Neuroscience

Faculty

The program’s interdisciplinary focus is enhanced by neuroscience faculty at Lake Forest, who stress the examination of the relationship of brain, mind, and behavior from diverse academic perspectives.

Program Faculty

  • Anne E. Houde
    Foster G. and Mary W. McGaw Professor in the Life Sciences

    Areas of Study: behavior, evolution, ecology

  • Matthew R. Kelley
    Professor of Psychology, Chair of Neuroscience (spring)

    Areas of Study: cognitive psychology, learning and memory, research methods and statistics

  • Shubhik DebBurman
    Professor of Biology, Chair of Neuroscience (fall)

    Areas of Study: cell biology, molecular biology, neurobiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, biology of human disease

  • Douglas B. Light
    Laurence R. Lee Family Professor and Chair of Biology

    Areas of Study: animal and human physiology, cell physiology, neurophysiology

  • Naomi Wentworth
    Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology

    Areas of Study: developmental psychology, aging, motivation, brain function in attention, mathematical psychology, infant development

  • Jean-Marie Maddux
    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Areas of Study: behavioral neuroscience, associative learning, attention and learning, motivation, incentive salience, addiction, behavioral pharmacology

Associated Faculty

  • R. Sergio Guglielmi
    Professor of Psychology

    Areas of Study: clinical psychology, health psychology, cognitive- behavioral therapy, psychophysiology, educational psychology, structural equation modeling, analysis of longitudinal data (e.g., latent growth modeling)

  • Chloe Johnston
    Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance Studies

    Areas of Study:  performance studies, performance art 

  • Rui Zhu
    Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Areas of Study:  Asian and comparative philosophy, Plato, philosophy of mind

  • Virginie Bottero
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study: 

  • Lukasz Konopka
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study: