Assistant Professor - Department Chair
Associate Professor - Department Chair

We study the molecular pharmacology of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). These ligand-gated ion channels are the seat of nicotine addiction and are implicated in a... See full profile

Patricia A. Johnson Professor of Neuroscience

In my laboratory we study the chemical synapse, a specialized junction where neurons communicate with adjacent cells, such as sensory receptors, muscle cells, or other neurons. We are... See full profile

Associate Professor

Primary Academic Interests
Early Modern Philosophy (Particularly Spinoza, Cartesianism, History of Physics, and the Dutch Enlightenment)
The History and Philosophy of Science... See full profile

Associate Professor

I use behavioral and neuroanatomical techniques to study the role of prefrontal cortex in emotion and memory. My current work focuses on understanding the contributions of distinct... See full profile

Associate Professor
Courses Taught: 

CSC 105: The Digital Age

CSC 151: Functional Problem Solving with Scheme

CSC 207:... See full profile