Directors of Labs
Dr. Gonzalez is a broadly trained evolutionary biologist. He uses student-centered teaching and learning approaches to provide transformative experiences to undergraduate students. These include merging arts and sciences, experiential-based learning, discovery-based experiences, integrating learning technologies, near-peer teaching, and a humanistic approach.
Undergraduate students from different backgrounds are heavily involved in Dr. Gonzalez’s research, which focuses on comparative morphology, behavioral ecology, plant-pollinator interactions, and ethnobiology. More information
Dr. Gonzalez also participates actively in a number of synergistic activities that involve government and non-government organizations to educate the public and to assess biodiversity and ecosystem services.