As a biology student at Elmhurst, you’ll work with faculty who are experts in their fields and dedicated teachers and mentors.

Every full-time member of our biology faculty runs an active research lab and engages undergraduates at every step along the way.

Full-Time Faculty

Kelly Mikenas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biology; Director, Environmental Studies Program
Department of Biology

Kelly Ostler, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology
Department of Biology


Yvette Browder

Administrative Assistant, Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics and Psychology
Department of Biology

Corey Shaffer

Lab Manager, School of Science, Technology and Mathematics
Department of Biology

Faculty Emeriti

James F. Berry, J.D., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biology, Environmental Attorney

Earl Meseth, Ph.D.

Frank Mittermeyer, Ph.D.

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