Ph.D. Marine Science
College of William and Mary
M.S. Environmental Toxicology
David Ownby joined the Towson University Chemistry Department in 2007 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor 2012 and Professor in 2017. In 2014, he was appointed the Graduate Director for the Environmental Science Program. At Towson, he has taught General Chemistry and Introduction to Environmental Chemistry for undergraduates and Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology for the Environmental Science Graduate Program. Recently, he has taken over coordination of the Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory.
Prior to Towson he was an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science for three years at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX. While at SFA, he managed the Environmental Assessment Laboratory and taught a broad range of classes including Introduction to Environmental Science, Environmental Measurements, Environmental Assessment, Ecotoxicology, and Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Issues.