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About Jerald Dosch, PhD

Dosch's field is terrestrial ecology with interests in post-agricultural succession, invasive species, avian ecology, and restoration.
His research is in historical analysis of heavy metals in Common Loons, and avian and tropical ecology. He teaches courses at Macalester in Ecology, Ornithology, Restoration Ecology, Environmental Science, and Winter Ecology.
B.A. (biology), Minnesota State University Moorhead;
Ph.D. (ecology and evolution), Rutgers University


Present Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology and Director of the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area, Macalester College



  • Ecology
  • Ornithology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Seminar in Winter Ecology
  • Field Excursions: Winter Ecology of Northern Minnesota

Contact Information

Macalester College
Biology Department
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6187


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