Faculty and Staff

 

Biological Sciences Department 

California Polytechnic State University
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0401
805-756-2788
 
 
Name position email phone office

office hours

Hillers, Ken

Department Chair &

Professor

khillers 756-1481 33-274

Schedule a 15-minute appointment during office hours: Click Here

Monday - 12:30 - 2:00

Tuesday - 2:00-3:30 Wednesday- 10:30-Noon

 

Doctor, Katie Budget Analyst kdoctor 756-5241 33-272 Click here for appt
Gutierrez, Melanie

Administrative

Analyst

malejand 756-5242 33-273

For questions call

805-242-6580

Reeves, Kristen

Administrative

Support Coordinator

kreeve01 756-7202

33-281

For general office questions call

805-295-8766

Faculty - Tenured and Tenure-Track

Name position email phone office

office hours

Adams, Nikki Professor nadams 756-2943 33-371  
Bean, Tim Assistant Professor wtbean 756-2662 33-276

Please email for an appointment.

Black, Michael Professor mblack 756-2894 33-380

Tuesday & Thursday - 12:10-1:00 Zoom link

Blank, Jason Associate Professor jmblank 756-5629 33-377

Please email for an appointment.

 

Clement, Sandra Associate Professor slclemen 756-2154 33-269

Monday & Wednesday- 11:10-Noon Zoom link or email to make an appointment.

Davidson, Jean Assistant Professor jdavid06 756-7421 33-267

Please email for an appointment.

Fidopiastis, Pat Professor pfidopia 756-2883 33-374

Please email for an appointment.

Francis, Clinton Associate Professor cdfranci 756-5358 33-369 Sabbatical
Grossenbacher, Dena Assistant Professor dgrossen 756-2135 33-376

Monday - 1:00-3:00 Zoom link

Tuesday & Thursday - 1:30-2:30 Zoom link

Wednesday 11:00-Noon Zoom link

 

Hardy, Kristin Associate Professor kmhardy 756-2806 33-264 Please email for an appointment.
Himelblau, Ed Professor ehimelbl 756-2826 33-365  
Keeling, Elena Professor ekeeling 756-2175 33-271

Monday - 1:10-2:00

Tuesday - 2:10-:00

Wednesday- 11:10-Noon 

Thursday - 2:10-4:00

Zoom link

Knight, Charles Professor knight 756-2989 33-364  
Kolluru, Gita Professor gkolluru 756-2819 33-368 Please email for an appointment.
Lema, Sean Professor slema 756-2802 33-370 Please email for an appointment.
Liwanag, Heather Associate Professor hliwanag 756-5202 33-375 Please email for an appointment.
Martinez, Nathaniel Associate Professor nmarti32 756-2185 33-379

W: 12:10-2:00

Zoom Link

Pasulka, Alexis Assistant Professor apasulka 756-5399 33-265  
Perrine, John Professor jperrine 756-2368 33-275  
Rajakaruna, Nishi Associate Professor nrajakar 756-2836 33-367 Tuesday & Thursday - 4:30-6:00 - Zoom link
Ritter, Matthew Professor mritter 756-2775 33-373 Tuesday - 12:00-1:00 - Zoom link
Ruttenberg, Ben Associate Professor bruttenb 756-2498 33-361  
Strand, Christy Professor cstrand 756-2207 33-266 Sabbatical
Taylor, Emily Professor etaylor 756-2616 33-270 Please email for an appointment.
Tomanek, Lars Professor ltomanek 756-2437 33-372  
Villablanca, Francis Professor fvillabl 756-2200 33-268

Please email for an appointment.

Vredevoe, Larisa Professor lvredevo 756-7165 33-276 Please email for an appointment.
White, Crow Associate Professor cwhite31 756-2950 33-378 Tuesday & Thursday - 4:00-5:00 - Zoom Link
Winstead, Candace Professor cwinstea 756-2899 33-263  
Yep, Alejandra Associate Professor yep 756-5355 33-366 Tuesday & Thursday - 9:00-11:00 - Zoom link
Yeung, Marie Professor pmyeung 756-5199 33-362 Monday - 3:10-4:30, Wednesday - 12:10-1:30, Friday - 12:10-1:00 - Zoom link
Yost, Jenn Associate Professor jyost 756-5869 33-363

Monday & Wednesday- 11:00-12:00, Zoom link

 

Lecturers - Full Time

Name position email phone office

office hours

Bunting, Jamie Lecturer bunting 756-2557 33-383 Please e-mail for an appointment
Jones, Michael Lecturer mjones99 756-2906 33-382 Please e-mail for an appointment

