Dr. Timothy Kelley currently serves as a Professor in the Environmental Health Sciences Program in the Department of Health Education and Promotion at East Carolina University. He previously served from 1995-2007 as Professor and Director (2002-2007) of the Environmental Health Program at Illinois State University (ISU). Dr. Kelley has taught a wide variety of courses from introductory environmental health to graduate environmental health research methods and microbiology. Prior to serving at ISU, Dr. Kelley served from 1993-1995 as an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Valdosta State University, a component of the University of Georgia system.
Dr. Kelley has been directly involved in external funding in excess of $4m for over 50 environmental health research projects. He has produced over 40 articles, reports and presentations on environmental health which have been distributed to a wide audience through national an international peer-reviewed publications and conferences. He has served as a reviewer for a variety of applied science journals.
Dr. Kelley has a B.S. in Environmental Health, a M.Ed. in Science Education, and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the Institute of Ecology while working with Environmental Health Sciences Program faculty at the University of Georgia. He has supervised a variety of undergraduate and graduate student research projects and theses, resulting in a number of student awards. Dr. Kelley has also been recognized multiple times through both internal and external awards for both his teaching and scholarship.
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