Faculty Profile

Dr. Adam W. Rollins, Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of the Department of Biology, Director of the Cumberland Mountain Research Center

Phone: 423.869.6421
Office: Math and Science Building 329

Education and Background

    PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas. (December 2008).

    MSF, Forest Resource Management (Forest Ecology), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (May 2005).

    BS Biology, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia (December 2002).

Research and Teaching Areas

    Assistant Professor of Biology at Lincoln Memorial University where his research has focused across three main areas: (1) the ecology and distribution of slime molds, (2) the dynamics of red spruce dominated forests across the highest elevations of the central Appalachians, and (3) the distribution and ecology of fungi. Dr. Rollins' research expeditions have taken him to five continents encompassing numerous ecosystems including tropical forests (both New World and Old World), boreal forests, subalpine forests, temperate deciduous forests, grasslands, and deserts.

Scholarly Highlights