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Biology Department


Biology Faculty

Our courses are taught by a departmental staff consisting of 8 full-time and a team of adjunct instructors. The faculty have a unique combination of biological backgrounds and fields of expertise. These talents are brought into the classrooms and laboratories providing unique viewpoints that allow our students an opportunity to learn the many facets of the world of living things.

  • Shina Alagia - B.Sc. - Regional College of Education, India,
    M.S. - Vanivihar/Utkal University, India
    Department Co-Chair
    Anatomy & Physiology - Physiology
  • Sue Caldwell - M.S., San Diego State University.
    Physiology - Anatomy & Physiology - Human Biology
  • Virginia Dudley - B.S., San Diego State University; M.S, SDSU.
    Marine Biology, Environmental Biology, Zoology.
  • Michael Golden - B.S., M.A., San Francisco State Univ.
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental Biology - Environmental Resources - Plant Ecology
  • Craig Milgrim - B.S., Biological Sciences, Univ. of Cincinnati;
    M.S., Botany/Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont
    Department Co-Chair
    Molecular/Cellular Biology - General Biology
  • Michele Perchez - B.S., Cal. State San Bernardino; M.S., UC Riverside.
  • Bonnie Ripley - A.B., Occidental College, Biology ; Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/M.I.T.,
    Biological Oceanography, Biostatistics, General Biology, Organismal Biology

  • Allison Shearer - B.S., Biology, University of Kentucky;  M.S., Biology, University of California- San Diego
    Anatomy, Anatomy & Physiology


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