Dedicated Faculty

Learning is enhanced at Illinois Wesleyan University by the quality of courses and individualized instruction.  Each class and lab is taught by a faculty member who will take time for students' questions, both in and out of class.

Brian Walter

Faculty

Research Interests

 

Courses Taught


Elizabeth (Susie) Balser

Comparative examination of the structure and development of the kidney in starfish and other echinoderms

 

Invertebrate Biology, Parasitology, Experimental Zoology

David Bollivar
David Bollivar

Molecular biology and biochemistry of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis

 

Introduction to Genetics, Molecular Genetics

Given Harper
R. Given Harper

Avian evolutionary ecology

 

General Biology, Ecological and Environmental Problems, Introduction to Ecology,  Field Ornithology, Advanced Ecology, Tropical Ecology: Costa Rica, Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology, Research


Robert Hippensteele

Membrane transport physiology

 

Animal Physiology, Neurophysiology, Biostatistics


William Jaeckle

Larval life history, development, physiology, and ecology

 

Histology, Human Biology: Anatomy and Physiology


Edgar Lehr

Biodiversity of amphibians and reptiles in the neotropics (Peru) and in Africa (Rwanda)

 

Comparative Anatomy, Evolution

Loni Walker
Loni Walker

Growth and developmental processes in plants

 

Intro. to Cellular and Molecular Biology, Plant Anatomy and Physiology, Topics in Cell Biology

Brian Walter
Brian Walter

Cell and structural developmental biology

 

Developmental Biology, Molecular Foundations of Molecular Biology

 

Recent Retirees

     

Bruce Criley
Bruce Criley

Developmental biology

 

Biology and Ethics

Norma Criley
Norma Criley

Anatomy and physiology

 

Human Biology: Anatomy and Physiology


Staff


Nisa Blackmon

General Biology Lab Coordinator

Cynthia Honegger

 Cindy Honegger

Stockroom Manager