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Neil Sabine

Associate Professor of Biology
School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Whitewater Hall 256
(765) 973-8389


  • Ph.D. Zoology; Brigham Young University, Provo, UT., 1987
  • M.A. Zoology; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL., 1982
  • B.A. Biology/Secondary Education; cum laude graduate, State University College at Oswego, NY., 1977

Current Research Interests

Roosting and foraging behavior of Turkey Vultures in east central Indiana, Relationship between student learning environments and their academic performance

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • "Practical and proven alternatives to lecturing in content rich courses".  16th  International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL., 2005
  • “The influence of group size on vigilance of Turkey Vultures, (Cathartes aura), feeding in groups”  IN Academy of Science, Kokomo, IN., 2001

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Professor; Dept. of Arts and Sciences, Indian Hills Comm. College, Ottumwa, IA.  (1985-1991)
  • Taught General Biology, Zoology, Botany, Field Botany, Man and Environment, Anatomy and Physiology, Limits of Science

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

  • Frederic Bachman Lieber Award, 2004
  • University Trustee's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003
  • Indiana University East Student Choice Award Outstanding Teacher Award, 2002



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