Karl Kleiner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
- B.S. Antioch College (1981)
- M.F.S. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (1984)
- Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University (1989)
- Post-doctoral Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University (1988- 1992)
- Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Wisconsin (1992-1996)
- Environmental Biology
- Field Natural History
- Evolutionary Biology
- Senior Thesis
- Phylogeography of northern saw-whet owls and barn owls
- Habitat range and use by Barn owls
- Relationships between below ground microbial communities and tree success
- Black locust physiology
- Plant-insect interactions
- Kolos, K. 2011. Understanding the home range and habitat of barn owls (Tyto alba) in southeastern Pennsylvania. Research Proposal
- Fauth, S. and K. Kleiner. 2010. Sex ratios of barn owls in south-central Pennsylvania. Poster Presentation at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Wildlife Society
- Heyler, B. 2008. Sexing of barn owls (Tyto alba) using molecular techniques.
- Heckman, J. 2007. Characterization of the mitochondrial gene order
in the northern saw-whet owl, Aegolius acadicus.
- Smith, G. and K. Kleiner. 2005. The effect of four early-successional Pennsylvania tree species on soil bacterial communities. Poster Presentation. 2nd annual Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference.