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Jennifer Hancock

Jennifer Hancock

Assistant Professor

Dept: Environmental Science and Biology and Biology




Office: BART 369

Degrees: Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ohio University, 2010); B.A. in Biology (Capital University, 2002)

Year appointed: 2008

Dr. Hancock teaches anatomy, physiology and introductory biology for the Department of Biology and Environmental Science, and gross anatomy for the Physician Assistant Program. She is also an advisor for students interested in a career in healthcare.

Dr. Hancock is interested in how morphology relates to the function and ecology of a species. Her research is focused on: 1. how morphology relates to biomechanics, and 2. how the morphology of the eye relates to function and ecology.

Dr. Hancock is a member of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the American Association of Anatomists, and the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. She lives in Warren Township with her husband, Kevin, and son, Arthur, and enjoys hiking, biking, gardening and photography.