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Dr. Daniel Criswell

Associate Professor of Biology
Holder, Hogan Professorship
CAV 222
LC Box 552
(318) 487-7462

About Dr. Criswell:

-B.S. Zoology, Weber State University 1982
-M.S. Biology, Institute for Creation Research 1994
-Ph.D. Molecular Biology, University of Montana 2004

Dr. Criswell has been teaching  biology for three decades.  He has authored more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles on topics ranging from human heredity, to pseudogenes to antibiotic resistance.  From 2006-2009 he was the project manager and principal investigator for GENE, a mitochondrial research project.  He loves teaching techniques in the microbiology lab to Louisiana College students, including bacterial transformations and many other research-grade cell culture techniques. Research article titles include things like, “Predation Did Not Come from Evolution,” “The Eve Mitochondrial Consensus Sequence,” and “Adam and Eve, Vitamin C, and Pseudogenes.”

Dr. Criswell came to LC in 2010 and has already been awarded tenure and an endowed professorship for his work here. Since arriving, three of his family members have completed degrees at LC. He is married to Leona and has four kids: Shannan, Andrew, Rachel, and Melody. He also enjoys time with his three grandkids: Tyler, Joren and Brody.

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