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Dr. Robert Gregerson

Dean, Professor of Biology, Florida Gulf Coast University


Dr. Robert Gregerson joined Florida Gulf Coast University as Professor of Biology and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2014. Prior to arriving at FGCU, Dr. Gregerson was Dean of the College of Science and Technology at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia, where he had also served as Head of the Biology Department. Before that, he was at Lyon College, in Batesville, Arkansas, where he was a faculty member for 12 years, Chair of the Science Division for 5 years, and held an endowed professorship. While at Lyon College, he was named state Professor of the Year twice by the Carnegie Foundation’s Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Dr. Gregerson received a B.A. in Biology from Wabash College, and the Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Georgia. His scholarly expertise is in plant molecular biology. He has published over 25 scholarly articles and book chapters, and received grant funding from the US Department of Agriculture, the National Institute of Health and various state agencies.