­­Dr. Christine Broussard is a Professor of Biology at University of La Verne. She is passionate about teaching and learning in the sciences and understanding the influence of environmental contaminants on human health. Her science education research focuses on integrating research immersion experiences into laboratory components of biology courses such as Cell Biology and Developmental Biology.  … Read More

Dr. Jeffery Burkhart is professor of Biology at University of La Verne, where he served as the Chair for the Department of Biology from 2003 to 2010. Additionally, he has been an honored member of the Empire Executive and Professional Registry since 2006.  He holds faculty rank as Fletcher Jones professor of Biology, a title given … Read More

Dr. Kathleen Weaver is associate professor of Biology at the University of La Verne. A former 7th and 8th grade science and engineering teacher, Dr. Weaver’s research interests are biogeography, phylogeography, conservation genetics, systematics, malacology, ecology niche modeling, and science in education. Her work focuses largely on land snails in the genus Oreohelix, the characteristic land snail of … Read More

Dr. Robert Neher is a professor of biology and the chair of the natural science division at the University of La Verne, where he has been teaching for 53 years. Dr. Neher started La Verne’s pre-med program and brings specific expertise in plant systematics and sustainability. He was instrumental in the establishment of La Verne’s Clark Fork Field … Read More