Faculty and Staff

Listed below are the current faculty and staff for the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Kennesaw State University.

Name
Position
  • Premila Achar

    Premila Achar Associate Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-3524
    Email: pachar@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 526


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  • Eric Albrecht

    Eric Albrecht Associate Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6774
    Email: ealbrec1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 521


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  • Carla Andrews

    Carla Andrews Lecturer of Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6163
    Email: csa5605@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 524


     
  • Sarah Anglin

    Sarah Anglin Limited Term Instructor of Biology

    Position:
    Limited Term Instructor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: sanglin7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Eric Battaglioli

    Eric Battaglioli Clinical Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Position:
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Phone: (470) 578-2441
    Email: ebattag3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 525


     
  • Michael Beach

    Michael Beach Associate Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-4212
    Email: mbeach2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 537


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  • Joy L. Brookshire

    Joy L. Brookshire Senior Lecturer of Biology

    Photo of Joy BrookshirePosition:
    Senior Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-2153
    Email: jbrooksh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 512


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  • Anton Bryantsev

    Anton Bryantsev Associate Professor of Developmental Biology

    Photo of Anton BryantsevPosition:
    Associate Professor of Developmental Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-4919
    Email: abryants@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4004


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  • Brandon Carpenter

    Brandon Carpenter Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

    Photo of Brandon CarpenterPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-4998
    Email: bcarpe18@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4003


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  • Maria Casares

    Maria Casares Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: mcasares@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Jennifer Cooper

    Jennifer Cooper Clinical Assistant Professor of Genetics and Molecular Biology

    Position:
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Genetics and Molecular Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-2405
    Email: jcoop135@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3005


     
  • Christopher Cornelison

    Christopher Cornelison Director of Intellectual Property Development and Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Photo of Chris CornelisonPosition:
    Director of Intellectual Property Development and Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Phone: (470) 578-5115
    Email: ccornel5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 519


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  • Selma Cuya-Smith

    Selma Cuya-Smith Lecturer of Biology

    Photo of Selma Cuya-SmithPosition:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-3868
    Email: scuyasmi@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 506


     
  • Melanie Griffin

    Melanie Griffin Director of Special Programs and Associate Professor of Biology

    Photo of Melanie GriffinPosition:
    Director of Special Programs and Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6654
    Email: mgriff40@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4008


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  • Andrew Haddow

    Andrew Haddow Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Photo of Andrew HaddowPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Microbiology

    Phone: (470) 578-2653
    Email: ahaddow@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4005


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  • Elizabeth Harrison

    Elizabeth Harrison Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6437
    Email: eharr164@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 528


     
  • Alec Hayes

    Alec Hayes Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: ahaye103@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Zhongjing Lu

    Zhongjing Lu Associate Professor of Biology

    Photo of Zhongjing (Jean) LuPosition:
    Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6230
    Email: zlu2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 536


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  • Jonathan McMurry

    Jonathan McMurry Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Jonathan McMurryPosition:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3238
    Email: jmcmurr1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3014


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  • Kristina Mercer

    Kristina Mercer Lecturer of Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-2023
    Email: kmerce13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 531


     
  • Daniel Morris

    Daniel Morris Research Associate Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Research Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: dmorr125@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3003


     
  • Karlyn Mueller-Hill

    Karlyn Mueller-Hill Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-7757
    Email: kmuell11@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 522


     
  • Scott Nowak

    Scott Nowak Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Biology

    Photo of Scott NowakPosition:
    Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-7777
    Email: snowak@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4006


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  • Ramya Rajagopalan

    Ramya Rajagopalan Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

    Photo of Ramya RajagopalanPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6177
    Email: rrajagop@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3010


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  • Sheila Marie Schreiner

    Sheila Marie Schreiner Lecturer of Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-3004
    Email: sschrei8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 518


     
  • Farnaz Shoja-Taheri

    Farnaz Shoja-Taheri Lecturer of Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-3058
    Email: fshojata@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 529


     
  • Bindu Simon

    Bindu Simon Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: bsimon6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Kari Traud

    Kari Traud Lecturer of Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: ktraud@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 523


     
  • Tsai-Tien Tseng

    Tsai-Tien Tseng Associate Director of Undergraduate Research and Associate Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Associate Director of Undergraduate Research and Associate Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-5020
    Email: ttseng@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4012


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Part-Time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Stephen Barrett

    Stephen Barrett Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: sbarre52@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Daniela Cadinu

    Daniela Cadinu Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: dcadinu@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Kyle Gabriel

    Kyle Gabriel Postdoctoral Fellow

    Position:
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Phone: (470) 578-2184
    Email: kgabrie5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: HS 2309


     
  • Jaleesa Garth

    Jaleesa Garth Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: jgarth2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Jody Hubbell

    Jody Hubbell Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: jharpe15@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Army Lester

    Army Lester Part-Time Professor and Professor Emeritus of Biology

    Photo of Army LesterPosition:
    Part-Time Professor and Professor Emeritus of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6164
    Email: alester@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 330


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  • Susan M.E. Smith

    Susan M.E. Smith Part-Time Professor of Biology

    Photo of Susan SmithPosition:
    Part-Time Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-2794
    Email: ssmit325@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3004


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Administration

Name
Position
  • Hayley Anderson

    Hayley Anderson Laboratory Coordinator - Prillaman Hall

    Position:
    Laboratory Coordinator - Prillaman Hall

    Phone: (470) 578-6424
    Email: hgetman@kennesaw.edu
    Location: HS 3402


     
  • Martin Hudson

    Martin Hudson Interim Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Professor of Biology

    Photo of Dr. Martin HudsonPosition:
    Interim Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-7558
    Email: mhudso28@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 509


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  • Laurette Rust

    Laurette Rust Office Clerical Lead III

    Photo of Laurette RustPosition:
    Office Clerical Lead III

    Phone: (470) 578-6158
    Email: lrust@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 507


     
  • Dale Vogelien

    Dale Vogelien Assistant Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Professor of Biology

    Photo of Dale Lynn VogelienPosition:
    Assistant Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Professor of Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-6507
    Email: dvogelie@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 510


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Graduate Students

  • Graduate Research Assistant

    • Soobin An
    • William Beeson
    • Kendra Fick
    • Travis Main
    • Sydney Morgan
    • Brittney Owens

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    • Collin Anderson
    • Lora Asberry
    • Sarah Beauvais
    • Megan Brooks
    • Brianna Casement
    • (Katy) Mary Chon
    • Collin Dice
    • Maria Elbon
    • Molly Evans
    • James Flanagan
    • Kayla Gonzalez-Boy
    • Joanna Gresham
    • Jessica Hale
    • Joanne Harrison
    • Yatindra Kalki
    • Rachel Kaplan
    • Samantha Kennett
    • Leslie Lopez
    • Josh Lummus
    • Joseph Mercure
    • Leah Rittenburg
    • Michelle Ross
    • Kyle Swade
    • Sade Thomas
    • Jordyn Upton
    • Isabella Vahle
    • Theresa Wolff

Emeriti Faculty

    • Fleiszar, Kathleen - Professor Emeritus of Biology
    • Hendrix, Jerald D. - Professor Emeritus of Biology
    • Lester, Army - Professor Emeritus of Developmental Biology

     

    KSU Emeriti Faculty

 

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