Marsha Williams

Marsha Williams

Title: Research Faculty
Department: Biology
Building: BEP 107


  • Post M.S. education. 2005-2007. The Ohio State University, Agricultural Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Andrew Ward.
  • M.S. 1997. Oklahoma State University, Zoology, Advisor: Dr. James Shaw.
  • B.S. 1994. University of Oklahoma, Zoology.


Ms. Williams is a Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Biology at The University of Texas at Tyler.  Her research expertise is in Fluvial Geomorphology, Aquatic Ecology, and Landscape Ecology.  A particular tool used in her research is a Geographic Information System (GIS).  She has been a Co-PI for grants totaling around $6 million.  Her current research projects include 1) Ecological Niche Modeling for threatened and endangered crayfish and mussel species in east TX, 2) Water quality monitoring for military bases in Texas and Louisiana, and 3) Water quality monitoring for the Upper Neches River for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).  She has taught Aquatic Biology, Ecology, General Biology, and Herpetology at The University of Texas at Tyler.  She also has experience teaching immersive field courses at biological stations (e.g., University of Oklahoma and Ohio State University).

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