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Dr. Kimberly Bolyard

Associate Professor Biology

Biology and Environmental Science

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Office: McKinney Center 153
Office Phone: (540) 828-5427

Education: B.A., International Studies, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; B.A., Biology, Indiana University; Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Indiana University Postdoctoral Fellow, AAAS Science and Diplomacy Fellow at U.S. Agency for International Development

Teaching Fields: Ecology, evolution, animal behavior, biology of fishes, marine ecology, introductory majors and non-majors biology

Research Interests: Communication and reproduction in fishes and how these behaviors may have evolved by female mate choice and by male-male competition for mates; behavior of freshwater fish in polluted and in non-polluted streams

Outside Interests/Hobbies: Reading, watching movies and ACC basketball, snorkeling, scuba diving