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Eric W Montie


Eric W. Montie, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Biology at USCB. His research interests lie at the intersection of marine biology, neurobiology and ecotoxicology. Montie earned a B.S. degree in Zoology at the University of Rhode Island in 1993, then embarked upon post-baccalaureate studies in Biochemistry at Harvard University. He received an M.S. degree in Environmental Toxicology at Clemson University in 1999. After earning his master’s degree, Montie worked from 1999 to 2000 as a marine mammal field biologist at the National Ocean Service in Charleston, S.C. In 2006, Montie earned a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass.

From 2006 to 2007, Dr. Montie served as a post-doctoral investigator specializing in marine chemistry with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. From 2007 to 2008, he was a post-doctoral fellow specializing in marine bioacoustics at the College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL. From 2008 to 2010, he served as a research associate at USF specializing in neuro-imaging and bioacoustics. In 2011, Dr. Montie was appointed an Assistant Professor of Biology at USCB. Dr. Montie has an active research program and currently teaches Physiology, Neurobiology, and Icthyology.

Animal Behavior Environmental Sciences Marine Biology Neuroscience Toxicology

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Assistant Professor

University of South Carolina Beaufort
January 2011