Kim Vogt, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biology
Assistant Professor of Biology

(317) 955-6435
Marian Hall, room 056c

Kim Vogt


Kim Vogt, Ph.D., professor of Biology and Chair of the Department of Biology, earned her Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from Northern Illinois University. She was a Lecturer of Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point prior to joining the Marian University community in 2012. Dr. Vogt focuses her time on teaching and helping students plan their academic and professional careers. In addition to her faculty and administrative positions at Marian University, Dr. Vogt holds memberships on the Board of Directors for the Science Education Foundation of Indiana and the Celebrate Science Indiana Steering Committee, serving to advance STEM opportunities and education in the state of Indiana.


  • Ph.D., Ecology and Evolution, Northern Illinois University, 2010
  • B.S., Biology, Northern Illinois University, 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • The American Physiological Society
  • Indiana Academy of Sciences
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Honor Society


  • BIO 205 Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis for Biologists
  • BIO 291 Biology Careers
  • BIO 373 Zoology
  • BIO 491 Biology Capstone

Research interests / portfolio

  • Roles of redox signaling in modulating life history strategies
  • Effects of glutathione on feeding behavior and asexual reproduction in cnidarians
  • Experiential learning through civic engagement


Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
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Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
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Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
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