Department of Biology

Dr. Karen Koy

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

M.S., Indiana University-Indianapolis Campus

B.S., Bowling Green State University

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Curriculum Vita

Office Hours

M  9:00 – 11:00

MWF 2:00 – 3:00

Koy, Karen, 2012. The Taphonomy Project: introducing science process skills into the classroom using an applied learning assignment. The Paleontological Society Special Publication 12: 199 – 220.

Koy, Karen, 2012. Science versus Pseudoscience: Do you know what you think you know? James Randi Educational Foundation.

Koy, Karen, 2012. Is It Quackery? Searching Primary Literature And Popular Evidence For Signs Of Pseudoscience James Randi Educational Foundation.

Koy, Karen, 2012. Reflections On A Semester Of Using Pseudoscience To Teach Skeptical Skills James Randi Educational Foundation.

Koy, K. and R. Plotnick, 2010. Ichnofossil morphology as a response to resource distribution: insights from modern invertebrate foraging. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 292: 272 – 281.

Koy, K. and R. Plotnick, 2008. Effect of the odorant of the predatory flatworm Dugesia gonocephala on the foraging behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Nematode Research 40(4): 286 – 289.

Koy, K. and R. Plotnick, 2007. Theoretical and experimental ichnology of mobile foraging. In: William Miller III, (ed.), Trace Fossils: Concepts, Problems and Prospects. Elsevier. Pp. 419 – 432.

Koy, K., 2007. Shell-less Nucella lamellosa (Gmelin) from the rocky intertidal of San Juan Island, WA. Journal of Shellfish Research 26 (1): 1 – 3.