portrait of Cherie McCollough, Professor & Department Chair of Life Sciences

Cherie McCollough

Professor & Department Chair of Life Sciences
Science & Engineering - Dean

Cherie A. McCollough, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Texas. She received her BS and MS at Baylor University and PhD in Science Education at the University of Texas at Austin. She has over 10 years combined experience in teaching middle school, community college and in higher education. She teaches life science content courses for elementary, middle and high school future science teachers as well as providing professional development for instructors in K-12 and higher education. Her research includes culturally responsive and best practices in science education, science and mathematics course reform and developing peer mentoring programs for undergraduates in STEM courses.