Stephanie A. Richards

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Contact Information

Druckenmiller Hall - 230B

Teaching this semester

BIOL 1109. Scientific Reasoning in Biology

Pamela Bryer Stephanie Richards
Lectures examine fundamental biological principles, from the sub-cellular to the ecosystem level with an emphasis on critical thinking and the scientific method. Laboratory sessions will help develop a deeper understanding of the techniques and methods used in the biological science by requiring students to design and conduct their own experiments. Lecture and weekly laboratory/discussion groups. To ensure proper placement, students must take the biology placement examination and must be recommended for placement in Biology 1109.

BIOL 2118. Microbiology

Stephanie Richards
An examination of the structure and function of microorganisms, from viruses to bacteria to fungi, with an emphasis on molecular descriptions. Subjects covered include microbial structure, metabolism, and genetics. Control of microorganisms and environmental interactions are also discussed. Laboratory sessions every week. Chemistry 2250 is recommended.


  • B.S. (Bates)
  • Ph.D. (Vermont)