Maura C. Flannery, Ph.D.

Professor
Computer Science, Mathematics and Science
PhD, Science Education, New York UniversityMS, Biology, Boston CollegeBS, Biology, Marymount Manhattan College
I have been teaching at St. John's for over 40 years, and my expertise is in the relationship between art and biology.

Teaching Interests

Science Literacy Visual Literacy

Research Interests

Herbaria and Biodiversity History of Botany Communicating Science to Nonscientists

Courses Taught

ENG
0001
Writing Abroad
ENG
1
Writing Abroad
HON
2700C
HONORS CORE:SCIENTIC INQUIRY
SCI
1000C
CORE: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Flannery, M. C. (2013). Plant Collections Online: Using Digital Herbaria in Biology Teaching.. Bioscene: Journal of College Biology Teaching. vol. 39, pp. 3–9.

Flannery, M. C. (2013). The Herbarium as Muse: Plant Specimens as Inspiration. Biology International. pp. 23.

Flannery, M. C. (1999). The conservation aesthetic and the microscopic aesthetic. BioScience. vol. 49, pp. 801–808.

Books

Flannery, M. C. (2001). D'Arcy Thompson's Ice Cream and Other Essays from Biology Today. Reston, VA: National Association of Biology Teachers.

Flannery, M. C. (1991). Bitten by the Biology Bug. Reston, VA: National Association of Biology Teachers.