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      Kris Curran
      Associate Professor
      Phone: (262) 472-5144
      Location: Upham 355

      Kerry Katovich
      Associate Professor of Biology
      Phone: (262) 472-5132
      Location: Upham 309

      Terrie Parenteau
      Academic Dept Assoc
      Phone: (262) 472-1092
      Location: Upham 320

      Brett Woods
      Assistant Professor
      Phone: (262) 472-6200
      Location: Upham 363

      Faculty Profile

      Faculty Profile

      Nicholas Tippery, Assistant Professor

      Office location: Upham 350
      Phone: (262) 472-1061
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      Dr. Tippery is a native of Denver, Colorado and has also lived in Texas, Washington, and Connecticut. He earned a dual Bachelor's degree in Biology and Classics from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include aquatic plants, plant systematics (i.e., understanding relationships among species and ancestral changes in growth form), plant developmental morphology, and plant reproductive biology.

      Dr. Tippery teaches the following classes at UW-Whitewater, among others:

      • Biology 141 - Introductory Biology I
      • Biology 254 - Biotechnology Laboratory Methods I
      • Biology 351 - The Plant Kingdom
      • Biology 353 - Plant Taxonomy


      Recent publications include:

      Tippery, N.P., Les, D.H., and C.S. Jones. 2012. Evolution of inflorescence architecture in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Aquatic Botany 99: 11-19.
      doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2012.01.001 ]

      Tippery, N.P. and D.H. Les. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships and morphological evolution in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Systematic Botany 36: 1101-1113.
      doi:10.1600/036364411X605092 ]


      College of Letters & Sciences
      Laurentide Hall 4100
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      800 W. Main Street
      Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


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      Phone: (262) 472-1621

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