Admission

Interdisciplinary Study

At Reed, interdisciplinary study, which offers courses and programs of study that cross departmental boundaries or brings materials of two or more departments together, includes 15 standing majors that combine two or more compatible fields of study, including American studies; biochemistry and molecular biology; comparative literature; comparative race and ethnicity studies; environmental studies; international and comparative policy studies; and neuroscience.

VIDEO LIBRARY

Faculty Office Hours '21 - History and American Studies

Watch highlights of faculty office hours as Professors of History and Humanities, David Garrett and Jackie Dirks, talk about studying history and American studies at Reed.

Faculty Office Hours '21 - English, Creative Writing, & Comparative Literature

Watch the highlights of faculty office hours as Samiya Bashir, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Libby Drumm, Professor of Spanish and Humanities, and Jay Dickson, Professor of English and Humanities, talk about the English department and studying creative writing and comparative literature at Reed.

Faculty Office Hours '21 - Anthropology, Sociology, ICPS, and CRES

Watch highlights of the faculty office hours as Professor of Anthropology, Paul Silverstein, and Professor of Sociology, Yaejoon Kwon, talk about the anthropology and sociology departments and the international & comparative policy studies (ICPS) and comparative race & ethnicity studies (CRES) majors at Reed.

Faculty Office Hours '21 - Environmental Studies

Watch highlights of faculty office hours as Aaron Ramirez, assistant professor of environmental studies and biology, and Josh Howe, associate professor of history and environmental studies, talk about the environmental studies major at Reed.

Pre-Medical Pathways at Reed

Watch Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Milyon Trulove's conversation with three members of Reed’s pre-med advising team–Janice Shampay, Howard Vollum Professor of Biology and Pre-Health Faculty Adviser; Kara Cerveny, Professor of Biology and Pre-Health Faculty Adviser; and Julia Burrows, Pre-Health Adviser for the Center for Life Beyond Reed.

Faculty Office Hours '21 - Humanities 110

Watch the highlights of faculty office hours as Margot Minardi, Professor of History and Humanities, and Pancho Savery, Professor of English and Humanities, as they discuss Humanities 110. This is the foundational, first year course that all Reed students take.

Academic Program Panel

Find out why Reed’s academic program is regarded as the most intellectual in the country. Current Dean of the Faculty, Kathy Oleson, and Dean for Institutional Diversity, Mary James, will answer your questions and discuss what makes our educational experience transformational. 

Faculty Office Hours '21 - Neuroscience

Watch the highlights of faculty office hours as Michael Pitts, Professor of Psychology, and Kara Cerveny, Professor of Biology, talk about biology, psychology, and the interdisciplinary major of neuroscience.

Questions for Faculty