Faculty and Staff

The biology faculty have a diverse range of interests and expertise. Students can work with faculty in areas such as biomonitoring, genomics, animal behavior, neurobiology, plant biology, and paleontology to name a few. Our faculty have led study abroad trips to the Caribbean, Galapagos, Trinidad and Tobago, Australia, and Costa Rica as well as course field trips to Alaska and the Great Smoky Mountains. Please visit faculty profile pages for more detail on areas of expertise.

Current Faculty

Tom Koehnle, Ph.D.

Chair

Associate Professor of Biology
Neuroscience Program Coordinator


330-569-5316

Jennifer Clark, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

330-569-5315

Cara Constance, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

330-569-5263

Brad Goodner, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Edward J. Smerek, Chair of Mathematics, the Sciences, and Technology
Director of the Center for Deciphering Life's Languages

330-569-5260

Prudy Hall, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of Biology and Chemistry

330-569-5262

Matt Hils, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Director of the Center for the Study of Nature and Society


330-569-5265

Nick Hirsch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

330-569-55848

Sandy Madar, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Director, Strategic Academic Initiatives


330-569-5261

Denny Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

330-569-5267

Instructional and Professional Staff

Jim Metzinger

Associate Director of the J.H. Barrow Field Station

Vicki Kohn

Administrative Assistant

330-569-5264

Julie Maxson

Teaching Research Professional of Biology

330-569-5244

Willa Schrlau, M.S.

Teaching Research Associate in Biology

330-569-5297

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