Faculty

Faculty in the Department of Biology respresent a broad range of specialties. All faculty are interested in undergraduate research projects. Please browse the faculty profiles and feel free to contact individual faculty members about their research and teaching interests.

Dr. Justin Anderson

Chair, Biology
Associate Professor
Microbiologist & Virologist

Dr. Christine Small

Professor
Forest Ecologist

Dr. Joy Caughron

Assistant Professor
Microbial Ecologist

Dr. Peter Christmas

Associate Professor
Cell Biologist

Dr. Matt Close

Assistant Professor
Functional Morphologist

Dr. Gary Cote'

Professor
Plant Cell Biologist

Dr. Anthony Curtis

Special Purpose Faculty
Curriculum Specialist

Dr. Jason Davis

Associate Professor
Evolutionary Physiologist

Dr. Laura Gruss

Assistant Professor
Biological Anthropologist

Dr. Judy Guinan

Professor
Behavioral Ecologist

Dr. Joel Hagen

Professor
History of Biology

Dr. Georgia Hammond

Professor
Microbiologist

John Kell

Instructor Specialist
 

Dr. Orion Rogers

Dean, College of Science and Technology
Professor 
Developmental Physiologist

Dr. Sara O'Brien

Assistant Professor
Ecophysiologist & Ecotoxicologist

Dr. Tara Phelps-Durr

Associate Professor
Molecular Geneticist

Dr. Karen Powers

Associate Professor
Wildlife Biologist

Dr. Sarah Redmond

Assistant Professor
Cellular Immunologist

Dr. Robert Sheehy

Professor
Population Geneticist

Eric Weigel

Special Purpose Faculty
Vivarium Manager

Darrell White

Special Purpose Faculty
Greenhouse Manager & Plant Biologist

Dr. Jeremy Wojdak

Professor
Community Ecologist