Dr. Patricia Saunders, Associate Professor

Dr. Patricia Saunders

Associate Professor
Building: 
Kettering Science Building
Office Number: 
324
Phone: 
419.289.5252

Bio

Dr. Patricia A. Saunders, associate professor of biology, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2002 and is the director of the University's Environmental Science Program. Her area of expertise is aquatic ecology, and she teaches courses in biology, ecology, and environmental science. Since joining Ashland University she has directed many students doing independent research projects related to the ecology of a local lake or several ponds at the Black Fork Wetlands Preserve. She received her Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Georgia, her M.A. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Indiana University and her B.A. in biology from Oberlin College.

Education

Ph.D., Ecology, University of Georgia
M.A., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Indiana University
B.A., Biology,Oberlin College

I work in...

Environmental science is truly interdisciplinary.  Projects typically depend on collaboration among scientists and other professionals with different areas of expertise, and require  knowledge of  biology, chemistry and geology.  Environmental science majors at AU train in... Read More

Biology and Toxicology at Ashland University

When you choose a Biology Science major at Ashland University, you join a program on the cutting edge of scientific exploration with outstanding facilities and research equipment, access to five local nature preserves, strong... Read More

Events

Aug
28
All Ashland University students are invited to the annual theatre...Read more
Aug
28
Beginning Monday, August 28, the Ashland Area Chorus (AAC), under...Read more
Aug
29
From the ancient Greeks to Dr. Seuss, we are reminded...Read more
Sep
12
2017 Symposium Against Indifference: Building Bridges Through Dialogue Using Henry...Read more
Sep
12
Under the direction of Leonard Salvo, the Ashland Area Community...Read more