SciTech Faculty - Mark R. Flood

Flood, Mark R.
Professor of Biology
Biology, Chemistry and Science Education/ College of Science and Technology
B.S. Purdue University
M.S. Washington State University
Ph.D. Utah State University


I am the first member of my family to get any kind of college degree. I obtained a B.S. from Purdue University, an M.S. from Washington State University and a Ph.D. from Utah State University. All my degrees are in Animal Science, with a specialization in early embryonic metabolism. I have one amazing daughter, Amanda, was born in 1991. I started at Fairmont State in the fall of 1994 as an Assistant Professor of Biology. I have since been promoted to the rank of Professor and received tenure.  I have finished several marathons and hope to do several ultra marathons (30 miles or more) in the future.  I love what I do and I hope to continue teaching for a long time!

What have you learned while teaching at Fairmont State?: 

How to be a better person.

What do your students like best about your class?: 

Hopefully my caring and compassion for them as people, and my sense of humor.

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