Associate Professor of Science

Education: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Ph.D.; Metropolitan State College of Denver, B.A.

Interests: Music; Water; Crime and Mystery Fiction; The Big Bang Theory TV Show

Research Interests: general physiology of animals with an emphasis in stress responses and recovery

Rebekah Thomas teaches courses based in the biological sciences including Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Health, and Nutrition.  Her specialties are Mammalian Physiology and Physiological Ecology with particular emphasis in Cellular Physiology and Stress Responses.  Dr. Thomas is CSJ’s first full-time science faculty member.  Her role at College of St. Joseph includes the development and implementation of a new major in Health Science, a role she has enjoyed since the fall of 2011.  Although tasked with starting a science program, she also enjoys teaching non-science majors and promoting science literacy.  Her scholarly activities focus mainly on developing or implementing teaching strategies that improve student learning in the science classroom.

Direct Line – (802) 776-5245
Main College Line – (802) 773-5900, ext. 3245
rebekah.thomas@csj.edu