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Biology Department

Biology Faculty

Nolen, Thomas

UC Santa Barbara, BA, MA
Cornell, PhD
Yale, Postdoc
MBL Woods Hole. Grass Fellow; Steven Kuffler Fellow

Associate Dean

Department: Dean-Science & Engineering
Office: REH 113
Phone: (845) 257-3753

Associate Professor

Department: Biology
Office: REH 113
Phone: (845) 257-3753

Office Hours

TF02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Career History

Yale University, Dept of Psychology, Postdoc (1984-87)
Yale University, Yale College, Adjunct Instructor (1985-86)
University of Miami, Dept of Biology, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (1987-1997)
SUNY New Paltz, Dept of Biology, Assistant Professor; Associate Professor (1998-present)

Teaching Interests

Animal Behavior
Animal Communication
Evolutionary Theory

Research/Creative Activity

Neural mechanisms of behavior. Neurobiology of cricket acoustic communication. Mechanisms of chemical defense in marine mollusks. Neural control of swimming in jellyfish.