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Biology- Faculty




The Department of Biology in Lyman Briggs College is actually referred to as the “Biology Group”. We currently have five Biologists on staff in the role of Professors who teach classes, pursue research and do outreach/service.



Kendra Cheruvelil
Kendra Cheruvelil who is appointed in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and has an expertise in Inland Lake Ecology and Student Learning.

Peter White
Peter White who is appointed in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Entomology and has an expertise in Insect (Lepidoptera) Ecology and Student Learning.

Gerald Urquhart
Gerald Urquhart who is appointed in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and has an expertise in Tropical Wildlife & Forest Ecology and Student Learning.

Jim Smith
James Smith who is appointed in Lyman Briggs College and the Departments of Entomology and Integrative Biology and has an expertise in evolutionary relationships of Rhagoletis fruit flies and Student Learning.

Doug Luckie
Douglas Luckie who is appointed in Lyman Briggs College and the Departments of Physiology and has an expertise in the molecular physiology of the disease cystic fibrosis and Student Learning.