Craig Stephens

Craig Stephens is a professor of biology and public health, and the director of the Public Health Program at Santa Clara University. He has been on the SCU faculty for over 10 years, during which time he founded and served as director of the undergraduate Biotechnology program and helped organize a new interdisciplinary Bioengineering program. He teaches courses in microbiology, cellular and molecular biology, and biotechnology. Prior to SCU, Craig was a postdoctoral research fellow in developmental biology at Stanford University. He received his B.S. degree in biology from Roanoke College and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Virginia. He has been awarded research grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, has published in numerous professional journals, and is currently working on a microbiology textbook for undergraduate students.