Environmental Science

The following faculty will advise you in the Environmental Science program.

Leona Truchan, coordinator, is a graduate of Alverno College. She teaches microbiology, immunology, virology and chronobiology on a regular basis. She has also been actively involved on the national, regional, and state level on pre service and in service preparation for science teachers. In addition, she coordinates the science support or major for the students interested in elementary, middle school or secondary teaching. She received her doctorate in the biological sciences from Northwestern University.

Lauralee Guilbault is a member of the Chemistry Department. She teaches analytical chemistry courses such as separation techniques and spectroscopic methods of analysis. Lauralee received her bachelor's degree from Northland College, an environmental college. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee.

Becky Burton teaches animal behavior, ecology, zoology, anatomy/physiology, and biology for non-majors. Her primary interests are in behavioral ecology, but she has also worked in plant restoration ecology, immunology, and neurobiology. She has a special interest in understanding how animals respond to seasonal environments. Becky received her B.S. from The Evergreen State College, her M.A. in zoology from the University of Montana, and her doctorate in ecology from Kansas State University. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.

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Last update: 4/18/02 by Rebecca Burton, Dept. of Biology, Alverno College