Kenneth Cramer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Cramer teaches introductory Biology to non-Biology majors as well as upper level courses in anatomy, physiology, and biodiversity.

Dr. Cramer's CV (pdf)

Education and Training

  • PhD, Utah State University, Wildlife Ecology
  • MS, University of Oklahoma, Zoology
  • BS, University of Missouri, Wildlife Management


Cramer, K. L. and E. T. Hileman. (2018). Survival, abundance, and movement of a synanthropic population of the brown recluse spider, (Loxosceles reclusa: Araneae, Sicariidae). Journal of Arachnology. 46(3):420-427.

Cramer, K. L. and L. M. Zagar. (2016). High temperature tolerance of the brown recluse spider (Araneae, Sicariidae): potential for pest control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109:284-287.

Cramer, K. L. (2015). Activity patterns of a synanthropic population of the brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa (Araneae, Sicariidae) with observations on feeding and mating. Journal of Arachnology. 43(1):67-71.

Cramer, K. L. and R. S. Vetter. (2014). Distribution of the brown recluse spider (Araneae: Sicariidae) in Illinois and Iowa. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(1):46-49.

More About Dr. Cramer

Courses Taught

Principles of Biology
Diversity of Living Systems

Community Service

Volunteer Instructor, Hill Correctional Center, Galesburg, Ill.

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