Faculty Directory

Below is an alphabetical listing of tenured and tenure‐track faculty. Please see Adjunct/Visiting Faculty and Emeritus Faculty for additional profiles.

FR—Faraday Hall
FW—La Tourette Hall (Formerly Faraday West)


Gary M. Baker, Associate Professor

Gary M. Baker
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Office: FW 426
Phone: (815) 753‐6875
gbaker@niu.edu


David S. Ballantine, Associate Professor

David S. Ballantine
Associate Dean LA&S
Office: FW 424
Phone: (815) 753‐6857
dballant@niu.edu


Jon W. Carnahan, Professor and Chair

Jon W. Carnahan
Professor and Chair
Office: FR 320; FW 411
Phone: (815) 753‐1181
carnahan@niu.edu


Elizabeth R. Gaillard, Professor

Elizabeth R. Gaillard
Presidential Research Professor
Joint Appointment in Biological Sciences

Office: FW 322
Phone: (815) 753‐6908
gaillard@niu.edu


Thomas M. Gilbert, Associate Professor

Thomas M. Gilbert
Associate Professor
Office: FW 309
Phone: (815) 753‐6896
tgilbert@niu.edu


Timothy J. Hagen, Assistant Professor

Timothy J. Hagen
Assistant Professor
Office: FR 350
Phone: (815) 753‐1463
thagen@niu.edu


Oliver Hofstetter, Associate Professor

Oliver Hofstetter
Associate Professor
Office: FW 428
Phone: (815) 753‐6898
ohofst@niu.edu


James R. Horn, Associate Professor

James R. Horn
Associate Professor
Office: FW 432
Phone: (815) 753‐8654
jrhorn@niu.edu


Narayan S. Hosmane, Professor

Narayan S. Hosmane
Distinguished Research Professor and Board of Trustees Professor
Office: FR 305
Phone: (815) 753‐3556
hosmane@niu.edu


Douglas A. Klumpp, Professor

Douglas A. Klumpp
Professor
Office: FR 356
Phone: (815) 753‐1959
dklumpp@niu.edu


Victor V. Ryzhov, Associate Professor

Victor V. Ryzhov
Associate Professor
Office: FW 425
Phone: (815) 753‐6955
ryzhov@niu.edu


Lee Sunderlin, Associate Professor

Lee Sunderlin
Associate Professor
Office: FW 327
Phone: (815) 753‐6870
sunder@niu.edu


Tao Xu, Associate Professor

Tao Xu
Associate Professor
Office: FW 412
Phone: (815) 753‐6357
txu@niu.edu


Chong Zheng, Professor

Chong Zheng
Professor
Office: FW 326
Phone: (815) 753‐6871
czheng@niu.edu