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jennifer funk


Chapman University plays a big role in the Funk’s family history Sweethearts meet through a biology class, a course that their daughter teaches today at their alma mater

June 19, 2017 by | Uncategorized

2017 is a year of milestones for the Funk household. For Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences, it means that she has been teaching at Chapman University for a decade. Joining Chapman faculty in 2007, her 10-year anniversary ended on a high note as she was recently awarded the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship, the highest

In battle against fire-prone grasses, Chapman professor offers new insight

August 5, 2016 by | Science, Health and Education

The serpentine grasslands of Northern California where Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., studies invasive plant species are a botanist’s delight. “It’s this gorgeous preserve where there’s all kinds of research projects going on,” says the Chapman University associate professor as she describes the site where she researches non-invasive plant species that are thorns – sometimes literally –

Professors Axelrod, Funk receive Wang-Fradkin awards at convocation

May 14, 2012 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s elite Wang-Fradkin Professorships were awarded to professors from the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Science and the Schmid College of Science at the 17th Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation held Friday in the Bush Conference Center. Receiving the senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship was Mark R. Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English. The junior

Professors head to Harvard, Stanford for a year

May 10, 2010 by | Science, Health and Education

Two Chapman science faculty members have been offered prestigious opportunities to spend the next academic year researching at two of the nation’s top universities.  Christopher Kim, Ph.D., will spend the year as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, while Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., has been awarded a fellowship by Stanford University and will be working in