Mr. Dean Keddy-Hector
Dean Keddy-Hector is a graduate of McCallum High School (Austin) and the University of Texas at Austin. He has a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology from Oklahoma State University and eight years work toward the doctorate at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He is an Ornithologist and Conservation Biologist who in 1976 initiated the first intensive field studies ever conducted on the ecology and behavior of the Aplomado Falcon. He is also an expert on the Golden-cheeked Warbler, one of our local endangered species, and has authored Federal Recovery Plans for both these species as well as book chapters, peer-reviewed publications, and popular articles.
Keddy-Hector has been employed by Huston-Tillotson University, Department of Natural Sciences and Math, since Fall of 2006, but has also taught at Austin Community College, Texas State University, Concordia University, and Oklahoma Baptist College. He has also worked as a Zoologist for the Texas Natural Heritage Program, staff Scientist for Texas Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (TxPEER), and as a consultant and researcher for the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, Texas Nature Conservancy and Peregrine Fund.
At HT, Keddy-Hector teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology, Comparative Vertebrate Physiology, Ecology and Behavior, and Field Biology.
|Role: Assistant Professor of Biology|
|Office: D-L 217|