Judith Humphries, associate professor of biology at Lawrence University, spends much of her research studying the freshwater snail, Biomphalaria glabrata. Outside of class, you might find her in a drumming ensemble.
Catherine Kautsky, the George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor of Music and chair of the Keyboard Department in the Lawrence Conservatory of Music, has lived a musical life, performing in great halls all over the world.
Graham Sazama, affectionately known as Dr. Saz, brings enthusiasm and curiosity to his teaching in chemistry. He leads research at Lawrence that bridges the fields of organic materials and inorganic chemistry.
An Associated Colleges of the Midwest-Mellon Faculty Fellow, Marcy Quiason joined the Lawrence University faculty a year ago as an assistant professor of gender studies. She has quickly hit her stride in campus involvement.
Adam Galambos has been one of Lawrence’s most visible faculty members. In addition to his teaching and economics research, he has been instrumental in development of the business and entrepreneurship major and planning for Fox Commons.
Get to know Mark Phelan, an associate professor of philosophy who has spent his career studying the human mind. His research is at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, and linguistics.
Rebecca (Becky) Perry, a member of the Lawrence faculty since 2017, plays a lead role in the study of music theory in the Conservatory of Music. She explores a range of musical styles and genres along the way.
In addition to his teaching in religious studies and global studies, Martyn Smith has led the First-Year Studies program the past two years. He embraces learning through big conversations and interdisciplinary thinking.
Sigma Colón’s teaching and writing have ranged from cultural geography and environmental humanities to histories of race and colonialism since coming to Lawrence six years ago.
Brian Piasecki, associate professor of biology, believes in learning by doing. He takes that approach into the biology lab as he collaborates on research with Lawrence students.
Monica Rico, a member of the history faculty at Lawrence, specializes in the history of early and 19th-century America. We talked with her about interests in and out of the classroom.
Geosciences professor Jeff Clark continues to push his students to do hands-on research. That includes using new technologies to study renewable energy, solar power, and changes in the Earth's surface.
Nora Lewis ’99, an accomplished musician, has been teaching oboe in the Lawrence Conservatory of Music since 2018. She's also providing key leadership among the Lawrence faculty, now serving as the associate dean of faculty.
Meet Gustavo Fares, a member of the Spanish faculty whose background includes training in law, painting, and printmaking, as well as a Ph.D. in Latin American literature.
Constance Kassor, associate professor of religious studies, focuses much of her teaching on Buddhist thought and Asian religious traditions and has been a frequent collaborator across departments since arriving at Lawrence in 2016.
Meet Arnold Shober, professor of government. He's been teaching about government and public policy at Lawrence since 2006 and frequently helps the media and community groups make sense of it all.
Ann Ellsworth, a horns professor in the Lawrence Conservatory, is a renowned soloist, recording artist, and chamber musician with a passion for social change.
Violinist Wen-Lei Gu brings brilliance to the classroom and the performance stage. The music professor has performed on some of the world's most iconic stages while maintaining a deep love of teaching.
Austin Segrest, assistant professor of English and recipient of the 2022 Faculty Convocation Award, is seeing his poetry find new audiences this year following the release of his debut book, Door to Remain.
Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd has been preparing Lawrence students for the world of teaching since joining the Education Studies faculty in 2015.
Peter Peregrine, professor of anthropology, puts an academic focus on the evolution of complex societies. He also curates Lawrence’s archaeological and ethnographic artifacts and ID's hidden cemeteries.
Karen Carr has taught courses on 19th- and 20th-century religious thought and philosophy of religion for 35 years.
Meet Beth De Stasio, the Raymond H. Herzog Professor of Science and professor of biology. She has been a leading faculty voice in the sciences at Lawrence for three decades.
Get to know Dylan Fitz, associate professor of economics. He specializes in development economics, with research that evaluates the effectiveness of social programs and the causes of poverty.