Dorothy Salinas

Scientific Advisory Council Member

Dorothy Salinas is an Associate Professor of Biology at County College of Morris (CCM), Randolph, NJ. Salinas has earned a B.S. in Biology from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a M.S. in Biology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), a Certificate of Eligibility (C.E.) in Biological Sciences from the New Jersey Board of Education, and is a certified Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA) through the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP).

She has served as an educator in higher education for the last 16 years and has taught courses such as Biology of Environmental Concerns, General Biology, Ecology, and Marine Biology. At CCM, Professor Salinas also serves as the co-advisor of the Environmental Club and the Bowling Club. Special projects have included the use of social media (Instagram) and Virtual Reality (VR) in environmental education and the development of an Open Educational Resource (OER) virtual microscope. She is passionate about diversity and equity and believes in making her courses accessible and affordable. She is an active member of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE), and the ISSP.