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Dr. Carlos D. Camp
Professor of Biology

PHD in zoology from the University of Georgia.
MS in zoology from Auburn University
BS in biology from Georgia Southwestern College

Dr. Camp teaches courses in Biology, both at the general and advanced levels. In addition to General Biology, he teaches Vertebrate Natural History and Organic Evolution, and he teaches. Dr. Camp also directs the Honors Program in the Department of Natural Sciences, teaching Philosophy; Methodology of Science for all science majors as well as overseeing the senior, capstone presentations of Honors students.

Dr. Camp belongs to several professional societies including the Herpetologists’ League, the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, the Society for the Study of Reptiles and Amphibians, and the Association of Southeastern Biologists. He belongs to a folk-music ensemble based in the First Baptist Church of Cornelia and teaches English as a foreign language for local Hispanics.

Dr. Camp has an active research program which involves undergraduate students. He has numerous scientific publications, many of which were co-authored with undergraduates. He is broadly interested in the ecology and evolution of amphibians and reptiles with a specific focus on the evolutionary ecology of lungless salamanders of the Southern Appalachians.