Daniel Klem

Professor, Ornithology and Conservation Biology
Main Campus > Shankweiler Biology Building > 443S


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  • B.A., biology, Wilkes University
  • M.A., biology, Hofstra University
  • Ph.D., zoology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Teaching Interests

My interests include birds, biological statistics, conservation biology, ecology, ethology (biological study of behavior), evolution, field and laboratory research methods, avian museum curation, natural history of animals, ornithology, wildlife research and management.


Research, Scholarship or Creative/Artistic Interests

My research is in animal behavior, conservation, ecology, evolution, ornithology and the natural history of animals. My work focuses special attention on birds and wildlife mortality resulting from the actions of humans, specifically, the results of my research have been identified as the leading authority on the threat that sheet glass and plastic in the form of windows pose for birds in human structures worldwide.

Professional Website

More information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Klem

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