Adrea Schwibbe graduated from Indiana State University in 2013 holding an earned M.S. degree in Biology with a research emphasis in Ecology and population genetics. While at Indiana State University, she conducted research on the White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). This research project encompasses DNA sampling which analyzes the genetics of color morph, sex, and parentage in the study species. Upon graduation, she was employed with the Department of Life and Physical Sciences at Ivy Tech Community College where she continues to teach courses in Introductory Biology and Human Anatomy & Physiology. Adrea joined the Department of Biology here at Marian University in 2017 teaching laboratory courses in Evolution and Ecology.