Faculty by Department

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Donna Becker
Professor
Biology
2013 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2443
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 1998
  • B.A., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University
Robert Belton, Jr.
Assistant Professor
Biology
2107 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-1582
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2010
  • B.A., University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara
Patrick Brown
Professor
Biology
2011 New Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2227
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2009
  • B.S., Central Michigan University
  • M.S., Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
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John Bruggink
Professor
Biology
2117 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2342
Began teaching at NMU in 1998
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
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Neil Cumberlidge
Professor
Biology
2001 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2215
Began teaching at NMU in 1989
  • B.Sc., University of Hull, United Kingdom
  • Ph.D., University of Hull, United Kingdom
  • P.G.C.Ed, University of Durham-United Kingdom
Kurt Galbreath
Assistant Professor
Biology
2001 New Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2310
Began teaching at NMU in 2011
  • B.S., Illinois Wesleyan University
  • M.S., University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Ph.D., Cornell University
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Brent Graves
Professor
Biology
2007 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2218
Began teaching at NMU in 1995
  • B.S., Central Michigan University
  • M.S., University of Wyoming
  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Valerie Hedges
Assistant Professor
Biology
2001 New Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2310
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • B.S., John Carroll University
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Jennifer Jezylo
Assistant Professor
Biology
2003 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2310
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2011
  • A.S., Michigan State University
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • D.V.M., Michigan State University
  • Secondary Education Certificate, Northern Michigan University
John Lawrence
Assistant Professor
Biology
2114 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2377
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2011
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.S., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University
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Jill Leonard
Professor of Biology
Biology/Biochemistry Graduate Program Director
Biology
2115 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-1619
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2000
  • B.S., College of William and Mary
  • M.S., University of Delaware
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
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Alec Lindsay
Professor
Biology
2113 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-1834
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2002
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
Erich Ottem
Associate Professor
Biology
2109 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-1072
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2008
  • B.S., Tennessee Technological University
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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John Rebers
Department Head
Biology
2011 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-1585
Began teaching at NMU in 1988
  • B.S., Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
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Alan Rebertus
Professor
Biology
2005 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2351
Began teaching at NMU in 1997
  • B.S., University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Louisiana State University
  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Adonna Rometo
Instructor
Postsecondary Biology Education Graduate Program Director
Biology
2001 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2310
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2013
  • B.S., Ohio Northern University
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
Josh Sharp
Assistant Professor
Biology
2001 New Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2310
Began teaching at NMU in 2012
  • B.S., Western Michigan University
  • Ph.D., New York University
Harold Sheedlo
Instructor
Biology
2001 New Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2310
Fax: 906-227-1063
Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • A.A.S., Bay de Noc Community College
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., University of Memphis
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Roger Strand
Professor
Biology
2121 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2365
Began teaching at NMU in 1999
  • B.S., Gustav Adolphus
  • M.A., University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
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Katherine Teeter
Associate Professor
Biology
2015 New Science Facility
Phone: 906-227-2177
Began teaching at NMU in 2006
  • A.B., Princeton University
  • M.S., University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
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Robert Winn
Associate Dean General Education & Retention
Professor
Biology
2111 West Science
Phone: 906-227-2700
Fax: 906-227-2703
Began teaching at NMU in 1999
  • B.S., Idaho State University
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign