Faculty member receives Outstanding Teacher Award

April 16, 2017
Lauren Pintor, assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the SENR is the 2017 recipient of the Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award. (Photo credit: Renee Johnston)

Congratulations to Lauren Pintor, assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), who was awarded the Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Teacher Award.

The Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching, both in and out of the formal classroom in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences and is one of the highest honors given by the college.

On April 6, 2017, Dr. Pintor was presented with the award at the 2017 College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Celebration of Students Banquet.

Dr. Pintor is an assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resource. Her research focuses on the study of species interactions in freshwater and marine environments and measuring the impacts of invasive species on native biota. Dr. Pintor teaches several undergraduate and graduate level courses at Ohio State, including Introduction to Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife; Methods in Aquatic Ecology; and Conservation and Management of Aquatic Populations. She serves as major advisor for many graduate students and provides undergraduate research mentoring and serves as the chair of the school’s Honors & Undergraduate Research Committee.