B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Louisville
Dr. McCandless’ areas of expertise include evolutionary biology, zoology and statistics. His research interests include investigations of the conservation status and population genetics of cave adapted cavefish and crayfish species. As a long time college instructor, he is also interested in statistical analysis of assessment data to evaluate teaching effectiveness, particularly in freshman biology courses. He enjoys hiking, amateur astronomy and reading science fiction, military history, and biographies.