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Douglas Gaffin

Dean of the Honors College

David Ray

Location: Boren Hall 160
Phone: 405-325-5291


  • Ph.D., Biology, Oregon State University
  • B.S., Biology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Member, Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience

Research interests:

  • The sensory biology of scorpions and other arthropods with a particular interest in navigation

Courses taught:

  • BIOL1114: Introductory Biology
  • Honors Colloquia: "Beyond Darwin: Selection in Thought, Religion, and Politics"
  • Honors Colloquia: "Sensory Manipulation: How Technology: How Technology Exploits our Ancient Senses"
  • Honors Perspectives: "From There to Here and Here to There: Navigation in Bees, Ants, and Scorpions"