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- Erin McMullin
Assistant Professor of Biology
Fisher Science & Academic Center
Academic Program Affiliation(s)
Areas of Specialization
- Population genetics
- Evolutionary genetics
Teaching Interests: General introductory biology courses and topical biology courses for non-majors; upper
level courses with a more cell and molecular biology focus; evolutionary biology,
with a focus on molecular evolution and population genetics; symbiosis
Other Interests: All things biology, from the very small (molecular biology) to the very large (ecology)
Favorite/Regular Courses Offered
- Bard Academy Year 2 Biology
- Introduction to Biology
- Cell and Molecular Biology
PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
BA, Oberlin College
Before obtaining her doctoral degree, Dr. McMullin was a pre-doctoral fellow in a
cancer research lab at the NIH, then a field assistant with Margaret Davis at the
University of Minnesota, and, finally, a bookseller at Barnes & Noble while applying
for graduate programs. After graduate school, Dr. McMullin held a post-doctoral position
at the University of Delaware, and then taught at Bowling Green State University as
a Visiting Assistant Professor and at Denison University as a Visiting Professor.
She has been teaching at Simon's Rock since 2011.
- (In prep) S.J. Snyder, R.E Schmidt, E.R. McMullin, B.F. Parker & H.J. Ferus. “Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Grant, 1958 (Reptilia: Gymnophthalmidae), a new record for the island of Montserrat.”
(in prep for Check List, a journal of biodiversity data)
- 2016. N.F. Shoobs, R.E. Schmidt, & E.R. McMullin. “A new record of the freshwater
polychaete, Namanereis hummelincki (Polychaeta, Nereididae) from epigean waters of Montserrat.” Zootaxa. 4061(2):157-63.
- 2015. R.E. Schmidt and E.R. McMullin. “Freshwater and Brackish-water Fishes Observed
on Montserrat, Lesser Antilles, West Indies.” Caribbean Naturalist. 25:1-12.
- 2013. J. Hemdal and E.R. McMullin. “Husbandry of a Lake Victoria cichlid, the Pitch-black
fulu Haplochromis piceatus, in public aquariums: a 20 year retrospective.” International Zoo Yearbook. 47(1):112-119.