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.

  • Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade’s research on the cost of hosting the Olympic Games was cited in a story in the Independent Women’s Forum.
  • Associate Professor of English Benjamin Goluboff recently mediated a book talk on The Peregrine Returns: The Art and Architecture of Urban Raptor Recovery, which was written and illustrated by two Field Museum employees.
  • New faculty members joining Lake Forest College in the 2017–18 academic year include:
  • Associate Professor of Theater Richard Pettengill reminisces about his time at Woodstock and encourages acts of patriotism in a Chicago Sun-Times op-ed.
  • The nation’s leading academic entrepreneur organization recognized the College’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program for its interdisciplinary focus and for providing students “unmatched” experiential learning experiences.
  • Read Associate Dean of the Faculty and Director of the Center for Chicago Programs Davis Schneiderman’s recent HuffPost article on Senator John McCain’s recent brain cancer diagnosis.
  • Associate Professor and Chair of Religion Ben Zeller spent a week in June attending the Summer Institute on Objects, Places, and the Digital Humanities at the National Humanities Center.
  • Peter Nesper ’15, a clinical research associate at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, has achieved a remarkable and rare accomplishment. Since August 2016, he has published 15 research articles and is the lead author on three.
  • Associate Dean of the Faculty and Director of the Center for Chicago Programs Davis Schneiderman was interviewed by The Collegiate Empowerment Show about his career in higher education.
  • Camille Johnson-Yale, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, has just released a book, titled A History of Hollywood’s Outsourcing Debate: Runaway Production.