Our Faculty & Staff

Due to the ongoing changes in safety protocols, some faculty members are having office hours in person and over Zoom.  Please check individual sites for more information! 

Faculty

Dr. Lisa Bentley and Plant
Assistant Professor
(707) 664-2918
Focus
Environmental Plant Physiology
Plant Biology
Dr. Mike Cohen
Professor
(707) 664-3413
Darwin 222
Focus
Environmental Microbiology, Plant-Microbe Interactions
Dr. Daniel Crocker
Professor, Department of Biology Chair
(707) 664-2995
Darwin 242
Focus
Physiological & Behavioral Ecology, Marine Biology
Dr. Nick Geist and Turtle friend
Professor
(707) 664-3056
Focus
Functional Morphology of Vertebrates, Paleobiology
Dr. Derek Girman
Professor
(707) 664-3055
Focus
Vertebrate Biology, Conservation Genetics and Evolution
Lisa Hua
Assistant Professor
(707) 664-2339
Darwin 216
Focus
Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology
Brent Hughes
Assistant Professor
707-664-2142
Focus
Marine Community Ecology and Conservation
Karin Enstam Jaffe
Professor
(707) 664-2944
Focus
Applied Primate Ethology, Primate Behavioral Ecology
Joseph Lin
Professor
(707) 664-2931
Focus
Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Pre-Health Professions Coordinator
Murali Pillai
Professor
(707) 664-2981
Focus
Cell and Developmental Biology, Developmental Toxicology
Sean Place
Associate Professor
(707) 664-3054
Focus
Genomics, Molecular and Cell Biology
Nathan Rank
Professor
(707) 664-3053
Focus
Population and Evolutionary Genetics, Entomology
Richard Whitkus
Professor
(707) 664-2303
Focus
Plant Biology, Plant Evolutionary Genetics
Mackenzie Zippay
Associate Professor, Biology Graduate Program Coordinator
(707) 664-4349
Darwin 235
Focus
Environmental Physiology

Lecturers

Peter Arnold
Lecturer
(707) 664-2981
Rachel Donham
Lecturer
(707) 468-3169
Jackie Guilford
Lecturer
(707) 664-3835
Darwin 236
Shannon at the Coast
Lecturer
(707) 664-2320
Wendy St. John
Lecturer
(707) 664-2320

Staff

Galten
Administrative Coordinator II
(707) 664-2189
Kandis
Lab Technician II
(707) 664-3157
Lizzie K
Administrative Analyst
(707) 664-2535
Lab Technician III
(707) 664-2949