Leon Higley

Leon Higley

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Title Insect Ecologist
Address 306a Biochemistry Hall
1705 North 38th Street
Lincoln NE
68583-0760
Phone 402-560-6684
FAX 402-486-3901
Cell 402-560-6684
E-mail lhigley1@unl.edu
Vitae Download file
Contact Preference

e-mail or phone

Office Hours

MWF 12-1:30

n/a

Educational Background

  • BA - ReplaceCornell University, Chemistry (1980)
  • MS - ReplaceIowa State University, Entomology (1984)
  • PhD - ReplaceIowa State University, Entomology/Crop Physiology (1988)

Awards

SNR Faculty Area(s)

Professional Organizations

Physiological ecology, Conservation biology, Forensic science, Insect ecology, Plant-Insect Interactions, Insect Pest Management, Ethics in Science

Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant Title Improving, Rearing and Reintroduction Procedures for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle in Nebraska
Starting Date 7/1/2010
Principal Investigators
Leon Higley
Co-PIs
Carter, David
Ending Date 12/31/2011
Funding Level $25,500.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

 
Grant Title Developing Captive Rearing Capacity for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle
Starting Date 7/1/2009
Principal Investigators
Leon Higley
Ending Date 6/30/2011
Funding Level $25,961.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

 
Grant Title Establishing Blow Fly Development
Starting Date 10/1/2010
Principal Investigators
Leon Higley
Ending Date 9/30/2013
Funding Level $483,323.00
Funding Source US Department of Justice

 

Graduate Program(s)

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences


including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences


including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Courses Taught
Course Number Course Title Fall Even Years Fall Odd Years Spring Even Years Spring Odd Years Summer Session Cross Listing
NRES 862 Conservation Biology X X X n/a

SNR Speakers Bureau

What I can speak about:

1. Murder and Maggots: Inside Stories of Forensic Science 2. The Uniquely Cool Biology of the Endangered Salt Creek Tiger Beetle 3. Scientific Ethics in the Trenches

When I am most available to speak:

Anytime

What target audiences I am most comfortable speaking to:

  • Middle/High School
  • College
  • OLLI - lifelong learning for adults 50 years and older)
  • General Public