Category: Staff

Saying Goodbye a Little Early

Dr. Laurence Kruger OTS South Africa, Program & Curriculum Director African Ecology & Conservation in South Africa Laurence Kruger, Ph.D This has been a semester like no other. Study abroad is a key part of many undergraduate students these days, and to have their semester cut short, was difficult indeed....

The Meaning of Shingwedzi

Dr. Bernard Coetzee OTS Resident Lecturer African Ecology & Conservation in South Africa Bernard Coetzee, Ph.D A popular stop on every version of African Ecology & Conservation course is Shingwedzi in the north of the Kruger National Park. This region differs markedly from the southern part of Kruger, and is...

Skukuza – the First Taste of Kruger!

Dr. Lisa Nupen OTS Resident Lecturer African Ecology & Conservation in South Africa Lisa Nupen, Ph.D After making the long trip from Nylsvley the students finally arrived at one of the jewels on Africa’s protected area crown – the spectacular Kruger National Park. This is OTS South Africa’s main base...

Launching into Research

Dr. Tara Massad OTS Resident Lecturer African Ecology & Conservation in South Africa - Spring 2018 Tara Massad, Ph.D The last ten days of the course have been packed with new skills and challenges. The students spent acouple productive days in the classroom to learn basic statistics and become familiar...