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Department of Biology

Dr. Keith W. Martin

Dean and Professor
Health Sciences, Room 110
918-343-7706
kmartin@rsu.edu
Personal Web Page

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology
    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2001
  • M.S. Biology-Higher Education
    Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK, 1991
  • B.S. Biology-Education
    Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK, 1986

Professional Experience

Higher Education Teaching Experience

  • 2008-Present, Professor and Dean, School of Math, Science & Health Science
  • 2008, Associate Professor of Biology (Tenured), Department of Biology
  • 2006-2008, Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
  • 2001-2005, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
  • 1990-2000, Instructor of Biology, Department of Biology
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

Administrative Experience

  • 2008-Present, Dean, School of Mathematics, Science & Health Science
  • 2007-2008, Interim Dean, School of Mathematics, Science & Health Science
  • 2005-2007, Department Head, Department of Mathematics and Science
  • 2004-2005, Interim Department Head, Department of Mathematics and Science
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

Successfully Funded Research Grants

  • Principle Investigator for Project E-22-1-15 (1993-2008) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Cave Protection and Management for the Ozark Big-eared Bat and gray bat in Oklahoma. Funded by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation ($259,536).
  • Organized Faculty Research Grants (5) funded by Rogers State University ($12,589).
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at The J.T. Nickel Family Preserve, Cherokee Co. Oklahoma. State Wildlife Grants program, The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, and The Nature Conservancy 2006-2007 ($3,904.37).
  • Protection, Management, and Monitoring of Cave Habitat for the Federally-Listed Ozark Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) and Other Rare Cave Fauna in Oklahoma (2007-2008). Funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Private Stewardship Grants program ($10,750).

Consulting/Contractual Services

  • Survey for Federally Listed Threatened, Endangered, and Candidate Species at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma. (2002) Report to the Oklahoma Military Department, Oklahoma City, OK. Schnell, G.D., N.A. McCarty, K.W. Martin, and W.L. Puckette.
  • Documentation of Suitable Habitat for Endangered Cave Fauna in the Lake Hudson Vicinity. (2004) Report to Grand River Dam Authority, by Benham Companies, Tulsa, OK. Hunt, G.L., K.W. Martin, and W.L. Puckette.
  • Impact Study of a Proposed Bridge Reconstruction on Saline Creek, Delaware County, Oklahoma on Resident Bat Fauna. (2005) Report to the Oklahoma Biological Survey and the Cherokee Nation.   
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at Caves DL-2 and DL-91, Delaware Co. Oklahoma. Report to Grand River Dam Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2007)
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at Cave DL-2 Delaware Co. Oklahoma. Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2008)
  • Climatic Effects of Passage Manipulation Intended to Prevent Desiccation During Flood Events on Grand Lake for a Maternity Colony of Endangered Gray Bats. Report to the Grand River Dam Authority and the  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2008)

Professional Publications

  • Comparative Numbers of Gray Bats (Myotis grisescens) at Four Maternity Caves in Northeastern Oklahoma in 1981 and 1991. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 73:35-37. (1993)
  • Internal Cave Gating as a Means of Protecting Cave-Dwelling Bat Populations in Eastern Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 80:133-138. (2000)
  • Internal cave gating for protection of colonies of the endangered gray bat (Myotis grisescens). Acta Chiropterologica 5:143-150. (2003)
  • Impacts of Passage Manipulation on Cave Climate: Conservation Implications for Cave-Dwelling Bats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:137-143. (2006)