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Professor Emerita Barbara Brower
Professor Emerita Barbara Brower

Dr. Barbara Brower recieved her Ph.D. in Geography in 1987 from University California, Berkley. She a Professor in the Geography Department and retired in 2019. Her ongoing research includes: 

The Urban Coyote Project:

After a surprise encounter with a sunbathing coyote in her driveway in NE Portland, Dr. Brower was inspired for a new research project.  Enlisting the help of her neighbor's second grade class, she hopes to encourage young learners while making some sense of the new wave of urban coyotes. The project is in collaboration with students from Portland State University and the Audubon Society of Portland

Read the OregonLive article and the Portland Observer article about the class project now.