Assistant Professor of Biology
Office: Achatz 015
Phone: 260-399-7700 x8212
BS in Marine Biology, Florida Institute of Technology (1982)
MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha (1988)
Warren Pryor teaches Marine Biology Lab, Comparative Anatomy, Vertebrate Physiology, Principles of Biology I, Experimental Design & Research Methods, Special Problems in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Biological Field Studies. Mr. Pryor specializes in research on freshwater ecology and invites undergraduates to participate research under his direction. He posts periodic updates about the activities of his students and himself on his blog.
Mr. Pryor spent the first 18 years of his career in zoos and aquariums, first as an aquarist at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, and then as an animal curator at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. He has travelled to places of particular biological interest including the rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula, the rocky coast of southern California, the Galagpagos Islands and several times to Australia.
Mr. Pryor has logged hundreds of hours as a certified SCUBA diver, is an avid sailor, and enjoys boat building and knitting.