Biology Faculty

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.

Faculty & Staff Directory Table
Becktell, Margot
Associate Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 221F Send email
970.248.1892
Hampton, Paul
Associate Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 211L Send email
970.248.1585
Hansen, Eriek
Associate Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 211K Send email
970.248.1562
Matlock, Stephanie
Instructor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 221D Send email
970.248.1941
McKenney, Denise
Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 228D Send email
970.248.1015
McLaughlin , Pam
Instructor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Science Center 211B Send email
970.248.1993
McQuade, Kyle
Associate Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 211H Send email
970.248.1650
McVean, Carrie
Department Head of Biology, Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 228D Send email
970.248.1165
Ozsoy, Zeynep
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 211C Send email
970.248.1595
Palmer, Aparna
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs for Student and Faculty Success, Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Lowell Heiny Hall 208 Send email
970.248.1881
Schrager Lavelle, Amanda
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Science Center 211F Send email
970.248.1761
Scott, Melissa
Lecturer of Biology
Biological Sciences
Location: Online Send email
No phone, use email to contact
Sirota, Judith
Instructor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 139 Send email
970.248.1313
Stansbury, Matthew
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 232 Send email
970.248.1690
Stern, Stephen
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 221A Send email
970.248.1674
Varner, Johanna
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 223D Send email
970.248.1180
Walla, Thomas
Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 221C Send email
970.248.1146
Weeks, Denita
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 221B Send email
970.248.1684
Werman, Steven
Professor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall & Science Center 252 Send email
970.248.1909
West, Shay
Instructor of Biology
Biological Sciences
Wubben Hall and Science Center 211E Send email
970.248.1936