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Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Biology (Ecology), Bowling Green State University (2019)
  • M.S., Natural Resource Management (Conservation Ecology), University of Michigan (2015)
  • B.S., University of Toledo

Justin Burdine, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Biology

  • Traditional Undergraduate Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division

Education

  • Ph.D., Biology (Ecology), Bowling Green State University (2019)
  • M.S., Natural Resource Management (Conservation Ecology), University of Michigan (2015)
  • B.S., University of Toledo

Dr. Justin Burdine serves as an assistant professor of biology and uses his care for and interest in God’s creation to teach and inspire his students. At Cornerstone University, Dr. Burdine typically teaches courses in botany, zoology and microbiology.

Dr. Burdine received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Toledo, followed by a Master of Science in Natural Resource Management at the University of Michigan. In 2019, he completed his Ph.D. in Biology at Bowling Green State University.

Dr. Burdine’s passion for biology and conservation goes beyond the classroom. He has done extensive research on bees in urban environments and is a member of the Ecological Society of America among other professional organizations.

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Hobbies

  • Coffee roasting
  • Visiting parks and natural areas
  • Exploring creation with my family

Research Interests

  • Pollinators
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Conservation in cities

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.