CV

Current position

Postdoctoral fellow
Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (in)Equality
University of Denver

Education

Colorado State University (CSU): PhD in Ecology, Fall 2016

University of Georgia (UGA): B.S. in Ecology, B.A. in German, May 2008

Teaching

Instructor:

  • Evolution and Speciation (BIOL-3010) 2017: developed and taught interactive course focused on the scientific process, science communication, and inquiry teaching  (DU)
  • Science Communication (BZ 792) 2013, 2014: developed and taught graduate seminar focused on communication to nonscientists (CSU)
  • Animal Behavior (BZ 300) 2016: developed and taught course focused on the scientific process, science communication, and scientific writing (CSU)

Teaching Assistant:

  • Invertebrate Zoology (BZ 212) 2014, 2015
  • Animal Behavior (BZ 300) 2015
  • Intro to Evolution (BZ 220) 2011, 2016

Publications 

(* denotes students that I mentored)

17. *Todd L, *Keim L, Broder ED. (In Review) The game of life and death: an inquiry evolution activity for elementary school. The American Biology Teacher, Inquiry and Investigation section.

16.*Irvine AR, *Lowell E, *Driscoll MJ, Broder ED. (In Review) Selection curves on a case-by-case basis. The Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

15. Kronenberger JA, Gerberich J, Fitzpatrick SW, Broder ED, Angeloni LM,and Funk WC (In Revision) An experimental test of risky population augmentations. Conservation Biology.

14. Fitzpatrick S, Handelsman C, Torres-Dowdall J, Ruell E, Broder ED, Kronenberger J, Reznick D, Ghalambor CK, Angeloni LM, Funk WC (In press) Gene flow constrains and facilitates genetically based divergence in quantitative traits. Copia.

13. Kane EA, Broder ED, Warnock AC, Butler CM, Judish AL, Angeloni LM, Ghalambor CK (In press) Small fish, big questions: inquiry kits for teaching evolution. The American Biology Teacher.

12. Braude S, Margulis S, Broder ED (In press) The study of animal behavior provides valuable opportunities for original science fair projects: recommendations from the Animal Behavior Society Education Committee. The American Biology Teacher.

11. Broder EDAngeloni LM, Simmons S, Warren S, Knudson KD, Ghalambor CK (In press) Authentic science with live organisms can improve evolution education. The American Biology Teacher.

10. Murphy SM, Vidal MC, Hallagan CJ, Barnes EE, Broder ED (2017) A slow-growth-high-mortality meta-analysis for insects: A comment on Chen & Chen. Insect Science.

9. Kronenberger JA, Fitzpatrick SW, Angeloni LM, Broder ED, Ruell ED,and Funk WC (2017) Playing God with guppies-informing tough conservation decisions using a model experimental systemAnimal Conservation. COVER FEATURE

8. Broder ED and Kane EA (2017) Teaching evolution using live animals and inquiry-based, self-guided kits. In ” Evolution Education in the American South: culture, politics, and resources in and around Alabama” (eds. CD Lynne, A Glaze, L Reed, and W Evans). Palgrave Macmillian: New York, Chapter 11. Invited book chapter.

7. Broder ED, Handelsman CA, Ghalambor CK, and Angeloni LM (2016) Evolution and plasticity in guppies: how genes and environment shape phenotypesNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

6. *Kopack CK, Broder ED, Fetherman ER, Lepak J, and Angeloni LM (2016) The effect of a single pre-release exposure to conspecific alarm cue on post-stocking survival in three strains of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Canadian Journal of Zoology.

5. Kronenberger JA, Funk WC, *Smith JW, Fitzpatrick SW, Angeloni LM, Broder ED, and Ruell ED (2016) Testing the demographic effects of divergent immigrants on small populations of Trinidadian guppiesAnimal Conservation. 

4. Fitzpatrick SW, Gerberich JC, Angeloni LM, Bailey LL, Broder ED, Torres-Dowdall J, Handelsman CA, Lopez-Sepulcre A, Reznick DN, Ghalambor CK, and Funk WC (2016) Gene flow from an adaptively divergent source causes rescue through genetic and demographic factors in two wild populations of Trinidadian guppies. Evolutionary Applications.

3. *Kopack CJ, Broder ED, Lepak JS, Fetherman ER, and Angeloni LM (2015) Chemical cues of predation induce anti-predator behavior in naïve rainbow trout: implications for training hatchery-reared fish. Fisheries Research. 169: 1-7.

2. Broder ED and Angeloni LM (2014) Predator-induced phenotypic plasticity of laterality. Animal Behaviour. 98: 125-130.

1. Handelsman CA, Broder ED, Dalton CM, Ruell EW, Myrick CA, Reznick DN, and Ghalambor CK (2013) Predator-induced phenotypic plasticity in metabolism and growth rate and rapid adaptation to a novel environment. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53: 975-988.