Lecturers - Part Time

Name position email phone office

office hours

Babu, Praveen Lecturer pbabu 756-5376 53-218 Monday & Thursday - 12:10-1:00 - ZOOM link or email for appointment
Bergen, Anne Marie Lecturer ambergen 756-2759 25-125B2  
Debruhl, Heather Lecturer hdebruhl 756-2877 33-257A Wednesday- 3:10-4:00 Zoom link  Friday - 10:10-11:00 Zoom link
Goschke, Grace Lecturer ggoschke 756-2454 33-278 Please email for a appointment.
Jew, Kara Lecturer kjew   33-396 Please email for an appointment
Maj, Magdalena Lecturer mmaj   53-220 Please email for a appointment.
McConnico, Laurie Lecturer lmcconni 53-210C   Please email for a appointment.
Nation, Jasmine Lecturer jmnation      
Neal, Emily Lecturer erusch   53-220  
Needles, Lisa Lecturer lneedles 756-2896 53-219

Monday 2:00-3:30 - Zoom Link 

Thursday - 11:00-12:30 Zoom link

O'Neill, Megan Lecturer mboneill 756-2454 33-278 Please email for a appointment.
Pisula, Anneka Lecturer apisula   180-535  
Polacek, Kelly Myer Lecturer kpolacek 756-2877 33-257A Please e-mail for an appointment.
Resner, Emily Lecturer eresner   53-210C  
Roest, Michele Lecturer mroest   53-210B Wednesday - 6:00-6:30 - Zoom: Meeting ID: 823 3411 5512
Ryan, Sean Lecturer spryan 756-2514 53-318 Monday - 10:00-11:00 - Zoom link
Trunzo, Juliana Lecturer jtrunzo 756-6332 33-255A Please email for a appointment.
VanderKelen, Jennifer Lecturer jvanderk 574-3015 180-535

 

Graduate Teaching Associates

Name position email phone office

office hours

Althaus, Kieran Graduate Student kalthaus      
Anderson, Kyra Graduate Student kande14     Please email for a appointment.
Balderas, Eli Graduate Student ebaldera     Please email for a appointment.
Bersin, Theresa Graduate Student tbersin     Please email for a appointment.
Bills, Marissa Graduate Student mbills      
Bow, Hannah Graduate Student hbow     Please email for a appointment.
Breit, Emma Graduate Student ebreit      
Brookwell, August Graduate Student abrookwe      
Calloway, Stephanie Graduate Student smcallow      
Castillo, Crystal Graduate Student ccasti10      
Dotterweich, Megan Graduate Student mdotterw      
Excoffier, Paul Graduate Student pexcoffi      
Fabela, Frank Graduate Student rfabela      
Fryer, Emma Graduate Student erfryer      
Gaudenti, Nicole Graduate Student ngaudent     Please email for a appointment.
Housh, Madeline Graduate Student mhoush      
Kahn, Elias Graduate Student elkahn      
Mapes, Hayley Graduate Student hmapes     Please email for a appointment.
Messina, Stephanie Graduate Student smessina     Please email for a appointment.
Michels, Dana Graduate Student demichel     Wednesday - 2:00-3:00 - Zoom link
Mulroy, Michael Graduate Student mmulroy     Please email for a appointment.
Murphy, Molly Graduate Student mmurph72      
Rousseau, Zack Graduate Student zroussea     Wednesday - 3:00-4:00 - Zoom ID: 98268858827
Paolilli, Dena Graduate Student dpalill      
West, Samantha Graduate Student swest01     Please email for a appointment.

Emeritus

Name position email phone office
Keil, David Emeritus Professor dkeil 756-2043 33-352A
Kitts, Christopher L. Emeritus Professor ckitts 756-2949 180-533A

Department Technical Staff

Name position email phone office
Clendenen, Dave Instrctnl Support Tech II dclenden 756-2712 53-309
Hamrick, Alice Instrctnl Support Tech II
CAB Research Associate
ahamrick 756-2164 53-309
Jacobson, Craig Instrctnl Support Tech II cjacobso 756-7520 33-458
Merriam, John Instrctnl Support Tech III jmmerria 756-7531 33-466
Willey, Gage Instrctnl Support Tech I gwilley 530-632-4615 48-112

College Design & Fabrication Team

Name position email phone office
Brewster, Doug CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical dbrewste 756-2701 52-D24
Brewster, Rob CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical rabrewst 756-2701 52-D24
Dunham, Kevin CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical kedunham 756-2701 52-D24

Cal Poly Pier

Name position email phone office
Felton, Jason Diving Safety Officer jfelton 756-6058 Pier
Moylan, Tom Manager, Cal Poly Pier tmoylan 756-0225 25-216

Grant Project Affiliates

Name position email phone office
Castillo, Crystal NSF Fellow ccasti10   53-106
Pearson, Katelyn Manager, Herbarium
Digitization Project
kdpearso 756-2043 33-352
Phillips, Jennifer Postdoc, Francis Lab jnphilli 756-2896 53-219
Robbins, Ian Senior Research Scientist, Walter Lab (Physics) irobbins 756-0530
471-1042
180-530
Vanderkelen, Jennifer Research Associate, CAB jvanderk 574-3015 180-535
Waltz, Grant Research Associate, Wendt Lab gwaltz 756-2950 53-114
Wang, Yi-Hui Offshore Energy Postdoctoral ywang59 756-7131 53-106

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