Leslie A. King

Leslie King


Full-Time Faculty
Harney Science Center 219A


Leslie King is an instructor in the Department of Biology. She received her BS in Zoology from the University of California, Davis and her MA in physiology and behavioral biology from San Francisco State University. Professor King's graduate research focused on hemoglobin-oxygen affinities in adult and fetal swell sharks (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum) and she participated in field studies of shark behavior and feeding in the Bahamas. 

Professor King teaches general biology, comparative animal physiology, and human physiology, and is one of several faculty supervising and coordinating graduate student teaching assistants.


  • MA in Physiology and Behavioral Biology, San Francisco State University, 1993
  • BS in Zoology, University of California Davis, 1989