Dr. Maren LaLiberty


Director of the BioScience Center of Excellence



Courses Taught

All BioScience Courses (BioScience Senior Seminar, Bioethics, Public Health and Emerging Infectious Disease, Structural Support Organ Systems, Information Transmission Organ Systems, Oxygen Delivery Organ Systems I and II, Nutrition Delivery Organs Systems, Waster Removal Organ Systems)


None at SSM; previously coached Division I Women’s Rowing at University of Wisconsin-Madison (1997 – 2003)

Date Began


Family and Pets

Husband, David – Weatherization Auditor, Three Rivers Community Action Program, Zumbrota; Daughters – Abigail and Samantha, 5th grade at Cannon River STEM School

Favorite Place on Campus

The pleasant and peaceful intra-campus walkway between Fayfield and Dobbin.

Favorite Book

Paradise: Stories of a Changing Chesapeake by J. H. Hall

Why I love to teach

I love hanging out with other people who LOVE science, and I truly appreciate the privilege of having a part in educating my future colleagues!


Reading, spending time with the other three Watson Sisters, and adding to my spinning top collection.