Andrea Bierema is an academic specialist in the Center for Integrative Studies in General Science and Department of Integrative Biology. She has a Master’s in Biological Sciences and Doctorate in Science Education: Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University. Andrea teaches ISB 202 (Applications of Environmental and Organismal Biology) and ISB 204 (Applications of Biomedical Sciences). Her courses are designed using a flipped approach in which students learn basic content outside of class time and then class time is dedicated to applying content to case studies. Formats include face-to-face courses, hybrid courses, and online courses. Research interests span from animal behavior to undergraduate science education.