0. Broder ED (2012) Conservation via scientific literacy: hook them with fish. American Fisheries Society Education Section. 33(2): 3. Not peer reviewed.

Presentations: invited and professional conferences 

(† denotes an invited talk; * denotes undergraduate mentee; ‡ denotes K-12 mentees; all presentations were oral and presented by the first author listed unless otherwise noted)

2017

‡Bella Romero Academy (8th grade), Guilbert K, Broder ED. 2017. To hide or not to hide: domestic and wild guppy preferences for microhabitat. Front Range Student Ecology Symposium (FRSES). Fort Collins, CO

Broder ED, Murphy SM, Tinghitella RM. 2017. Critical thinking and evaluation of published materials to increase sense of community. DU Diversity Summit on Inclusive Excellence. Denver, CO, Workshop.

2016

Broder ED, Ghalambor CK, Montiglio PO, Angeloni LM. 2016. Contextual plasticity, developmental plasticity, and evolution of mating behavior. Animal Behavior Society. Columbia, MO. Oral presentation.

Broder ED, Angeloni LM, Kane EA, Ghalambor CK. 2016. Evolution education in the U.S. benefits from an authentic approach. Animal Behavior Society. Columbia, MO. Poster presentation.

Kane EA, Broder ED, Warnock AC, Butler CM, Judish AL, Angeloni LM, Ghalambor CK. 2016. Using self-guided “guppy kits” to teach adaptation and evolution with authentic science. Evolution. Austin, TX. Poster presentation.

*Mensch EL, Kronenberger JA, Broder ED, Funk WC, Angeloni LM (2016) The effects of immigration on mating behavior in Trinidadian guppies. Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase (CURC). Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation. Awarded HIGH HONORS.

‡Bella Romero Academy (8th grade), Guilbert K, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2016). Guppy responses to predator cues targeted to different senses. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Awarded BEST graduate poster.

*Kopack CJ, Broder ED, Fetherman ER, Lepak JM, Angeloni LM (2016) Rainbow Trout post-stocking survival is not increased by a single exposure to distress cues en route to stocking. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation. Awarded CSU Ventures innovation prize.

Broder ED (2016) An authentic science approach maximizes impact while minimizing investment. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. IGNITE talk.

*Mensch EL, Kronenberger JA, Broder ED, Funk WC, Angeloni LM (2016) The effects of immigration on mating behavior in Trinidadian guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

Broder ED, Ghalambor CK, Angeloni LM (2016) Authentic science with live organisms can transform evolution education. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Portland, OR.

Kane EA, Broder ED (co-presenter), Warnock AC, Butler CM, Judish AL, Angeloni LM, Ghalambor CK (2016) Using self-guided “guppy kits” to teach adaptation and evolution with authentic science. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Portland. OR. Poster presentation.

2015

Broder ED (2015) An authentic science approach maximizes outreach impact while minimizing time investment. American Fisheries Society CO/WY Meeting. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED (2015) Come one come all to see the amazing evolving guppy. Science on Tap. Fort Collins, CO. (VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n6PJe3g0gY) Public lecture.

Broder ED (2015) The power of authentic science: examples from local schools. CSU Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory Seminar Series. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED (2015) Authentic Science as a tool to increase scientific self-efficacy: examples from Colorado schools. CSU Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Fort Collins, CO

‡Bella Romero Academy (8th grade), Guilbert K, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2015) Exploratory behavior of domestic and wild guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Kopack CJ, Broder ED (co-presenter), Lepak JM, Fetherman ER, Angeloni LM (2015) Sending fish to school could save lives and money. Guild of Rocky Mountain Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists. Niwot, CO.

*Broberg A, Broder ED, Kronenberger J, Angeloni LM (2015) The effects of behavior, body shape, and coloration on fitness in male Trinidadian guppies. CSU Honors Thesis Defense. Fort Collins, CO.

2014

*Welch C, Broder ED, Fitzpatrick SW, Funk CW, Angeloni LM (2014) Effects of gene flow on color and body size in guppies. CSU Honors Thesis Defense. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED (2014) Using authentic science to increase self-efficacy and evolution knowledge in Colorado schools. North Alabama Kiwanis Meeting. Florence, AL.

Broder ED and Angeloni LM (2014) Small fish, big questions: guppies help us understand evolution. Front Range Teen Science Café. Fort Collins, CO. Public lecture.

Broder ED, Angeloni LM, Ghalambor CA (2014) Using an inquiry approach and live animals to overcome the belief persistence associated with evolution. Guild of Rocky Mountain Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists. Pingree Park, CO.

Broder ED, Angeloni LM, Ghalambor C (2014) Hands-on experiments with live fish help Colorado seventh-graders understand evolution. (FRSES). Fort Collins, CO. Awarded BEST presentation.

