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Mandy Orth

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Lecturer & Lab Coordinator

Office Building

Berg Agricultural Hall



Mailing Address

Berg Agricultural Hall 363
Biology & Microbiology-Box 2104A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


2018, Ph.D. Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, SDSU
2012, M.S. Biological Sciences, SDSU
2008, B.S. Biology and Psychology, SDSU

Academic Responsibilities

Instructor and Lab Coordinator for General Biology I and II (BIOL 151 and 153)

Awards and Honors

Professional Development Certificate 2017-2021
Tom Cheesbrough Award for Teaching in Biology and Microbiology 2017
Lloyd Fredrickson Memorial Scholarship - Outstanding Wildlife PhD Student 2016
Best Student Presentation 2013, South Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Outstanding Wildlife M.S. Student 2012
Certificate of Graduate Teaching Excellence 2011

Professional Memberships

The Wildlife Society
Pheasants Forever

Area(s) of Research

Ph.D. - Evaluation of methods used to improve grasslands as pheasant brood habitat

M.S. - Distribution and landscape attributes of greater prairie-chickens and sharp-tailed grouse outside of their traditional range in South Dakota



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