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Associate Dean of Biology Undergraduate Education

Katherine Smith, PhD

Associate Dean Katherine F. SmithAssociate Dean Katherine F. Smith

A member of the Brown faculty since July 2008, Dean Smith received a BS in Biology from The University of New Mexico and a PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology from The University of California Santa Barbara. Before arriving at Brown, she was a David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow with the EcoHealth Alliance and University of Georgia. Dean Smith teaches and pursues research in the field of Conservation Medicine.  She leads the new course Living Biology at Brown & Beyond as part of the Biology Program's Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan. Dean Smith is a first generation student who is an active member of Brown's College Curriculum Council and Global Health Initiative. She is a faculty member in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Dean Smith is the recipient of the 2014-15 Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences.


Office of Biology Undergraduate Education
Arnold Lab | Suite 124

 

Scott Rathbun
Office Coordinator
Scott_Rathbun@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 9624

Michelle Leiber
Program Coordinator
Michelle_Leiber@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 3133

Sarah Taylor
Senior Academic Advisor | Instructor
Sarah_Taylor@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 6891

Jody Hall
Academic Advisor | Teaching Associate & Manager, Undergraduate Laboratories
Jody_Hall@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 2967


Multidisciplinary Teaching Laboratories
BioMedical Center | Room 113


Katherine Patenaude

Director, MDL
Katherine_Patenaude@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 3464

Patricia Martins
Department Coordinator
Patricia_Martins@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 2482

Kelly Cleveland
Senior Technical Assistant
Kelly_Cleveland@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 3995

Michael DePasquale
Senior Technical Assistant
Michael_DePasquale@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 2482

Donna Flanagan
Senior Technical Assistant
Donna_Flanagan@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 3995

Philip Bolduc
Technical Assistant
Philip_Bolduc@brown.edu
401 | 863 | 3995


Biology Curriculum Committee (BCC) 

Chairperson

Associate Dean Katherine Smith 

Faculty & Student Representatives

Bungiro, Richard
Gardezi, Mursal '18 
  
Kauer, Julie
Morrow, Eric
  
Swartz, Sharon
Taylor, Sarah 

Department Undergraduate Group (DUGs) Leaders


BIOLOGY AB & ScB:

Joshua Amaya '18
Erika Denour '18
Mark Liang '19
Karisma Chhabria '19
Crystal Viramontes Tse '19

HEALTH & HUMAN BIOLOGY AB:

Regan Butchness '18
Anthony Mei '18
Jillian Glasser '19
Ariel Silverman '19

BIOCHEMISTRY ScB:

Please see the Chemistry DUG page for information