Steven Untersee

Steven UnterseeCapstone Lecturer
Marine Biology

Department of Biology
Northeastern University
414 H Mugar Life Sciences
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Academic Education

  • Ph.D. Tufts University, Biology
  • B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Life Sciences

Research Interests

My research expertise is on the effects of differences in marine invertebrate life histories on their sensitivity to pollutants.

Teaching Activities

I teach all sections of the Biology Capstone course, a required course in which seniors integrate and assess the concepts and skills obtained from the entire biology curriculum, including both experiential and classroom-based components.


  • Untersee, S. and J.A. Pechenik. 2007. Local adaptation and maternal effects in two species of marine gastropod (genus Crepidula) that differ in dispersal potential. Marine Ecology Progress Series 347: 79-85.