Science Faculty

Our science faculty bring their knowledge from the field, directly into the classroom. They help students explore the Tahoe Basin through a scientific lens.

Department Chair

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Andy Rost Chairman, Dept of Science & Technology; Associate Professor; Director of Summer Programs

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7532


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Steve Ellsworth Professor

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7457

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Suzanne Gollery Professor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7456

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Brennan Lagasse Assistant Professor

Outdoor Leadership; Environmental & Social Sustainability

Phone: 775-881-1314 x7423

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Chuck Levitan Professor

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7455

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Sue Welsch Professor Emeritus

Phone: 775-831-1600

Sierra Nevada College's Science program offers majors in
Biology, Ecology, Earth Science, and Natural Resource Management