Faculty and Staff


Biology Faculty

Kemuel Badger

Kemuel Badger

Department Chair of the Department of Biology and Professor of Biology
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Jonathan Flickinger

Jonathan Flickinger

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Jennifer Hill

Jennifer Hill

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Randall Bernot

Randall Bernot

Associate Professor of Biology
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Douglas Bernstein

Douglas Bernstein

Associate Professor of Biology
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Ann Blakey

Ann Blakey

Professor of Biology
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Tim Carter

Tim Carter

Director of Field Stations and Environmental Education Center and Professor of Biology
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Bryan Essien

Bryan Essien

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Rob Haney

Rob Haney

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Kamal Islam

Kamal Islam

Professor of Biology
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Kathleen Foster

Kathleen Foster

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Ashley Kalinski

Ashley Kalinski

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Marie Kelly-Worden

Marie Kelly-Worden

Associate Professor of Physiology
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Gen Mager

Gen Mager

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Cassandra Martin

Cassandra Martin

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Tom McConnell

Tom McConnell

Professor of Biology
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John McKillip

John McKillip

Professor of Biology
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Jennifer Metzler

Jennifer Metzler

Teaching Professor of Biology
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James Olesen

James Olesen

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Jessica Peebles-Spencer

Jessica Peebles-Spencer

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Mark Pyron

Mark Pyron

Professor of Biology
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Allison Rober

Allison Rober

Associate Professor of Environmental Biology
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Rona Robinson-Hill

Rona Robinson-Hill

Associate Professor of Biology
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Douglas Roossien

Douglas Roossien

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Eric (VJ) Rubenstein

Eric (VJ) Rubenstein

Professor of Biology
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Bikram Sharma

Bikram Sharma

Assistant Professor of Biology
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Philip Smaldino

Philip Smaldino

Associate Professor of Cell Biology
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Jason True

Jason True

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
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Paul Venturelli

Paul Venturelli

Associate Professor of Fisheries and Director of PhD in Environmental Sciences
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Jess Ward

Jess Ward

Associate Professor of Animal Behavior
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Kevin Wyatt

Kevin Wyatt

Professor of Biology
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Biology Staff

Susan Calvin

Susan Calvin

Laboratory Technician
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Janet Carmichael

Janet Carmichael

Departmental Secretary
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Erica Oliver

Erica Oliver

Environmental Education and Greenhouse Coordinator
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Sharyl Grant

Sharyl Grant

Operational Coordinator FSEEC
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Scott Hahn

Scott Hahn

PT Lab Coordinator Technician
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Dee Hoffman

Dee Hoffman

Research and Educational Lab Animal Manager
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Patricia Kleeberg

Patricia Kleeberg

Administrative Coordinator
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Julie Ridgway

Julie Ridgway

Academic Advisor
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Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

Academic Advisor
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Melissa Schafstall

Melissa Schafstall

Office and Financial Assistant
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John Taylor

John Taylor

Land Manager and Restoration Ecologist
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Cheryl Wright

Cheryl Wright

Animal Caretaker
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Emeriti Faculty

Nancy Behforouz

Nancy Behforouz

Professor Emerita of Biology

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Gary Dodson

Gary Dodson

Professor Emeritus of Biology
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Jon Hendrix

Jon Hendrix

Professor Emeritus of Biology

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Thomas Lauer

Thomas Lauer

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
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James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Professor Emeritus of Biology
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Melissa Mitchell

Melissa Mitchell

Professor Emerita of Biology
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Carolyn Vann

Carolyn Vann

Professor Emerita of Biology

Carl Warnes

Carl Warnes

Chairperson Emeritus of the Department of Biology

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John Wilkins

John Wilkins

Associate Professor Honoratus
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