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.
Mary Lynn Doherty
Assistant Director of the School of Music, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Education
Professor, Department of Sociology
Barsema Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Department of Management
Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Why NIU students love our faculty
“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.”
Political science major