Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Claude Rector

Assistant Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science


  • M.A., University of Arkansas - Fayetteville (Microbiology)
  • B.S., University of Arkansas - Fayetteville (Microbiology)

Professional Credentials


Teaching Specialties

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Clinical Immunology and Serology
  • Medical Parasitology

Research Interests

  • Water quality in regards to lead and urban point pollution
  • Immunology in regards to poultry industry


  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)


Prior to taking the position of Assistant Professor at Arkansas State University, Mr. Rector was the MLT and Phlebotomy Program Director at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas in Helena, AR for more than eleven years. Before embarking on a career in CLS education, he worked as a Medical Laboratory Scientist at the Dewitt Hospital and Nursing Home in Dewitt, AR.

He serves on the ASCLS Board of Directors for Region VII representing the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. 

Claude Rector

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8596 Ext. 2953
F: (870) 972-2004


Building: Eugene W. Smith Hall
Room: 102