Alexander Motten

Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Biology

Office: 
130 Science Drive, 137 Biosci, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
90338
Phone: 
(919) 684-2301
Fax: 
(919) 660-7293

Education

  • Zoology 1982, Duke University

  • Ph.D. 1982, Duke University

  • Zoology 1976, University of Washington, Seattle

  • Botany (with highest honors) 1970, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Papers Published

Cattle Watering Tanks as Mesocosms for Ecological Investigations, 0, 2008
A.F. Motten, Proceedings of 29th Annual Conference/Workshop of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).

Diversity of Photosynthetic Pigments, 2004
A.F. Motten, Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching Volume 25, Proceedings of the 25th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE).. (2004)

Anther-stigma separation is associated with inbreeding depression in Datura stramonium, a predominantly self-fertilizing annual, 2002
Stone, JL; Motten, AF, Evolution. (2002) 56 vol. (11); pp. 2187-2195

ANTHER-STIGMA SEPARATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH INBREEDING DEPRESSION IN DATURA STRAMONIUM, A PREDOMINANTLY SELF-FERTILIZING ANNUAL, 0, 2002
Stone, JL; Motten, AF, Evolution. 1156 vol. (11); pp. 2187-2195

Mitochondria and Metabolism in Honeybee Flight Muscle, 0, 2000
A. F. Motten, pp. 43-63

Heritability of stigma position and the effect of stigma-anther separation on outcrossing in a predominantly self-fertilizing weed, Datura stramonium (Solanaceae), 0, 2000
Motten, AF; Stone, JC, American Journal of Botany. 87 vol. (3); pp. 339-347

A Simplified Experimental System for Observing Pollen Tube Growth in Styles, 3, 1992
Motten, AF, American Biology Teacher (BioOne). 54 vol. (3); pp. 173-176

Determinants of outcrossing rate in a predominantly self-fertilizing weed, Datura stramonium (Solanaceae), 0, 1992
Motten, AF; Antonovics, J, American Journal of Botany. 79 vol. (4); pp. 419-427

Sources of variation in plant reproductive success and implications for concepts of sexual selection, 0, 1989
Lyons, EE; Waser, NM; Price, MV; Antonovics, J; Motten, AF, American Naturalist. 134 vol. (3); pp. 409-433

Reproduction of Erythronium umbilicatum (Liliaceae): pollination success and pollinator effectiveness, 0, 1983
Motten, AF, Oecologia. 59 vol. (2-3); pp. 351-359

Autogamy and competition for pollinators in Hepatica americana ( Ranunculaceae)., 0, 1982
Motten, AF, American Journal of Botany. 69 vol. (8); pp. 1296-1305

Book Chapters:

Teaching Guide Supplement to Accompany the Laboratory Manual for Biology 25L (annual revision and updates since 2004 in , 2004-2007
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 206L, Organismal Diversity 309 pages (2013) in , 2013
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 206L, Organismal Diversity 314 pages in , 2012
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 106L, Organismal Diversity 312 pages in , 2011
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Teaching Guide Supplement to Accompany the Laboratory Manual for Biology 25L in , fall 2009, spring 2010
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 25L, Principles of Biology: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2010 editions in , 0, 2010
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The Natural World of Lewis and Clark, by David Dalton in , 0, 2008
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Teaching Guide Supplement to Accompany the Biology 25L Laboratory Manual; Spring 2006 and Fall 2006 versions; 165 pages in , 20078
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 26A, Organismal Diversity - 2007 edition. 294 pages in , 2007
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Teaching Guide Supplement to Accompany the Laboratory Manual for Biology 25L - annual updates in , 2005-2009
A.F. Motten

Laboratory Manual for Biology 25L, Principles of Biology in , 2006-2008
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 26A, Organismal Diversity - annual updates in , 2005-2006
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 26A, Organismal Diversity (annual updates and revisions 2004-2006) in , 2004-2006
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A.F. Motten, Laboratory Manual for Biology 26A, Organismal Diversity in , 2004-2006
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Laboratory Manual for Biology 26A, Organismal Diversity in , 2004-2006
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Awards

  • 2001 Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award - David and Janet Vaughn Brooks Award, Trinity College, Duke University

  • 2001 Co-finalist for Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award, Duke University

  • 1969 Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill