Department of Biology and Marine Biology

Brian Arbogast

Teaching at UNCW

I teach several courses in Conservation Biology and Mammalogy at UNCW


Mammalogy (Biology 452)

- typically taught each fall

Conservation Biology (Biology 466)

This is our senior-level undergraduate course in Conservation Biology; typically taught each spring

Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity of Ecuador

This is a field-intensive course taught at the Wildsumaco Biological Station in the Tropical Andes of Ecuador. See the 2014 course brochure here

Biology of Marsupials (Biology 495: Senior Seminar)

This is a one-unit senior seminar I teach at least once per year




Advanced Conservation Biology

Advanced Ecology

Advanced Evo-Devo


Undergraduate Research

In addition to teaching traditional courses, I supervise undergraduate research (Directed Independent Study and Honors Thesis). Projects typically focus on field studies, population genetics or molecular systematics, or museum specimen-based research.

Previous Teaching Experience

Previously, I taught several courses each year at Humboldt State University, including:



Advanced Mammalogy


Killer Whales


Fall 2006
Video by Lydia Hicks

Flying Squirrel Release

Advanced Mammalogy

Spring 2006

Spotted Skunk Release

Advanced Mammalogy

Spring 2006

Ringtail Relase

Advanced Mammalogy

Spring 2006





Brian Arbogast • Dept. of Biology & Marine Biology • 601 S. College Road • Wilmington NC 28403 • Contact