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Elizabeth Ann Machunis-Masuoka PhD

Email Addresses
elizabeth.masuoka@mwsu.edu
My Websites

Biology
Instructor

Office Location
Bolin Hall 307D
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4071
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2016 4243 101 Biochemistry I Bolin Hall 312
Details Fall 2016 4242 101 Biochemistry Lab Bolin Hall 309/323
Details Fall 2016 3054 101 Principles of Biology I Bolin Hall 127
Details Fall 2016 1544 101 General Botany Bolin Hall 127
Details Fall 2015 6003 170 Graduate Seminar in Virology Bolin Hall 215
Details Fall 2015 4243 101 Biochemistry I Bolin Hall 304
Details Spring 2015 6003 201 Seminar in Bioethics Bolin Hall 215
Details Spring 2015 5253 201 Biochemistry II Bolin Hall 311
Details Spring 2015 5012 270 Writing in the Biological Sciences Bolin Hall 209
Details Spring 2015 4253 201 Biochemistry II Bolin Hall 311
Details Spring 2015 4001 203 Seminar in Biology Bolin Hall 209
Details Spring 2015 1243 201 General Chemistry II Bolin Hall 312
Details Spring 4253 Biochemistry II Bolin Hall
Details Spring 1544 General Botany Bolin Hall
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Midwestern State University M.A. in History 2011-5-1 0:0:0
University of California at San Diego Ph.D. in Biology Aug 1 1997 12:00AM
The California State Polytechnic University at Pomona B.S. in Microbiology Jun 1 1992 12:00AM
Institution Position Start Date End Date
The University of Virginia Faculty Lecturer 1997-08-01 2006-06-01
Contract Employment Freelance Editor/Reviewer/Science Writer 1997-09-01
The University of Virginia Co-Director, Distinguished Majors Program in Human Biology 2003-09-01 2006-06-01
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia Adjunct Professor in Biology 2006-09-01 2007-06-01
Midwestern State University Graduate Assistant, Dept. of History 2008-08-01
Midwestern State University Adjunct Professor in Chemistry and Biology 2009-08-01
Midwestern State University Instructor 2013 Fall Present
American Journal Experts (AJE) Editor November 15, 2011 Present

Conference Papers

"The Mythmaker of the House of Austria: Rudolf II's Kunstkammer and the Vision of Imperial Majesty," presented at the 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas.

 

"Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Church Slavonic, Vladimir the Saint, and the Christianization of Russia," presented at the 90th Annual Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, March 31-April 3, 2010, Houston, Texas and presented at the 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Annual Regional Conference for North Central-Northeast Texas, April 2010, Austin College, Sherman, Texas.

 

"Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down: Plague and the Great Fire of London, 1665-1666," presented at the 2009 Phi Alpha Theta Annual Regional Conference for North Central-Northeast Texas, April 2009, University of North Texas Discovery Park Campus, Denton, Texas.

 

Guest Lectures

"Are Girls Smarter than Boys? What DNA Can and Can't Tell You," 2008 Math, Science and U Girls Conference, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas.

 

"Birds, Flue and People: Biology and Its Consequences," 2006 Gooch/Dillard General Faculty Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

"Hurricanes, Bird Flu, and Bioterrorism: Are we Doomed? Science, Ethics, and Public Health in the Face of a Moving Target," 2005 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

"Containing Biological 'Fallout': Public Health Necessities vs. the Ethical Treatment of Individuals following the Release of Biological Weapons into a Civilian Population," 2003 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

"Research Misconduct," 2001 University of Virginia Bioethics Society Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

"Human Subjects Research," The Second National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, March 31-April 1, 2000, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

Publications

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Resources as a Source of International Conflict," in Encyclopedia of Global Resources, ed. Craig W. Allin (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010), 1023-1027.

 

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Arctic Seafloor Claims," in Encyclopedia of Global Warming, ed. Steven I. Dutch (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 84-86.

 

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Stanley Norman Cohen," in Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions, ed. Alvin K. Benson (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 209-211.

 

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, "Raymond Damadian," in Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions, ed. Alvin K. Benson (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009), 270-272.

 

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, Instructor's Resource Manual, Human Biology, 7th edition, Starr & McMillan (Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2006).

 

Contributing author, Bauman's Microbiology: Diseases by Systems Edition, 1st edition (2004), 2nd edition (2009), Pearson Education, Inc. published as Benjamin Cummings.

 

Contributing author, Study Guide Bauman's Microbiology, 1st edition (2004), Pearson Education, Inc., published as Benjamin Cummings.

 

Contributing author, Bauman's Microbiology, 1st edition (2004), 2nd edition (2009), Pearson Education, Inc., published as Benjamin Cummings.

 

Machunis-Masuoka, Elizabeth, BIOL203 Introduction to Biology Laboratory Text and Manual (University of Virginia Copy Services, 2004).