Broder ED, Ghalambor CK, Handelsman CA, Ruell EW, Angeloni LM (2014) Contemporary evolution and behavioral plasticity of guppy mating behavior. Animal Behavior Society Meeting. Princeton, NJ.

Broder ED, Ghalambor CK, Handelsman CA, Ruell EW, Angeloni LM (2014) Contemporary evolution and behavioral plasticity of guppy behavior. International Society for Behavioral Ecology. New York, NY.

Broder ED (2014) What makes guppies left handed? Graduate Degree program in Ecology Grad Forum Ignite Talks. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED (2014) A place for evolutionary ecology and animal behavior in fisheries biology. CSU chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Fort Collins, CO.

*Kopack CJ, Broder ED, Lepak JM, Fetherman ER, Angeloni LM (2014) Chemical cues of predation induce anti-predator behavior in naive rainbow trout: implications for training hatchery-reared fish. FRSES. Fort Collins, COAwarded BEST undergraduate poster.

‡Bella Romero Academy (5th grade), Guilbert K, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2014) Feeding preferences in guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Kopack CJ, Broder ED, Lepak JM, Fetherman ER, Angeloni LM (2014) Chemical cues of predation induce anti-predator behavior in naive rainbow trout: implications for training hatchery-reared fish. American Fisheries Society CO/WY Meeting. Laramie, WY. Poster presentation.

Broder ED, Kopack CJ, Lepak JM, Fetherman ER, Angeloni LM (2014) Chemical cues of predation induce anti-predator behavior in naive rainbow trout: implications for training hatchery-reared fish. American Fisheries Society Western Division Meeting. Mazatlan, Mexico. Poster presentation.

*Welch C, Broder ED, Fitzpatrick SW, Funk CW, Angeloni LM (2014) Effects of gene flow on color and body size in guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

2013

Broder ED and Angeloni LM (2013) Plasticity of cerebral lateralization in the Trinidadian guppy. Animal Behavior Society Meeting. Boulder, CO.

Broder ED and Angeloni LM (2013) Plasticity of cerebral lateralization in the Trinidadian guppy. Evolution Meeting. Snowbird, UT.

Funk CW, Smith J, Fitzpatrick SW, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Do phenotypically divergent immigrants help or hurt populations?: An experimental test in Trinidadian guppies. Evolution Meeting. Snowbird, UT.

Broder ED (2013) Fishing for scientists: engaging the next generation using fish in the classroom. American Fisheries Society Western Division Meeting. Boise, ID.

*Perez-Umphrey A, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Rapid evolution and developmental plasticity in the behavior of the Trinidadian guppy. CSU Honors Thesis Defense. Fort Collins, CO.

*Westrick S, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Do female preferences exhibit rapid evolution or developmental plasticity with changes in predation? CSU Honors Thesis Defense. Fort Collins, CO.

*Perez-Umphrey A, Broder ED, Angeloni LA (2013) Rapid evolution and developmental plasticity in the behavior of the Trinidadian guppy. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO.

*Westrick S, Broder ED, Angeloni LA (2013) Developmental plasticity and rapid evolution of female preference in the Trinidadian guppy. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED, Ruell E, Handelsman C, Ghalambor C, Angeloni LM (2013) Genitalia, sex, and the environment. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO.

‡Bella Romero Elementary (5th grade), Guilbert K, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Do guppy homes affect the way they interact with predators? FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Westrick S, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Do female preferences exhibit rapid evolution or developmental plasticity with changes in predation? Animal Behavior Society Meeting. Boulder, CO. Poster presentation.

*Perez-Umphrey A, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Rapid evolution and developmental plasticity in the behavior of the Trinidadian guppy. Animal Behavior Society Meeting. Boulder, CO. Poster presentation.

*Laughlin D, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Learning in male Trinidadian guppies. CURC. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Beckett L, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) The effect of predation risk on boldness in the Trinidadian guppy. CURC. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Terrio E, *Grossett S, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Exploratory behavior is a guppy population reared in an environment with or without predator cues. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Jonas M, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) The effect of predation risk on boldness in guppies: Sex matters. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Kopack C, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2013) Do predation risk, sex, and developmental stage affect the use of habitat structure in the Trinidadian guppy? FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

2012

Broder ED (2012) Scientists as educators: a proof of concept. Western State Colorado University, Science for Educators class. Gunnison, CO.

Broder ED, Ruell E, Handelsman C, Ghalambor C, Angeloni LM (2012) The effect of rearing environment on guppy genitalia and mating behavior. 1st Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology. Ottawa, Canada

Fitzpatrick SW, Angeloni LM, Broder ED, Ghalambor C, Torres-Dowdall J, Handelsman C, Ruell E, Funk C (2012) Testing the effects of gene flow on traits, fitness, and population dynamics in Trinidadian guppies. Evolution Ottawa: Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology. Ottawa, Canada.

