Dr. Kara Nuss is wearing a dark blue shirt with a bright red necklace and smiling at the camera
Senior Instructor
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5225
Evolution, Animal Behavior, Conservation Biology, Science Pedagogy
Courses Taught
General Biology I (BIO 201)
General Biology II (BIO 202)
Essential Skills for Biologists (BIO 250)
Evolution (BIO 310)
Endrocrinology (BIO 364)
Research Interests
My research interests focus on which teaching strategies and supports are most effective in biology courses, what types of assessments most accurately reflect student learning, and how students develop their identities as scholars and scientists.

Keywords: Pedagogy, scientific identity, learning support, learning

Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from University of Chicago

B.S. in Biology from University of Iowa

Selected Publications

Nuss K, Warneke M. Life span, reproductive output, and reproductive opportunity in captive Goeldi's monkeys (Callimico goeldii). Zoo Biol. 2010 Jan-Feb;29(1):1-15. PubMed PMID: 20131357. 

Room BBH 217A
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5225
Office Hours
Please email k-nuss@neiu.edu to arrange to meet or speak with Dr. Nuss.
Main Campus