Brian Swisher Instructor & Lab Coordinator




  • M.S. University of Illinois
  • B S. University of Illinois


Areas of expertise:

Aquatic ecology, behavioral ecology, conservation biology


Courses taught:

  • BI 151 Introduction to Ecology and Evolution
  • BI 153 Introduction to Cell Biology and Genetics
  • BI 260 Animal Behavior

Click here for my YouTube video about Animal Behavior

Recent News

Brian Swisher, instructor and general biology lab coordinator for the Saint Michael’s Biology Department this past spring semester brought students in in his BI-260 Behavioral Ecology class visiting Burlington’s waterfront ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. They toured both behind-the-scenes and on the main exhibit floors with members of the Center’s Animal Care Department to learn about captive animal husbandry.
(posted July 2022)