Title: Associate Professor of Biology
Office Location: Vermeer Science Center 225
B.S. from Emporia State University
M.S. from Emporia State University
Ph.D. from University of North Texas, Denton
Areas of expertise: human anatomy and physiology, environmental physiology and aquatic toxicology
Nicole Palenske has taught at Central College since 2009. Her research investigates how exposure to environmental contaminants creates changes in both physiology and morphology of developing fish and amphibians. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys photography, traveling and spending time with her family.