EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: KATHY COTTINGHAM

 

DEGREES

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1996
Major: Zoology
Minor: Oceanography and Limnology
Dissertation: "Phytoplankton responses to experimental manipulations of nutrients and food webs"
Advisor: Dr. Stephen R. Carpenter

M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1993
Major: Zoology
Thesis: "Effects of food web structure on the resilience and resistance of lake phosphorus cycles"
Advisor: Dr. Stephen R. Carpenter

B.A.,
Drew University, 1990
Majors: Biology, Mathematics
Honors: graduated summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Beta Beta
Awards: CIBA-GEIGY Award in Mathematics, GTE At-Large Academic All-American of the Year (1990)

 

POSITIONS HELD (SINCE PH.D.)

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, 1 July 2011-present

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, 1 July 2003-30 June 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, 1 July 1998-30 June 2003
Postdoctoral Research Associate,
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 1 September 1996 - 30 June 1998

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Douglas C. Floren Faculty Fellowship (2003-04)

 

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Postdoctoral Fellowship (1996-98)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (1991-92, 1993-95)

Anna Grant Birge Fellowship, Center for Limnology, UW-Madison (1994)
John Jefferson Davis Award, Department of Zoology, UW-Madison (1994, 1996)
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Fellowship (1990-91)

National Collegiate Athletics Association Postgraduate Scholarship (1990)
National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Postgraduate Scholarship (1990)

Barry M. Goldwater Scholar (1989-90)
Drew University Scholarship (1986-90)
Garden State Distinguished Scholar (1986-90)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Inducted into Shawnee High School Academic Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class (2010)

Dartmouth’s Karen E. Wetterhahn Award for Distinguished Creative or Scholarly Achievement (2003)

Verizon Academic All-America Hall of Fame Finalist (2001, 2002)

Inducted into Drew University's Alumni Athletics Hall of Fame (2000)

GTE College Division At-Large Academic All-American of the Year (1990)

CIBA-GEIGY Award in Mathematics (1990)

Phi Beta Kappa (1989)


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Author: Kathy Cottingham (Kathryn.Cottingham AT dartmouth.edu)
Last Updated: 02 December 2011