Faculty and Staff

Lori Hensley

Lori Hensley

Department Head and Professor of Biology

Carrie Hightower

Carrie Hightower

Administrative Assistant

Megan Meade

Megan Meade

Coordinator, Biology Labs & Lab Safety 

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Coordinator

Ms. Meade's Bio

Taylor Findley

Taylor Findley

Lab and Safety Assistant Coordinator, Biology 

Grover Brown

Grover Brown

Assistant Professor of Ecology

Dr. Brown's Bio

Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Associate Professor of Biology

Graduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Burns' Bio

Mijitaba Hamissou

Mijitaba Hamissou

Professor of Biology

Dr. Hamissou's Bio

Tenzing Ingty

Tenzing Ingty

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Ingty's Bio

Jocelyn Moore

Jocelyn Moore

Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Moore's Bio

Chris Murdock

Chris Murdock

Professor of Biology

Dr. Murdock's Bio

Andy Parris

Andy Parris

Instructor of Biology

Mr. Parris' Bio

James Rayburn

James Rayburn

Distinguished Professor of Biology

Dr. Rayburn's Bio

Jenna Ridlen

Jenna Ridlen

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Ridlen's Bio

Bethany Smith

Bethany Smith

Instructor of Biology

Bethany Smith's Bio

Lori Tolley-Jordan

Lori Tolley-Jordan

Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Tolley-Jordan's Bio

Jimmy Triplett

Jimmy Triplett

Professor of Biology

Dr. Triplett's Bio

Ashley Turner

Ashley Turner

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Turner's Bio

Richard Watkins

Richard Watkins

Instructor of Biology

Mr. Watkins' Bio

Emeriti Faculty

  • LaJoyce Debro