Professor Matthew J. Linton

Biology
Areas of Expertise: Human body, especially human physiology and human anatomy
UAC Courses: Human Biology
Email: linton@biology.utah.edu 
Phone: 032-626-6214 (+82 32-626-6214)
Office Location: U0838

Matthew J. Linton is an Associate Professor, Lecturer, in the Department of Biology. He has a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Georgia and a professor at Eastern New Mexico University. He has been teaching at the University of Utah in Salt Lake for the last 14 years. He is the author of three textbooks for Human Physiology and has been awarded a number of teaching honors, including: Favorite Professor of the Beehive Honor Society (2015), Nominee for Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Utah (2014), Greek Council Best Professors Award at the University of Utah (2013), Significant Professor from Sigma Chi Fraternity at the University of Utah (2013), and Excellence in Education Award from LDSSA at the University of Utah (2012). He has taught all types of Biology classes, but especially loves teaching anything about the human body, especially human physiology and human anatomy.

Outside of academia, Matt loves endurance sports and has completed many marathons and triathlons. He also loves backpacking in the deserts of southern Utah, reading science fiction, and spending time with his wife and four children.