Amy Siegesmund

Associate Professor of Biology

Amy Siegesmund
Rieke Science Center - Room 154
Mon - Fri:
By Appointment
  • Professional


  • Ph.D., Microbiology, Washington State University, 2003
  • B.A. with Honors, Biology, Alverno College, 1996

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Student Metacognition and Learning
  • Self-Regulated Learning

Selected Articles

  • Siegesmund, Amy. "Increasing Student Metacognition and Learning through Classroom-Based Learning Communities and Self-Assessment." American Society for Microbiology Vol. 17, 2016: 204-214.
  • Siegesmund, Amy. "Teaching Epidemiology and Principles of Infectious Disease using Popular Media and the case of Typhoid Mary." Course Source Vol. 3, 2016: 1-4.


  • 2014-2015 Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, PLU