Richard W. Nelson

Richard Nelson

Professor of Biology
Department Chair
On faculty since 2006

 

706.419.1257
richard.nelson@covenant.edu

 

Education

PhD, Case Western Reserve University

BS, Furman University

Biology student

Elizabeth Coats '16 describes the excitement of seeing classroom research in genetics applied in the laboratory.

"Human Anatomy and Physiology (HAP) with Dr. Morris. Learning about how our bodies work was fascinating and gave me a completely new perspective into the nature of our Creator. Studying for the class became a sort of worship as I acquired a greater sense of God’s creativity and attention to detail. You gain a deeper understanding of God’s grace when you realize just how complex the body is. "
 - biology major Will Ahrenholz '16
Choosing to Study Biology at Covenant | Jonathan Blackmon
Jonathan describes how Covenant's smaller class sizes and low student-faculty ratio creates a special learning environment where relationships with professors and fellow students can flourish.