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Dr. Jeffrey Hill

Professor, Biology
Department Chair


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Degrees

Hobbies

Publications


CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Natural Sciences
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM 88061
hillj6@wnmu.edu
Office – Harlan Hall 130
Phone – (575) 538-6269

 

DEGREES

A.S.  Santa Rosa Junior College, Major Biology

B.S.  Humboldt State University,   Major: Biology
M.S.  Humboldt State University, Major: Biology
Ph.D. University of Arizona, Major: Biology

ADVISING

Medical Technology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

The physiology of the human body and effects of diseases
Water quality and water born diseases
The effects of excessive grazing on plant and animal communities

Teaching methods and the design of lesson materials

HOBBIES

  • International travel
  • Russian history, art and culture
  • Fly fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Camping

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Gallacher, D. J. and J. P. Hill. 2006.  Effects of camel vs Oryx and gazelle grazing on the plant ecology of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Pages 85-95, In Mohamed, A.M.O.(Ed), Reclaiming the Desert: Towards a Sustainable Environment in Arid Lands.  Proceedings of the Third Joint UAE-Japan Symposium on Sustainable GCC Environment and Water Resources, Abu Dhabi, 28-30 January. Taylor & Francis: Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Gallacher, D. J. and J. P. Hill. 2006. Effects of camel grazing on the ecology of small perennial plants in the Dubai (UAE) inland desert.Journal of Arid Environments 66(4)738-750.

 

Hill, J. P. 2006. Teaching science as a process. Teachers, Learners and Curriculum 3:55-61.

 

Gallacher, D. J. and J. P. Hill. 2005 Status of Prosopis cineria (ghaf)tree clusters in the Dubai Desert conservation reserve. Tribulus 15.2:3-9.

 

Hill, J. P. 2004. Technology and Classroom Presentation. Teachers, Learners and Curriculum 2:56-59.

 

 
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