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