Ph.D. University of South Dakota
M.S. South Dakota State University
B.S. South Dakota State University
A.A. Winona State University
Dr. Alyssa Kiesow joined Northern’s faculty in August 2007. Born in Little Falls, Minn., and raised in St. Cloud, Minn., she is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assists with sponsored grants and research, and serves on the South Dakota Academy of Science Executive Committee. She received multiple degrees from state institutions. Dr. Kiesow earned her Ph.D. in biological sciences with a research focus in genetics from the University of South Dakota.
Dr. Kiesow's primary research interests range from genetic structure of animal populations to epigenetics of developing embryos. Recent research focuses on the effects of various toxins on embryonic development in sea stars, sea urchins, and Xenopus laevis.
*Denotes undergraduate student research
Rowland, P., A. M. Kiesow, M. Redlin, C. Anderson, A. Liebl, and A. Surovek. Accepted, publication date pending. Salaries in Higher Education Systems: A System-wide Perspective on Career Advancement and Gender (Sex) Equity. ADVANCE journal.
Surovek, A., Rowland, P., A. M. Kiesow, M. Redlin, M. Emery, C. Anderson, and A. Liebl. 2020. A statewide policy driven approach to gender equity. Paper for American Society for Engineering Education Conference. DOI: 10.18260/1-2-34054, URL: https://per.asee.org/34054
*Keryakos, J., *A. VanOosbree, and A. M. Kiesow. 2019. The association of TAS1R2 to dental and cardiovascular health. American Journal of Undergraduate Research 16: 47-54.
Kiesow, A. M., and H. B. Britten. 2018. Comparison of...