Meet the Faculty
Alan BjorkmanProfessor of Biology
Alan Bjorkman’s own undergraduate experience at North Park introduced him to the wonders of nature. Now he is inspiring his biology students while providing the academics and experiential learning opportunities they need to boost their resumes.
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Timothy LinAssistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Tim Lin encourages his students to explore the world, designing new courses and research opportunities that engage scientific curiosity and critical thinking.
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Jeffrey NelsonProfessor of Biology
Through field trips, collaborative research, and internship opportunities, Dr. Jeffrey Nelson exposes his students to a variety of biology experiences—in and out of the lab.
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Drew RhollAssistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Drew Rholl majored in biology at North Park before earning a doctoral degree. He’s back on campus as a faculty member to prepare students for their own career paths.
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Matthew SchauAssociate Professor of Biology
Influenced by his own undergraduate experience at a small liberal arts school, Dr. Matthew Schau wants to work closely with students to help them achieve their goals.
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Linda VickProfessor of Biology
Dr. Linda Vick’s courses across the biology curriculum—everything from embryology to zoology—take students to places like the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, Ethiopia, and the Bahamas.