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Department of Biology

Dr. Keith W. Martin

Dr. Keith W. Martin

Dean and Professor
Health Sciences, Room 110
918-343-7706
kmartin@rsu.edu
Personal Web Page

 

Education

Ph.D. Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
2001

M.S. Biology-Higher Education
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK
1991

B.S. Biology-Education
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK
1986

Professional Experience

Higher Education Teaching Experience

2008-Present, Professor and Dean, School of Math, Science & Health Science
2008, Associate Professor of Biology (Tenured), Department of Biology
2006-2008, Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
2001-2005, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
1990-2000, Instructor of Biology, Department of Biology
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

Administrative Experience

2008-Present, Dean, School of Mathematics, Science & Health Science
2007-2008, Interim Dean, School of Mathematics, Science & Health Science
2005-2007, Department Head, Department of Mathematics and Science
2004-2005, Interim Department Head, Department of Mathematics and Science
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

Successfully Funded Research Grants

  • Principle Investigator for Project E-22-1-15 (1993-2008) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Cave Protection and Management for the Ozark Big-eared Bat and gray bat in Oklahoma. Funded by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation ($259,536).
  • Organized Faculty Research Grants (5) funded by Rogers State University ($12,589).
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at The J.T. Nickel Family Preserve, Cherokee Co. Oklahoma. State Wildlife Grants program, The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, and The Nature Conservancy 2006-2007 ($3,904.37).
  • Protection, Management, and Monitoring of Cave Habitat for the Federally-Listed Ozark Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) and Other Rare Cave Fauna in Oklahoma (2007-2008). Funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Private Stewardship Grants program ($10,750).

Consulting/Contractual Services

  • Survey for Federally Listed Threatened, Endangered, and Candidate Species at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma. (2002) Report to the Oklahoma Military Department, Oklahoma City, OK. Schnell, G.D., N.A. McCarty, K.W. Martin, and W.L. Puckette.
  • Documentation of Suitable Habitat for Endangered Cave Fauna in the Lake Hudson Vicinity. (2004) Report to Grand River Dam Authority, by Benham Companies, Tulsa, OK. Hunt, G.L., K.W. Martin, and W.L. Puckette.
  • Impact Study of a Proposed Bridge Reconstruction on Saline Creek, Delaware County, Oklahoma on Resident Bat Fauna. (2005) Report to the Oklahoma Biological Survey and the Cherokee Nation.   
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at Caves DL-2 and DL-91, Delaware Co. Oklahoma. Report to Grand River Dam Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2007)
  • Assessment and Utilization by Bats at Cave DL-2 Delaware Co. Oklahoma. Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2008)
  • Climatic Effects of Passage Manipulation Intended to Prevent Desiccation During Flood Events on Grand Lake for a Maternity Colony of Endangered Gray Bats. Report to the Grand River Dam Authority and the  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Office, Tulsa OK. (2008)

Professional Publications

  • Comparative Numbers of Gray Bats (Myotis grisescens) at Four Maternity Caves in Northeastern Oklahoma in 1981 and 1991. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 73:35-37. (1993)
  • Internal Cave Gating as a Means of Protecting Cave-Dwelling Bat Populations in Eastern Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 80:133-138. (2000)
  • Internal cave gating for protection of colonies of the endangered gray bat (Myotis grisescens). Acta Chiropterologica 5:143-150. (2003)
  • Impacts of Passage Manipulation on Cave Climate: Conservation Implications for Cave-Dwelling Bats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:137-143. (2006)