Benjamin Blonder

School of Life Sciences - LSA 214
Arizona State University
Tempe
Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4501
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4501

Biography

Benjamin Blonder is an ecologist who is focusing his research on plant response to global change, past and present. He was previously a Natural Environment Research Council independent research fellow with the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, England. He was also a visiting researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway; the University of Copenhagen, Denmark; and Aarhus University, Denmark.

Blonder is also interested in improving science education through experiential approaches. He co-founded the University of Arizona Sky School, a program that provides inquiry-based outdoor science education to K-12 students throughout the southwest. He also served an AmeriCorps State member in central Idaho teaching middle school science.

 

Education

PhD, 2014 - University of Arizona (ecology and evolutionary biology)

BA, 2008 - Swarthmore College (physics)

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Courses

Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIO 320 Fundamentals of Ecology
BIO 423 Population & Community Ecology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 496 Undergraduate Thesis
BIO 598 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 423 Population & Community Ecology
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics