Faculty

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Sonya Doucette

Program Co-Chair for Earth and Space Sciences

Biography:

Sonya is interested in understanding the world through chemistry science and providing real-world learning experiences for students that foster such insights. After earning her M.S. (2003) and Ph.D. (2008) doing research in the Chemical Oceanography Division of UW’s School of Oceanography, she taught at UW’s College of the Environment (2008 – 2010) and Arizona State …more about Sonya Doucette


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Tracy Fields

Biography:

Tracy began working as an operational meteorologist with Northwest Weathernet, Inc. here in the Bellevue area in the late 1990s.  She shifted gears and began teaching Meteorology 101 (Introduction to the Weather) at Bellevue College in the Fall of 2012. Since then, she has added a couple of more classes to her schedule, including Environmental …more about Tracy Fields


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Jason Fuller

Biography:

Jason has been at Bellevue College since 2011, teaching in both the biology and environmental science departments.  He has taught Field and Laboratory Environmental Science ENVS 207 and Major’s Biology BIOL 211, 212, and 213.  He has a BS in biology from Western Washington University and a MS in Entomology from Oregon State University.  In …more about Jason Fuller


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Dennis Gorsuch

Biography:

Dennis has been at Bellevue College since the spring of 2009, teaching in both the biology and environmental science departments.  He has taught ENVS 100 (Survey of Environmental Science), the ENVS Seminar series (ENVS 181, 182, and 183), BIOL 241 and 242 (Anatomy and Physiology I and II), BIOL 160 (General Biology), BOTAN 110 (Introduction …more about Dennis Gorsuch


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Michael Hanson

Biography:

Dr. Michael Hanson obtained a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska, a Ph.D. in Botany from Claremont Graduate University and Post-Doctoral research positions at the University of Minnesota and Cornell University. His specific interests are in cooperative speciation and symbiotic interactions, especially domestication of humans by plants and animals and vice versa. Due …more about Michael Hanson


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Seema Jejurikar

Biography:

Seema has been teaching at Bellevue College for more than 25 years. She has taught various subjects like ENVS 100 (Survey of Environmental Science), BIOL 125 (Survey of Human Diseases), BIOL 135 (Introduction to Global Health), BIOL 260 (General Microbiology), and NUT 100 (Survey of Nutrition). She has an MS in pathobiology from the School …more about Seema Jejurikar



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Nancy Lane

Biography:

Nancy Lane teaches Environmental Science and Biology in the BC Science Division. She began her science career right here at Bellevue College as a transfer student to the University of Washington. Later, she earned a Master’s of Science at the University of South Florida. Along with teaching, she has had the opportunity to do some …more about Nancy Lane


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Amanda Senft

Biography:

Amanda has been teaching at Bellevue College since 2009. She teaches Environmental Science, Biology, Botany and Nutrition. She has M.S in Biology from the University of North Carolina where her research focused on plant conservation and ecology. She also has an M.S in Environmental Science and Policy from the Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. …more about Amanda Senft


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Kent Short

Biography:

Kent has been at BC since Fall 1998, teaching Meteorology 101, along with various other courses, including Meteorology 111 (Global Climate Change), Oceanography 101 (Introduction to Oceanography), Oceanography 110 (Environmental Oceanography), Environmental Science 100 (Survey of Environmental Science), Environmental Science 250 (Puget Sound Ecology), and the Current Issues in Environmental Science seminar series (ENVS 281, …more about Kent Short


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Roshni Tewari

Biography:

I am an Agronomist by training. My first degree in General Agriculture was completed at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad campus. My Masters was in Applied Plant Science, and was done at Wye College, in the agriculture arm of the University of London at that time.  MY Ph.D. was granted by the University …more about Roshni Tewari


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Rob Viens

Biography:

Currently serving as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs


Last Updated December 21, 2021