Dr. Carbaugh completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology at Purdue University – Fort Wayne, a master’s degree in Biology at Southeast Missouri State University, and a Ph.D. in Entomology at Texas A&M University. Before coming to Hastings College, he has taught at other colleges and universities in Indiana, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Dr. Carbaugh’s main scientific interests include the behavior and ecology of insects, especially of ants. However, he has interest in exploring other invertebrates. Other interests include the impacts of invasive species and the effects of agriculture and urbanization on animals.
He teaches ecology, evolution, and other courses of interest.