Shanon Trueman

  • Associate or adjunct professor of biology, botany, and microbiology (past and present) at New England schools including Quinnipiac University, Goodwin College, and Springfield Technical Community College, among others
  • Plant research analyst for Nerac and Earthgro for over 15 years
  • A published writer whose work has appeared in a number of scientific journals including for the University of Massachusettes, Amherst

Experience

Shanon Trueman is a former writer for ThoughtCo who developed articles covering topics of biology and botany over the course of five months. After graduate with a master's degree from Amherst, Shanon was the director of research quality assurance for Earthgro and an analyst for Nerac for over 14 years before she started teaching. Throughout her professional career, Sharon has published in multiple scientific journals and has held associate or adjunct professor positions at a number of New England colleges and Universities including Goodwin College, Manchester Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, and Quinnipiac University.

Education

Shanon received a master's degree in microbiology and plant pathology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a bachelor's degree in agronomy from the University of Connecticut.

Awards and Publications

  • "The Effect of Fungal Disease on Basil Plants" for UMass Amherst

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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