Emeritus Faculty


Norma Allewell , Professor. Ph.D. Yale University, 1969. Biochemical mechanisms of multisubunit proteins, particularly those involved in nitrogen metabolism.


Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor. Ph. D. University of Washington. Research interests focused on global infectious diseases, water, and health. 


Thomas Cook, Emeritus Professor.


 Theodor O. Diener, Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus 


Raymond N. Doetsch, Emeritus Professor.


Elisabeth Gantt , Emerita and Distinguished University Professor. Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1958. Cell biology: photosynthetic apparatus and accessory pigments; physiology of algae; phylogenetic relationships.


Sam W. Joseph , Emeritus Professor. Ph.D. St. John's University (New York),1970. Bacterial toxins; mechanisms of virulence; emerging causes ofhuman gastroenteritis; chromosomal and extra chromosomal factorsrelated to bacterial pathogenesis.


James Kantzes, Emeritus Professor.


David Lockard, Emeritus Professor..


Glenn Patterson, Emeritus Professor.


James Reveal, Emeritus Professor. 


Bob S. Roberson, Emeritus Professor.


Richard Stewart, Emeritus Professor. Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1984. Microbial physiology molecular biology of bacterial motility; sensory systems in microorganisms.


Heven Sze, Professor Emerita. Ph.D. Purdue University, 1975. Biochemistry and physiology: membrane structure, function, and biogenesis; mechanism and regulation of solute transport; bioenergetics; proton-and calcium-pumping ATPases.

Ronald M. Weiner , Emeritus Professor. Ph.D. Iowa State University, 1970. Marine bacteriology; degradation of complexpolysaccharides; molecular biology and morphogenesis of buddingbacteria; establishment of submerged marine surface communities.


Stephen Wolniak, Professor Emeritus. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1979. Cell biology: cell motility; mechanisms of chromosome movement during mitosis; signal transduction in the regulation of mitotic progression.


Robert T. Yuan, Emeritus Professor.