Mac Wicht

Professor of Biology, Chair Dept of Biological, Physical & Earth Sciences

Dr. Marion "Mac" C Wicht Jr

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Dr. Wicht began teaching full time in the fall of 1970 at Emory & Henry College. He began teaching at Limestone University in the fall of 1989. Dr. Wicht and his wife, Cynthia, have five living children: James, Elizabeth Ann, Emily, Ryan, and Christine. He has worked part time as a medical technologist from 1983 up until 2013. He is also a South Carolina State Constable, and a member of the Providence Baptist Church. His hobbies include boating and camping, and he loves to watch sports.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Member of Entomological Society of America
  • Member of Arkansas Academy of Science
  • Member of Arachnological Society of America
  • Member of Acariological Society of America
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (multiple times) at Emory & Henry College
  • Excellence in Teaching Award at Limestone
  • Recipient of Fullerton Foundation Award at Limestone
  • Recipient of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Recipient of multiple grants and awards from various foundations



  • B.S. North Georgia College
  • M. S. Clemson University
  • Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University
  • EMT Arkansas College
  • MT Duke University
  • Post Doctoral at University of Kentucky
  • Post Doctoral at University of Georgia