall 1994-Fall 1998. I was an active member of the Indiana University (IU) Student Environmental Action Coalition. I helped plan Earth Day activities, served as Secretary from Fall 1996-Fall 1998, and worked to improve recycling opportunities at IU.
Spring-Summer 1998. I served as a graduate student representative to the Indiana University Council for Environmental Stewardship. The Council for Environmental Stewardship was a campus committee composed of students, faculty, and staff, working to identify ways for Indiana University to operate in an environmentally responsible manner. I served on the Agenda Committee, the Transportation/Safety Working Group, and the Hazardous Stuff Working Group.
Fall 1995-Spring 1996. I helped to found and organize the Indiana Coalition for Public and Environmental Health. We attempted to educate Representative Hostettler and citizens of the 8th Congressional District about environmental issues.
February-April 1990. I served on the Michigan State University (MSU) Earth Day Committee. I helped to plan teach-ins and coordinate volunteers for MSU's 1990 Earth Day celebration.
June-September 1989. I was manager of Howland House Student Cooperative, Inc., East Lansing, MI. I coordinated resident work contributions, which included cleaning, maintenance, and administration.