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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Science


Science and Allied Health 325



(845) 575-3000 ext. 2285

Dr. Raymond L. Kepner, Jr.

Associate Professor of Biology


Dr. Kepner has affiliations with the Phycological Society of America, Northeast Algal Society, International Society for Microbial Ecology, American Polar Society, American Society for Microbiology, and the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography


Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Michigan Tech University
B.S., Juniata College

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Microbial ecology of aquatic and polar systems; extremophiles; exobiology; bacterial and cyanobacterial viruses; protozoology; ice-covered lakes; freshwater ecotoxicology.