Dr. Patricia Biesiot
Prior to her appointment as interim dean, Dr. Biesiot was an associate dean in the college and served as the healthcare preprofessional
Dr. Biesiot has a faculty appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Miss and has taught Marine Biology, General Zoology, Invertebrate Zoology I and II, and Planktology at the Hattiesburg campus and Marine Invertebrate Zoology during the Summer Field Program at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs. She taught Caribbean Marine Biology in Jamaica as part of International Program’s Caribbean Studies.
Her research interests are in the field of marine biology and focus on biochemical, physiological, and ecological aspects of marine animals (crustaceans, other invertebrates, and fishes).