Terry R. McGuire


Terry McGuire

Associate Professor of Genetics, Rutgers University


Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-5635
(732) 445-3841
mcguire@biology.rutgers.edu


Terry R. McGuire is an Associate Professor of Genetics at Rutgers University. He is currently the Vice Chair of the Department of Genetics. He has published in many different areas including Mendelian and Mathematical Genetics, Behavioral and Neural Genetics, and Ecological Genetics. He is a co-editor of one book, Behavior-Genetic Analysis (with J. Hirsch). He has designed and taught a wide range of courses for majors and non-majors at Rutgers University including Genetics, Genetic Analysis I & II, Behavioral and Neural Genetics, Genetics Laboratory, and Genetics, Law and Social Policy. Genetic Analysis I & II, Behavioral and Neural Genetics are courses that have been redesigned after attending the SENCER Summer Institutes.

Dr. McGuire has been an active participant in the SENCER project (Science Education for the New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities). He first participated as an advanced team member at the 200 SENCER Summer Institute. He brought Rutgers teams to SSI 2003 and SSI 2004. In 2004 he become a core faculty member and was appointed a SENCER Senior Associate at The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. He has been active in regional SENCER symposia and the NJ SENCER group.

Backgrounder:

Reinventing Myself as a Professor: The Catalytic Role of SENCER