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Becky A. Mercer, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Palm Beach State College

Becky Mercer is the Associate Dean for Science and Mathematics at Palm Beach State College's Palm Beach Gardens campus.

She earned her B.A. in biological sciences (Spanish minor) from the University of Southern California and her Ph.D. in metabolic biology from Columbia University.  Previously she served for 5 years as PBSC’s STEM education director. Becky is interested in increasing student access to hands-on research, and in supporting faculty projects that complement student learning outside the classroom. She has served as PI on several NSF projects to increase participation of underrepresented groups in STEM, and published extensively on a variety of biomedical research topics.