Office: Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 342
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.
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.
Babitzke is interested in turtle ecology and ecology of freshwater systems. He conducts research on the Guadalupe River System of south Texas.