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Patrice G. Cole

Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of Kilbride Nature Sanctuary

pcole@tnwesleyan.edu (423) 746-3001

Dr. Patrice Cole is Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of Kilbride Nature Sanctuary.  She earned her B.S. in Biology at Southeastern Louisiana University and holds a Master’s Degree in Planning and a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Dr. Cole worked as an environmental scientist for many years in government and consulting, and she now teaches courses in Environmental Science, including Introduction to Environmental Science, Water Resources, Land Use and the Environment, and Environmental Toxicology.  Her goals are to increase undergraduate research at Tennessee Wesleyan University and to promote research and environmental education at Kilbride Nature Sanctuary.