Dr. Robert W. Kingsolver

Dr. Robert W. Kingsolver's research interests include plant-insect coevolution, ecology, conservation biology, and biology education. Recent projects include a survey of the flora of John James Audubon State Park in Henderson, Ky., and a three-year water quality monitoring study with Dr. Henry Connor of the North Panther Creek watershed, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency. He served as a consultant for Creasey-Mahan Nature Preserve in Oldham County, Ky., in summers 2002 and 2003, developing a photo atlas of flowering plants, an herbarium collection, and other educational materials for the preserve’s museum.  Since becoming Dean of Bellarmine College in 2004, Dr. Kingsolver has focused on life science education as a primary scholarly activity. He is currently writing a laboratory text for college courses in ecology.