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Robert Meyer, Ph.D.

Robert Meyer, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
St. Joseph Hall, Morton Wing, SJ11
215.248.7179
Educational Background: 
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Courses Taught: 
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • General Biology
  • Environmental Seminar
  • Environmental Field Techniques Botany Lab  
  • Marine Biology
  • Evolution  
  • Developmental Biology
  • Virology  
  • Biological Concepts
  • Senior Seminar  
  • Microtechnique
  • Endocrinology  
  • Histology
  • Freshwater Ecology  
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Ponds and Streams (Non-Majors)  
  • Forests and Fields (Non-Majors) Ecology and Enviromental Issues (Non-Majors)  
  • Botany and Ecology Sections of the General Biology for Major Corurse
Scholarly Interests: 
  • Environmental monitoring and analysis of local waterways and wetlands, especially for curriculum development.
Selected Presentations and Workshops: 
  •  “Weather 101.” Ann’s Choice Lifetime Learning Academy. May 2011.  
  • Co-Planner and panel moderator. Sacred Earth: Spirituality and Sustainability Conference, Chestnut Hill College. June 2010.  
  • Presentation of Wissahickon Stream Bank Restoration Project to Local Citizen's Group. Whitemarsh, PA, September 2009. 
  • “The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and Its Impact on Environmental Legislation.” The Legacy of 1968 Conference. Chestnut Hill College. April 2008. 
  • “Beyond Human Interest: Effects of Global Warming on Ecological Systems.” Global Warming Symposium sponsored by Mount St. Joseph Academy. January 2008.   
  • Member of a panel on the relationship between water and health. Citizen Science program sponsored by the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the Cecilian Center. November 2007.  
  • “Using the Saylor Grove Stormwater Treatment Wetland in Watershed Education.” 2007 Schuylkill Watershed Congress, Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 2007.  
  • “Using the Morris Arboretum’s Wetland Project to Teach Ecological Principles.” 2006 Schuylkill Watershed Congress, Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 2006.