Meet the Faculty

Alan Bjorkman, Biology professor

Alan Bjorkman

Professor 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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Eric Brown

Eric Michael Bratsolias Brown

Associate Professor of Biology

As a North Park graduate, Dr. Eric Michael Bratsolias Brown finds that North Park’s rich liberal arts tradition revolves around rigorous classroom instruction, student-driven research experiences, and emphasis on the Christian faith.

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Yoojin Choi

Yoojin Jang Choi

Associate Professor of Biology, Summer Science Initiative Coordinator

Professor Yoojin Jang Choi teaches at North Park for its Christian values, vision in STEM growth, and commitment to serving diverse communities.

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Timothy Lin, Biology professor

Timothy Lin

Assistant 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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Jeff Nelson

Jeffrey Nelson

Professor 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 Rholl

Drew Rholl

Assistant 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 Schau

Matthew Schau

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 Vick

Linda Vick

Professor 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.