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Kevin Purce
Masters Student
Office: Marshak 819
Email: kevin.purce[at]
Curriculum Vitae
2011 - M.A. in Biology (EEB) (City College of New York)
2006 - 2010B.S. in Biology, minor in Environmental Studies (Villanova University)

2011 - Research Assistant
Department of Biology, City College of New York
Advisor: Dr. David J. Lohman
Master's Thesis: Parasite control exerted by the slave-making ant Protomognathus americanus on the nest selection behavior of its host species, Temnothorax spp.
2009 - 2010Undergraduate Field Assistant
Department of Biology, Villanova University
Advisor: Dr. Robert Curry
Pseudomyrmex ant and Bagheera spider activity on Acacia trees in Yucatan, Mexico
2009Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant
Department of Geography and the Environment, Villanova University
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Rodrigues
Chemical analysis of water samples and algal species from local watersheds

2012 - Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, City College of New York

Boylan, M., Purce, K., et al. 2008. Personal solar energy and environmental awareness, Occasional Papers: Sustainability 15: 16 - 18.

2010 - 2011Volunteer, Bronx River Alliance
2007 - 2008Volunteer, National Student Partnerships, Philadelphia, PA

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