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Department of Biology

Meet Our Faculty and Staff


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Dorothy Lobo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Full-time Faculty

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Jason E. Adolf, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Endowed Associate Professor of Marine Science

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Pedram P. Daneshgar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Bernadette A. Dunphy, PT; D.PT

Specialist Professor
Director Pre-Health Advising

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Keith J. Dunton

Assistant Professor

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Ivan A. Gepner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Martin J. Hicks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Cathryn L. Kubera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Kathryn A. Lionetti, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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James P. Mack, Ed.D.

Professor of Biology

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Megan V. Phifer-Rixey, Phd

Assistant Professor

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Sean C. Sterrett, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

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John A. Tiedemann

Assistant Dean, School of Science
Director, Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy Program (MEBP)

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Jeffrey H. Weisburg, Ph.D.

Specialist Professor

Part-time Faculty


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Patricia Hicks

Biology Laboratory Technician

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Anne Marie Lavin

Laboratory Supervisor/Compliance

Kristi McDonald

Laboratory Animal & Vivarium Technician



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