Daniel D. Beck
professor, biology, Central Washington University
In the southwest and Latin America, Daniel D. Beck continues to work with Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards, primarily on projects related to conservation and public outreach. In St. George, Utah, he is working with resource management agencies and public schools in efforts to prevent Gila Monster populations from disappearing in the wake of rapid recreational and residential development. His teaching interests include general biology, physiology, ecology, and field biology. He teaches courses in introductory biology, ecology, herpetology, and physiology, as well graduate courses in research design and analysis.