Timothy S. Moerland has been working in the Provost's Office on special projects since August 2012.
Moerland served 4 years as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, beginning in May 2008. Prior to Kent State, he served as chair of Florida State University's Department of Biological Sciences and associate dean of research for the College of Arts and Sciences, where he was primarily responsible for the development and coordination of new research initiatives and oversight of contract and grant activity.
He holds a bachelor's degree in biological science (High Honors) from Michigan State University and master's and doctorate degrees in zoology from the University of Maine.
Moerland's research interests include biochemical and physiological mechanisms of temperature compensation; muscular physiology and the energetics of muscular contraction; and intracellular diffusion and molecular transport. He received an FSU Developing Scholar Award and a University Teaching Award. He co-holds a U.S. patent, "Biomolecular-based Actuator."