• Biology

   - Dr. Karen Campbell
   - Dr. Bryce J. Brylawski
   - Dr. Richard G. Heller
   - Dr. Gerald L. Kreider
   - Dr. Stephen G. Mech
   - Dr. David D. Osgood
   - Dr. Andrew I. Samuelsen
   - Emeritus Professor
   - Dr. Susan Munch

• Chemistry / Biochemistry

   - Dr. Pamela G. Artz ’87
   - Michele L. Cramer
   - Dr. Christopher R. Graves
   - Dr. Christian S. Hamann
   - Dr. Ian J. Rhile
   - Dr. Frieda Texter
   - Emeritus Professor
   - Dr. Phillip Dougherty

• Physics

  - Dr. Brian J. Buerke
  - Dr. Devon B. Mason

sciences at albright

Dr. Karen Campbell
P. Kenneth Nase Chair in Biology
Health Sciences Advisor

B.Sc.- Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
M.Sc.-York University, Toronto, Ontario
Ph.D.- Indiana University, Bloomington

Courses Taught

  • General Biology (BIO 201, 202, 203)
  • Human A&P (BIO 204)
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (BIO 324)
  • Vertebrate Physiology (BIO 330)
  • Behavioral Endocrinology (BIO 490)
  • Neuroethology (BIO 493)
  • Courses for non-science majors (BIO 101 & 102, SPI 203)

Research Areas:

Behavioral ecology
Physiology of bats

Recent Student Research Collaborators


Brianne Gjurich
Applying biochemical techniques to the extraction, isolation and purification of
an enzyme, lactose dehydrogenase, from Streptococcus.

LaKeisha Hall, at Indiana University, Bloomington IN
Seasonal changes in immunity track changes in energetics and not reproduction in female Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus)

Jessica Kohut
Preliminary biochemical studies of bacterial enzyme activity to support research with broader physiology and evolutionary applications.

Lucas Polipski, Villanova University Masters Thesis "Diet Analysis of Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) populations at two maternity colonies."


Timothy Boyle, "Foraging Habits of Myotis lucifugus"

Charles Frankhouser, "Quantifying variation in bat echolocation calls"

LaKeisha Hall, "Diet Analysis of Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) females during the
reproductive season: a comparison with insect availability"


Charles Frankhouser, "Roost selection and habitat use in tree-roosting insectivorous bats"

Tara Smith, "Roost selection and habitat use by the red bat, Lasiurus borealis, in Pennsylvania"


Peter Kouvatsos, "Relationship between the actions of AIDS medications and the development of hepatitis." (Project for Biology Departmental Honors)

Chip Schwartz, "Bats of Pennsylvania Permanent Educational Display" (Eagle Scout Project)


Jesse Eiben, "Ground vibration sensitivity in the cricket, Acheta domesticus"

Brandon Marshall, "Roosting habits of the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus"

Daniela Rambaldini (from York University, Toronto, Ontario) "Factors Affecting the Diet of the Little Brown Bat, Myotis lucifugus" (Honours Research Project)


Jennifer L. Robinson, "Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients of Reading Hospital's general medicine clinic"

Karen Campbell

Office Location
1345 Richmond St.

Office Hours

Contact Information

PHONE: 610-921-7728
FAX: 610-921-7784
E-MAIL: kcampbell@alb.edu