Ingrid Burke

College of Natural Resources
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship
Appointed: 2001-2008
Email: [email protected]
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  • B.S., Middlebury College, Biology, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming, Botany, 1987

Research interests

  • Biogeochemical cycling in semiarid ecosystems, at local to regional scales
  • Soil carbon and nitrogen turnover
  • Nitrogen retention in soils
  • Influences of landuse management on net ecosystem production and C, N, and P storage
  • Almost anything at all about ecosystem ecology!
  • Environmental literacy for college students
  • Pedagogical techniques

Teaching Awards and Recognitions

  • Colorado State University Honors Professor, 2005
  • National Academy of Sciences Education Fellow in the Life Sciences, 2004-5
  • University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, Colorado State University, 2001-
  • Mortar Board Rose Award, Colorado State University, 2000
  • Outstanding Woman Scholar Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997
  • Colorado State University Honors Professor, 1995-6
  • National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellow Award, 1993-8
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Achievement Award, Middlebury College, 1989
  • Sigma Xi, Elected Member, 1989
  • Outstanding Biology Teaching Assistant Award, University of Wyoming, 1986
  • Elected Member Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 1985
  • Melville Cramer Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 1982-83

Teaching Activities

Biogeochemical Cycling (NR 660), Ecosystem Ecology (EY 581), General Ecology (BY 320, Honors Freshman Seminar: Natural Resources Issues of the American West (HP 192)