Alexander McCumber

Post-Doctorate Researcher, UNC Chapel Hill

Prior to enrolling at Duke, Alex worked for the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) for five years. While at ODEQ he worked for the Air Quality Division in Compliance and Enforcement. Alex also received a masters degree  in Environmental Science from the University of Oklahoma. The title of his thesis is "A Spatial Analysis of Lead Soil Concentrations Around Oklahoma Airports."

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  • B.S. Biochemistry - Oklahoma Christian University
  • M.S. Environmental Science - University of Oklahoma

Research Interests

  • Bioremediation
  • Antimicrobial Resistance 
  • Vector Borne Disease