heidy contreras

Heidy Contreras

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology, University of La Verne

Professor Heidy Contreras is an Assistant Professor in Biology at the University of La Verne. She is a leader in her field with a passion for undergraduate education, student mentoring, and entomological research. Her research program is geared to gaining a better understanding of how organisms will cope with changes in environmental humidity, a consequence of global warming. 


Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M. Sc.,California State University, San Bernardino
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino