Mary-Pat Stein is an Associate Professor of Biology at California State University (CSU), Northridge. Stein received her undergraduate B.A. in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania, a M.S. degree from Hood College in Biomedical Science and a Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Biomedical Science. Stein completed her first post-doctoral fellowship in the intracellular trafficking laboratory of Dr. Angela Wandinger-Ness at UNM and a second fellowship in intracellular pathogen trafficking at Yale in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Roy.
Since joining the faculty at CSUN in 2006, Stein has taught Introductory Biology II for majors (BIOL 107), Cell Biology (BIOL 380), Immunology and Serology (BIOL485/L) and assorted other courses in the biology department. Stein also teaches University 100, CSUN's First-Year-Experience course and serves on the U100 Steering Committee. Stein has led the myCSUNTablet initiative in the Biology department, providing pedagogical guidance and technological training for faculty teaching tablet-designated courses. Stein is also a member of the Queer Studies Advisory Board and is currently the Faculty Senate Vice President at CSUN.