Ashby, Carolyn

Carolyn Ashby
Name: Carolyn Ashby

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Department: Biology/Sustainability

Campus: Franklin

Phone: 757.569.6756


  • BS – Norfolk State University (DNIMAS Scholar)
  • MS – Hampton University (Alfred P. Sloan Scholar)
  • Began teaching with the VCCS in 2004
  • Prior to PDCCC, taught at: Old Dominion University, Tidewater Community College and Bryant and Stratton College
  • Began teaching at PDCCC January 2015 as an adjunct faculty member
  • Research areas: Molecular Phylogenetics and Marine and Environmental Science – which includes work with the National Marine and Fisheries Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, monitoring zooplankton populations in Georges Bank