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Science Home

Welcome to the Science Division of Paradise Valley Community College. Here you will find resources to help plan your career in any field of science.

Courses are offered in a variety of formats (ranging from traditional in-class meetings to online, flex and hybrid).

All of our science buildings, including the new Life Sciences Building, provide state of the art classrooms, laboratories and learning technologies.

View our Academic Departments here:

astronomy

biology

chemistry

geology

physics

Contact Us

Science Division
G Building
(602) 787-6631


Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building
(602) 787-6940


Science Division Chair
Dr. Scott Massey
G 114 (602) 787-6644
scott.massey@paradisevalley.edu

Staff

Full Time Faculty

Debra Adair, Biology
LS 212 (602) 787-7822
debra.adair@paradisevalley.edu

Dr. Satinder Bains, Chemistry
J133 (602) 787-6586
satinder.bains@paradisevalley.edu

Harry Birkmann, Geology
G 101 (602) 787-6820
harry.birkmann@paradisevalley.edu

Jaimee Corbet, Biology
LS 211 (602) 787-6784
jaimee.corbet@paradisevalley.edu

Jim Doyle, Biology
LS 213 (602) 787-6591
jim.doyle@paradisevalley.edu

Casey Durandet, Physics
G 109 (602) 787-6651
casey.durandet@paradisevalley.edu

Jeffrey Hoyt, Biology
LS 210 (602) 787-7419
jeffrey.hoyt@paradisevalley.edu

Jon Hayashi, Biology
LS 218 (602) 787-6827
jon.hayashi@paradisevalley.edu

Jeffrey Lace, Biology
LS 215 (602) 787-7913
jeffrey.lace@paradisevalley.edu

Lynn Lalko, Chemistry
G 106 (602) 787-6640
lynn.lalko@paradisevalley.edu

Anthony Lamanna, Biology
LS 219 (602) 787-6643
anthony.lamanna@paradisevalley.edu

Scott Massey, Chemistry, Science Division Chair
G 114 (602) 787-6644
scott.massey@paradisevalley.edu

Lynda Santiago, Biology
G 112 (602) 787-6648
lynda.santiago@paradisevalley.edu

Jennifer Weitz, Astronomy
G 108 (602) 787-6818
jennifer.weitz@paradisevalley.edu

 

Staff

Curtis Chambers, Laboratory Technician
H 118 (602) 787-7889
curtis.chambers@paradisevalley.edu

Melissa Durfee, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-6637
melissa.durfee@paradisevalley.edu

David Hellman, Laboratory Technician
G 150 (602) 787-6685
david.hellman@paradisevalley.edu

John Jones, Laboratory Coordinator
LS 112 (602) 787-6638
john.jones@paradisevalley.edu

Heather McMillan, Administrative Secretary
G 128 (602) 787-6631
heather.mcmillan@paradisevalley.edu

Anna Mothersbaugh, Evening Secretary
LS 207 (602) 787-6940
anna.mothersbaugh@paradisevalley.edu

Marina Shal, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-7428
marina.shal@paradisevalley.edu

Sarah Withers, Life Sciences Secretary
LS 207 (602) 787-6940
sarah.withers@paradisevalley.edu

 

Adjunct Faculty

Kelly Alderman, Biology
kelly.alderman@paradisevalley.edu

Jaminelli Banks, Biology
jaminelli.banks@paradisevalley.edu

Michael Bishop, Chemisty
michael.bishop@paradisevalley.edu

Mitch Borst, Biology
mitch.borst@paradisevalley.edu

Darra Browning, Biology
darra.kresge@paradisevalley.edu

Greg Cohen, Chemistry
greg.cohen@paradisevalley.edu

Brian England, Engineering
brian.england@paradisevalley.edu

Robert Ewing, Astronomy
robert.ewing@paradisevalley.edu

Marjon Forouzeshyekta, Biology
marjon.forouzeshyekta@paradisevalley.edu

Roy Fuller, Geology
roy.fuller@paradisevalley.edu

Laurie Gehlsen, Geology
laurie.gehlsen@paradisevalley.edu

Stephan George, Biology
stephan.george@paradisevalley.edu

Jayme Gillen, Biology
jayme.gillen@paradisevalley.edu

Robert Hall, Biology
robert.hall@paradisevalley.edu

John Helbert, Chemistry
john.helbert@paradisevalley.edu

Charles King, Chemistry
charles.king@paradisevalley.edu

Richard Marx, Biology
richard.marx@paradisevalley.edu

Indu Mishra, Chemistry
indu.mishra@paradisevalley.edu

Tiffany Naughton, Biology
tiffany.naughton@paradisevalley.edu

Charles Pace, Chemistry
charles.pace@paradisevalley.edu

Hannah Phipps - Yonas, Biology
hannah.phipps@paradisevalley.edu

William Pinkston, Chemistry
william.pinkston@paradisevalley.edu

Sadie Puerner, Chemistry
saide.puerner@paradisevalley.edu

Alan Putzke, Biology
alan.putzke@paradisevalley.edu

Carson Robertson, Biology
carson.robertson@paradisevalley.edu

Don Robinson, Geology
dob.robinson@paradisevalley.edu

William Sherry, Astronomy
william.sherry@paradisevalley.edu

Jeff Simpson, Geology
jeff.simpson@paradisevalley.edu

Linda Stearns, Chemistry
linda.stearns@paradisevalley.edu

Sara Stollar-Yates, Biology
sara.stollar@paradisevalley.edu

Mike Swingler, Physics
mike.swingler@paradisevalley.edu

Amy Terlisner, Biology
amy.terlisner@paradisevalley.edu

Tatjana Thomas, Biology
tatjana.thomas@paradisevalley.edu

Pichaya, Trakanrungoj, Chemistry
pichaya.trakanrungoj@paradisevalley.edu

James Valente, Biology
james.valente@paradisevalley.edu

Julia Wickett, Astronomy
julia.wickett@paradisevalley.edu

Syd Wilson, Engineering
syd.wilson@paradisevalley.edu

Alissa Wooden, Biology
alissa.wooden@paradisevalley.edu

Karl Wyant, Biology
karl.wyant@paradisevalley.edu

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