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Benjamin D. Duval
Professor of Biology
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Pl.,
Socorro, NM 87801
Phone: (575) 835-5320
FAX: (575) 835-5668
Office: Jones Annex 319
Dr. Benjamin D. Duval
Professor of Biology
Phone: (575) 835-5820
FAX: (575) 835-5668
Office: Jones Annex 319


Ph.D. Biology: Northern Arizona University (August 2005-December 2010)
Dissertation: "The effect of elevated atmospheric CO2 on chemical element
cycling in an oak woodland: understanding the impact of global change on the
response of nutrients and toxins in soils and plants" Dr. Bruce A. Hungate,
M.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Science: New Mexico State University (August 2002-
March 2005)
Thesis: "Prairie dog reintroduction to a desert grassland alters arthropod
communities and enhances prey resources for burrowing owls"
B.A. Biology: The College of Wooster (August 1997-May 2001)
Independent Study Thesis: "The distribution and vocal behavior of coyotes in
Wayne County, Ohio"


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Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and
Technology, Socorro, NM (August 2016-present)
Assistant Scientist, Department of Biological Systems Engineering,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (October 2014-July 2016)
Research Agricultural Scientist, Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS,
Madison, WI (May 2012-September 2014)
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Energy Biosciences Institute, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (August 2010-May 2012)