Chair

Name Contact Department or Center Profile Image

Siobhan Fennessy

Prof of Bio; Philip & Sheila Jordan Prof in Enviro Studies
Areas of Expertise
Wetland ecosystem ecology, plant community response to disturbance, climate change and wetland carbon cycles
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 205
Phone Number
(740) 427-5455

Faculty

Name Contact Department or Center Profile Image

Chris Bickford

Associate Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Plant ecophysiology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 215
Phone Number
(740) 427-5941

Chris Gillen

Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Animal physiology, science writing, insect salt and water balance
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 310
Phone Number
(740) 427-5399

Kathy Gillen

Assistant Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 312
Phone Number
(740) 427-5395

Lauren Woodward Hartzler

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 201
Phone Number
(740) 427-5789
 

Ruth Heindel

Dorothy & Thomas Jegla Assist Prof of Environmental Studies
Areas of Expertise
Polar environmental change, global dust cycle, soil science
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 301
Phone Number
(740) 427-5610

Karen Hicks

Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Plant molecular and developmental genetics.
Campus
Address
Fischman 102
Phone Number
(740) 427-5379

Nathan Howell

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
tRNA modification, RNA biochemistry, enzymology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 121
Phone Number
(740) 427-5384

Harry Itagaki

Professor Emeritus of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Sensory neurobiology, neuroethology, size and scaling in organisms
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5394

Andrew Kerkhoff

Associate Provost and Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Scaling and macroecology, plant and insect herbivore communities
Campus
Address
Bailey House 201
Phone Number
(740) 427-5310

Iris Levin

Assist Prof of Biology & Environmental Studies
Areas of Expertise
Behavioral ecology, evolutionary ecology, disease ecology. 
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 305
Phone Number
(740) 427-5640

Robert Mauck

Professor Emeritus of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Animal behavior, physiological ecology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5076

Jennifer McMahon

Lead Instructor & Director of Introductory Labs in Biology
Areas of Expertise
Plant biochemistry, plant physiology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 108
Phone Number
(740) 427-5225

Sarah Petersen

Ashby Denoon Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Areas of Expertise
Neurodevelopment, myelinating glia, synaptic plasticity
Campus
Address
Samuel Mather Hall 322
Phone Number
(740) 427-5259

Wade Powell

Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Molecular biology, environmental toxicology.
Campus
Address
Fischman 202
Phone Number
(740) 427-5396

Joan Slonczewski

Professor of Biology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 302
Phone Number
(740) 427-5397

Arianna Smith

Assistant Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Reproductive biology, developmental biology and immunology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 202
Phone Number
(740) 427-5305

Toshi Tsunekage

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Evolutionary ecology, ornithology
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 107
Phone Number
(740) 427-5973
 

Natalie Wright

Assistant Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Morphological evolution, ornithology, evolutionary ecology, biomechanics
Campus
Address
Higley Hall 214
Phone Number
(740) 427-5071

Emeriti

Name Contact Department or Center Profile Image

Kathryn Edwards

Professor Emerita of Biology
Areas of Expertise
Botany, cell physiology, women's and gender studies.
 

Ray Heithaus

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science and Biology
Naturalist, Brown Family Environmental Center
Areas of Expertise
Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior
Campus
Phone Number
(740) 427-.
 

Tammy Konkler

Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division
Contact
Phone Number
740-427-5383
Email Address
konkler1@kenyon.edu
Location
Higley 213