Kathleen Craft, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

Chair, Department of Natural Sciences and Geography

College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Craft teaches various biology courses at Concordia University Chicago which includes General Ecology, Genetics, Honor's Seminar, General Biology II, Anatomy and Physiology II, various major and non-major courses. Her research focuses on Population Genetics and Conservation Genetics.

Previously, she served as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Minnesota and a visiting lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she was awarded outstanding teacher several times. Dr. Craft has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 2009.


  • PhD, Biology; University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago
  • MS, Biology, University of Louisville; Louisville, Ky.
  • BS, Biology, University of Kentucky; Lexington, Ky.