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Dr. Devonna Sue Shoemaker


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    Position: Professor Emeritus of Biology

    Department: Biology

    Office: Science Center 103

    Email Devonna Sue Shoemaker

    814.472.3321

    About Devonna Sue Shoemaker

    Education

    • B.A., M.A., Indiana University
    • M.S.C.E., Livingston University
    • Ph.D., Saint Louis University

    Other Credentials:

    • PADI Course Director
    • DAN Oxygen Provider Instructor Trainer
    • Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer
    • Scuba Club Advisor
    • Rotaract Club Advisor
    • Research-Fish immunology

    Courses Taught Include:

    • BIOL 111 - Biology I
    • BIOL 112 - Biology II
    • BIOL 208 - Animal Behavior
    • BIOL 218 - Marine Biology
    • BIOL 305 - Immunology
    • BIOL 312 - Research Diver Techniques
    • BIOL 322 - Field Biology
    • BIOL 326 - Freshwater Aquatic Biology
    • BIOL 403 - Advanced Botany

    Quote from Sue

    "To understand marine biology and coral reef ecology, students must actually experience these ecosystems. One learns by doing. For this reason, I believe that students must travel to new ecosystems and complete research projects to fully understand the wide range of parameters that differ immensely from their native Pennsylvania. Field biology classes, which travel to these ecosystems, have been very popular. Also, when possible, these ecosystems are duplicated in the laboratory or at Wallops Island to facilitate student research."