Student/Faculty Research

Students at Marietta College are involved in a large number of projects, ranging from class assignments to independent study, to senior research projects. Some are conducted independently (with the supervision of a faculty member); others are part of ongoing faculty research. The web pages listed below describe a few of these projects.


Faculty Research Includes:

  • Dr. Peter Hogan: Animal Behavior, Anatomy.
  • Dr. Dave McShaffrey: Odonata distribution and flight, Feeding behavior of aquatic insects, box turtle conservation.
  • Dr. Steve Spilatro:  Plant lectins.
  • Dr. Almuth Tschunko: Desert plants, biotechnology.
  • Ms. Tanya Troutner-Jarrell: Biology of the mussel Corbicula.


Updated 08/23/00 by DMC