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Sentell Dickson
Graduate Student
Biology, Geology & Environmental Science
BA Biology; University of North Texas 2017; BS Geography; University of North Texas 2020

Degree Tract: Thesis

Advisor: Dr. Hope Klug

Advisor Website

Research Interests: Sentell is passionate about animal behavior with regards to urban settings. She has
worked in the past concerning American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) distribution in urban
habitats as well as Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Long Eared Owl (Asio otus) diet with
respect to their habitat in Lake Lewisville, TX. Sentell is focusing currently on behavior
that impacts sexual selection, parental care, and adaptations surrounding the change in
environment due to urbanization.



Jiménez, J.E., M.K. Jones, K. Stoddart, S. Dickson, A. Chapman, J.L. Baxter-Slye & K.L. Steigman. 2020. Comparative diet analysis of Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) in a habitat island in north-central Texas. Texas Journal of Science 7. doi:10.32011/txjsci_72_1_Article5


Some More Interesting Facts about Sentell: Along with her research interests, Sentell loves to spend time with her dog June and her bearded dragon Sigmund. She enjoys community outreach and hopes to promote greater opportunities within the scientific community for women and people of color.