Dr. Allan Landwer
Dr. Allan J. Landwer, professor of biology, also serves as director
of the HSU International Studies program. His expertise includes international
education, the public understanding of science, natural history, intercultural
communication, ecology, and herpetology.
Landwer came to HSU in 1994, and since 2009, has provided
direction, management, planning, and oversight of all university academic study
abroad programs. He has served as biology department chair and is the curator
for the HSU Collection of Vertebrates.
In his free time he enjoys photography, college football,
Ferguson, G.W., W.H. Gehrmann, K. B. Karsten, A. J. Landwer,
E. N. Carman, T. C. Chen, M.F. Holick. 2005. “Ultraviolet Exposure and Vitamin
D Synthesis in a sun-dwelling and a shade-dwelling species of Anolis: are there
adaptations for lower UVB and dietary vitamin D3 availability in the shade?” Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78(2):193-200.
C. A. Campbell, T. E. Lee, Jr. and A. J. Landwer. 2002. “Noteworthy
records of Mammals from the Rolling Plains of Texas.” The Texas Journal of Science 54(4):365-368.
Landwer, A. J., and G. W. Ferguson. 2002. “Long-term
structural habitat use of male individuals of two native and one introduced
Anolis (POLYCHROTIDAE) species on the north coast of Jamaica.” The Texas Journal of Science
Landwer, A. J. and T. Lee. 2001. “New reptile and amphibian
county records from the southern rolling plains of Texas.” Herpetological Review 32(2), 2001.
- Bachelor of Science, Biology, Texas
Christian University, 1986
- Master of Science, Biology, Texas
Christian University, 1988
- Doctor of Philosophy, Biology
(Ecology), The University of New Mexico, 1994