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Ryan Davila

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Graduate Assistant/Associate, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4601
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Biology (Biology and Society)
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Ryan is a Biology and Society Ph.D. student on the Ecology, Economics, and Ethics of the Environment (4E) track. Ryan has always been interested in ecology with a specific focus on conservation biology. Ryan’s research interests center around ecotourism and the effects that these businesses are having on biodiversity within nature reserves around the world. He hopes that with this research he can work hand-in-hand with these businesses to make them more sustainable over time and to better preserve these protected areas.

Ryan graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2015 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, a B.A. in Political Science, and a Minor in Sustainability.

Research Interests

Broadly speaking, Ryan is interested in studying social-ecological systems. More specifically, he is interested in analyzing the impacts that human civilization has on biodiversity around the world with hopes of helping to better conserve and protect endangered species. Ryan's research aims to incorporate both social and ecological research components into his projects to create sustainable outcomes.

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 281ConceptualApproachBioMajors I
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 181General Biology I
BIO 345Evolution
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 112Discovery - Why Sex?
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 281ConceptualApproachBioMajors I
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 281ConceptualApproachBioMajors I
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 281ConceptualApproachBioMajors I
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 181General Biology I