Kevin Bonine, PhD

Director, Education and Outreach, Biosphere 2

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources

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.