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Faculty

*Program co-Chair 

Rachel Bergstrom, assistant professor of biology
B.S., North Park University; Ph.D., Mayo Graduate School
Courses: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology.

Gregory Buchanan*, associate professor of psychology 
B.S., University of New South Wales (Australia); M.A., University of Hawaii; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Courses: Psychological Disorders, Developmental Psychopathology, Psychotherapy and Psychological Testing

Suzanne Cox*, professor of psychology 
B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Courses: Life-Span Developmental Psychology, Child Growth and Development, Women’s Health, Pediatric Psychology, Developmental Psychopathology

Rachel Ellett, associate professor of political science and Mouat Junior
Professor of International Studies
B.A., University of Sheffield (U.K.); Ph.D., Northeastern University
Courses: International Politics, Comparative Politics, Women and Politics, Contemporary African Politics, Politics of Development

Theodore Gries, associate professor of biochemistry and chemistry
B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Courses: Chemistry, Biochemistry of Metabolism, DNA and Protein Biochemistry

Kathryn Johnson, associate professor of biology
B.S., Beloit College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Courses: Human Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Pathophysiology

Nancy Krusko, professor of anthropology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley
Courses: Human Animal, Medical Anthropology, Nicaragua in Transition, Women's Health

Kristin J. Labby, assistant professor of biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Courses: Organic Chemistry

Rongal Watson, assistant professor of health and society
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Courses: US Health Policy and Politics

Sylvia López, Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (Spanish).
B.A., Connecticut College;
M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Courses: Spanish

Laura Parmentier, professor of chemistry and biochemistry
B.S., Northland College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Courses: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Women's Health

Matthew Tedesco, professor of philosophy
B.A., Hofstra University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder
Courses: Biomedical Ethics

Pablo Toral, professor of political science
B.A., Universidad Complutense (Spain); M.A., Ph.D., Florida International University
Courses: Global Political Ecology, International Politics