Kevin Bonine, PhD

Specialist, Environment, Resilience and Education
Executive Director, Undergraduate Research and Scholar Development
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Natural Resources
Director, AIR Education Initiatives
Director, Education and Outreach, Biosphere 2
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Kevin Bonine is Director of Education & Outreach at Biosphere 2 and on the science faculty at the University of Arizona. He has taught numerous Ecology & Evolutionary Biology courses, including Herpetology, Introductory Biology, Vertebrate Physiology, Conservation Biology and Galapagos Marine Ecology. He is a strong advocate of the value of experiential field courses. Kevin received the UArizona College of Science Distinguished Early-Career Science Teaching Award in 2012. Recent research projects in Saguaro National Park focus on ecology and conservation of charismatic Gila monsters and canyon tree frogs. Kevin is a Faculty Fellow of the Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice and serves on the boards of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Friends of Saguaro National Park and the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.