Faculty and Staff

Faculty in the department represent a diversity of academic specializations, including cell biology, molecular biology, virology, microbiology, genetics, plant physiology, neurobiology, developmental biology, marine biology, biomechanics, forest ecology, ornithology, behavioral ecology, and evolutionary biology.

Jack R. Bateman

Jack R. Bateman

Samuel S. Butcher Associate Professor in the Natural Sciences

Research:  Genetics and Epigenetics

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David Carlon

David Carlon

Associate Professor of Biology, Director of the Bowdoin College Coastal Studies Center

Research:  Evolutionary biology, micro-evolution and molecular ecology

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Patsy S. Dickinson

Patsy S. Dickinson

Josiah Little Professor of Natural Sciences

Research: Neurophysiology, with a focus on understanding the cellular mechanisms that enable animals to generate flexible rhythmic movements

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Vladimir Douhovnikoff

Vladimir Douhovnikoff

Associate Professor of Biology

Research: Plant Reproductive Ecology and Epigenetics 

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Hadley Wilson Horch

Hadley Wilson Horch

Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience

(on leave for 2018-19 academic year)

Research:  How nervous systems recover from injury

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William R. Jackman

William R. Jackman

Associate Professor of Biology

Research: Embryonic development and evolution

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Brittany Jellison

Brittany Jellison

Doherty Marine Biology Postdoctoral Scholar
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Amy S. Johnson

Amy S. Johnson

James R. and Helen Lee Billingsley Professor of Marine Biology

Research: Biomechanics, functional morphology and ecophysiology 

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Patty Jones

Patty Jones

Assistant Professor of Biology
Director of the Bowdoin College Scientific Station on Kent Island

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Sarah Kingston

Sarah Kingston

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Research:  Gene flow across species boundaries

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Bruce D. Kohorn

Bruce D. Kohorn

Linnaean Professor of Biology and Biochemistry

Research: Cell Biology and Genetics of Plant Cell Signaling

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Barry A. Logan

Barry A. Logan

Professor of Biology
Chair of Biology Department

Research:  Plant Physiological Ecology

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Anne E. McBride

Anne E. McBride

Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry

Research:  RNA-binding proteins and mRNA transport in yeast

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Michael F. Palopoli

Michael F. Palopoli

Professor of Biology

Research:  Evolutionary Genetics

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Stephanie A. Richards

Lecturer in Biology 

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Mary Rogalski

Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

Research:  How ecological communities and populations respond to human impacts

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Biology Support

Biology Support

Mary Keenan
Academic Department Coordinator
Biology Department Extension: 207-725-3582

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Lab Instructors

Research Associates

Pamela Bryer
Laboratory Instructor in Biology and Director of Laboratories
Shana Stewart Deeds
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Olaf Ellers
Research Associate in Biology and Mathematics
Aimee Eldridge
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Anja Forche
Research Assistant Professor of Biology
Kate Farnham
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Bernd Heinrich
Research Associate in Biology
Sandra Fussell
Laboratory Instructor in Biology

Laboratory Technicians

Stephen Hauptman
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Justine Johhnson
Lab Technician
Jaret S. Reblin
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Susan Kohorn
Lab Technician
Beth Whalon
Laboratory Instructor in Biology

Instrument Technician

Martha Mixon
Instrument Support Technician

Emeritus Faculty

John Lichter
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies Emeritus
Carey Phillips
Professor of Biology Emeritus
Thomas Settlemire
Professor of Biology Emeritus
William Steinhart
Linnean Professor of Biology Emeritus
Nathaniel T. Wheelwright
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus