Past Featured Faculty

Dr. Rodrigo Mercader

 - Featured Faculty Member

Joined Department: 2011

Studies: Ecology & Evolution. Focus: Plant-Insect Interactions

Courses: BI102L Cell Biology Lab, BI110 Zoology, BI150 Evolution, BI300 Field Biology, BI302 Entomology, BI310 Ecology,  BI390 Seminar, BI395 Research

Birthplace: Cambridge, MA

Hometown: Don't have one

Undergrad College: University of California at Davis

Favorite Food: Good green beans or cheese

Favorite Activity: Walking through beautiful places

Favorite Movie: Delicatessen or Harold and Maude

Favorite TV Show: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Favorite Thing About Washburn: Small Size

Favorite season: Fall

Favorite color: Blue

If I was not a professor, I would: run a tapas bar.

One piece of advice that students should know: Take the time to explore your interests and world.

Color photo of north face of Stoffer Science Hall in autumn

Photo of Rodrigo

Rodrigo in front of ocean

Photo of Rodrigo playing I spy