Assistant Professor of Biology
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BS in microbiology and cell science, University of Florida
MA in secondary biology education, University of South Florida
PhD in pathogenic microbiology, University of South Florida
Dr. Crystal Bedenbaugh has taught at Southeastern University since 2007. Before coming to SEU, she worked as a research chemist and taught for the Polk County School Board and Polk State College Nursing Program. Her dissertation research focused on developing ganglioside-based immunoassays for the detection of biological toxins utilizing an evanescent wave biosensor.
When she is not in the classroom, she is the director/instructor of a nationally ranked competitive dance team for Tammy’s Dance Company. Married to Ryan in 1995, she now has two children, Brady and Cole, and many pets. Dr. Bedenbaugh is excited to teach at SEU where the truth about God’s creation can be studied and discussed.
Dr Bedenbaugh teaches the following courses: General Chemistry I, General Chemistry II, Biology I, Physical Science, Introduction to Chemistry, Astronomy, Theatrical Dance, and Integrating Dance and Academics in the Classroom.