Molly is available for public speaking, coaching and workshops on the following and similar topics: Over Coming Fear, Finding Purpose, Living Intentionally, Persevering, The Joy and Interconnectedness of Learning and Beauty in the Ordinary. See below for examples of previous talks. For a sample of workshops and teaching she has done.
Molly in collaboration with appropriate professional colleagues is available for consulting: Organizations- Smaller museums, nature centers, botanic gardens and related subjects Strategies- Increasing community connection, relevancy and trust, building sustainable collaborative relationships across societal sectors, training scientist and environmental professionals to engage non-scientific or non-environmentally aware population.
The Steinwald Family is available for speaking or consulting on homeschooling or un-schooling.
“Measuring the Effectiveness of Photography in Environmental Conservation and Education.” Plants, Humanity and Environment course (75 non-majors undergraduate students). Department of Botany, Miami University. Oxford, OH. 2010.
“Tracking a Large Mammal: Seeing Where an Interest in Biology Can Lead You.” Freshman biology classes. Manchester Central High School. Manchester, NH. 2006.
“The Biology Behind Caffeine and Nicotine: What They Do to You and Why.” Dean's Lecture Series. Ave Maria College. Ypsilanti, MI. 2005.
“The Biology Behind Drinking and Other Hazards of College Life.” Dean's Lecture Series. Ave Maria College. Ypsilanti, MI. 2005.
“Catholics and Evolution: What You Need to Know and Why.” Creation and Grace theology courses. Ave Maria College. Ypsilanti, MI. 2004, 2005.
“Catholicism and the Environment: A Necessary Friendship.” Creation and Grace theology courses. Ave Maria College. Ypsilanti, MI. 2003, 2004.
“From Mammals to Microsatellites—and Back Again: The Role of Genetic Analysis in the Study of Animal Behavior.” Genetics course. Ave Maria College. Ypsilanti, MI. 2003.
"Using the Museum to Reinvent Humanity’s Relationship with Nature." American Alliance of Museums annual meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 2013. (Co-presenters: Richard Piacentini, Executive Director, & Melissa Harding, Science Educator, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.)
"Museums: Connecting the Green Dots." Association of Children's Museums annual meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. May 2013. (Co-presenters: Richard Piacentini, Executive Director, & Christie Lawry, Science Educator, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.)
“Getting the Non-Choir to Care: Using Photography of Built Environment Nature and Human-Nature Interactions to Promote Transdisciplinary Education Reform and Human Well-Being.” Science and Stewardship Symposium. Wild9 - The 9th World Wilderness Congress. Merida, Mexico. 2009.
“Conservation Photography: Where Do We Go From Here?" Ecolunch seminar series. Miami University. Oxford, OH. ’08.
“DNA amplification from small mammal museum specimens: challenges and preliminary results using Peromyscus mice.” Steinwald MB, Hoffman SMG. Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. Ohio University, Athens, OH. Spring 2008.
“Diversity in sympatric populations of Peromyscus in the Great Lakes region.” Taylor ZS, Steinwald MB, Myers P, Lundrigan B, Hoffman SMG. American Society of Mammalogists 87th annual meeting. Albuquerque, NM. 2007.
“Preliminary steps in microsatellite analyses of Peromyscus populations in northern Michigan.” Tornes SE, Stefanak EE, Irwin WE, Campbell JE, Burton CH, Taylor ZS, Steinwald MB, Hoffman SMG. 13th annual Undergraduate Research Forum, Miami University. 2007.
“Tracking long-term population shifts in Great Lakes populations of Peromyscus.” Taylor ZS, Steinwald MB, Hoffman SMG. 27th annual Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. Kent State University, OH. 2007.
“Evidence of female reproductive strategies in Dipodomys spectabilis via spool-and-line tracking.” Miami University, Department of Zoology, Ecolunch series. 2006.
“Female reproductive strategies in a solitary small mammal, the banner-tailed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys spectabilis).” Steinwald MB and Waser PM. American Society of Mammalogists 86th annual meeting. Amherst, MA. 2006.
“Is there interbreeding in two populations of Peromyscus: implications for conservation.” Manson K, Miller M, Steinwald MB, Hoffman S. 12th annual Undergraduate Research Forum, Miami University. 2006.
“Genetic consequences of climate change on expanding populations of Peromyscus leucopus in the Great Lakes: patterns in the mitochondrial DNA.” Moscarella RA, Lundrigan BL, Myers P, Hoffman S, Poor A, Steinwald MB, and Yahnke C. 26th annual Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. St. Louis, MO. 2006.
“The foraging patterns and social interactions of the bannertailed kangaroo rat, Dipodomys spectabilis.” Steinwald MB and Waser PM. Texas Academy of Science 102nd annual meeting. Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX. 1999.
“Movement patterns as a function of sex in the bannertailed kangaroo rat, Dipodomys spectabilis.” Steinwald MB and Waser PM. 6th annual Student Research Conference, West Texas A & M University, Canyon, TX. 1999.
“Ecology of a university-owned woodlot: inventory, monitoring and community education.” Steinwald MB and Waser PM. Texas Academy of Science 101st annual meeting, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX. 1998.
“Further analysis of indigenous microbiota and breeding population trends of the western gulls of Alcatraz Island.” Steinwald MB and Marsden MB. American Ornithologists Union 116th annual meeting. St. Louis, MO. 1998.
“Analysis of the indigenous microbiota and breeding population trends of the western gulls of Alcatraz Island.” Steinwald MB and Marsden MB. Colonial Waterbird Society 21st annual meeting. Lafayette, LA. 1997.
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