We are driven by our commitment to excellent teaching!

Our professors in Biology have deliberately chosen to pursue their careers at Colorado Mesa University because of its commitment to teaching. Small class sizes, innovative approaches, hands-on labs, fieldwork, field courses, and undergraduate research are what draw BOTH faculty and students to our Department.

Please feel free to contact the professors listed below for more information about our department and its offerings.

Margot Becktell
Associate Professor of Biology
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Dale Call
Lecturer of Biology
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Patrice Connors
Assistant Professor of Biology
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Renee Good
Instructor of Biology
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George Gromke
Lecturer of Biology
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Paul Hampton
Associate Professor of Biology
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Eriek Hansen
Associate Professor of Biology
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Stephanie Matlock
Instructor of Biology
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Denise McKenney
Professor of Biology
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Kyle McQuade
Professor of Biology
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Carrie McVean
Department Head of Biology, Professor of Biology
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Justin Montemarano
Instructor of Biology
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Zeynep Ozsoy
Associate Professor of Biology
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Athena Praggastis
Instructor of Biology/Lab
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Melissa Scott
Lecturer of Biology
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Megan Sherbenou
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
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Matthew Stansbury
Associate Professor of Biology
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Stephen Stern
Professor of Biology
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Johanna Varner
Associate Professor of Biology
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Thomas Walla
Professor of Biology
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Denita Weeks
Assistant Professor of Biology
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Steven Werman
Professor of Biology
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Shay West
Instructor of Biology
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