Dr. Neal Doran

Professor of Biology
Director, Center of Creation Research

E-mail: neal.doran@bryan.edu
Office Phone: 423-775-2041
Box: 7795

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Geology (Paleobiology), Florida State University, 2003
  • M.S. Geology (Paleobiology), University of Cincinnati, 2000
  • M.A. History (History of Science, Minor Zoology), University of Florida, 1994
  • B.S. Geology (Minor Zoology), University of Florida, 1989

Past and Present Professional Societies

  • American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)
  • Creation Biology Society (CBS)
  • Creation Geology Society (CGS)
  • Geological Society of America (GSA)
  • History of Science Society (HSS)
  • Paleontological Society (PS)
  • Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE)
  • Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP)
  • Southeastern Geological Society (SGS)

Research Publications

  • Wood, T.C., Wise, K. P., Sanders, R., Doran, N.A. 2003. A Refined Baramin Concept. Occasional Papers of the BSG 3:1-14.
  • Doran, N. A., Arnold, A. J., Parker, W. C., Huffer, F. L. 2004. Deviation from Red Queen Behavior at Stratigraphic Boundaries: Evidence for Directional Recovery. In: Beaudoin, A.B.. & Head, M. J. The Palynology and Micropalaeontology of Boundaries. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 230, 35-46
  • Doran, N. A., Arnold, A. J., Parker, W. C., Huffer, F. W. 2006. Is extinction age-dependent? Palaios, v. 21:571-579
  • Copeland, R., Doran, N.A., White, A., Upchurch, S. 2009. Regional and statewide trends in Florida’s spring and well groundwater quality (1991-2003), Florida Geological Society Bulletin No. 69.
  • Doran, N.A. Capturing Cladogenesis: The Global Orbulina universa Transition [in prep]
  • Doran, N.A. Latitudinal Restriction in the Origin of a Species [in prep]

Honors and Awards

  • Science Alliance Summer Research Fellowship, University of Tennessee (1987)
  • Geological Society of America research grant (1996)
  • Program for Instructional Execllence Teaching Associate (2001)
  • Cushman Foundation grant (2001)
  • Outstanding GraduateTeaching Assistant Award Nomination (2001)
  • Prentice Hall Review for Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology (ed. Busch) 5th edition, (2002)
  • Florida State University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2002)
  • Florida State University Dissertation Grant (2002)