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Andy Rost

Chairman, Dept of Science & Technology; Associate Professor; Director of Summer ProgramsScience & Technology

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7532


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  • BA, Political Science, University of Vermont
  • MS, Hydrology, University of Nevada, Reno
  • PhD, Hydrology, University of Nevada, Reno

Andy teaches in the Science and Humanities departments at Sierra Nevada College. His primary research interests include the physical, chemical, and biological constraints on attached algae in Sierra Nevada streams. He is active in his research and supervises student research at Sierra Nevada College. Andy teaches a wide range of classes including Ecology of Aquatic Ecosystems, Environmental Systems, Introduction to Sustainability, Lake Tahoe Basin Ecosystems, Environmental Engineering, Introduction to Outdoor Skills, Fundamentals of Environmental Education, and Introduction to Geology. Outside of SNC, you are most likely to find Andy enjoying the rock, water, sun, and slopes of the Sierra Nevada with his family.