Mr. Reginald Finley

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Mr. Finley is a life-long science educator and science communicator. He is the owner and editor-in-chief of AmazingLife.Bio, a science education resource for grades 9-13. He is a full-time Biology Instructor Online with Ultimate Medical Academy based in Tampa, FL. He works for Valencia College as an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences teaching General Core Biology, Human Sexuality, and Anatomy & Physiology.

Mr. Finley graduated from Amridge University in 2011 earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development. In 2013, he obtained a Master's Degree in Science Education from SUNY Buffalo. In 2016, he earned a Master of Science Degree in Biology from Clemson University. He is currently a double-doctoral candidate in STEM Education (2023) and Natural Science Education (2022).

His hobbies include reading science news, watching anime, spending time with family, exploring vegan cuisine, and Netflixing when possible.

Favorite quotes:

"To be truly open-minded is to first accept the possibility that you may be wrong, and are willing to change your position once sufficient evidence has been presented." - R. Finley Sr.

"Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution." - Theodosius Dobzhansky


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