Merrilee Anderson

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Dr. Merrilee Anderson, Professor of Science and Mathematics/ Chairperson, Science and Mathematics

Merrilee Anderson
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College
M.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Department:
    • Science & Mathematics
  • Campus Location: Pierce 209
  • Telephone: 814-886-6501
  • Email: MAnderson@mtaloy.edu

Dr. Merrilee Anderson, Chair of Science and Mathematics, joined the Mount faculty in 2000 and has a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from The Pennsylvania State University. Her students have created projects such as “Science in a Bag” where they developed a science module to teach children about water quality. Bags included a book and activity and were donated to a local elementary school. Dr. Anderson studies Abandoned Mine Drainage, including microbial life found in acidic systems. Students have presented at local Allegheny Branch American Society of Microbiology (ABASM) conferences. Dr. Anderson is President-Elect of ABASM, and Mount Aloysius College will host the regional meeting in November 2011.