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Nancy E. Broshot - Associate Professor of Biology - Coordinator of Environmental Studies

Renshaw 207
503-883-m 883-2753; p 413-7034
nbrosho@linfield.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Resources: Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon M.S. in Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon B.S. in Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

Academic Interests:
Urban forest ecology, avian ecology, invasive species, estrogen mimicking chemicals, and plant systematics.

Publications:
Broshot, Nancy E. In review. “Changes in forest structure in an urban forest (Forest Park in Portland, Oregon) between 1993 and 2003”. In review at the journal Urban Ecosystems.

Keyes, Jack and Nancy Broshot. 2007. "Responding to ID in a freshman college class". National Center for Science Education Reports 27 (3-4): 38-41.

Broshot, Nancy E. 2007. “The influence of urbanization upon forest stand dynamics in Northwestern Oregon”. Urban Ecosystems 10(3): 285-298.

Broshot, Nancy E. 1999. Doctoral Thesis: The Effects of Urbanization and Human Disturbance Upon Plant Community Structure and Bird Species Richness, Diversity, and Abundance in a Natural Forested Area (Forest Park) in Portland, Oregon. Portland State University.

Broshot, Nancy. 1993. A Study of Plant Community Structure and Bird Species Diversity and Abundance in Forest Park. Portland Parks and Recreation. Portland, Oregon.

Broshot, Nancy, Lynn Larsen, and Robert Tinnin. 1986. Effects of Arceuthobium americanum on twig growth of Pinus contorta. USDA. Forest Service Research Notes PNW-RN-453. November 1986.

Broshot, Nancy E. and Robert O. Tinnin. 1986. The effect of dwarf mistletoe on starch concentrations in the twigs and needles of lodgepole pine. Can. J. For. Res. 16: 658-660.

Broshot, Nancy E. 1982. Master's Thesis: The Effect of Dwarf Mistletoe (Arceuthobium americanum) upon a portion of the Carbon Budget of Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta). Portland State University.

Grants Recently Received

2008. Linfield College Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Grant. $8360 2007. Linfield College Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Grant. $8451 2005. Linfield College Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Grant. $5067 to study the effects of urbanization on Forest Park. 2004. Oregon Department of Forestry, Community Forestry Education Grant. $4960 to study the effect of mammalian predation on western red cedar seedlings and saplings in an urban forest. 2003. Linfield College Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Grant. $7507.20 to study the effects of urbanization on the plant and avian communities in an urban forest.

Courses Taught at Linfield

ENVS 101 - Human Ecology: Process & Pattern in the Natural World ENVS 380 - Conservation Biology ENVS/HSCI 450 - Environmental Health INQS - Does Everything Cause Cancer? BIO 110/210 - Principles of Biology I BIO 111/211 - Principles of Biology II BIO 300 Cell Biology BIO 313 - Classification of Plants and Plant Communities BIO 265 - Principles of Genetics BIO 266 - Principles of Genetics Lab BIO 355 - General Ecology HSC 261 - Herstory: The History of Women in Science HSC 450 - Environmental Health