Christopher W. Appelt

Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
St. Xavier University


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Department of Biological Sciences
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd St.
Chicago, IL 60415
(773) 298-3521

Ph.D. Wildlife Science, Texas A&M University and TAMU-Kingsville
M.S. Fisheries, University of Minnesota
B.S. Biology, University of South Dakota


RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Animal Behavior, Ecology, Conservation Biology

I currently have two primary research topics.  The first is examining various aspects of the biology of Monk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) in the Chicago area.  The second is studying the play and predatory behaviors of carnivorous Northern Grasshopper Mice (Onychomys leucogaster).


  • BIOL 355         Senior Seminar (Majors Course)
  • BIOL 310         Animal Behavior (Majors Course)
  • BIOL 250         Wildlife Conservation (Majors Course)
  • BIOL 213         Interactions In the Environment (Majors and Non-Majors)
  • BIOL 101          Principles and Methods of Biology (Non-Majors)
  • HONOR 253     Honors Science (Environmental Theme)




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Last modified: Aug 17, 2009
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