Steven Reynolds

Associate Professor of Biology

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Biology, University of Alabama
  • M.A., Biology, University of Kansas
  • B.S., Biology, University of Kansas

Courses Taught:

  • BI 238 - Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • MT 207 - Probability & Statistics
  • BI 101 - Principles of Biology
  • BI 319 - Ecology & Conservation Biology
  • BI 241 – Ecotoxicology
  • BI 225 - Environmental Management
  • BI 104 - Introduction to Environmental Science
  • BI 490 - Biology Capstone

Research/Creative Activity Interests:

  • Primary focuses
    • Aquatic Entomology
    • Environmental Toxicology

Awards/Professional Memberships:

  • Society for Freshwater Science
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry
  • Entomological Society of American
  • American Society for Testing & Materials

Publications (peer-reviewed):

  • Reynolds, S.K., Jr. and A.C. Benke. 2012. Chironomid production along a hyporheic gradient in contrasting stream types. Freshwater Science 31:167-181.
  • Mayer, P.M., S.K. Reynolds, Jr., M.D. McCutchen, and T.J. Canfield. 2007. Meta-analysis of nitrogen removal by riparian buffers. Journal of Environmental Quality 36: 1172-1180.
  • Reynolds, S.K., Jr. and A.C. Benke. 2006. Chironomid emergence and relative emergent biomass from two Alabama streams. Southeastern Naturalist 5: 165-174.
  • Mayer, P.M., S.K. Reynolds, Jr., M.D. McCutchen, and T.J. Canfield. 2005. Riparian buffer width, vegetative cover, and nitrogen removal effectiveness: A review of current science and regulations. EPA/600/R-05/118. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development.
  • Reynolds, S.K., Jr. and A.C. Benke. 2005. Temperature-dependent growth rates of larval midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) from a southeastern U.S. stream. Hydrobiologia 544:69-75.
  • Reynolds, S.K., Jr. and L.C. Ferrington, Jr. 2002. Differential morphological responses of chironomid larvae to severe heavy metal exposure. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75:172-184.
  • Reynolds, S.K., Jr. and L.C. Ferrington, Jr. 2001. Temporal and taxonomic patterns of mouthpart deformities in larval midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) in relation to sediment chemistry. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 16:15-27.