Derek Dube


Derek (he/him/his) is an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Saint Joseph (CT), where he also is the current Director of the First Year Seminar Program. He earned his B.S. in Biology at James Madison University, his Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of Virginia, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan.

He is an active scholar in the biological sciences and in the field of education, where he focuses on STEM education and diversity, equity, and inclusion. He has published several research articles and learning materials in these areas and co-authored the book What InclusiveInstructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching.