|Jan A. Nilsson, Ph.D.
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Before I joined the full time faculty at South Texas College in 1998 (before 01 July, 2004, South Texas Community College), I was adjunct faculty at Central Arizona College in Apache Junction, at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, and at Chaparral College in Tucson, all located in Arizona's Sonoran Desert.
Research Interests: Taxonomy, Evolution, Ecology and Biogeography of seed beetles, scorpions, and spiders. Horticulture, esp. legumes and palms.
Special Education Interests: (i) Online Education, (ii) Educating students about the REAL world (as an attempt to stop the destruction of the planet).
Community Service: Providing general biology information and specific insect and arachnid information to questions from the general public, universities, and colleges. I also have an interest in solving the local problem of mistreatment of animals, especially dogs.
Consulting: Biology associate, National Encyclopedia, Bra Böcker Publishing Group, Höganäs, Sweden; Text book reviewer: Introductory Biology, General Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, and Environmental Science books.
STC Committees: Biology Department (former) Web Master. Textbook Committe (Biology Department), and Chair, Division Technology Committe (Math/Science Division). STC Virtual Campus Advisory Committee. Chair, Distance Learning/Technology Committee (Biology Department).
Professional Societies: South Texas Faculty Association (TFA local chapter), American Arachnological Society; Coleopterist Society, Entomological Society of America, International Palm Society, Lepidopterist's Society, and Southwestern Association of Naturalists.
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