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The Kennesaw State University (KSU) Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB) is committed to the intentional cultivation of a community of inclusive excellence. We know that our greatest endeavor as academics lies in our dedication to motivate our students, helping them connect in meaningful ways to the course material, working together to drive innovation, curiosity, and accomplishment. Successfully meeting this challenge comes from a foundation upon which diverse ideas from all individuals are celebrated to strengthen our commitment to building a community of inclusive excellence.


The Mission of the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology is to advance knowledge in the fields of evolution, organismal biology, ecology and environmental science and provide students with critical thinking skills needed to address current and future challenges.


Faculty in EEOB educate and mentor students in the fields of environmental science, ecology, evolution, and organismal biology through authentic interdisciplinary classroom, field, and research experiences. Our vision is to become the program of choice for undergraduate and graduate students seeking exceptional learning and research experiences and degrees in biology and environmental science. Graduates will leave our programs with the skills to enter the workforce or graduate programs and make meaningful contributions in their fields.