Academics

Lake Forest Faculty

Lake Forest College faculty are teachers and mentors who are singularly focused on their students’ success. As experts in their field, faculty regularly publish books and articles and conduct research with students. And they use Chicago as a living classroom.

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was interviewed by Maine Public Radio for a piece about teaching adult skills, or “adulting.” Professor Swyers was tapped for her knowledge on adulthood, which she is currently channeling into a book on the subject.
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy Daw-Nay N. R. Evans Jr.’s new book, Nietzsche and Classical Greek Philosophy: Beautiful and Diseased, will be released soon by Lexington Books.
  • Daw-Nay Evans, assistant professor of philosophy, and Fatima Rahman, assistant professor of politics, have recently been appointed to endowed assistant professorships, Krebs Provost and Dean of the Faculty Michael Orr announced.
  • Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was published in the Journal of Ethnographic Theory. Check out her article “Rediscovering Papa Franz: Teaching anthropology and modern life.”

  • Professor of Economics Robert Baade was tapped as an expert in an article about the World Series’ effect on Chicago’s economy.
  • Bird’s Thumb and Vending Machine Press are among the latest to publish Associate Professor of English Ben Goluboff’s work.
  • A paper by A.B. Dick Professor of Economics Robert Baade and two colleagues comparing the Cubs’ Wrigley Field and the White Sox stadium was quoted in Curbed.com. 
  • Multi-media artist Davis Schneiderman of Lake Forest College, art historian Maggie Taft, and others will talk about—and play with—the many sides of drone technology during Drones R Us, a Chicago Humanities Festival event on Sunday.
  • Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers had a piece “How Waiting 108 Years Makes the Good Life” published in Sightings, The University of Chicago Magazine.
  • Lecturer and Special Advisor on the Practice of Finance Stewart Foley was a member of the expert panel at Investment Revolution Chicago: A Comprehensive Investment and Risk Management Workshop on October 5.