Professors


November 29, 2021

Life and Death in a Drop of Water

Reed College biologists focus on phytoplankton for clues to ecological resilience and adaptation.

October 19, 2021

Historian of Big Questions

Reed mourns the loss of Prof. Ed Segel, who taught history for 38 years.

September 15, 2021

Brilliant Mathematician, Iconic Professor

Reed mourns loss of Prof. Thomas Wieting, who taught math for more than 50 years.

September 13, 2021

Through the Looking Glass

Grant from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation brings cutting-edge microscope to Reed.

August 26, 2021

Mural Honors Leading Reed Biologist

Prof. Helen Stafford joins pantheon of inspiring scientists in bio stairwell.

July 12, 2021

Milestones in Black History at Reed

We uncover some of the people and events that have too often been marginalized or glossed over.

July 12, 2021

The Long Arc

Prof. Mary James has been working to reshape Reed’s trajectory on race for three decades.

July 12, 2021

Black at Reed

Black alumni look back at the challenges they faced, the mentors they found, and the strategies they used to make the college more inclusive—and more just.

April 27, 2021

From Antiquity to Zoom

Reed’s Latin Forum brings Portland’s young scholars together.

April 13, 2021

Let’s Fix This

Our planet’s in trouble. Here are some ideas on confronting the climate crisis, brought to you by Reed and Reedies.