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Christopher Norment, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair 
(585) 395-5748
cnorment@brockport.edu
Office:  119 Lennon Hall
Website

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Kansas

Undergraduate Courses

  • Wildlife Ecology (ENV 406)
  • Ornithology (ENV 430)
  • Herpetology (ENV 440)
  • Mammalogy (ENV 459)
  • Global Environmental Issues (ENV 462)
  • Field Biology (ENV 477)
  • American Literature and the Environmental Imagination (ENV 389/ENG 389)

Graduate Courses

  • Wildlife Ecology (ENV 506)
  • Ornithology (ENV 530)
  • Herpetology (ENV 540)
  • Mammalogy (ENV 559), Field Biology (ENV 577; summer only)
  • Graduate Research Seminar (ENV 705)

Research

  • Primarily vertebrate ecology and conservation biology, including habitat selection and breeding biology of early successional (grassland and shrubland) bird communities
  • Stopover ecology of migrant songbirds
  • Bird and amphibian use of wetlands
  • Ecology of arctic and alpine environments
  • However, my students and I have worked on a number of other topics
    • Tiger beetle ecology
    • Small mammal ecology
    • The conservation of rare and endangered species in the arid Southwest.

Awards

  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship/Creative Activity (2017)
  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (1998)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.Wilson Mizener

Last Updated 10/17/19

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