Shawn Stover

Shawn Stover, Davis & Elkins College

Shawn Stover
Professor of Biology
Location: Eshleman Science Center 202
Phone: 304-637-1275
Email:

What I Find Rewarding About D&E:

Working closely with relatively small groups of students in the classroom and laboratory has been very rewarding. I really get to know my students as individuals and am able to closely monitor their maturation as scientists.

Education: 

  • Ph.D. Biological Education, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo.
  • M.S. Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
  • B.S. Biology, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Teaching Areas: 

  • Basic Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Functional Histology
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Biochemistry
  • Integrated Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Vertebrate Physiology

Publications: 

  • Stover, S. (2016). Two wrongs make a right: Using pseudoscience and reasoning fallacies to complement primary literature. Journal of College Science Teaching 45(3):23-27.
  • Bolyard, C., Adams, J., McDade, K., Sellers, B., Allen, C., Marshall, S., and Stover, S. (2015). Using fitness trackers to assess the effects of physical activity and sleep on cardiovascular function and salivary glutathione concentration. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 18(4):1-9.
  • Logar, J., Bolyard, C., Adams, J., and Stover, S. (2015). Sleep deprivation during an ultra-endurance event contributes to elevated salivary glutathione: A case study. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 18 (1): 13-21.
  • Stover, S., McArthur, L., and Mabry, M. (2013). Presenting global warming and evolution as public health issues to encourage acceptance of scientific evidence. Bioscene, 39 (2): 3-10.
  • Bolyard, C., Dunn, C., Adams, J., and Stover, S. (2013). Effects of training rigor on BMI, cardiovascular function, and salivary concentration of glutathione. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 16 (5): 28-37.
  • McCartney, M., Keesee, C., Fletcher, L., and Stover, S. (2011). Effects of sprint training on glutathione expression in liver and skeletal muscle. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 14 (5): 66-74.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2010). Biomedical research experiences for biology majors at a small college. Bioscene, 36 (1): 12-19.
  • Pendleton, A., Gurung, S., and Stover, S. (2008). Dietary supplementation with lipoic acid inhibits exercise-induced oxidative stress. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 11 (1): 53-59.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2007). Influences of teleological and Lamarckian thinking on student understanding of natural selection. Bioscene, 33 (1): 11-18.
  • Cunningham, P., Geary, M., Harper, R., Pendleton, A., and Stover, S. (2005). High intensity sprint training reduces lipid peroxidation in fast-twitch skeletal muscle. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 8 (6): 18-25.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2005). Merging science and society: An issues-based approach to non-majors biology. Journal of College Science Teaching, 34 (4): 40-43.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2004). The five-tool biology major. Bioscene, 30 (2): 13-19.