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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.

Recent News About our Faculty

  • Sam Curry '19 (from left), Nicole Hueng '18, Magdalen Kroeger '18, and Madison Copeland '18 were co-authors on their first...
    Professor of Psychology Matt Kelley and four students in his research lab have published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology—a first for the students but Kelley’s 30th published paper.
  • Ahmad Sadri
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on April 3 on NPR’s Worldview program talking about the scientific revolution of Iran and Central Asia between the ninth and twelfth centuries. The interview aired here on Chicago’s WBEZ 91.5 FM. 
  • Enrique Treviño

    Associate Professor of Mathematics Enrique Treviño was interviewed by a Texas radio station’s “Science Studio” program. In the 26-minute interview, Treviño discussed his work, his fascination with numbers, and his connections to the Southwest. Listen here.


    In December 2018, Digital Chicago: Unearthing History and Culture, Lake Forest College’s generous $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, came to its formal conclusion. 

  • Associate Professor Amanda J. Felkey accepts an award for best article published in The American Economist in 2018.
    The American Economist editorial team chose a paper by Associate Professor of Economics Amanda J. Felkey as winner of the Michael Szenberg Prize for the best article published.
    Sierra Magazine published an interview with Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brian McCammack about his book Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago on African American environmental history in Chicago.
  • Chloe Johnston (left) and Coya Paz Brownrigg
    Sometimes Chicago’s weather can be a good thing. Consider Associate Professor of Theater Chloe Johnston’s book talk, originally scheduled during a polar vortex that closed campus. Now reset for 4 p.m. on February 26, Johnston will be joined by Mariana Green ’14 and Ali Hoefnagel ’08—theater alums who are heavily featured in the book.
    The quarterly Insurance AUM Journal created by Stewart Foley of the Department of Economics, Business and Finance was voted the #1 source for investment thought leadership.
    Professor Ahmad Sadri was a panelist speaking on the new publication, The Shahnameh: The Persian Epic as World Literature, at the Heyman Center of Columbia University on February 12.
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri presented the talk “A Human Story of Immigration” at a local church on Sunday, February 10.