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

    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