FCC's Science Department is enthusiastically led by a faculty with broad ranging interests, training, and experiences, complemented by an excellent support staff and adjunct instructors. Our department offers a wide variety of courses in the physical and biological sciences.

We are dedicated to constantly improving student learning. As you learn about yourself, your world, and the universe, our goal is that you will grow in your understanding of the role of science in society.

Programs of Study

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Associate of Science (A.S.)
Area of Concentration within the A.S. in STEM
Letter of Recognition  

Full-time Faculty Members

Teresa Calzonetti, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Chair 301.846.2557
Tiziana Cavinato Assistant Professor 240.629.7949
Natasha Cleveland Associate Professor 301.846.2563
Debra Ellis, Ph.D. Associate Professor 301.846.2555
Bob Ford, Ph.D. Professor 301.846.2628
Marc Frankenberry, Ph.D. Associate Professor 301.846.2606
Gengshi Lu, Ph.D. Associate Professor 301.846.2573
Wen Nelils, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 240.629.7956
Jessica Newnam-Baicy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 301.846.2581
Patricia Sheppard Assistant Professor 301.846.2577
Judy Staveley, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor 301.846.2564
Emily Taylor Assistant Professor 301.846.2537
Perry Wood, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 301.846.2554

Contact Information

Sharon Smith
Academic Office Manager
Office: C-118
Dr. Teresa Calzonetti
Department Chair
Office: C-117 

Related Information

Two Year Course Rotation

Stem Learning Center