Our faculty are here for you!

Making your future our focus

With over 1,100 instructional faculty and a student/faculty ratio of 16:1, we will be sure you get the attention you need to succeed.

NIU faculty are scholars, teachers, researchers, mentors and academic leaders who bring their broad range of diversity in expertise, experiences and backgrounds into the classroom and beyond.

 Teresa Wasonga

Teresa Wasonga
Professor, Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations

Hamid Bateni

Hamid Bateni
Associate professor, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Jennifer Koop

Jennifer Koop
Associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Ryan Shepherd

Ryan Shepherd
Associate professor, Department of English

Learn about more of our outstanding professors

Why NIU students love our faculty



Glennita Williams

“I like the classroom settings at NIU. I feel that they’re small enough for me to be engaged and I’ve had the chance to connect with my professors and have one-on-one time with them.”

Glennita Williams,
Political science major

Academic Advising Center
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-2573

FAX: 815-753-2902
E-mail: aac@niu.edu

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