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Michael Shaughnessy

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Dr Michael Shaughnessy

shaughnm@nsuok.edu

  • Professor
    Biology

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Science Building 137
    (918) 444-3823

Bio

Dr. Shaughnessy joined NSU's faculty in 2013, where he is currently tenured as an Associate Professor of Biology.

Education:

  • PhD, Mammal ecology, University of Oklahoma , 2000
  • MS, Biology, Shippensburg University, 1993
  • BA, Biology, Colby College, 1991
Mammalian ecology, evolution and systematics.

Mammalogy, Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management, Ecology

Intellectual Content:

  • Effects of Abandoned Home-sites on small mammal diversity and abundance in prairie ecosystems (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Submitted,
  • Patterns of Carnivore Distribution and Occurrence in the Oklahoma Panhandle. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Accepted, 2016
  • New Records of Merriam's Shrew (Sorex merriami) from western North Dakota (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Accepted, 2015

Presentations:

  • Dispersal of small mammals among islands of the Delta Island complex in the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge. - 2018 Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Mobile, AL - October 2018
  • Northeastern Oklahoma Bat Habitat Preferences and How They Shift Throughout the Year - SEAFWA 2019 - Hilton Head, SC - October 2019
  • Plant diversity affects mammal community structure in western North Dakota Grasslands. - Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference - Lincoln, NE - February 2017

Courses Taught:

  • RESEARCH IN NATURAL SCIENCES - SCI 5532 - Fall 2020
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY - BIOL 3344 - Fall 2020
  • INTRO BIOLOGY I LAB - BIOL 1011 - Spring 2020
  • ECOLOGY - BIOL 3524 - Spring 2020
  • MAMMALOGY - BIOL 4234 - Fall 2019
  • PRINC FISH/WILDLIFE MGMT LAB - BIOL 4324 - Fall 2019
  • ADVANCED TOPICS IN BIOLOGY - BIOL 5202 - Spring 2019
  • FISHERIES RESEARCH METHODS - BIOL 3252 - Spring 2019
  • ICHTHYOLOGY - BIOL 3244 - Fall 2018
  • HONORS RESEARCH II - BIOL 3402 - Fall 2018
  • WILDLIFE RESEARCH METHODS LAB - BIOL 3272 - Spring 2018
  • ECOLOGY - BIOL 3524 - Spring 2018