Professors


January 28, 2020

Social Psychologist To Be Dean of the Faculty

Prof. Kathryn Oleson will serve as Reed’s chief academic officer starting in July.

January 6, 2020

Battle of the Brain Theories

Reed psych prof will act as referee in high-stakes showdown between two leading models of consciousness.

December 17, 2019

Positive Associations

Students in Math 113 investigate a curious polytope.

December 4, 2019

What the Sentence Can Do

With razor wit and trademark brio, Prof. Jan Mieszkowski takes on literature, philosophy, and the twitterverse.

December 3, 2019

The Paradox of Wildfire

The American West is burning. Can we find a way to prevent forest fires without actually making them worse?

November 29, 2019

How Should Religion Be Taught?

A recent book celebrates the ideas and career of Prof. Steve Wasserstrom.

November 19, 2019

Reed Astrophysicist Named Outstanding Educator

Prof. Alison Crocker is the recipient of the Swanson Promise Award

October 15, 2019

Phytoplankton in a Warming World

Reed biologists plumb the secrets of the tiny organisms that produce half the planet’s oxygen.

August 27, 2019

Summer REEDing

A round-up of hot-weather reads written by our alumni and professors

July 8, 2019

Hotter Summers Spell Catastrophe for Fish

Biology thesis predicts that catastrophic fish die-offs will quadruple in Wisconsin lakes by 2100.