Oct. 26 Lecture to Explore Bat Research, Protection

Dr. Keith MartinA Rogers State University professor will discuss his research into eastern Oklahoma’s endangered species of cave life, especially bats, and the work his students are doing to studying and protecting these species during an Oct. 26 talk.

Dr. Keith Martin will speak at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in the Baird Hall Performance Studio on the RSU campus. His presentation is free and open to the public.

Dr. Martin is the Dean of RSU’s School of Mathematics, Science, and Health Sciences and is a Professor of Biology. He currently conducts research involving protection of critical habitat for cave-dwelling species of bats in eastern Oklahoma. Dr. Martin teaches courses in Cellular Biology, Ecology, Field Botany, Environmental Conservation and Ecology of Mammals.

Dr. Martin received a doctoral degree in Fish and Wildlife Ecology from Oklahoma State University, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Higher Education-Biology from Northeastern State University.

The lecture is presented by the School of Mathematics, Science and Health Sciences, RSU and the Faculty Development Committee.