Faculty & Staff Directory


Jennifer Brown, Ph.D.

Biology Instructor

Education and Research

  • Research: Molecular evolution of papaya sex chromosomes, population genetics of wild populations of papaya in Costa Rica
  • Ph.D., Botany, Miami University, Ohio
  • M.S., Botany, Miami University, Ohio
  • B.S., Biology, College of Mount Saint Joseph

Courses Taught

  • AP Biology 201
  • AP Biology 202
  • Botany
  • Marine Biology
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell
  • Marine Biology, Natural History of South Carolina, travel based courses (Interim)

Awards, Honors, and Achievements


  • South Carolina Academy of Science 2023 Teacher of the Year for Excellence in Secondary School Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technology

Clubs and Societies 


  • Garden Club
  • Outing Club

Joined GSSM in 2013