Office: Trustee Science Center, Room 104
Phone: (417) 873-6971
Dr. Carroll currently serves as an associate professor of biology. Dr. Carroll earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas where she trained as an aquatic invertebrate community and food web ecologist.
Dr. Carroll has taught invertebrate zoology, limnology, cell biology, undergraduate research, advanced ecological studies, and marine biology. Dr. Carroll has maintained an active research program which explores the community and ecosystem dynamics of karst springs in the Ozarks Region of Southwest Missouri. Additionally, Dr. Carroll has traveled internationally with dozens of students to Roatan, Honduras and Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles to study coral reef ecosystems.
Dr. Carroll has several articles submitted for publication in leading aquatic journals, and travels yearly to present research findings at the annual, national meeting of the North American Benthological Society.
"Rainboots for Roatan" - Study Abroad Service at Drury University
In January 2013, Drury University's Dr. Teresa Carroll led a group of students on a research study abroad trip to Roatan. Prior to that trip, students raised money to purchase rainboots for the children of Roatan, which they distributed while there.
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1981
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1986
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2001, 2009