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Patrick M. Eggleston
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Dr. Patrick M. Eggleston

Patrick M. Eggleston, Ph.D.

Biology Department

359 Science Building

Keene State College

Keene, New Hampshire  03435-2001  




Patrick Eggleston earned his B.S. from Michigan State University in 1963, his M.S. from Cornell University in 1966, and his Ph.D. in Zoology from the Ohio State University in 1975.   Since then he has taught Biology and Environmental Studies at Keene State College.

At various times, he has acted as Chair of Environmental Studies and Biology.   He has been Secretary and later President of the Keene State College Education Association. 

He has interests in ecology, evolution, and fresh water biology.   He is currently working on population studies of fresh-water diatoms in the Ashuelot River in southwestern New Hampshire.   He is also studying the environmental changes to the Ashuelot River over time. He has found some drastic changes in the pH of the river.


Patrick enjoys hiking, fishing, bike riding, travel, watching films, photography, and listenening to music.   He is married and has one daughter and one grand-daughter.