Faculty Profiles

  • June 20, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Chen Ye

    Chen Ye, associate professor of management information systems (MIS) in the College of Business uses research and experience to provide relatable lessons in the classroom.

  • June 13, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Meden Isaac-Lam

    Meden Isaac-Lam, associate professor of Chemistry, sees student success as her main classroom goal.

  • May 31, 2022

    Alicia January has a goal of classroom innovation and engagement

    Alicia January, assistant professor of Psychology, has a goal. That goal is to be an innovative and engaging educator.

  • May 25, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: James Higley

    James Higley, professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) in the College of Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a firm believer of applied learning in the classroom.

  • May 5, 2022

    Amanda Zelechoski is helping to build capacity and synergy in mental health training at PNW

    Psychology professor Amanda Zelechoski’s came to PNW’s Department of Psychology in fall 2021 to fulfill a long-term goal: putting a dent in the concerning shortage of mental health assessment resources and training opportunities in Northwest Indiana.

  • April 12, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Tom Liu

    Yun (Tom) Liu, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Sciences, feels that students better understand math and physics when they make real-world connections to the subject matter.

  • April 6, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Mary Beth O’Connor

    Students of Mary Beth O’Connor, associate professor of Communication at Purdue University Northwest (PNW), have won more than 100 prestigious awards for the work they’ve done in the classroom. Many go on to successful careers within the television and film industry, often winning industry awards. 

  • March 22, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Wendy St. Jean

    Wendy St. Jean, associate professor of History in the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, constantly surveys her students to see what contemporary interests they have when it comes to learning about the past.

  • March 15, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Michael Tu

    Passion and motivation are what Michael Tu, professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW), believes make him an effective and relatable educator. “I love this field,” says Tu. “I enjoy my research but my major drive is to help students be successful.

  • March 4, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Curtis Creighton

    If you take a class with Curtis Creighton, professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Engineering and Sciences, you may have the chance to see a unique face mask fashion choice. In his mask collection Creighton has one with an image of the American Burying Beetle.