Faculty and Staff

Victor Townsend

Victor Townsend

Professor of Biology


B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Louisiana

Office Location: Blocker 105
Phone: 757-757-455-3392
Email: vtownsend@vwu.edu
Department/s: Biology

Hazelton, S. R., Townsend, V. R. Jr., Richter, C., Ritter, M., Felgenhauer, B. E., and J. H. Spring. 2002. Morphology and ultrastructure of the Malpighian tubules of the common Chilean tarantula, (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Morphology 251:73-82.

Wesleyan Welcomes High School Biology Students

Honors students from Nansemond-Suffolk Academy study microscopy at VWC on Oct. 29

This represents a sample of recent courses taught by this professor. For the most current course information, consult WebAdvisor "Search for Courses".


Scan Electrn Microscopy (SEM);Scan Electrn Microscopy (SEM);Research in Natural Sciences;Comparative Anatomy;Comparative Anatomy;Evolution;HNRS: Evolution;GS:Museum Curation& Taxidermy;Intrnshp in Natural Sciences


TU: Research in Natural Sci;TU: Research in Natural Sci;TU: Internship in Natural Sci;The NABT/BSCS Bio Tchr Acad