Evan Barnes, M.A.

Instructor of Biology and Biology Lab Coordinator

Office Location

Whittier 128

Office Available

Monday 1-3 pm, and by appointment


Human physiology, science teaching, and lab coordination

Research Interests

The dynamics of how a science student is taught in higher education


Evan graduated with a B.S. from the University of Kansas and earned an M.A. from Northern Arizona University. He joined the Westmont faculty in 2021. His research centers on how to engage students in the authentic and rigorous practices of science work in the classroom. He has also done research in muscle and cardiovascular physiology. He manages the Westmont Biology laboratory space for both faculty scholarship and student classes.