Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Biology Department
Senior Lecturer
Contact Information


With the Ashtabula Campus since 2004

Previous Work:

  • 2004-present, Kent State University at Ashtabula, Biological Sciences 
  • 1994-2001, Registered Nurse, Ashtabula County Nursing Home 
  • 2001, Nursing Supervisor, Lake Erie Correctional Facility, 
  • 1973-2001, High School Science Teacher and Science Department Chairman, Geneva Area City Schools 
  • 1972-73, Science Teacher, Shaker Heights City Schools 
  • 1971-72, Graduate Assistant, Biology Department, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 

Courses Taught:

  • BSCI 11010 Foundational Anatomy & Physiology I

Professional Associations:

  • National Education Association
  • Ohio Education Association

University Service:

  • Student Complaint Committee, 2017-present


M.Ed. in education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1972, B.S. in education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1971, A.S. in nursing from Cuyahoga Community College in 1994, RN diploma from Huron School of Nursing in 1994


Human Anatomy, Cadaver Dissection, Human Sexuality, death and dying


  • "Mutation" in Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, Springer International Publishing, 2017
  • "Reflections on Mother's Day", Neurology Now, 2014
  • Script revision for media presentations "Plain and Fancy Penises" and "Female Genitalia", 2007
  • "Dissection of the Fetal Pig" lab manual. Written, illustrated and self-published for Geneva Area City Schools, 1987


  • 2015 Faculty Recognition Award, University Teaching Council of Kent State University