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Michael Rosenzweig

Senior Instructor and Biological Sciences Outreach Coordinator
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2034 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
1405 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
USA
  • 2009 – 2013 Advanced Instructor of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
  • 2004 – 2008 Instructor of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
  • 2001 – 2003 Director, Virginia Museum of Natural History at Virginia Tech
  • 1996 – 2000 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA.
  •  1994 Ph.D., Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Dissertation advisor: Duncan M. Porter; Title: “Reproductive ecology of Ruppia maritima  in lower Chesapeake Bay”.
  • 1993 – 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ. Mentor: Dr. Margaret Kidwell.
  • 1991 – 1993 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Radford University, Radford VA.
  • 1990 M.S., Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Thesis advisors: Arthur Buikema and Bruce C. Parker; Title: “Phytoplankton colonization and seasonal succession in new experimental ponds”.
  • 1985 – 1986 Laboratory Technician and Research Associate, Cardiac Surgery Lab, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA.
  • 1985 B.A. with High Honors, Biology, Clark University, Worcester, MA; Honors Thesis advisor: Todd P. Livdahl; Title: “Egg size as an intrinsic characteristic affecting population dynamics of Aedes triseriatus
  • 1982 – 1985 Research Associate, Population Ecology Laboratory, Clark University, Worcester MA. Mentor: Todd P. Livdahl.
  •  2018 Virginia Tech Academic Advising Initiatives, “Making a Difference” undergraduate advising recognition.
  • 2017 Virginia Tech Exemplary Department or Program Award (Team) on the theme of "developing and sustaining effective large class instruction."
  • 2016 University Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Subjects; and induction into the Virginia Tech Academy of Teaching Excellence.
  • 2014 Virginia Tech University Alumni Outreach Award
  • Spr. ‘07 – Fall ‘18 Thank a Teacher, Virginia Tech Center for Instructional Development and Education Research
  • 2012 Teacher of the week, Virginia Tech Center for Instructional Development and Education Research
  • 2011 Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships: Engaged Department Award
  • 2008 Virginia Tech Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2007 Virginia Tech College of Science Outreach Award
  • 1993 YMCA Gold Triangle Fellowship, community service award
  • 1981 Chase Bank, Outstanding Citizen Award