Elizabeth McDonald

Elizabeth McDonald

  • Senior Lecturer of Biology, Department of Biology
  • Faculty, College of Science & Mathematics
SC 173 Science Building
Education

M.S., Central Michigan University (2004)

B.S., Central Michigan University (2000)

Publications

Refereed Articles

  • Hansknecht, K. A. & McDonald, E. A. (2010). A functional and cleanable substrate for snake testing arenas. Herpetological Review, 41 (2), 166-168.
Presentations

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers

International

  • McDonald, E. A., France, C. J., Hopper, S. E., & Hansknecht, K. A. (2014). Characteristics of voluntary dives by captive Saltmarsh Watersnakes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • McDonald, E. & Gillingham, J. C. (2004). Spatial ecology of the eastern hognose snake, Heterodon platirhinos. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Norman, Oklahoma.
  • McDonald, E. (2004, January). Habitat use by the eastern hognose snake, Heterodon platirhinos, at multiple spatial scales. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Regional

  • Prince, E. K. & McDonald, E. (2018, March). Helping Students Succeed: A Successful Redesign of an Introductory Biology Curriculum. Association of Southeastern Biologists Regional Meeting, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Prince, E. K., McDonald, E., Maze, T., & Zimmerman, E. (2017, October). Redesigning the Introductory Biology Curriculum: A Progress Report. Innovations in Teaching Conference, Athens, Georgia.
  • McDonald, L., Prince, E. K., Maze, T., Zimmerman, E., & Hansknecht, K. A. (2017, March). Realizing Vision and Change: Completion of an Undergraduate Biology Program Redesign. Invited presentation at Association of Southeastern Biologists Regional Meeting, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • McDonald, L., Prince, E. K., Hansknecht, K. A., Maze, T., & Pilgrim, M. J. (2016, October). Finding Time for Active Learning: Redesign of an Introductory Biology Sequence. 3rd Annual Innovation in Teaching Conference, Athens, Georgia.
  • McDonald, E., Maze, T., Pilgrim, M. J., Prince, E. K., Hansknecht, K. A., Jason P. Lee (2016, October). Instituting Vision and Change: A Timeline of Progress at Lander University. Invited presentation at Southeastern Regional PULSE Institute, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Prince, E. K., McDonald, L. A., Pilgrim, M. J., Hansknecht, K. A., & Maze, T. (2016, October). Using Vision and Change as a Conceptual Framework: Designing and Assessing a Flexible Biology Program. 3rd Annual Innovation in Teaching Conference, Athens, Georgia.
  • McDonald, E., Pilgrim, M. J., Prince, E. K., & Maze, T. D. (2016, April). Transforming a Department Using Strategic Planning, Assessment, Data, and Department Inclusion: A Progress Report from Lander University. Invited presentation at Association of Southeastern Biologists Regional Meeting, Concord, North Carolina.
  • McDonald, E. A., Smith, M., & Fordyce, J. A. (2007). Cardenolide chemistry of the Dogbane Tiger Moth, Cycnia tenera. South-East Ecology, Population Genetics, and Evolution, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee.
  • McDonald, E. & Fordyce, J. A. (2005, September). Bufadienolide chemistry of American toads, Bufo americanus. South-East Ecology, Population Genetics, and Evolution, Hendersonville, North Carolina.