Faculty and Staff

Valpo was a fabulous place for me to get my education because I developed personal relationships with mentors who could guide me toward next steps. They’re proud of me now, even this long after graduation. They are happy for me when I have successes.

– Dr. Quenby Erickson ’94

Our Distinctions

Valparaiso University’s biology professors help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity. The biology faculty includes 15 expert teachers, nearly all of whom hold a Ph.D. Most faculty also regularly conduct faculty-student research.

The biology curriculum reflects their combined expertise in:

  • behavior
  • developmental biology
  • anatomy and physiology
  • forensic entomology
  • microbiology
  • cellular and molecular biology
  • plant evolution
  • genetics and genomics
  • neurophysiology
  • zoology

Our Faculty and Staff