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Biology

Faculty 1898-present

 

Description: nchorYears at CWU

Faculty Member/Education

Specialization

Status

1898-1928

John P. Munson 
B.A. Milton College, 
 University of Wisconsin, and  Yale, 
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Biology

Deceased

1923-25

Alexia M. Reuter 
Unknown

Biology

Left CWU
Deceased

1925-54

Harold W. Quigley 
B.S. University of Oregon, 
M.A.-University of Chicago

Zoology

Emeritus
Deceased

1945-47

Thomas M. Christison 
B.S.-University of Oregon,
M.A.-University of Chicago

Biology

Left CWU

1948-1971

Marshall W. Mayberry 
B.A. Washburn University, 
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Botany

Emeritus 
Deceased (1997)

1949-1987

Janet M. Lowe 
B.S.-University of Washington, 
M.S.-University of Chicago

Vertebrate Embryology

Emeritus 
Deceased (1999)

1951-58

Bernard E. Michals

Science Education

Left CWU

1956-91

Curt A. Wiberg
B.S.-University of Wisconsin, 
M.S.-University of Oregon

Plant Ecology

Emeritus

1957-84

John S. Shrader
B.S., M.A. and Ed.D., University of Washington

Science Education/Biology

Deceased (2000)

1960-68

Don H, Baepler
B.A.-Carleton College,
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Orinitholgy

Deceased (2008)

1960-94

Edward P. Klucking
B.A.-Macalester, 
M.A. and Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Botany and Paleo Botany

Emeritus Deceased (2103)

1961-68

Daniel L. Wilson
B.S and M.A., Kansas State University and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Botany

Left CWU

1963-65

James A. Sandoval
Unknown

Botany/Plant Physiology

Left CWU

1964-98

Glen W. Clark
B.S. Ricks College, 
M.S., Utah State,
Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Invertebrate/Parasitology

Emeritus 
Deceased (2010)

1965-66

Curt G. Carlbom
Unknown

Botany

Left CWU

1965-74

Jared Verner
B.S.,Washington State University, 
M.S.-Louisiana State University, 
Ph.D.-University of Washington

Ornithology/Ecology

Left CWU

1965-89

Phillip C. Dumas
B.S. M.S. and 
Ph.D. Oregon State University

Herpetology/Anatomy

Emeritus 
Deceased (1992)

1965-68

Virginia P. Harden
B.S.Central State College (Oklahoma),
M.S., University of Oklahoma,
Ph.D., Kansas State

Microbiolgy

Left CWU

1966-95

William W. Barker
B.S. Baldwin-Wallace College, 
M.S., University of Michigan,
Ph.D., University of Washington

Plant Taxonomy

Emeritus 
Deceased (2003)

1966-04

Sheldon R. Johnson
A.B., Occidental College, 
M.S. UCLA, 
Ph.D. Oregon State University

Animal Physiology/
Mammalogy

Emeritus

1966-70

Richard Neve 
B.S., Loyola University, 
M.S., University of San Francisco,
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Graduate Dean

Left CWU

1967-97

Robert H. Brown
B.S.(Ed), M.S. and 
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Vertebrate Anatomy

Emeritus

1968-73

Jack A. Peary
B.S., City College of N.Y., 
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Oregon

Plant Physiology/Algology

Left CWU

1968-01

Stamford D. Smith
B.A., San Jose State,
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Idaho

Entomology/Ecology

Emeritus

1968-93

Ronald J. Boles
B.S., Kansas State University,
M.A., Stanford, 
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Science Education/Biology

Emeritus 
Deceased (2001)

1968-69

Helen M. Wolfsehr
B.A., Linfield College,

M.S. work at CWU

General Biology

Left CWU - Retired

1969-97

Robert E. Pacha
B.S., M.S. and Ph.D., University of Washington

Microbiology

Emeritus

1969-03

David R. Hosford
B.A., Portland State University, 
Ph.D., University of Washington

Mycology/Algology

Emeritus

1970-89

Edward J. Harrington
B.S. and M.S., Tufts University, 
Ph.D., Cornell

Academic Vice President

Emeritus 
Deceased (2009)

1970-99

Thomas H. Thelen
B.S., St. Johns University, 
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Genetics

Emeritus

1972-2000

John E. Carr
B.S.and M.A, University of Missouri,
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Plant Physiology

Deceased (2000)

1972-72

Alice Lindahl

General Biology

Unknown

1973-98

Robert F. Lapen
B.S. Wagner College,
M.S., Idaho State , 
Ph.D., Washington State University

Virology/Immunology

Emeritus Deceased (2013)

1973-78

Roland S. Shook
B.S. and M.S., Colorado State University,
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Ornithology/Ecology

Left CWU

1974-76

Leland (Lee) S. Jahnke
B.A., M.S. and 
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Plant Physiology

