Almuth H. Tschunko
Department: Biology and Environmental Science
Education: Ph.D. in Cellular & Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, 1986; Master of Science in Botany, University of Michigan, 1974; Master of Arts in Teaching in Science Education, Cornell University, 1972; Bachelor of Science in Biology and German, Tufts University, 1971.
Research Interests: Plant diversity
Recent Publications: Tschunko AH. 2007. Plant Biology Laboratory Manual. Upper Saddle River (N.J.): Pearson (Prentice Hall); 249p.
Courses (Fall 2014): Flowering Plants, Modern Biology, Introduction to Biology Lab I
Courses (Spring 2015): Lower Plants, Genetics, Medical Botany
Phone: (740) 376-4747
What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?
A solid course that lets you discover how neat biology is!
What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?
When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?
Birding, hiking, dog walking, reading, etc. etc.
Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?
There’s nothing like the feel of a book, and it does not require batteries, electricity, and current software.
What is your favorite location on campus and why?
Outdoors, looking at the plants.
What is your favorite Marietta College event?
Graduation, because it celebrates student success.