Faculty

Mark Barsoum

  • Assistant Professor of Biology | Math, Science, and Economics Center Director
Mark Barsoum

Karen Bernd

  • Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Cell Biology
  • Effect of Environmental Toxicants on Lung Cells
  • Waterpipe Tobacco Smoke
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Malcolm A. Campbell

  • Herman Brown Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Synthetic Biology
  • Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors)
  • Writing in Science
Malcolm Campbell

Rachid El Bejjani

  • Associate Professor of Biology
Rashid El Bejjani

Karen G. Hales

  • Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
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Barbara Lom

  • Professor of Biology
Barbara Lom

Linda McNally

  • Lecturer in Biology
Linda McNally

Janet Melonakos

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology
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Chris Paradise

  • Chair & Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Community Ecology
  • Insect Biology
  • Effects of Urbanization on Insects
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Rebecca Pollet

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

repollet@davidson.edu

704-894-2907

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Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Sophia Sarafova

  • Associate Professor of Biology
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Jeffrey Sich

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • STEM career and faculty development
  • U.S. biomedical research policy and global health
  • Preparation of future physicians
Jeffrey Sich

Kevin Smith

  • Associate Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Conservation Biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecology
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Mark Stanback

  • Professor of Biology
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Naima Starkloff

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Ornithology
  • Disease Ecology
  • Global Change Ecology
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Bryan Thurtle-Schmidt

  • Assistant Professor of Biology
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Debbie Thurtle-Schmidt

  • Assistant Professor of Biology
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Susana Wadgymar

  • Assistant Professor of Biology
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Dave Wessner

  • Professor of Biology
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Jeremy Whitson

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular Biology
  • Geroscience
  • Pathology

jewhitson@davidson.edu

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Pronouns: he/him/his

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Staff

Keith Frye

  • Instrumentation Specialist
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Gena Keeton

  • Departmental Coordinator
Gena Keeton

Rebecca Vance

  • Laboratory Manager | Teaching Assistant
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Faculty Emeriti

  • Verna Case
  • David Grant
  • Pam Hay
  • Don Kimmel
  • Jerry Putnam
  • John Williamson

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