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Meet the Faculty

Michael Stiff

Michael Stiff

Assistant Professor of Biology
Hickory Campus

Michael Stiff joined the LR faculty in 2015. He holds a Ph.D. in Crop Science from North Carolina State University and a B.S. in Microbiology, with a minor in Chemistry, from Ball State University. After completion of his doctoral degree, Michael served as a post-doctoral research scholar in the NC State Department of Crop Science. His research interests include emphasis on the study of cotton fiber and plant cellular biology.