Biology Area of scholarly expertise: environmental microbiology with an emphasis on the degradation and transformation of petroleum hydrocarbons and metals. Teaching expertise: microbiology, genetics, general biology for science and non-science students.
Ph.D.: Simon Fraser University
Kristen E Porter-Utley
Botany Primary Interest: Environmental Horticulture, Ethnobotany, Molecular and Morphological Techniques, Phylogeny, Botanical Field Experience, Botanical Illustration. Other: Anthropology.
Ph.D.: University of Florida
Physiology, Endocrine Disruption, Physiological adaptations to environmental changes I work with undergraduates to investigate the effects of environmental pollutants on the physiology of organisms. My current efforts are focused on effects during development in amphibians.