Hoyt Science Resources Center
Campus Mailbox: 156
Dr. Throckmorton joined the Westminster Department of Biology in 1990. She teaches Freshwater Biology, Biostatistics and Experimental Design, Marine Biology, Introduction to GIS, the Environmental Science Capstone, and various introductory and non-majors courses. Her research focuses on two areas: behavioral ecology of parasitic insects – how mate selection and host choice affect lifetime fitness – and the antimicrobial properties of natural dyes derived from plants. She is also a member of the Environmental Science Committee which coordinates the environmental science major and Associate Director of the College’s Field Station.