Broder ED, Ruell E, Handelsman C, Ghalambor C, Angeloni LM (2012) Effects of predator cues on guppy genitalia and behavior. Animal Behavior Society Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.

Broder ED (2012) A new approach to public engagement. American Fisheries Society National Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. Science Communication Symposium Participant.

*Perez-Umphrey A, Broder ED, Angeloni LA (2012) Evidence that rearing environment affects time budgets in guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Awarded 1st runner up BEST undergraduate presentation.

Broder ED (2012) Use your outreach time wisely. Guild of Rocky Mountain Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists. Niwat, CO.

‡Bella Romero Elementary 4th-grade, Guilbert K, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2012) Guppy reactions to predators. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

‡Lopez Elementary 4th-grade, Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2012) Guppies foraging without and with a predator smell. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Broberg A, Broder ED (2012) Exploring laterality in the Trinidadian guppy. CURC. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Hammond B, *Westrick S, Broder ED, Angeloni LA. 2012. Do guppies establish a dominance hierarchy in foraging? FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Awarded 1st runner up BEST undergraduate poster.

*Kirk K, Broder ED, Angeloni LA. 2012. Investigating plasticity of the intromittent organ in guppies. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Awarded 1st runner up BEST undergraduate poster.

2011

Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2011) Plasticity of the intromittent organ in the Trinidadian guppy. Guild of Rocky Mountain Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists. Niwot, CO.

Broder ED, Angeloni LM (2011) Plasticity of the intromittent organ in Trinidadian guppies. Air Force Academy. Colorado Springs, CO.

Bauerfeind SS, Berger D, Broder ED, Blanckenhorn WU (2011) Impact of an antiparasitic drug on thermal stress resistance in non-target yellow dung flies, Scathophaga stercoraria. European Society for Evolutionary Biology. Tübingen, Germany. Poster presentation.

*Bannick S, Broder ED, Angeloni LA. 2011. Behavioral plasticity in response to perceived predation risk in the Trinidadian guppy. FRSES. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

*Lolley M, Handelsman C, Ruell E, Broder ED, Ghalambor CK. 2011. Rearing density influences life skills in the Trinidadian guppy. CURC. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation

*Schnackenberg S, Handelsman C, Ruell E, Broder ED, Ghalambor CK. 2011. Swim performance in male guppy hybrids from two different predation regimes. CURC. Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation.

2010-2008

Broder ED, Handelsman CA, Torres-Dowdall J, Ruell E, Ghalambor CK, Angeloni LM (2010) Experimental evolution and plasticity of behavior of the Trinidadian guppy. NSF Frontiers in Integrative Biology Research Conference. Ithaca, NY. Poster presentation.

Angeloni L, Broder ED, Fitzpatrick SW, Funk CW, Handelsman CA, Torres-Dowdall J, Ghalambor CK (2010) Evolution and phenotypic plasticity of guppy behavior: mating strategies and aggression. NSF Frontiers in Integrative Biology Research Conference. Tuscon, AZ. Poster presentation.

Fitzpatrick SW, Funk CW, Angeloni LM, Broder ED, Ghalambor CK, Handelsman CA, Torres-Dowdall J (2010) Gene flow, selection, and local adaptation dynamics tested in the wild. NSF Frontiers in Integrative Biology Research Conference. Tucson, AZ. Poster presentation

Broder ED (2009) More than one way to tango: alternative mating strategies in the Trinidadian guppy. CSU chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Fort Collins, CO.

Broder ED, Anderson WA, Gowaty PA (2008) Forced copulation and offspring viability in Drosophila melanogaster. University of Georgia Center for Undergraduate Research Symposium. Athens, GA. Poster presentation.

Press

Greeley Tribune (3.10.2016) Bella Romero 8th-graders win collegiate-level science competition, gaining inspiration in the process. http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/21048778-113/bella-romero-8th-graders-win-collegiate-level-science-competition-gaining

Newswise (1.7.2016) Trinidadian guppies help 7th graders understand evolution. http://www.newswise.com/articles/trinidadian-guppies-help-7th-graders-understand-evolution

Fishsens Magazine (6.12.2015) Important rainbow trout strain still detects predators despite hatchery life. http://magazine.fishsens.com/important-rainbow-trout-strain-still-detects-predators-despite-hatchery-life.htm

American Fisheries Society News (2.17.15) New member E. Dale Broder: teaching the Poecilia reticulata from students to the scholarly. http://news.fisheries.org/e-dale-broder-poecilia-reticulata/

The Coloradoan (2.22.12) Lopez fourth-graders test science smarts: Ecology Symposium at CSU gets students thinking. http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012202230329

The Greeley Tribune (2.4.12) Bella Romero students present research at CSU. http://www.greeleytribune.com/article/20120304/NEWS/703049993&parentprofile=search