Nathan Silva, Ph.D.

First-Year Experience Lecturer

Ph.D. Marine Science, University of California-Santa Barbara
B.S. Biology, California Lutheran University

: NSE Building, Office 118
(702) 992-2673

Dr. Nathan Silva is a First-Year Experience Lecturer with a STEM focus. Nathan earned his Ph.D. in Marine Science; his research involved assessing the genetic diversity of Ascidian populations in the Santa Barbara area.

Nathan has been teaching at Nevada State College since the Fall of 2009, first as an adjunct instructor and then as the LAS Adjunct Faculty Coordinator; in Fall 2017, he moves into the role of First-Year Experience Lecturer. He and his wife Cora have two boys, Perrin and Leo. Other than teaching, Nathan’s passions include games of various sorts (board games, card games, video games), reading, and 3D printing.

  • ALS 101 College Success
  • BIOL 189 Fundamentals of Life Science