Stephen Pugh

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Chair, Department of Life Sciences
Phone: (603) 641-4128
Office: Science, 88 Commercial Street, RM 557, Manchester, NH 03101
Steve Pugh

Dr. Stephen Pugh is an Associate Professor of Biology at UNH Manchester where he Chairs the Department of Life Sciences and coordinates the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology Programs. He teaches undergraduate courses in biology, ecology, and genetics. His research interests are in the population ecology and genetics of small mammals. In addition to the wilderness of Minnesota, his research laboratory includes the Manchester Cedar Swamp in Manchester, NH.

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Dr. Stephen Pugh is an Associate Professor of Biology at UNH Manchester where he Chairs the Division of Science and Technology and coordinates the biological sciences program. He teaches undergraduate courses in biology, ecology, and genetics. His research interests are in the population ecology and genetics of small mammals. In addition to the wilderness of Minnesota, his research laboratory includes Hackett Hill in Manchester, NH.

Awards

  • Faculty Excellence Award, UNH Manchester, 2008

Education

  • Ph.D., Biological&Biomedical Sci.Rel., Boston University
  • M.S., Biological&Biomedical Sci.Rel., University of North Dakota
  • B.A., Biological&Biomedical Sci.Rel., Ripon College

Research Interests

  • Ecology and Population

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 413: Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 414: Principles of Biology II
  • BIOL 541: Ecology
  • BSCI 692: Evolutionary Medicine
  • BSCI 695: Exploring Biology Teaching
  • BSCI 701: Senior Seminar I
  • BSCI 793: Internship
  • GEN 604: Principles of Genetics
  • UMST 599: SpcTop/Borrelia Diagnostics

Selected Publications

Pugh, S. R., Tamarin, R. H., & Johnson, S. (2003). Voles. In G. A. Feldhamer, B. C. Thompson, & J. A. Chapman (Eds.), Wild Mammals of North America: Biology, Management, and Conservation, 2nd Edition (pp. 349-370). Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Pugh, S. R., & Ostfeld, R. S. (1998). Effects of Prior Population Density on Use of Space by Meadow Voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus. Journal of Mammalogy, 79(2), 551-557. doi:10.2307/1382985

Ostffeld, R. S., Canham, C. D., & Pugh, S. R. (1993). Intrinsic density-dependent regulation of vole populations. Nature, 366(6452), 259-261. doi:10.1038/366259a0

Pugh, S. R., Ostfeld, R. S., & Tamarin, R. H. (1993). Reproductive asynchrony and its potential role in the mating system of meadow voles. Acta Theriologica, 38, 263-271. doi:10.4098/at.arch.93-22

Ferkin, M. H., Tamarin, R. H., & Pugh, S. R. (1992). Cryptic Relatedness and the Opportunity for Kin Recognition in Microtine Rodents. Oikos, 63(2), 328. doi:10.2307/3545396

Pugh, S. R., & Tamarin, R. H. (1991). A comparison of population characteristics and reproductive success of resident and immigrant meadow voles. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 69(10), 2638-2643. doi:10.1139/z91-371

Pugh, S. R., & Tamarin, R. H. (1990). A test of the Charnov and Finerty hypothesis of population regulation in meadow voles. In R. H. Tamarin, R. S. Ostfeld, S. R. Pugh, & G. Bujalska (Eds.), Social systems and population cycles in voles (pp. 111-120). Basel, Boston, Berlin: Birkhauser Verlag.

Pugh, S. R., & Tamarin, R. H. (1988). Inbreeding in a population of meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 66(8), 1831-1834. doi:10.1139/z88-264

Ostfeld, R. S., Pugh, S. R., Seamon, J. O., & Tamarin, R. H. (1988). Space use and Reproductive Success in a Population of Meadow Voles. The Journal of Animal Ecology, 57(2), 385. doi:10.2307/4912

Most Cited Publications