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. Christine Small
Interim Chair, Biology
Professor
Forest Ecologist

Krystina Angelini
Assistant Professor
Medical Laboratory Science

Dr. Chet Bhatta
Assistant Professor
Insect Ecologist and Pollinator Biologist

Nancy Boerth
Special Purpose Faculty
Anatomy & Physiology

Dr. Richard Carliss
Assistant Professor
Geneticist/Pharmacologist

Dr. Joy Caughron
Associate Professor
Microbial Ecologist

Dr. Peter Christmas
Professor
Cell Biologist

Dr. Matt Close
Associate Professor
Functional Morphologist

Dr. Jason Davis
Professor
Evolutionary Physiologist

Dr. Sarah Foltz
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Ecologist

Dr. Mark Frazier
Assistant Professor
Molecular Biologist

Dr. Graham Glynn
Professor
Neuropharmacologist

Dr. Laura Gruss
Associate Professor
Biological Anthropologist

Dr. Martin Hanson
Assistant Professor
Developmental Neuroscience

Sara Houser
Assistant Professor
Microbiologist

Stephanie Huckestein
Special Purpose Faculty
Greenhouse Manager

Dr. Jamie Lau
Assistant Professor
Aquatic Ecologist

Laura Link
Program Director and Assistant Professor
Medical Laboratory Science

Jennifer McBride
Special Purpose Faculty
Medical Laboratory Science

Dr. Steve McBride
Assistant Professor
Microbial Ecologist

Dr. Sara O'Brien
Associate Professor
Ecophysiologist & Ecotoxicologist

Dr. Tara Pelletier
Assistant Professor
Ecological Geneticist

Dr. Karen Powers
Professor
Wildlife Biologist

Dr. Sarah Redmond
Associate Professor
Cellular Immunologist

Eric Weigel
Special Purpose Faculty
Vivarium Manager

Dr. Jeremy Wojdak
Professor
Community Ecologist