M.S., Biology – Ecology, Truman State University, 2003 B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2001
Polly Conrad has a diverse background working for universities, government agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations. She has utilized various data analytics strategies and communication skills to inform management decisions and effectively manage programs. She has secured over $1 million in grants from government, private, and non-profit sources, and she has served as a principal investigator on several research projects. Polly has participated on many committees and given numerous presentations as an invited speaker at professional conferences. She is eager to bring her experiences into the classroom and identify effective instructional strategies to better capture students' attention.