Course Instructors at PLE

"I made amazing friends and really connected with the instructors"

     - PLE student evaluation


PLE's instructors are not only excellent teachers but also expert researchers in the fields of ecology and evolution! Student evaluations at the end of each session consistently confirm the high quality of our instructors.

Dr. Walter Carson 

Institution : University of Pittsburgh

Interests : Forest Ecology

Dr. Rickey Cothran 

Institution : SW Oklahoma State University

Interests : Behavioral Ecology, Ecotoxicology

Dr. Shane Hanlon

Institution : American Geophysical Union

Interests : Disease & Conservation Ecology


Dr. Gabriel Karns 

Institution : Ohio State University

Interests : Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology


Dr. David Krayesky

Institution : Slippery Rock University

Interests : Environmental Biology and Evolution

Dr. Steve Latta

Dr. Steve Latta

Institution : National Aviary

Interests : Bird Ecology and Conservation

Dr. Peter Lindeman 

Institution : Edinboro University

Interests : Environmental Biology, Zoology