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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

  • Shubhik DebBurman
    Disque D. and Carol Gram Deane Professor of Biological Sciences and Chair of Biology

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

  • Matthew R. Kelley
    Professor and Chair of Psychology, Chair of Neuroscience

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

  • Naomi Wentworth
    Associate Professor of Psychology

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

  • Flavia Barbosa
    Assistant Professor of Biology

    Areas of Study: behavioral ecology, evolution, sexual selection, mate choice, animal communication

  • Margot Schwalbe
    Assistant Professor of Biology

    Areas of Study: Neuroethology, Animal Physiology, Animal Behavior, Sensory Biology, Biomechanics

  • Jean-Marie Maddux
    Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

  • Ryan Selleck
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study: behavioral neuroscience, cellular and molecular pharmacology, electrophysiology, impulsivity, emotional valancing, cortical modulation of behavior

Associated Faculty

  • Donald Meyer
    Professor and Chair of Music

    Areas of Study:  music history, music theory, film music, electronic music, music composition.

  • 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
    Associate Professor of Theater and Performance Studies

    Areas of Study:  performance studies, performance art 

  • Sugata Banerji
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science

    Areas of Study: computer vision, scene understanding, machine learning

  • Katy Reedy
    Visiting Assistant Professor of English

    Areas of study: Shakespeare; Renaissance drama and poetry; sixteenth- and seventeenth-century religious history; early modern medical practices and epidemic disease; revenge narratives

  • Virginie Bottero
    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    Areas of Study: Cell biology, molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, neuroscience

     

  • Lukasz Konopka
    Lecturer in Neuroscience