Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Auburn University
M.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City
B.S., Union University
Dr. Tim Wakefield joined the faculty of John Brown University in 2000. Dr. Wakefield's courses include Biological Sciences, Honors Biology, Animal Biology, Marine Biology, Human Anatomy, Animal Physiology, Global Environmental Stewardship, and Faith and Science.
Dr. Wakefield's passion is marine biology. His marine biology class allows students to interact with marine life close-up during Spring Break lab trips to the Florida Keys. Dr. Wakefield also enjoys teaching classes focused on Marine Biology for the Au Sable Institute during the summer.
Before coming to JBU, while completing his Master's degree, Dr. Wakefield trained Atlantic Bottle Nosed Dolphins at World's of Fun in Kansas City Missouri. His experience in animal training also led to a job in professional dog training for four years.