Meet Jennifer L. Wortham
Associate Professor, Health Sciences and Human Performance
Education: 2001 University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Ph.D.
1995 University of Tampa, B.S
Courses Taught: Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I and II
Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I and II
Honors Pathways I and II
Introduction to Marine Science
Science of Sex
Evidence of Disease
Career Specialties: Jen Wortham specializes in behaviors and morphologies of crustaceans, specifically shrimps and crabs, in addition to human mate choice and attraction research.
Professional and Community Activities: Wortham incorporates undergraduate students into every research project, usually working with her for at least three years. All of her research with graduate students has been submitted for publication; recent publications include the
Journal of Morphology, ZooKeys
Journal of Crustacean Biology
. She volunteers at middle schools teaching marine biology and anatomy, and she coaches middle school boys soccer.
Honors and Awards: Undergraduate Research Mentor Award (for college)