Carolyn Jones PH.D.

College of Natural and Computational Sciences - Department of Natural Science

Associate Dean, College of Natural and Computational Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology



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

Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 2051 General Biology I Laboratory
  • BIOL 2053 General Biology II Laboratory
  • BIOL 3040 General Microbiology
  • BIOL 4040 Environmental Microbiology
  • BIOL 4041 Environmental Microbiology Laboratory
  • HON 1100 Hawaii and the Pacific
  • MARS 2110 Ocean Environments of the Pacific Islands

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. Jones 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. 

Carolyn Jones

Associate Dean
Associate Professor

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  Hawaii Loa Campus, AC 206B

 Curriculum Vitae (PDF)