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Donald M. Allen, Ph.D.
Ashbel Smith Professor and Chair of Biology
Department of Biology
UT Permian Basin
I let students know repeatedly that I am interested in their success.
I share with them why I think biological topics are of interest and at what depth they should be understood. As a practicing scientist, I also attest to the excitement of scientific discovery. I give students ample opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. I try to be accessible and encouraging.