Full-time Faculty

  • Carl D. Anthony
    Area of expertise: Behavioral ecology, Evolution, Herpetology (especially kin selection, cannibalism, competition, life history evolution)
  • Rebecca E. Drenovsky
    Area of expertise: Plant physiology and ecology, with an emphasis on plant-soil interactions
  • Jeffrey R. Johansen
    Area of expertise: Phycological research, including diatoms as water quality indicators, cyanobacterial systematics, and floristics of terrestrial algae
  • Erin E. Johnson
    Area of expertise: Regulation of iron metabolism and infectious disease
  • James L. Lissemore
    Area of expertise: Molecular genetics, Genetics
  • Michael P. Martin
    Area of expertise: Regulation of transcription and protein-DNA interactions
  • Ralph A. Saporito
    Area of expertise: Chemical Ecology, Tropical Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, with an emphasis on predator-prey interactions and aposematism.
  • Christopher A. Sheil
    Area of expertise: Systematic herpetology, Skeletal morphology, and Evolutionary development
  • Kal Tuominen
    Area of expertise: Plant physiology, Quantitative ecology, Ethics in Biology
  • Pamela J. Vanderzalm
    Area of expertise: Developmental Biology with an emphasis on the genetic control of growth
  • Ashley R. Wain
    Area of expertise: Integrated Bioscience
  • James I. Watling
    Area of expertise: Conservation Biology, Geographic Information Systems, and Landscape Ecology
  • Cyrilla H. Wideman
    Area of expertise: Physiology, Endocrinology, Neuroscience


Administrative Assistant:  Barbara Ivec, MAIS
Phone: 216.397.4251
Email:  bivec@jcu.edu

Meet our graduate and research assistants

Part-Time Faculty

Dr. Kristen L. Doud  Office:  W249
Phone: 216.397.4490
Email:  kdoud@jcu.edu

Dr. Cari-Ann Hickerson  Office: W242
Phone: 216.397.4489
Email: chickerson@jcu.edu
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Dr. Sean Kessler  Office: W249
Phone: 216.397.4490
Email: skessler@jcu.edu

Dr. Polly J. Mason  Office: W205
Phone:  216.397.6250
Email: pjmason@jcu.edu

Dr. Heidi Moawad  Office: W205
Phone: 216.397.6250
Email: hmoawad@jcu.edu


Retired Faculty and In Memoriam