Donata R. Henry
Senior Professor of the Practice
431 Boggs Hall
Donata Henry is a Senior Professor of Practice in EBIO and Associate Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching. She has operated a bird banding station in the Honey Island Swamp for over fifteen years, tracking avian community responses to hurricane disturbance and bottomland hardwood forest succession. She currently teaches courses in general biology, ecology, ornithology, natural history and the intersection of art and conservation. Dr. Henry especially enjoys bringing students out into the field (in Louisiana, the Grand Canyon, and Scandinavia) and experimenting with different pedagogical techniques to enliven the learning for her students…and herself! In 2019 she was awarded the Weiss Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. She also founded Girls in STEM at Tulane, an outreach program for middle-school girls.