Megan Doczi received her B.A. in neuroscience from Drew University and earned her Ph.D. in anatomy and neurobiology from the University of Vermont.
During her postdoctoral fellowship at UVM, Doczi completed a developmental study of visually guided patch-clamp recordings in brain slices of the avian embryonic hypothalamus. Her laboratory at Norwich University continues to explore the role of voltage-gated potassium channels in the developmental patterning of hypothalamic circuits governing food intake and energy expenditure.
Morgan Moeglein studies the evolution of leaf form across plants. She received her B.S. in plant biology from the University of Vermont, her M.S. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Brown University, and her Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Yale University.
Allison Neal studies parasites, especially how they interact with each other and their hosts. She earned her B.A. and Ph.D. in biology from the University of Vermont.
Scott L. Page, Ph.D., joined the Norwich faculty in 1999 and has served as the chair of the Department of Biology from 2009 to 2015 and from 2016 to 2019.
Simon Pearish studies the behavior of fishes and uses ecological thinking to look for solutions to the eutrophication of our lakes and streams. He completed his undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology at Indiana University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
Heather Driscoll received her B.S. and M.S. in Botany from the University of Vermont, where she completed research on the origin and evolution of two fern lineages using molecular data: beech ferns (genus Thelypteris) in Vermont and sword ferns (genus Polystichum) on the Hawaiian Islands.
David Ebenstein received his B.A. in zoology from the University of Vermont and his M.S. in biology from the University of Southern California.
Mary Beth Klinger-Lawrence joined the Department of Biology faculty at Norwich University in 2016. She holds a B.S. in biology from Clarkson University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Vermont.
Amanda Northrop arrived at Norwich University in 2020. She earned her BA in zoology and PhD in biology from the University of Vermont.
Dr. James “Jim” Novak Novak is considered one of the leading experts in the study of how organisms adapt and evolve in environments where they are subjected to extreme stressors. At Norwich University, he currently teaches ecology and introductory biology labs.
Douglas Brukardt comes to Norwich with over 40 years of experience in the sciences. He holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Bridgeport and a master’s degree in teaching from Norwich University.
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