RESUME

DAVID G. McSHAFFREY

Department of Biology

Marietta College

Marietta, OH 45750

(614) 376-4743

EDUCATION:

1988 - Ph.D. Ecological Entomology, Purdue University. Dissertation: Behavior and Functional Morphology Associated with Feeding in 3 species of Mayflies (Ephemeroptera) (GPA 6.0/6.0) Picture!

1983 - Master of Science - Biology (Aquatic Ecology), The University of Akron. Thesis:  The Ecology and Distribution of the Chironomidae (Diptera) in Carroll County, Ohio, USA. (GPA 3.89/4.0) Pictures!

1981 - (summer) Study at Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University. Limnology and Ichthyology classes applied to graduate program at Akron.

1981 - Bachelor of Science - Biology, The University of Akron. (GPA 3.56/4.0),

University Scholar (Honors Program)

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

1989 - Present - Assistant Professor, Biology, Marietta College.

1988 - 1989 Post-Doctoral Assistant, Department of Entomology, Purdue University.

1987 - (Fall Semester): Lecturer in Ecology (Sabbatical Replacement), Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)

1983 - 1988 Teaching Assistant, Department of Entomology, Purdue University.

1981 - 1983 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, The University of Akron.

1979 - 1981 Laboratory Technician, Water Quality Laboratory, The University of Akron.

Courses taught include: Ecology, Aquatic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Zoology, Leaders in Environmental Activism, General Biology (Majors & Non-Majors), and laboratory sections of: Economic Entomology, General Entomology, Apiculture, Medical/Veterinary Entomology, Insect Taxonomy, Aquatic Entomology, Microbiology. Assisted with above classes, plus Limnology and Biology of Lake Erie.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Link to NABS Bibliography

  1. McShaffrey, D. 1992. Comparative functional morphology of larval Stenacron interpunctatum and Rhithrogena pellucida (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) and Ephemerella needhami (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) with applications in mayfly taxonomy and ecology. Proceedings of the VII International Conference on Ephemeroptera.
  2. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty, 1991. Ecological association of the mayfly Ephemerella needhami (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) and the green alga Cladophora (Chlorophyta: Cladophoraceae). Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 6:383-394.
  3. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty. 1990. Feeding behavior and functional morphology of the mayfly Ephemerella needhami (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae). J. Insect Behavior. 3:673-688.
  4. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty. 1990. Videomacroscopy for the study of Ephemeroptera and other aquatic macroinvertebrates. Proceedings of the VI International Congress on Ephemeroptera.
  5. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty. 1988. Feeding behavior of Rhithrogena pellucida (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae). J. North American Benthological Society. 7:87-99.
  6. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty. 1987. The behavior and form of Psephenus herricki (DeKay) (Coleoptera: Psephenidae) in relation to water flow. Freshwater Biology. 18:319-324.
  7. McShaffrey, D. and W.P. McCafferty. 1986. Feeding behavior of Stenacron interpunctatum (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae). J. North American Benthological Society 5:200-210.
  8. McShaffrey, D. and J.H. Olive. 1985. Ecology and distribution of chironomid larvae from Carroll County, Ohio (Diptera: Chironomidae) Ohio J. Science. 85:190-198.
  9. Hawley, D.A., N.H. Haskell, D. McShaffrey, R.E. Williams, and J.E. Pless. 1989. Identification of a red "fiber": Chironomid Larvae. J. of Forensic Sciences. 34:617-621.
  10. Haskell, N.H., D. McShaffrey, D.A. Hawley, R.E. Williams, and J.E. Pless. 1989. Use of Aquatic Insects in determining submersion interval. J. of Forensic Sciences. 34:622-632.

MAJOR GRANTS

1992. NSF Grant # 9250420 Biological Computing Laboratory, $20,476 + matching funds.

PAPERS PRESENTED:

  1. 1996 - Senior Research Projects in Biology and Environmental Science: A Capstone Approach". Invited Paper. 44th Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Kalispell, Montana. June 4, 1996
  2. 1996 - The Ohio Odonata Survey: A Simple and Economical Approach to a Computerized Geographical Database." 44th Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Kalispell, Montana. June 6, 1996
  3. 1996 - "A Computerized Geographical Database for the Ohio Odonata Survey." Annual Meeting - Ohio Academy of Science (May 3, 1996).
  4. 1996 - Is Environmental Preservation Possible in an Industrialized Democracy? Questions for Leadership". Leadership and the Liberal Arts Conference, Marietta College (April 14, 1996).
  5. 1994 - A simple artificial stream and particle tracking analysis (PTA) system for research or classroom use. Annual Meeting, North American Benthological Society.
  6. 1992 - Comparative functional morphology of larval Stenacron interpunctatum and Rhithrogena pellucida (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) and Ephemerella needhami (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) with applications in mayfly taxonomy and ecology. VII International Conference on Ephemeroptera, Maine.
  7. 1989 - Flow visualization and videomacroscopy: techniques and applications for the study of feeding in aquatic macroinvertebrates. Annual Meeting, North American Benthological Society - Symposium on Flow Hydrodynamics.
  8. 1989 - Videomacroscopy for the study of Ephemeroptera and other aquatic macroinvertebrates. VI International Conference on Ephemeroptera, Spain.
  9. 1988 - Feeding behavior and functional mouthpart morphology of Ephemerella needhami. Annual Meeting, North American Benthological Society.
  10. 1987 - Mouthpart functional morphology and feeding behavior in Stenacron interpunctatum and Rhithrogena pellucida: adaptations to different microhabitats. Annual Meeting, North American Benthological Society.
  11. 1985 - Behavioral and functional-morphological characteristics of feeding in Heptageniid mayfly larvae. American Registry of Professional Entomologists, Ohio Valley Chapter, Student Paper Competition.
  12. 1983 - Ecology and distribution of Chironomidae in Carroll County. Annual Meeting - Ohio Academy of Science.

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LANGUAGES:

Ability to read technical papers in German, French, Italian, Spanish and English. Hablo Espanol un poco.

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Student-Presented Papers:

1995 - Size vs. frequency of capture of adult Anisoptera in Ohio. Amy L. Wooddell and Dave McShaffrey. Annual Meeting - Ohio Academy of Science.

1995 - Distribution of Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies) of Ohio, specifically Washington County. Dirk Westfall and Dave McShaffrey. Annual Meeting - Ohio Academy of Science.

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