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Elizabeth Ann Machunis-Masuoka PhD

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  • Biology
    Instructor

    Office Location
    Bolin Hall 307D
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4071
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2019 5803 Virology Bolin Hall 209
    Details Fall 2019 1243 General Chemistry 2 Bolin Hall 312
    Details Fall 2019 1143 General Chemistry 1 Bolin Hall 127
    Details Spring 2019 5801 Research Ethics Bolin Hall 215
    Details Spring 2019 3314 Microbes: Microbial Life Bolin Hall 213
    Details Spring 2019 3314 Microbes: Microbial Life Lab Bolin Hall 223
    Details Spring 2019 2011 Organic Chemistry II Lab Bolin Hall
    Details Spring 2019 1243 General Chemistry II Bolin Hall 312
    Details Fall 2018 1243 102 General Chemistry II
    Details Fall 2018 1143 104 General Chemistry I
    Details Fall 2018 1114 102 Life I
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Midwestern State University M.A. in History 2011-5-1 0:0:0
    University of California at San Diego Ph.D. in Biology Aug 1 1997 12:00AM
    The California State Polytechnic University at Pomona B.S. in Microbiology Jun 1 1992 12:00AM
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    The University of Virginia Faculty Lecturer 1997-08-01 2006-06-01
    Contract Employment Freelance Editor/Reviewer/Science Writer 1997-09-01
    The University of Virginia Co-Director, Distinguished Majors Program in Human Biology 2003-09-01 2006-06-01
    Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia Adjunct Professor in Biology 2006-09-01 2007-06-01
    Midwestern State University Graduate Assistant, Dept. of History 2008-08-01
    Midwestern State University Adjunct Professor in Chemistry and Biology 2009-08-01
    Midwestern State University Instructor 2013 Fall Present
    American Journal Experts (AJE) Editor November 15, 2011 Present
  • Conference Papers

    "The Mythmaker of the House of Austria: Rudolf II's Kunstkammer and the Vision of Imperial Majesty," presented at the 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas.

     

    "Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Church Slavonic, Vladimir the Saint, and the Christianization of Russia," presented at the 90th Annual Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, March 31-April 3, 2010, Houston, Texas and presented at the 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Annual Regional Conference for North Central-Northeast Texas, April 2010, Austin College, Sherman, Texas.

     

    "Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down: Plague and the Great Fire of London, 1665-1666," presented at the 2009 Phi Alpha Theta Annual Regional Conference for North Central-Northeast Texas, April 2009, University of North Texas Discovery Park Campus, Denton, Texas.

     

    Guest Lectures

    "Are Girls Smarter than Boys? What DNA Can and Can't Tell You," 2008 Math, Science and U Girls Conference, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas.

     

    "Birds, Flue and People: Biology and Its Consequences," 2006 Gooch/Dillard General Faculty Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

     

    "Hurricanes, Bird Flu, and Bioterrorism: Are we Doomed? Science, Ethics, and Public Health in the Face of a Moving Target," 2005 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

     

    "Containing Biological 'Fallout': Public Health Necessities vs. the Ethical Treatment of Individuals following the Release of Biological Weapons into a Civilian Population," 2003 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

     

    "Research Misconduct," 2001 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

     

    "Human Subjects Research," The Second National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, March 31-April 1, 2000, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

     

    Publications

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Resources as a Source of International Conflict," in Encyclopedia of Global Resources, ed. Craig W. Allin (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010), 1023-1027.

     

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Arctic Seafloor Claims," in Encyclopedia of Global Warming, ed. Steven I. Dutch (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 84-86.

     

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Stanley Norman Cohen," in Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions, ed. Alvin K. Benson (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 209-211.

     

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Raymond Damadian," in Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions, ed. Alvin K. Benson (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 270-272.

     

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, Instructor's Resource Manual, Human Biology, 7th edition, Starr & McMillan (Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2006).

     

    Contributing author, Bauman's Microbiology: Diseases by Systems Edition, 1st edition (2004), 2nd edition (2009), Pearson Education, Inc. published as Benjamin Cummings.

     

    Contributing author, Study Guide Bauman's Microbiology, 1st edition (2004), Pearson Education, Inc., published as Benjamin Cummings.

     

    Contributing author, Bauman's Microbiology, 1st edition (2004), 2nd edition (2009), Pearson Education, Inc., published as Benjamin Cummings.

     

    Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, BIOL203 Introduction to Biology Laboratory Text and Manual (University of Virginia Copy Services, 2004).