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Mike Cunningham, Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. (Zoology/Behavioral Ecology) Colorado State University 
M.S. (Zoology) The Ohio State University 
B.S.Ed. (Biology and Psychology) The Ohio State University

Contact Information:

Office: Science 318
Phone: 419-995-8324
Email: cunningham.15@osu.edu
Mailing address:
4240 Campus Dr.
Lima, OH 45804

Mike Cunningham has been on the faculty at OSU-Lima since 1985.  He currently teaches the evolution course for the Biology Program, and has taught introductory and human biology, ecology, animal behavior, and environmental science.  He also serves as OSU-Lima Honors Director, having recently retired from the position of Associate Dean.  He is a past winner of the Ohio State Lima Distinguished Teaching Award.


Dr. Cunningham is a behavioral ecologist.  His research interests include the ecology and evolution of mating systems, sexual selection and animal communication.  His published work includes research articles on bird song dialects and song learning in White-crowned Sparrows.  He was a co-author on the account for that species in The Birds of North America series (#183, published by the Philadelphia Acad. Nat. Sci. and the American Ornithologists Union., 1995).