Faculty & Staff

[Full-time Faculty] [Part-time Faculty]

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Biology Department Faculty and Staff:

Front row: Ms. Ashley Lovich (Lab Supervisor), Dr. Takrima Sadikot (Assistant Professor), Ms. Heather Snyder (Lecturer), Dr. Tracy Wagner (Assistant Professor), Ms. Erica Jackson (Lecturer), Dr. Lee Boyd (Professor), Ms. Wendy Stafford (Senior Administrative Assistant)

Second row: Dr. Matthew Cook (Assistant Professor), Dr. John Mullican (Associate Professor & Chair), Dr. Andrew Herbig (Associate Professor), Dr. Bob Flahart (Lecturer), Dr. Kellis Bayless (Lecturer), Dr. Jason Emry (Assistant Professor), Dr. Susan Bjerke (Associate Professor), Dr. Rodrigo Mercader (Assistant Professor), Dr. Duane Hinton (Lecturer), Dr. Paul Wagner (Assistant Professor)

Not picturedDr. Matt Arterburn (Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of CAS), Dr. Ursula Jander (Professor Emerita)


Full-Time Faculty Members:

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Dr. John Mullican, Associate Professor & Chair
(Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Molecular Biology
Office: ST 202A
Phone: 785 670.2079
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Dr. Matthew Arterburn, Associate Professor
(Ph.D. Washington State University)
Office: ST 202C
Phone: 785 670.3110
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Dr. Kellis Bayless, Lecturer
(Ph.D. University of Kansas)
Plant Ecophysiology
Office: ST 203A
Phone: 785 670.2169
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Dr. Susan Bjerke, Associate Professor
(Ph.D. University of Iowa)
Office: ST 203F
Phone: 785 670.2078
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Dr. Lee Boyd, Professor
(Ph.D. Cornell University)
Animal Behavior
Office: ST 202E
Phone: 785 670.2081
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Dr. Matthew Cook, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. University of Missouri)
Cancer Biology
Office: ST 301D
Phone: 785 670.1740
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Dr. Jason Emry, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. University of Kansas)
Plant Ecology
Office: ST 203H
Phone: 785 670.2163
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Dr. Robert Flahart, Lecturer
(Ph.D. Vanderbilt University)
Office: ST 202F
Phone: 785 670.2164
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Dr. Andrew Herbig, Associate Professor
(Ph.D. Cornell University)
Office: ST 202B
Phone: 785 670.1769
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Dr. Duane Hinton, Lecturer
(Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center)
Office: ST 203G
Phone: 785 670.2165
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Ms. Erica Jackson, Lecturer
(M.A. Emporia State University)
(Ph.D. Candidate, UMKC)
Office: ST 203J
Phone: 785 670.2166
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Dr. Ursula Jander, Associate Professor Emerita
(Ph.D. University of Freiburg (Germany)
Insect Behavior
Office: ST 202B
Phone: 785 670.2082
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Dr. Rodrigo Mercader, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. Michigan State University)
Office: ST 203D
Phone: 785 670.2091
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Dr. Takrima Sadikot, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. University of Missouri at Kansas City)
Molecular Biology
Office: ST 203E
Phone: 785 670.2082
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Ms. Heather Snyder, Lecturer
(M.S. Grand Valley State University)
Fisheries Biology, Natural Resources Mgt.
Office: ST 301E
Phone: 785 670.1749
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Dr. Paul Wagner, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Office: ST 202D
Phone: 785 670.1752
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Dr. Tracy Wagner, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D. University of Kentucky)
Office: ST 202D
Phone: 785 670.1752


Adjunct Faculty Members:

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Ms. Valerie Thornburg, Adjunct Lecturer
(M.S. Biology, Purdue University)
(M.S. Physiology, Med. College of Virginia)
Teaches: Physiology
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077
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Ms. Katy Herbig, Adjunct Lecturer
(M.S. Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University)
Teaches: Introductory Biology Lab
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077
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Dr. Danny Najera, Adjunct Lecturer
(Ph.D. University of Kansas - EEOB)
Teaches: Biology of Behavior, Evolution
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077
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Mr. Art Sandquist, Adjunct Lecturer
(M.S. Natural Science, University of Oklahoma)
Teaches: Introduction to Biology
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077
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Ms. Judy Scherff, Adjunct Lecturer
(M.A. Systematics & Ecology, University of Kansas)
(M.A. Social Science, Pittsburgh State University)
Teaches: Human Impact on the Environment
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077
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Dr. Elton Taylor, Adjunct Lecturer
(D.C. Cleveland Chiropractic College)
Teaches: Anatomy, Introduction to Biology
Office: ST 202
Phone: 785 670.2077