The School of Arts and Sciences
Full Name: Kim Reich
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Visiting Instructor of Biology
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University ’98; M.S., Texas A & M University; Ph.D., University of Florida
Dr. Reich grew up in South Florida and is happy to have returned home, both academically and biologically. Kim’s career in science, a complete “about face” from her previous career in business, began at PBA where she completed her bachelor of science degree in the fall of 1998. She went on to do her graduate studies at Texas A&M University, completing her master’s degree in spring 2001. Dr. Reich came back to Florida to pursue her doctoral studies and graduated from the University of Florida in the summer of 2009.
Upon graduation, Dr. Reich was recruited to apply for a competitive postdoctoral fellowship at Texas A&M University. After completing her postdoctoral work there, she was hired as a research scientist and as the director of the Galveston Sea Life Center at Texas A&M University.
Kim’s interests include many areas of study, most in the marine environment; trophic ecology, stable isotope ecology, and sea turtle research are her primary areas of expertise. Her research on sea turtles is widely published.