West Texas A&M University

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Joel Babitzke Bio
Joel Babitzke

Joel Babitzke

Instructor

Office: Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 342
Email: jbabitzke@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-3871

Professional Profile

Babitzke joined the Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences in 1993. He received his B.S. in wildlife management in 1988 from West Texas A&M University and a M.S. in wildlife management in 1992.

Teaching and Related Service

Babitzke teaches General Biology, Non-Majors Biology, Comparative Anatomy and Limnology. He has also taught Zoology, Animal Behavior and NSCI Biology for Elementary Teachers.

Babitzke is a member of Core Fellows, a group of faculty members that explore and apply new techniques to enhance the learning experience of the first-year college student.

Research and Creative Activity

Babitzke is interested in turtle ecology and ecology of freshwater systems. He conducts research on the Guadalupe River System of south Texas.