Neuroscience

Faculty

Given the program’s interdisciplinary focus, the neuroscience faculty at Lake Forest 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

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

  • Shubhik DebBurman
    Professor of Biology

    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

  • Daniel Curlik
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study: behavioral neuroscience, aging, learning and memory, eyeblink conditioning, adult neurogenesis, and calcium channels

  • Lukasz Konopka
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study:

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)

  • Louis G. Lombardi
    Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Chair of Social Justice Studies, Director of the Ethics Center

    Areas of Study:  ethics, political philosophy, Greek thought

  • Alexander Shingleton
    Associate Professor of Biology

    Areas of Study: developmental biology, physiology and evolution

  • Susan M. Long
    Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

    Areas of Study: community psychology, violence against women, women in poverty, and community interventions