Two year Biotech Grant 
Left CWU

1974-76

Dennis Swanger 
B.S. and M.A. University of Utah

Microbiology

Two year Biotech Grant 
Left CWU

1974-75

Thomas Trask 
Unkown

Invertebrate Zoology

One year 
Biotech Grant 
Left CWU

1987-present

David M. Darda 
B.S., University of Illinois, 
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Vertebrate Morphology/Herpetology

Faculty member

1989-2005

Phillip W. Mattocks
B.S., MIT
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Washington

Ornithology

Left CWU

1990-present

Paul W. James
B.S., University of Kansas,
M.S., Southwest Missouri State, 
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Ichthyology/Ecology

Faculty member

1992-99

Michael L. Gleason
B.S., Pittsberg State University (Kansas), 
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Cell/Molecular Biology

Left CWU

1994-present

Kristina A. Ernest
B.S., Cornell,
M.S., University of Oklahoma, 
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Community Ecology

Faculty member

1995-2001

Louise M. Baxter
B.S., Washington State University
M.Ed., University of Washington
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Science Education/Biology

Left CWU

1995-present

Linda A. Raubeson
B.S., University of Puget Sound, 
M.S., University of North Carolina 
Ph.D., Yale University

Plant Evolution/Genetics

Faculty member

1996-98

Douglas N. Reynolds
B.S., Yale University,
Ph.D., Duke University

Plant Ecology

Left CWU

1996-present

Daniel D. Beck
B.S. and M.S., Utah State University
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Physiological Ecology and Herpetology

Faculty member

1996-present

Lixing Sun
B.S. and M.S., East China Normal
Ph.D., State University of New York

Animal Behavior

Faculty member

1998-present

Holly B. Pinkart
B.S., Cal State Long Beach,
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Microbial Ecology

Faculty member

1998-00

John L. Ninnemann
B.A., Saint Olaf College (MN)
M.S., North Dakota State
Ph.D., Colorado State University

Dean of Science
Immunology

Left CWU

1998-2004

Patrick J. Bryan
B.S., University of Penn, Bloomsburg
Ph.D., Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham

Developmental and Invertebrate Biology

Left CWU

1999-2006

Steven D. Verhey
B.A., Reed College, 
M.S., University of Washington
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Cell/Molecular Biology

Left CWU

2000-present

Tom R. Cottrell
B.A., University of Colorado, 
M.S. and Ph.D., Colorado State University

Plant Ecology

Faculty member

2000-present

Lucy Bottcher
B.S. University of California, Davis
M.S. Central Washington University
Ph.D. Northern Arizona University

Ecology and Zoology

Faculty Member

2001-2007

David L. Soltz
A.B., University of California at Berkeley,
Ph.D., UCLA

Ichthyology

Left CWU

2001-2007

Roberta Soltz
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.S., California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

Ecology and Resource Management

Left CWU

2001-present

R. Steven Wagner
B.S., Central Washington University
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Genetics/Conservation Biology

Faculty member

2002-2005

Candace R. Winstead
B.A., Augustana College
Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago

Immunology/Virology

Left CWU

2002-present

Ian J. Quitadamo
B.S., M.S. and 
Ph.D., Washington State University

Biology/Science Education

Faculty member

2003-present

Mary E. Poulson
B.S., University of Wyoming,
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana

Plant Physiology

Faculty member

2004-present

James E. Johnson
B.A. and M.S., Eastern Illinois, 
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Mycology and Systematics

Faculty member

2005-present

Jason T. Irwin
B.S., University of Victoria, 
M.S. and Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Animal Physiology/Entomology

Faculty member

2006-2014

Daniel J. Selski
B.A. Berea College
M.S. and Ph.D. University of Rochester (New York)

Neurobiology and Anatomy

Left CWU

2006-present

Lucinda Carnell
 B.S. California State  University, Long Beach 
 Ph.D. University of  California, Berkeley

Molecular and Cell Biology

Faculty member

2007-present

Gabrielle Stryker

 B.S. University of New  Mexico                          Ph.D. Johns Hopkins  University

Immunology, Parasitology, and Microbiology

Faculty member

2008-present

Blaise Dondji
 B.Sc., M.Sc. and M.Phil.  University of Yaoundé,  Cameroon 
 Ph.D. University of Jos,  Nigeria

Human Physiology, Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology

Faculty member

2010-present

Jennifer M. Dechaine
 B.A., Luther College 
 Ph.D. University of  Minnesota

Plant Evolutionary Genetics and Ecology/Science Education

Faculty member

2010-present

Alison Scoville

 B.A., Carleton College  Ph.D., Utah State University

Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics

Faculty member

2014-present

April Binder

 B.A. University of Redlands    Ph.D., Washington State  University, 2009

Molecular Developmental Biology

Faculty member