Academic Programs

"The faculty take the time to know their students and really care. They see your passions and provide opportunities that fit you."
Kate Bussell '12

"The personal mentorship I received from my professors was really beneficial as I moved on to Johns Hopkins."
Joshua Schwartz '10

“My liberal arts education was critical in preparing me to excel in a rigorous multi-disciplinary graduate program. It was also helpful that my biology professors at Transylvania instilled a strong work ethic in the classroom and encouraged creative collaboration.”
Sarah Miller '09

Biology Faculty

  • Wagner

    James D. Wagner, Professor of Biology; Chair, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (effective Aug. 1)

    Ph.D., University of Kentucky; M.S., University of Maryland; B.S., University of South Florida
  • Sly

    Belinda Sly, Associate Professor of Biology; Program Director

    Ph.D., Indiana University; B.S., Oregon State University
  • Bray

    Sarah Bray, Associate Professor of Biology

    Ph.D., University of Florida; B.A., Coe College
  • Duffin

    Paul Duffin, Assistant Professor of Biology

    Ph.D., Northwestern University; B.A., Grinnell College
  • Fox

    Rebecca Fox, Associate Professor of Biology

    Ph.D., M.S., University of California at Davis; B.S., Arizona State University

© 2003-2016 Transylvania University. All rights reserved.

Transylvania University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.Transylvania University is committed to ensuring that the institution is free of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief or veteran's status, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law or local ordinance. Click here to read our full non-discrimination policy. Title IX information