Meet Our Faculty

Name:  John Burden

Title: Professor of Chemistry–School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Louisville

Teaching Discipline: Chemistry

Research Interest: medicinal chemistry, molecular modeling

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Office Location: CHNS 136

Campus Phone: 502-873-4443

Name: Jennifer Flowers Doyle

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Kentucky

Teaching Discipline: Biology

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Office Location: CHNS 137

Campus Phone: 502-873-4453

Name:  Kathleen Klueber

Title: Professor and Chair—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Discipline: Anatomy

Research Interest: stem cell biology, regenerative medicine

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Office Location: CHNS 104D

Campus Phone: 502-873-4445

Name:  Rachel May

Title: Mathematics Instructor—School of Natural Science

Math Educator—Academic Resource Center

Highest Degree Earned: M.S. in Mathematics

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Kentucky

Teaching Discipline: Mathematics

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Office Location: Library 324

Campus Phone: (502) 873-4168

Name: William A. Morris

Title: Assistant Professor of Physics—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: Florida State University

Teaching Discipline: Physics and Mathematics

Research Interest: elementary particle physics

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Office Location: CHNS 141

Campus Phone: 502-873-4446

Name: Johnnie Newton

Title: Instructor of Biology and Biology Lab Coordinator

Highest Degree Earned: M.S. in Biology, M.A. in Intercultural Family and Youth Development

Institution Where Degree was Earned: Morehead State University, University of Montana

Teaching Discipline: Biology Lab and Microbiology

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Office Location: CHNS 143

Campus Phone: (502) 873-4452

Name:  Lawrence R. Reining

Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Lab Coordinator—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: M.S., M.A.L.I.S., A.B.D. (D.A.)

Institution Where Degree was Earned: Purdue University, Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago

Teaching Discipline: Chemistry and Physical Science

Research Interest: chemical education

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Office Location: CHNS 139

Campus Phone: 502-873-4447

Name:  Terry Wheeler

Title: Professor of Biology—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned : B.S., M.S., Ph. D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Louisville

Teaching Discipline: Biology

Research Interest: systematics of compositae

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Office Location: CHNS 138

Campus Phone: 502-873-4449

Name:  Jeremy White

Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics-School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: University of Louisville

Teaching Discipline: Mathematics

Research Interest:  various areas of discrete mathematics, including lattices and more general partially ordered sets

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Office Location: CHNS 140

Campus Phone: 502-873-4450

Name: Marlene Will

Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: M.A.T., Ed.D.

Institution Where Degree was Earned:  Spalding University

Teaching Discipline: Mathematics

Research Interest: learning styles

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Office Location: CHNS 135

Campus Phone: 502-873-4451

Name: Lori Silaghi

Title: Administrative Assistant—School of Natural Science

Highest Degree Earned: B.A.

Institution Where Degree was Earned: Purdue University Calumet

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Office Location: CHNS 104

Campus Phone: (502) 873-4448