Merrilee Anderson

Dr. Merrilee Anderson, Professor of Science and Mathematics/
Associate Academic Dean and Chairperson for Health Studies

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Merrilee Anderson
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College
M.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Department:
    • Science & Mathematics
  • Campus Location: Pierce 213
  • Telephone: 814-886-6501
  • Email:

Dr. Merrilee Anderson, Associate Academic Dean and Chairperson for Health Sciences, 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.

Aerial Photo of the Mount Aloysius Campus