Russ Benedict

Russ Benedict

Title: Professor of Biology
Department: Natural Science
Office Location: Vermeer Science Center 126
Phone: 641-628-5173


B.A. from University of Nebraska at Omaha
M.A. from University of Nebraska at Omaha
Ph.D. from University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Areas of Expertise

interest areas include prairie ecology and restoration, conservation biology, natural history and mammalogy

About Russ Benedict

Russ Benedict has taught at Central College since 2002 and has spent most of his life exploring the prairies and woods of the Midwest. Although his graduate education emphasized mammals, he loves to study birds, insects, plants and all other aspects of nature. His favorite word is billions. Billions of tiny steps have created the enormous problems that face our world, and billions of tiny solutions will help to solve them.

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