• Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Systematic ecological reviews for policy and decision makers
  • Effects of land management on species of conservation concern
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Sciences and Arts
  • Associate Teaching Professor, Humanities Department
  • Assistant Academic Advisor: Humanities and Modern Languages


  • Writing About Writing pedagogy
  • Reflective pedagogies and eportfolios
  • American Literature
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Research and Education, College of Sciences and Arts
  • Faculty Fellow (Research Integrity), Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Identify experimental conditions that can generate diverse aggregated protein structures from the same proteins.
  • Develop novel tools and techniques to differentiate amongst the varied aggregated species of proteins.
  • Understand the relationship between aggregated protein species and its associated cellular toxicity.