Michelle Mabry

Michelle Mabry, Davis & Elkins College

Michelle Mabry
Chair, Department of Biology and Environmental Science; Professor of Biology
Location: Eshleman Science Center 205
Phone: 304-637-1248

What I Find Rewarding About D&E:

Being able to interact with students on an individual basis.


  • Ph.D. Zoology, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.
  • M.A. Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
  • B.S. Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Va.

Teaching Areas: 

  • Biology and Environmental Science Courses, Focusing Primarily on Organismal Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Evolution
  • Animal Behavior

Research Interests/Professional Activities: 

  • Animal Behavior
  • Evolution
  • Appalachian Salamanders


Dr. Mabry received the Lois Latham Award for Teaching Excellence from Davis & Elkins College in 2003. Dr. Mabry has also received multiple grants including the WVEPSCoR Innovation Grant, Faculty Innovation Grant and Appalachian College Association International Seminar Grant.