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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.

Recent News About our Faculty

  • Ben Zeller
    A paper Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller wrote with the assistance of Michael Janeček ’18 was recently published in the journal Religions.
  • Ahmad Sadri
    In reaction to the evolving situation in Iran, Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri wrote “Why did Iran lie about shooting down the Ukrainian plane?” for Al Jazeera.
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    An article by Associate Professor of Economics, Business and Finance Amanda J. Felkey, “The Inclusion Habit,” was published in Profiles of Diversity Journal.
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    ABC 7 Eyewitness News in Chicago interviewed Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri on campus on January 3 for his insight surrounding a US airstrike in Iraq that killed a top Iranian general. View here. Sadri also wrote this opinion piece for Al Jazeera
  • Screenshot of The North Shore Weekend article featuring Professor Don Meyer 
    Professor of Music Don Meyer, who recently composed original music for the CD “Selections from Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet,’” was featured in The North Shore Weekend.
  • Enrique Treviño
    Associate Professor of Mathematics Enrique Treviño published his works in a number of mathematics journals this fall and was invited to present his research at an international mathematics conference in Sydney, Australia.
  • Chloe Johnston

    Associate Professor of Theater Chloe Johnston was featured in the American Theatre magazine article, “Stronger Together,” regarding the book she co-authored, Ensemble-Made Chicago: A Guide to Devised Theater

  • Ben Zeller
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller recently published his article, “The Cult of Trump? What ‘Cult Rhetoric’ Actually Reveals,” in the online magazine Religion & Politics of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.
  • Rob Baade
    Ernest A Johnston Professor of Economics Rob Baade was quoted in the American University Radio story, “Why A Nationals World Series Probably Won’t Be A Cash Cow For DC.” Read the full story here.
  • Shubhik DebBurman received an unexpected award. —Photo by Margot Schwalbe 
    Professor Shubhik DebBurman was presented with a Career Achievement Award from the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience at its annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago over fall break.