Biology - Faculty

Professors

Phyllis Braun
Professor of Biology
B.S., Fairfield University
Ph.D., Georgetown University

Diane Brousseau
Professor of Biology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Shelley Phelan, General Biology Coordinator
Professor of Biology
B.A., Wellesley College
Ph.D., Harvard University

Associate Professors

James Biardi
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California, Irvine
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Ashley Byun, Graduate School Advisor
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., York University
Ph.D., University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Anita Fernandez
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Olivia Harriott, Education Advisor 
Associate Professor of Biology and Chair
B.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Jennifer Klug
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Indiana University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Tod Osier
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Glenn Sauer
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Brian Walker
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Drake University
M.S., Dalhousie University, Canada
Ph.D., University of Washington

Assistant Professors

Catherine J. Andersen
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
R.D., Iowa State University

Geoffrey Church, Health Professions Advisor 
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Clarkson University
M.S., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Shannon Gerry
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Bucknell University
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Jacqueline Vernarelli
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Skidmore College
M.S., Georgetown University
Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine

Professors of the Practice

Christine Earls
Professor of the Practice of Biology
B.S., Fairfield University
M.S., University of Bridgeport

Eugenia Zavras
Professor of the Practice of Biology
B.A., M.S., University of Bridgeport
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Adjuncts

Bethann Balazsi
Lauren Blair 
Christopher Blough
Anthony DeCristofaro 
Indrani Dutta
Emily Mis Marsillio
Christopher Mojcik
Brian Ortman