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Biology Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Dixie L. Smith

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Contact Person:
Kelly Borden

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Phone: 620-235-4732
Fax: 620-235-4194

Address:
Heckert-Wells Hall 223
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7552

Faculty and Staff are located in Heckert-Wells Hall (Google Map | PDF Map)

Chair of the Biology Department

 Dixie L. Smith, Ph.D.
Chair, Biology; Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 223 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4741

Faculty in Biology

 Joseph A. Arruda, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 323 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4738
 Christine Brodsky, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 330 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4947
 Peter A. Chung, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
Department of Biology
Office: 303 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4736
 James T. Dawson, Ph.D.
Professor of Botany
Department of Biology
Office: 218 Hartman Hall
Phone: 620-235-4734
 Andrew George, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 322 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4030
 Anuradha Ghosh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health
Department of Biology
Office: 321 Heckert-Wells
Phone: 620-235-4532
 Phillip A. Harries, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 222 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4864
 Hermann F. Nonnenmacher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 325 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4834
 Mandy M. Peak Bryan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 203 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-6541
 Virginia C. Rider, Ph.D.
University Professor
Department of Biology
Office: 213 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4739
 Neal D. Schmidt, Pharm.D.
Instructor
Department of Biology
Office: 304 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4737
 Neil W. Snow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Botany; Director, T.M. Sperry Herbarium
Department of Biology
Office: 302 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4424
 James E. Whitney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Office: 324 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4735
 Daniel M. Zurek, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biology
Office: 222 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4746

Administrative Staff in Biology

 Kelly J. Borden
Administrative Specialist
Department of Biology
Office: 223 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4731
 Kim Grissom
Storekeeper
Department of Biology
Office: 312 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4742
 Delia A. Lister
Director, Nature Reach
Department of Biology
Office: 329 Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4727

Emeriti and Retired Faculty in Biology

Hugh T. Campbell

Hugh T. Campbell 
Emeritus Professor of Microbiology

Leon Dinkins

R. Leon Dinkins 
Emeritus Professor of Entomology

Cynthia Ford

Cynthia S. Ford, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Biology

Steven Ford

Steven D. Ford, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Zoology

David Gordon

David M. Gordon, Ph.D. 
Emeritus Professor of Entomology

Harvard Riches

R. Harvard Riches 
Emeritus Professor of Biology Education

James Triplett

James R. Triplett, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Biology