Biology

Dr. Austin W. Francis, Jr.




Assistant Professor

Office: SC 1008
912.344.3350
Austin.Francis@armstrong.edu
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Courses Taught

  • BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 3020 - Vertebrate Zoology
  • BIOL 4200 - Mammalian Physiology
  • BIOL 4600 - Ichthyology
  • BIOL 4802 - Senior Seminar in Marine Biology
  • BIOL 4910 - Research I
  • BIOL 4920 - Research II
  • BIOL 4970 - Behavioral Ecology

Academic Profile

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology, Villanova University 2005-2008
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Richard Stockton College 2004-2005
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Saint Joseph's University 2003-2004
  • Ph.D. in Biology, Florida Institute of Technology 2002
  • M.S. in Zoology, University of Rhode Island 1996
  • B.S. in Marine Biology, Roger Williams University 1993

Research Interests

  • Vertebrate Form and Function
  • Functional and Ecological Morphology of Fishes
  • Flatfish Biology