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Dr. Andrea Kwiatkowski

Dr. Andrea Kwiatkowski

Assistant Professor of Biology

(706) 379-5241
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Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Georgia
B.S., University of Mary Washington

After graduating with a B.S. in Biology at a small liberal arts college, Andrea Kwiatkowski received her Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of Georgia. During her time at UGA, she studied bacteria that commonly cause food poisoning. She then became a postdoctoral research associate for Emory University. While at Emory, she worked at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and studied a species of bacteria that often causes disease in military personnel. During her career, Dr. Kwiatkowski has published several articles and presented her research at numerous international meetings. Dr. Kwiatkowski discovered her love for teaching as a graduate teaching assistant for laboratory classes at UGA. After her graduate education, Dr. Kwiatkowski taught Biology at Southern Catholic College. Her research background helps her to explain real-world applications of the biology topics that she teaches and also helps her design fun, innovative laboratory experiments. She is excited to be teaching biology at Young Harris College.