Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus

Our faculty are here for you!

Making your future our focus

With over 1,100 instructional faculty and a student/faculty ratio of 13:1, 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.

Qingkai Kong

Qingkai Kong
Prefessor of Mathematical Sciences


Mahesh Subramony

Mahesh Subramony
Professor of Management in the College of Business

Teresa Wasonga and Andrew Otieno

Teresa Wasonga and Andrew Otieno
Presidential Engagement Professors


Gulsat Aygen

Gulsat Aygen
Professor of linguistics in the 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