William Resetarits comes to Texas Tech after serving as program director in the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation and as a visiting scholar at Rutgers University. He has held several senior academic positions, including posts at the University of Southampton (UK), Old Dominion University and the University of Illinois. He holds master's degrees in anthropology (University of Missouri) and biology (Saint Louis University) and received his Ph.D. in zoology with a minor in statistics at Duke University. Professor Resetarits' research lies at the intersection of ecology, behavior and evolution and has primarily focused on aquatic systems and the aquatic/terrestrial interface. He is keenly interested in biodiversity and species interactions and their role in community and ecosystem function at multiple spatial scales.