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Desmond Maxwell

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences


Phone: 209.946.2183


Biology Laboratories 106


PhD, Geology, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1991

BSc, Geology, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1986

Curriculum Vitae 

Teaching Philosophy

Remember what it's like to be a student. Keep the jargon to a minimum and take time to explain the complexities.

Research Interests

Dinosaurian faunas of the North American Early-mid Cretaceous


BIOL Epidemiology
BIOL 179 Evolution
BIOL Hematology
BIOL 128 Histology
BIOL 071 Human Anatomy
BIOL 076 Marine Biology
BIOL 077 Marine Birds & Mammals