Carrie L. Hall

Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0252
Office: Biological Sciences, Spaulding Hall Rm 242, Durham, NH 03824
Carrie Hall Professor in Dept of Biological Sciences


  • Ph.D., Biological Science, Idaho State University
  • M.S., Biochemistry, Univ of Tulsa
  • B.S., Biology and Chemistry, Univ of Tulsa
  • A.A., Allied Health Sciences, Community College of the Air Force

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 412: Honors/IntroBioEvolBiodivEcol
  • BIOL 999: Doctoral Dissertation Research
  • LSA 900: College Teaching

Selected Publications

Howard, D. R., Hall, C., Schmidt, A., & Mason, A. (2018). Substrate-borne Vibration Mediates Intrasexual Agonism in the New Zealand Cook Strait Giant Weta (Deinacrida rugosa).. Journal of Insect Behavior.

Howard, D. R., Lee, N., & Hall, C. L. (2018). Making high-stakes decisions in complex acoustic environments: Revisiting the Cocktail Party problem in a multimodal sensory context. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(3), 1859. doi:10.1121/1.5036103

Hall, C. L., & Howard, D. (2018). Shaking it up in the classroom: Coupling biotremology and active learning pedagogy to promote authentic discovery. In P. Hill, R. Lakes-Harlan, & V. Mazzoni (Eds.), Biotremology – Studying Vibrational Behavior (Vol. 2). Springer.

Woelber, B. K., Hall, C. L., & Howard, D. R. (2018). Environmental cues influence parental brood structure decisions in the burying beetle Nicrophorus marginatus . Journal of Ethology, 36(1), 55-64. doi:10.1007/s10164-017-0527-7

Larsen, K., Hall, C. L., & Howard, D. R. (2016). Entomology at Small Liberal Arts Colleges. American Entomologist, 62(2), 108-109. doi:10.1093/ae/tmw025

Hall, C. L. (2016). Science as Process in the Biology Classroom: Using Insects as Teaching Models. American Entomologist, 62(2), 110-111. doi:10.1093/ae/tmw027

Howard, D. R. (2016). There and Back Again: Fostering Undergraduate Research in Insect Biology Within a Study-Abroad Framework. American Entomologist, 62(2), 114-116. doi:10.1093/ae/tmw043

Hall, C. L., Howard, D. R., Smith, R. J., & Mason, A. C. (2015). Marking by elytral clip changes stridulatory characteristics and reduces reproduction in the American burying beetle, Nicrophorus americanus. Journal of Insect Conservation, 19(1), 155-162. doi:10.1007/s10841-015-9755-8

Hall, C. L., Mason, A. C., Howard, D. R., Padhi, A., & Smith, R. J. (2013). Description of Acoustic Characters and Stridulatory <I>Pars Stridens</I> of <I>Nicrophorus</I> (Coleoptera: Silphidae): A Comparison of Eight North American Species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 106(5), 661-669. doi:10.1603/AN13001

Hall, C. L., Wadsworth, N. K., Howard, D. R., Jennings, E. M., Farrell, L. D., Magnuson, T. S., & Smith, R. J. (2011). Inhibition of Microorganisms on a Carrion Breeding Resource: The Antimicrobial Peptide Activity of Burying Beetle (Coleoptera: Silphidae) Oral and Anal Secretions. Environmental Entomology, 40(3), 669-678. doi:10.1603/EN10137