• Nicholas A. Baer

    Professor, School of Arts & Sciences
    603.526.3066 | nbaer@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2004. Received B.A. from University of Vermont and Ph.D. from University of Maryland. Teaching interests include freshwater biology, conservation biology, ecology, water resources, and environmental studies. Research interests are in freshwater foodweb dynamics, aquatic macroinvertebrates, water quality, ecosystem structure and function, particularly relating how aquatic organisms respond to changes in water parameters such as pH, conductivity, and nitrogen, phosphorus, dissolved organic carbon concentrations.read more…

  • Christine Bieszczad

    Associate Professor, School of Arts & Sciences
    603.526.3061 | cbieszczad@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2008. Received Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Dartmouth Medical School in 1999. Areas of expertise include pharmacology, toxicology, microbiology, cancer biology and anatomy & physiology.read more…

  • Iris Fischer-McMorrow

    Assistant Professor, School of Arts & Sciences

    Dr. Fischer-McMorrow joined the faculty in 2012/2022. She received an MVB (DVM equivalent) from University College Dublin and a BA in anthropology from Mount Holyoke College. Iris is a licensed veterinarian in NH, MA and VT with experience as a pharmacovigilance, associate, relief and team veterinarian. She has had multiple research affiliations with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, most recently on a project in Iceland hosted by the University of Iceland’s Research Center. At Colby-Sawyer, she received the Nancy Beyer Opler Award for Excellence in Academic Advising in 2014.read more…

  • James Jukosky

    Professor, School of Arts & Sciences
    Biology Program Coordinator
    603.526.3379 | james.jukosky@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined faculty in 2010. B.S. in Zoology from University of New Hampshire and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Systems Physiology from Dartmouth College. Professor Jukosky's has way too many research interests, they include: the effects of pollutants on reproduction in wildlife, how chronic exposure to arsenic in drinking water impairs the immune system, the effects of cigarette smoke exposure on antimicrobials peptides produces in the upper airways, and Canada Warbler genetics.read more…

  • Chery A. Whipple

    Associate Professor, School of Arts & Sciences
    603.526.3679 | chery.whipple@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2017. Professor Whipple has a B.S. in Biology from Lake Erie College as well as a M.S. in Education and a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of New Hampshire. Following her graduate work, Professor Whipple spent 12 years researching pancreatic and skin cancer at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center before joining CSC. She is excited to share her extensive research experience with her students at Colby-Sawyer.read more…

  • Peter A. White

    Professor, School of Arts & Sciences
    603.526.3681 | pwhite@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2001. Received B.S. from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Ph.D. from Indiana State University. Teaching interests include physiology, cell biology, and molecular biology. Professor White's research explored the cellular and molecular events which characterize acute renal (kidney) failure. Specifically, the alterations to the cell membrane and the underlying actin cytoskeleton of renal proximal tubular cells in response to ATP-depletion.read more…