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Ted Wilson

Associate Professor of Biology; Chair, Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences; Director, Center for Health Care Initiatives

Biology Department

Heelan 268

Started at Briar Cliff:



PhD, Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. 2003

MS, Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. 1998

BA, Biology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. 1994


Dr. Wilson is the director of the Center for Health Care Initiatives. In 2006, he received the BCU Emerging Faculty Scholar Award. He started the BCU Insect Zoo in 2004 and has shown insects and arthropods to over 7,000 children.

Dissertation: Fitness of the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, exposed to transgenic plants and farmer perceptions of transgenic corn.

Master's Thesis: Laboratory technique to bioassay for extractable factors from corn affecting larval feeding and development of the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae.

Classes Taught:

BIOL 102 — Human Biology
BIOL 102L — Human Biology Laboratory
BIOL 151 — General Biology I
BIOL 152 — General Biology II
BIOL 213 — Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL 221 — Human Anatomy
BIOL 280 — Extended Field Trip
BIOL 300 — Entomology
BIOL 320 — Comparative Vertebrate Zoology
BIOL 58IS — Senior Seminar
ESCI 211 — Earth Science I: Introductory Geology
ESCI 300 — Entomology