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    Robert Baade, the A. B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business, is internationally recognized for his work in the field of sports economics and is one of the most widely quoted experts in the field. Professor Baade has published multiple research studies for organizations and think tanks such as the Brookings Institution, and has consulted on numerous projects throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada.
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    Alexander Shingleton, associate professor of biology, is passionate about flies and he knows there is a lot to learn from studying them. The National Science Foundation awarded him a $300,000 grant to fund an undergraduate research program in his lab at Lake Forest. 

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    Benjamin Zeller, associate professor of religion, is an expert on religion and culture as well as alternative religions. He is the author of several books including Religion, Food, and Eating in North America, The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements, andHeaven’s Gate: America’s UFO Religion.

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    Judy Dozier, associate professor of English, also serves as chair of the African American Studies Program. The author of many scholarly articles, Professor Dozier is passionate about teaching and including students in research.
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    Ann Roberts, the James D. Vail III Professor of Art History, is a specialist in the areas of ancient, medieval, and early modern art history. Professor Roberts is a lead author of the text book Janson’s History of Art, one of the most widely used undergraduate textbooks.

Academics

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Professors are accessible and serve as mentors and advisors. They offer motivated students research opportunities that are rarely found at the undergraduate level. Ninety-eight percent of professors have PhDs from top universities.

  •    We’re serious when we say that your professors will remember your name. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1.

    We’re serious when we say that your professors will remember your name. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1.

  • Our average class size is 19—intentionally. We like to keep things small so you can learn more.
    Our average class size is 19intentionally. We like to keep things small so you can learn more.
  •    We offer 200+ study abroad programs in 70 countries. More than a third of our students study off-campus.

    We offer 200+ study abroad programs in 70 countries. More than a third of our students study off-campus.

  •    You can declare up to two majors and one minor, or one major and two minors and still graduate in four years.

    You can declare up to two majors and one minor, or one major and two minors and still graduate in four years.

  •    You can do up to three for-credit internships and still graduate in four years. Our curriculum is built for it!

    You can do up to three for-credit internships and still graduate in four years. Our curriculum is built for it!


Majors and Minors

Graduate Programs

Opportunities for hands-on experience are abundant here. You can study abroad, get an internship in nearby Chicago, or conduct original research with a professor (and possibly get published in academic journals, as some of our students do).