Livingstone College

Biology Department Faculty

Dr. Selma Burrell
Dean of Mathematics and Sciences and Professor of Biology
109 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6049 – sburrell@livingstone.edu

Ed.D. University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Curriculum and Teaching
M.A.T. Duke University – Biology Education
B.S. St. Andrews Presbyterian College – Biology

Research Interests: STEM education

Dr. Lawrence Flowers
Chair and Associate Professor of Biology
211 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6249 – lflowers@livingstone.edu

Ph.D. University of Florida – Microbiology and Cell Science
M.S. University of Iowa – Biology
M.S. University of Iowa – Science Education
B.S. Virginia Commonwealth University – Biology

Research Interests: Signal transduction mechanisms that mediate host-pathogen
interactions and cancer development

Dr. Wilma Gerald
Associate Professor of Biology
111 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6923 – wgerald@Livingstone.edu

Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University – Education
M.S. North Carolina Central University – Biology
M.B.A. High Point University – Business Administration
B.S. North Carolina Central University – Biology

Research Interests: STEM education

Dr. Bridgette Coles-McAden
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
312 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6115 – bmcaden@livingstone.edu

Ed.D. Capella University – Educational Leadership and Management
M.S. University of St. Joseph – Biochemistry
B.S. Shaw University – Chemistry

Research Interests: Examining the role of inflammation-driven chemokines in the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer

Mr. Gordon Miller
Assistant Professor of Biology
208 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6078 – gmiller@livingstone.edu

M.S. Oklahoma State University – Electrical Engineering
B.A. Maryville College – Chemistry
A.S. Hiwassee College – Chemistry

Research Interests: Solar power and analytical instruments

Dr. Sashi Sabaratnam
Professor of Biology
209 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6124 – sashi.sabara@gmail.com

Ph.D. University of Maryland Eastern Shore – Environmental Science
M.S. University of Peradeniya – Crop Science
B.S. University of Peradeniya – Botany

Research Interests: Ecology, environmental science, plant science horticulture, and nutrition

Dr. Randy Willis
Assistant Professor of Biology
313 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6929 – rwillislc@gmail.com

D.C. Life Chiropractic College – Chiropractic
B.S. Winston-Salem State University – Biology

Research Interests: Anatomy and physiology

Mrs. Shatasha Brooks
Assistant Professor of Biology
311 Duncan Science Building – (704) 216-6123 – shamilton@livingstone.edu

M.S. Fayetteville State University – Biology
B.S. Fayetteville State University – Biology

Research Interests: Diabetes research