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Provost Lecture Series: Biology professor Woltmann to present on April 17


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Stefan Woltmann, assistant professor of biology, will present at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The title of his lecture is “Living on the edge: Conservation genetics of the Seaside Sparrow along the Gulf Coast.” He will discuss Seaside Sparrows along the Gulf Coast recovering from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

  Woltmann is an assistant professor of biology. His research is generally focused on how birds and bird populations react to landscape-scale disturbances and habitat heterogeneity. He earned his Ph.D. from Tulane University in 2010, and he has worked on conservation-related projects in North, Central and South America.

Sessions of the Provost Lecture Series can be viewed live at Past lectures are available to view on iTunesU at Other sessions in the Provost Lecture Series also are planned for the academic year. All sessions are from 3-4:30 p.m. in the MUC, Room 303. To see a schedule of upcoming speakers, visit

The Provost Lecture Series seeks to foster a spirit of intellectual and scholarly inquiry among faculty, staff and students. The program will be used as a platform for APSU faculty members who are recent recipients of provost summer grants, who have been awarded faculty development leaves and who have engaged in recent scholarly inquiry during sabbatical leaves.

For more information about the Provost Lecture Series, contact the APSU Office of Academic Affairs at 931-221-7676 or at