Jason M. Tor
Jason M. Tor, dean of the School of Natural Science and associate professor of microbiology, received his B.S. in soil science and a M.S. in natural resources and environmental science from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
He has a broad research and teaching interest in soil microbiology and geomicrobiology.
He has conducted research in a variety of extreme environments, including the hydrothermal vents in Yellowstone National Park and Vulcano, Italy, hypersaline areas of Death Valley National Park, and metal contaminated soils and sediments in Massachusetts.
School of Natural Science
Recent and Upcoming Courses
NS-0257: Astrobiology: Ethics to Exoplanets (Fall 2013)
Food, Farm, and Sustainability Institute (Spring 2013)
Slow Food in Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany (Spring 2013)
NS-0210: From Farm to Fork (Spring 2013)