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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.

  • Heaven's Gate
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller was interviewed about his work on the Heaven’s Gate cult for a segment on the CNN show “How It Really Happened.” A new podcast is based on his book.
  • Argentine Cinema book cover
    Emeritus Professor of Spanish and Portuguese David George and Associate Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses will publish their book, Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir, in December 2017.
  • Ruth Ozeki
    Author Ruth Ozeki will talk about her book, A Tale for the Time Being, in conversation with Associated Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English Davis Schneiderman at 7 p.m. on October 26 in Calvin Durand Hall.
  • “Heaven’'s Gate”
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller serves as an expert consultant in an ongoing 10-part podcast about Heaven’s Gate, the religious group that spurred the mass suicide of 39 members in 1997.
  • Landscapes of Hope
    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brian McCammack’s work about the environmental history of Chicago’s black community was recently published by Harvard University Press.
  • President Emeritus Gene Hotchkiss (left) and Krebs Provost and Dean of the Faculty Michael Orr welcomed guests.
    Eight faculty and staff members were honored at the second annual Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast during Homecoming, on Saturday, October 7.
  • Schneiderman
    Associate Dean of the Faculty Davis Schneiderman performed alongside his wife and daughters at the European Beat Studies Network Conference at the University of Chicago Centre Paris on September 20, 2017.
  • “This beauty is present across several different ecosystem types in the Cape Floristic Kingdom. Despite its common n...
    Like a free-spirited character from Jack Kerouac’s novel, Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies Glenn Adelson has been venturing around the world to photograph wildflowers.
  • underhill
    Associate Professor of English and Chair of English Carla Arnell recently had a new article accepted for publication: “Work for the Spirit: Medievalism, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and the Development of a Practical Spirituality in Evelyn Underhill’s Novel The Gray World.”
  • Scott Edgar 
    Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of Music Education Scott Edgar recently published his first book: Music Education and Social Emotional Learning: The Heart of Teaching Music.