Wendi K Wolfram-HSU Assistant Professor of Biology
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Wendi K Wolfram

Associate Professor of Biology Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics Biology


  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Hardin-Simmons University, 2002
  • Master of Science, Environmental Management, Hardin-Simmons University, 2004
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biology, University of Exeter, UK, 2013 [Dissertation: Scent-marking: Investigating Chemosensory Signals in Wolf Urine]

Dr. Wendi Wolfram, Associate Professor of Biology, teaches in the Department of Biology and is both a faculty member as well as the Interim Graduate Program Director for the Environmental Management Graduate Program. She serves as the curator of the Hardin-Simmons Natural Science Museum and is the Program Director for the Hardin-Simmons Grassland Initiative Program. Her academic and research experience includes science education, organismal biology, conservation and wildlife biology, ecology, animal behavior, and environmental management.

Dr. Wolfram involves students in a variety of research opportunities through her field research lab where student researchers affectionately refer to themselves as the “wolf pack.” Students can work on existing projects or they are encouraged to development their own individual research project. All student researchers are encouraged to present their work at professional meetings and to publish their findings.

Dr. Wolfram came to HSU in 2002 serving first as the Biology Lab Coordinator and as an adjunct instructor before completing her PhD in Biology and joining the ranks of faculty in 2013. She has severed multiple years as the Conservation Ecology Chair for the Texas Academy of Science and as a Conservation Committee member for the Texas Society of Mammalogy. Dr. Wolfram enjoys hiking, traveling abroad, and photography in her free time.


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