Megan Prosser, PhD

Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3500
Office Location: Ronald Building, 147A
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Biography

Megan Prosser, Ph.D. is the Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Biology at Azusa Pacific University.

Dr. Prosser earned her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Redlands and her PhD in Cancer Immunotherapeutics and Tumor Immunology from the Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope. Her research expertise focuses on adoptive immunotherapeutic approaches for enhanced cancer therapy.

Dr. Prosser came to APU in 2012 as a faculty member in the Biology and Chemistry Department teaching Cancer Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Biology. She has since held multiple administrative positions at Azusa Pacific University including the Assistant Chair (2014-2017) and Chair (2017-2020) of the Department of Biology and Chemistry and the Senior Advisor to the President and Chief of Staff (2020-2021).

Education

  • PhD, Cancer Immunotherapeutics and Tumor Immunology, Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, City of Hope
  • BS, Biology and Chemistry, University of Redlands

Academic Area

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of Biology and Chemistry

Expertise

  • Cancer Biology
  • General Biology
  • Genetics/Genetic engineering
  • Immunology/Immunotherapeutics
  • Molecular Biology

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 300 – Genetics
  • BIOL 410 – Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 495 – Cancer Biology

Office Hours

by appointment