Faculty & Staff in Biology & Earth Science

Biology & Earth Science Office Information
Department Chair: Dr. Jennifer Bennett
Location: Science Center 236, 155 W. Main St.
Hours: Monday – Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Phone:
614-823-1517
Email: drhodeback@otterbein.edu

Jennifer Bennett

Jennifer Bennett

Associate Professor & Department Chair


Dr. Bennett is a microbial geneticist who teaches courses in cell biology, microbiology, microbial genetics and bioinformatics.  Students in her research program identify new genes involved...

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Elizabeth (Beaux) Berkeley

Elizabeth (Beaux) Berkeley

Assistant Professor


Dr. Berkeley is an Assistant Professor at Otterbein University.  She teaches introductory biology and upper level classes in animal reproduction and conservation.  She also co-teaches wildlife...

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Sarah Bouchard

Sarah Bouchard

Professor


Dr. Bouchard is a physiological ecologist who specializes in reptile and amphibian nutrition. She has a very active research lab, with undergraduates conducting projects both in Ohio and Panama....

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Andrew Calinger-Yoak

Andrew Calinger-Yoak

Assistant Professor


Dr. Calinger-Yoak is a member of the core Anatomy and Physiology instructors at Otterbein and is responsible for the Anatomy and Physiology and the Pathophysiology courses. His teaching...

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Michael Hoggarth

Michael Hoggarth

Professor


Dr. Michael Hoggarth is an aquatic ecologist who teaches classes for majors and non-majors at Otterbein.  He is a member of the Zoo and Conservation Science Committee and the STEAM Advisory...

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Simon K. Lawrance

Simon K. Lawrance

Professor


Dr. Lawrance teaches in the Introductory Biology sequence, the Integrative Studies Program, Human Microbiology and advanced courses in Molecular Genetics and Immunology. His research centers on...

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Jeffrey S. Lehman

Jeffrey S. Lehman

Professor


Dr. Lehman is a broadly trained plant biologist with interests in host-plant interactions, plant toxicity, tropical and temperate agriculture, and the evolution of cultivated and natural plants....

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Halard L. Lescinsky

Halard L. Lescinsky

Professor


Dr. Halard Lescinsky is a Paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and field geologist.  He directs the Aquarium track within the Zoo and Conservation Science Program, and leads travel courses to...

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Lisa Marr

Associate Professor


Dr. Marr not only teaches in the Anatomy and Physiology sequences and an INST course, she also serves as a Pre-Professional Health advisor to students in any major on campus who are aspiring to...

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David C. Sheridan

David C. Sheridan

Assistant Professor


At Otterbein University, Dr. Sheridan teaches courses in anatomy & physiology, cellular & molecular biology, and neuroscience. He is a cellular physiologist with particular interests in...

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Brandon Sinn

Assistant Professor


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Kevin Svitana

Associate Professor


Dr. Svitana, joined the Otterbein faculty in 2007. He has more than 35 years of experience as a geologist, and over 33 years as a hydrogeologist, and is a professional geologist and an Ohio...

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Anna M. Young

Anna M. Young

Associate Professor, Director of the Zoo & Conservation Science Program


As Director of the Zoo and Conservation Science Program, Dr. Young teaches Introduction to Zoo and Conservation Science, Conservation Biology, Animal Behavior, and leads practicums that occur at...

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Donna Rhodeback

Donna Rhodeback

Administrative Assistant


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Erin Ulrich

Erin Ulrich

Lab Coordinator


Erin helps keep laboratory courses in Biology and Earth Science running smoothly. She works closely with the instructors to have the solutions, equipment, supplies, and organisms ready for action...

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Part Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science

Janice Countaway

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Alexander Fotis

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Karen Cook Hoggarth

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Elizabeth Hoskins

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Gary Jackson

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Troy Markham

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Steven McKee

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Stephen Pearson

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Ken Peterman

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Raleigh Ricart

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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Erik Paul Rothacker

Part-Time Faculty in Biology & Earth Science


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