Dr. Kristen Porter-Utley
Kristen Porter-Utley is the Assistant Dean of Sciences and a Professor of Biology. Dr. Porter-Utley conducts research in the area of plant evolutionary biology, and she is a recipient of multiple research grants from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Porter-Utley collaborates with scientists from international and national institutes of higher education and serves as an editor and reviewer for publications in her area of scientific expertise. She is committed to helping faculty and students pursue excellence in the fields of science and she currently leads a multifaceted STEM retention initiative for KSC.