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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.

  • University of Louisville
    Professor of English Robert Archambeau and Associate Professor of English Joshua Corey headed down to Louisville last weekend for “The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.”
  • Ahmad Sadri
    Professor of Sociology and Islamic World Studies Ahmad Sadri was recently interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview about The Secret Fatwa, a new film about the Iranian prison where Sadri was held for two months.
  • Davis Schneiderman
    Professor of English Davis Schneiderman was invited to write an essay for a memorial to the recently deceased writer Ursula K. Leguin at Another Chicago Magazine.
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Enrique Treviño
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Enrique Treviño won a 2017 Emma and Dick Lehmer prize given to the favorite talks of the West Coast Number Theory Conference.
  • Ahmad Sadri
    Professor of Sociology and Islamic World Studies Ahmad Sadri was interviewed by CBC and BBC News about prominent Iranian environmentalist Kavous Seyed-Emami, who recently died in prison after being arrested on spying charges.
  • Davis Schneiderman and Josh Corey
    Associate Professor of English Josh Corey and Professor of English Davis Schneiderman, billed as The Muttering Sickness, were the closing performers of Indiana University’s “Wounded Galaxies” festival and symposium on February 10.
  • XXIII Olympic Winter Games
    Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert A. Baade lent his expertise to a recent Morningstar story on the economic effects of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics on its host city, Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • Argentine Cinema
    Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir is the first collaboration by self-proclaimed cinephiles Spanish professor Gizella Meneses and emeritus professor of Spanish and Portuguese David George.
  • Ben Zeller, associate professor of religion, wrote a book about the Heaven’s Gate cult in 2014 and worked as academi...
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller and his work on the Heaven’s Gate cult and a popular podcast was featured in a news story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune on January 14 and will be featured on WGN-TV Thursday.
  • “Heaven’’s Gate”
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller is interviewed extensively in the 10-episode podcast.