Cris Hochwender has taught at the University of Evansville since 2001. His focus involves teaching courses connected with biology and environmental studies (see Classes). In addition to the courses he teaches, Dr. Hochwender conducts research in evolution and ecology (see Publications). Most recently, this research has centered on ecological restoration at Vectren Conservation Park (See Research). One educational effort associated with this research has involved establishing a native plant garden in the Koch Center Courtyard (See the Photo Gallery on Facebook).