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    QUBES; Radford University

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    Postdoctoral Researcher

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  • Biography

    Dr. Arietta Fleming-Davies has been a QUBES postdoc since February 2016.  Her primary mentor is Jeremy Wojdak at Radford University.  Arietta’s background is in population and disease ecology, and she received her Ph.D from Duke University for her work on population dynamics and community interactions in a plant-ant mutualism.  Other ecological interests include ecology and evolution of infectious disease.  At QUBES, Arietta’s work has centered on various in-person and online faculty mentoring networks related to using data in the classroom and addressing math anxiety in undergraduate biology students, including a network on TIEE modules, in collaboration with the Education branch of the Ecological Society of America.  Arietta has also led or co-led several in-person workshops on DryadLab, the educational branch of Dryad Data repository, at the Life Discovery biology education conference and the Ecological Society of America meeting.  She also led a workshop on "Teaching with R" at the recent Summer Institute on Teaching Quantitative Biology.  Arietta will be starting a faculty position in the Biology Department at the University of San Diego in fall 2017.


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