Robert L. Jordan, PhD
Senior Associate Dean of Basic Sciences for the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program
Professor of Anatomical Sciences
Dr. Jordan oversees the academic portion of the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program and provides strategic leadership to enhance all aspects of the KBTGSP. Dr. Jordan also serves as Associate Dean of Enrolment Planning for Admissions and as Professor of Anatomy and Administrative Chair of the Department of Anatomical Sciences.
Dr. Jordan earned his Bachelor of Science in natural sciences and mathematics in 1965 from Florida Southern College, before beginning his doctoral work at the University of Florida. In 1966, he moved to the University of Cincinnati where he was awarded his PhD in Anatomy and Teratology in 1969. Following a one-year NIH Fellowship in Environmental Toxicology, Dr. Jordan joined the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in 1970 as an Assistant Professor of Anatomy. In 1979, he began his relationship with SGU, working as a Visiting Professor of Anatomy from MCV. He was appointed a full-time professor in the Department of Anatomical Sciences in 1982 and served as its Chair from 1992 to 2009.