Kathleen Rath Marr
Professor of Biology
Areas of Expertise:
- Biology of Human Embryonic Stem Cells
- Alzheimer's Research at Harvard Primate Center with Rhesus Monkeys
- Author of "Into the (Grether) Woods," Folklore and Science about the Lakeland Woods
Rath Marr joined Lakeland's faculty in 1987 and has held the position of Chair of Natural Sciences in the past, a position once held by her father, David Rath.
She earned her Ph.D. from Marquette University in 2000, her master's in physiology from Marquette in 1987 and her bachelor's in biology from Lakeland College in 1976. Prior to joining Lakeland's faculty, Rath Marr served as a biology instructor for 10 years at Marquette.
With academic interests as wide ranging as ecology, stem cells and aviation, Rath Marr teaches some of the college's top-level science courses while serving a leadership role for the natural sciences division. She is the author of "Into the (Grether) Woods," which documents the rich ecology surrounding Lakeland.