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Biology & Marine Science Faculty and Staff

​Full-time Faculty


Ken Black (Online Instructor)
B.S. University of Florida; M.F.A.S. University of Florida
Areas of Specialization: Ecophysiology of estuarine organisms, environmental toxicology, nutrition


Rose Borkowski (Associate Professor)
B.A. University of North Carolina; DVM University of Florida.
Area of Specialization: Veterinary Medicine, Biology and Medicine of Birds, Marine and Terrestrial Mammals, Diseases of Zoo and Wildlife Species, Human Anatomy and Physiology.


Lee Ann J. Clements (Professor & Chair Division of Science and Mathematics)
B.A., University of Virginia; M.S. & Ph.D., University of South Carolina.
Areas of Specialization: Biological Oceanography, Physiological Ecology and Regeneration in Invertebrates


John Enz (Assistant Professor)
B.S. University of Texas at El Paso, M.S. University of Texas at El Paso, Ph.D. University of Louisville
Area of Specialization: Entomology, Pollination Ecology, Aquatic Macroinvertebrates,  Herpetology, Tropical Ecology, Study Abroad, Human Anatomy and Physiology


Dr. Nisse Goldberg (Associate Professor)
BA, Univ. California, Santa Cruz; MS, San Jose State University; PhD, University of Western Australia
Areas of Specialization: Terrestrial and Marine Botany, Terrestrial and Marine Ecology


Karen E. Jackson (Professor & Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning)
B.A., Jacksonville University; Ph.D., University of Florida.
Areas of Specialization: Immunology, Cell Biology and Molecular Biology


Breanna M. Korsman (Instructor)

B.S, The College of William and Mary;  M.Ed., University of Florida; M.S., University of North Florida.

Areas of Specialization: ​marine ecology, biological oceanography, exercise physiology


Daniel A. McCarthy (Associate Professor & Department Co-Chair)
B.S., Jacksonville University; M.S. Florida State University; Ph.D. King's College, University of London
Areas of Specialization: Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Ecology, Reproduction of Marine Organisms


Cathy Miller (Instructor)
B.S. Miami University; M.S. University of California Riverside
Areas of Specialization: Altitude physiology, anatomy and physiology


Anthony (Andy) J.A. Ouellette (Associate Professor & Department Co-Chair)
A.A., Valencia Community College; B.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Areas of Specialization: Toxic Cyanobacteria, Microbiology, Biochemistry


Mark D. Roycik (Assistant Professor)
B.S. Georgia Southern University; Ph.D. Florida State University
Areas of Specialization: Biochemistry, matrix enzymes, metalloproteinases, cancer biology, translational biology


Jeremy Stalker (Assistant Professor)
B.S. Michigan State UniversityM.S. University of Montana; Ph.D. Florida International University
Areas of Specialization: Hydrology, Stable isotope, ionic, and nutrient Geochemistry, Coastal Oceanography, Geophysics, Forensics


Natasha Vanderhoff (Associate Professor)
B.S. Loyola University of Chicago, M.S. University of Louisville, Ph.D. University of Louisville
Areas of Specialization: Behavioral Ecology, Foraging, Animal Communication, Ornithology, Tropical Ecology, Primatology


A. Quinton White Jr (Professor & Executive Director of the MSRI)
B.S. North Carolina Wesleyan College; M.S., University of Virginia; Ph.D. University of South Carolina
Areas of Specialization:
Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Ecology, Ecology and Life History of Manatees


Laboratory Manager 

Heather McCarthy
B.S., University of Central Florida; M.E.M. (Master of Environmental Management), Duke University.
Areas of Specialization: Coastal Environmental Management and Policy, Non-native Species, and Nature Writing.


Part-time Faculty

Tony DiGirolamo
A.A. Broward Community College; B.S. University of Tampa; M.S. University of West Florida 
Ryan Ford
B.S. Florida State Univerisity; M.S. University of North Florida
Gerry Pinto
B.S. Plymouth Polytechnic; M.S. Auburn University; Ph.D. Auburn University