Faculty


Dr. Bradley Blackwell

Dr. Bradley Blackwell, Dept. Head
Assistant Professor of Sustainability and Renewable Resources

Teaching Areas:

  • Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • Environmental Geology
  • Environmental Policy and Regulation
  • GIS

Research Interests:

  • Mercury contamination of fish and invertebrates
  • Landscape patterns of mercury deposition
  • Water quality monitoring

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Syracuse University
  • M.S. in Environmental Science, Texas Christian University
  • B.S. in Environmental Science, Lubbock Christian University
Dr. Brant

Dr. Joel Brant
Professor of Biology

Teaching Areas:

  • Environmental Geology
  • Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
  • Ecology
  • Mammalogy

Research Interests:

  • Natural history of mammals,
  • Morphology of heteromyid rodents
  • Mammalian fauna ofthe Southern Rolling Plains & Edwards Plateau

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Texas Tech University
  • M.S. in Biology, Angelo State University
  • B.S. in Biology, Abilene Christian University
Dr. T.J. Boyle

Dr. Terrence Boyle
Assistant Professor of Biology

Teaching Areas:

  • General Biology II
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Aquatic and Marine Ecology
  • Non-majors Biology

Research Interests:

  • Invasive species
  • Natural history of crustaceans
  • Species diversity, ecology, and distribution

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Zoology, Texas A&M University
  • M.S. and B.S. in Biology, Tarleton State University

Ms. Brooke Wright
HHSC Instructor

Teaching Areas:

  • Public Health
  • Human Health Science

Research Interests:

  • Mycobiome colonization of the infant gut
  • Bacterial growth on chromogenic media
  • Bacterial and fungal DNA isolation techniques

Education:

  • M.S. in Biology, University of Tulsay
  • B.S. in Biology, Abilene Christian University