Dr. Jason Carbaugh

Assistant Professor

MR Science Center 134

Dr. Jason Carbaugh is an entomologist with many years of teaching experience in educating and preparing students in their chosen career. In his courses, he enjoys teaching students about the diversity of organisms in both the lab room and in their natural settings, along with discussing how different organisms interact together and survive in their environment. Beyond the normal classroom setting, he has students explore different ecosystems when teaching field courses and he gets students engaged in conducting independent research studies, which could lead to giving presentations and publishing.

During his free time, he enjoys hiking and exploring different natural areas. He also likes traveling to new places and experiencing different cultures.

Teaching Interests
Behavior, Botany, Conservation, Ecology, Entomology, Evolution, Invertebrate Zoology, and Parasitology

Research Interests
1) Behavior and ecology of ants
2) Environmental issues (biodiversity, climate change, habitat quality, invasive species, and the effects of

Ph.D. in Entomology, Texas A&M University
M.N.S. in Biology, Southeast Missouri State University
B.S. in Biology, Purdue University (Fort Wayne)