Biological Sciences Faculty/Staff Directory

The Department of Biological Sciences at Ferris State University is composed of 19 tenure-line faculty, several visiting faculty, and serves approximately 500 majors. The Department also employs several full-time technical staff including a full-time Biology advisor, two laboratory technicians, and a greenhouse manager, as well as several student assistants. The Department office and faculty offices are housed on the second floor of the Arts and Sciences Building (ASC 2004) whereas many of our courses are taught in the Science Building.

 Name Office   Phone
  Ms. Kim Andrus
  Adjunct Instructor
SCI 141 (231) 591-3678
  Ms. Trish Bunce
  Department Secretary
ASC 2004 (231) 591-2550
  Dr. Daisy Daubert
  Associate Professor
  Pre-Physical Therapy Program Coordinator
ASC 2012 (231) 591-2554
  Dr. Olukemi Fadayomi
  Professor
ASC 2009 (231) 591-5628
  Ms. Cindy Fitzwilliams-Heck
  Adjunct Instructor
SCI 141-E (231) 591-5843
  Dr. Clifton Franklund
  Professor
ASC 2011 (231) 591-2552
  Ms. Lisa French
  Laboratory Technician
SCI 213-A (231) 591-2592
  Mr. John Johnson
  Adjunct Instructor
SCI 141-F (231) 591-5849
  Dr. Robert Friar
  Professor
ASC 2019 (231) 591-2542
  Dr. David Griffith
  Visiting Assistant Professor
SCI 141-C (231) 591-5855
  Mr. Frank Hartley
  Laboratory Technologist
SCI 141-D (231) 591-2549
  Dr. Scott Herron
  Professor
  Biology Education Program Coordinator
ASC 2017 (231) 591-2087
  Dr. James Hoerter
  Professor
ASC 3087 (231) 591-2563
  Dr. Bradley Isler
  Professor 
  Biology & Biotechnology Program Coordinator
ASC 2113 (231) 591-2641
  Dr. Paul Klatt
  Professor
  Environmental Biology Program Coordinator
ASC 2114 (231) 591-2671
  Dr. Joseph Lipar
  Associate Professor  
  Department Chair
ASC 2004 (231) 591-2550
  Ms. Andrea Lodholtz
  Greenhouse Attendant
Greenhouse (231) 591-3567
  Mr. Richard Marble
  Animal Care Facility Coordinator
PHR 314-A (231) 591-2246
  Dr. Gary Miller
  Visiting Assistant Professor
ASC 1007 (231) 591-5844
  Dr. Roger Mitchell
  Professor
ASC 2007 (231) 591-5879
  Dr. Mary Murnik
  Professor
  Pre-Dentistry Program Coordinator
ASC 2117 (231) 591-2546
  Ms. Anna Rizzo
  Adjunct Instructor
SCI 141-A (231) 591-5841
  Dr. Gary Rodabaugh
  Professor
  Forensic Biology Program Coordinator
  Director of the Card Wildlife Education Center
ASC 2016 (231) 591-2308
  Dr. Michael Ryan
  Professor
  Pre-Medicine Program Coordinator
ASC 2115 (231) 591-5892
  Dr. James Scott
  Professor
  Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program Coordinator
ASC 2018 (231) 591-2620
  Dr. Anne Spain
  Associate Professor
ASC 2118 (231) 591-3190
  Dr. Chris Westerkamp
  Associate Professor
  Pre-Optometry Program Coordinator
ASC 2018 (231) 591-5037
  Ms. Arlene Westhoven
  Adjunct Instructor
SCI 141-B (231) 591-5842
  Ms. Jenice Winowiecki
  Biology Programs Advisor
ASC 3024 (231) 591-2555
  Dr. Doug Workman
  Adjunct Instructor
ASC 2018 (231) 591-2558
  Dr. Changqi Zhu
  Associate Professor
ASC 1013 (231) 591-2116
  Dr. M. Beth Zimmer
  Associate Professor
ASC 2120 (231) 591-5022