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John Basey

Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 1992 • Associate Teaching Professor
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Teresa Bilinski

Associate Chair • Associate Teaching Professor
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Harrison Carpenter

Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, 2001 • Associate Teaching Professor
I serve as EBIO’s Advisor for Writing Instruction. Ever since I studied rhetoric in graduate school, I’ve been analyzing scientists’ writing, and researching the ways scientists’ writing changes, and is changed by, the social and political contexts in which science operates. In EBIO, I teach writing classes for undergraduate science students, coaching them to write like scientists, but also to see how writing is an essential part of scientific inquiry...
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Caitlin Kelly

Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder, 2016 • Assistant Teaching Professor • Continuing Education Liaison
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Stephanie Renfrow

M.A. in Science Writing, Johns Hopkins University 1998 • Assistant Teaching Professor
As a writing instructor with EBIO, I focus on helping students deepen their science and scientific communications skills. My central interest is in helping undergraduate students hone their writing and presenting skills, as well as gain experience with real-world genres that typify the professional efforts of scientists. I also enjoy helping graduate students on an individual basis with specific projects and communications skills. In addition to my teaching background, my...

Warren Sconiers

PhD, Texas A&M University, 2014 • Associate Teaching Professor
As an REU studying invasive plant interactions at University of California, Irvine, Dr. Sconiers worked with Dr. Katharine Suding studying the interactions between plant phenology and changes in nitrogen, snowpack, and temperature. Dr. Sconiers completed his PhD in Entomology at Texas A&M with Micky Eubanks and was trained as an insect ecologist, studying the effects of drought stress and changes in nutritional plant physiology and insect species composition. This is...

Derek Sweeny

Assistant Teaching Professor