Mark Bland, Ph.D

Associate Professor


LSC 176D

(501) 450-5967

Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, 2004.

Science Education

Research Specialty: Evolution Education

Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 1400 Biology for General Education
  • BIOL 4415 Evolution
  • SCI 4190 Internship I
  • SCI 4315 Integrated Methods for Mathematics and Science
  • SCI 4400 Secondary Science Methods
  • SCI 4410 Concepts of Science
  • SCI 4680/4681 Internship II

Research Interests: I am studying the perceptions of students, teachers and the general public towards scientific topics that are regarded as controversial or contentious, such as evolution education. I also am interested in visual learning and pattern recognition in humans and other species.