Almuth H. Tschunko
Professor of Biology
Office: BART 366
Degrees: Ph.D. in genetics (University of Michigan); Master of Science in botany (University of Michigan); Master of Arts in Teaching, in science education (Cornell University); Bachelor of Science, double major in biology and German (Tufts University)
Year appointed: 1986
Dr. Tschunko has taught a variety of courses over the years at Marietta College, currently teaching Genetics, Flowering Plants, Lower Plants, as well as introductory biology courses. She has also been an active contributor to many outdoor education workshops for educators in the area, and has taught several courses for the Institute for Learning in Retirement.
Dr. Tschunko has written the book Plant Biology Laboratory Manual for Pearson publishers, to accompany their Plant Biology textbook.
Supported by an NSF grant, she is currently working with students on the Herbarium database/imaging project which will be linked with those at other institutions to form an online searchable Appalachian Ohio Herbarium Database Network.