Dr. McGinley earned his B.S. in Marine Biology from Saint Francis University and his M.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries from Frostburg State University. His interests in research and teaching led him to pursue his Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries at West Virginia University. Throughout his education, his research has centered on aquatic food webs, with a special focus on fish. After completion of his Ph.D., Dr. McGinley was part of a research expedition studying the impacts of climate change on endangered salmonids in Mongolia. His research interests at Flagler College are designed to investigate local fisheries food webs and disturbances that may affect them.
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