HollCarolyn Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Department Chair, Natural Sciences

Program Chair, Biology

Office: Hawaii Loa Campus, AC 206C
Phone: (808) 236-5839


Ph.D., Biological Oceanography, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., double major: Biology and Environmental Science, DePaul University

BIOL3040 Microbiology
BIOL4041 Environmental Microbiology Laboratory
BIOL2051/3 General Biology Laboratory


Professional Interests:

Marine microbiology in both oligotrophic and eutrophic environments; Microbial nitrogen and carbon cycling in aquaculture; Stable isotopes; Microbial ecology

Personal Interests/Biography:

Outrigger canoe paddling, swimming, hiking, traveling, reading.

Teaching Interests/Research:

Dr. Holl uses the naturally-occurring stable isotopes of Nitrogen and Carbon to explore microbial N and C cycle pathways.  Her work has spanned oligotrophic open ocean environments, eutrophic coastal environments, and high density recirculating aquaculture systems.