Professor of Biology
Dr. Tony Pappantoniou is a Professor of Biology and Marine Science. He has a BA in Biology and Education from Lehman College (CUNY), an MS in Marine Science from Long Island University and a PhD in Vertebrate Ecology and Behavior from Fordham University. Dr. Pappantoniou is interested in a wide variety of animals including fish, reptiles and birds. He is a member of several professional societies including: National Marine Educators Association, National Science Teachers Association and National Association of Biology Teachers. Currently, Dr. Pappantoniou and his students are conducting research on the biology of the Painted Turtle.
Pappantoniou, A. 2012. Teaching and Learning Biology in an Informal Setting. Presented at the 3rd World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership. Maison N. - D. Chat d’ Oiseau, Brussels, Belgium 25-28 October 2012.
Pappantoniou, A. 2013. Student Engagement Through the Use of Biological Fieldwork. Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association of College and university Biology Educators. Indiana University/Purdue University, 18-19 October 2013.
Pappantoniou, A. 2015. A Community College/Audubon Society Partnership: Mutualism in Action. Presented at the Annual National Science Teachers Association Conference. Chicago. 12-15 March 2015.
Rachlin, J.W., B.E. Warkentine and A.Pappantoniou. 2004. Ichthyofaunal Survey of the Bronx River, Past and Present. Northeast Natural History Conference VIII. New York State Museum. Circ. 66:52.
Warkentine, B.E., J.W. Rachlin and A. Pappantoniou. 2004. Assessment of the Planktonic Communities of an Urban Estuarine System. Northeast Natural History Conference VIII. New York State Museum. Circ. 66:56.
Rachlin, J.W., B.E. Warkentine and A. Pappantoniou 2008. Comparison of Multivariate and Parsimony Analysis in Evaluating the Bronx River Fish Distributions. Presented at the Northeast Natural History Conference X. New York State Museum, Albany, New York 17-18 April 2008.
Pappantoniou, A. 2016. Digital Collecting: Use that Smartphone for More Than Texting! Presented at European Marine Science Educators Association Annual Conference. Belfast, Ireland. 4 -7 October 2016.
Pappantoniou, A. 2016. A Digital Image Collection Activity for an Introductory Marine Science Class. Presented at the National Association of Marine Educators Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida 27 June – 1 July 2016.
Papers, Articles, Chapters etc.
Pappantoniou, A. 2018. Engaging Biology Students Through Informal Summer Field Experiences. New Perspectives in Science Education. 7th Edition. Pg 53-55.
Student Mentored Posters
Pappantoniou, A., M. Castiello, J. Chin and A. Pane. 2015. Population Structure and Parasitism in the Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta. 48th Annual Conference of the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists. Montclair State University. Montclair, NJ. 7 Nov 2016 37(2): 65.
Xapanya, A., C. Meredith, J. Tatnall and A. Pappantoniou. 2016. Population Dynamics of the Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta picta from a Connecticut Farm Pond. 49th Annual Conference of the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists. SUNY Old Westbury, Westbury NY. 29 October 2016.
Hincapie, A., A. DeSousa, N. Zelaya and A. Pappantoniou. 2017. Distribution of Leeches on the Eastern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta). 50th Annual Conference of the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists New Jersey City University, NJ 28 October 2017. 39(2): 55.