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Meet Maryna Nading, associate professor of anthropology, and learn about her research on healthcare systems.
Meet Professor Colin Betts and learn about his research with northeast Iowa's effigy mounds and why he finds it rewarding.
Learn why Rachel Brummel, associate professor of environmental studies/political science, is curious about governmental policies and environmental issues.
Learn about Anita Carrasco, associate professor of anthropology, and how a childhood experience gave her the idea to become an anthropologist.
Meet associate professor Brittany Cord and learn why she feels case studies help her students learn about real-world accounting experiences.
Learn how Destiny Crider, instructor for anthropology lab/museum studies, helps students develop skills in anthropological research and museum practice.
Read why Anne-Marine Feat, associate professor of French, believes an interactive and stimulating classroom environment helps with language learning.
Carly Hayden Foster
Learn about Carly Hayden Foster, associate professor of political science, and how her research helps the community of Decorah.
Learn about religion professor Todd Green and his research on Islamophobia.
Meet Andy Hageman, associate professor of English, and discover why he describes his area of research as techno-cultural studies.
Learn about Jane Hawley, professor of dance, and why she's drawn to teaching how to use the body as a practice of being and expressing.
Find out why Holland thinks it’s fun trying to tackle social issues in a systematic way and with students who first encounter this sort of thinking.
Learn about Maren Johnson, associate professor of Nordic studies, and how her Scandinavian heritage has led her to explore Norwegian culture and identity.
Thomas C. Johnson
Meet Thomas C. Johnson and learn about his goal to continually improve as a teacher, filmmaker, writer, thinker, and community member.
Read about professor of religion, Gereon Kopf, and learn why he feels the liberal arts contributes to intercultural and interreligious understanding.
Learn why Angela Kueny, associate professor of nursing, researches the cultural meanings of health and strives to improve care with evidence-based practice.
Meet Andrew Last, associate professor of music, and learn why he feels his study abroad course in South Africa is a life-changing experience.
Learn about Aaron Lurth, assistant professor of art and visual communication, and how he ties his personal experiences into his latest research project.
Read why Richard Merritt, professor of art, believes art is one of the only disciplines that allows you to be fully engaged in observing and perceiving.
Meet Olga Michels, professor of chemistry, and learn about her study abroad courses in Malta and Cambodia.
Read about Holly Moore, associate professor of philosophy, and how the her interdisciplinary courses examine life's biggest questions.
Learn about Richard Mtisi, associate professor of Africana Studies and History, and how his study-away courses help students better understand the world.
Learn about Guy Nave, professor of religion, and why we should engage in critical reflection and analysis of religious beliefs, convictions, and practices.
Learn why Todd Pedlar, professor of physics, feels his research is simple yet complex and about his desire to teach at a liberal arts college.
Meet Dawn Reding, associate professor of biology, and learn why her field experiences convinced her that advanced education was the right fit for her.
Discover why Susan Schmidt, associate professor of social work, enjoys being a part of her students' development as thinkers and professionals.
Learn about religion professor Robert Shedinger and why he chooses to research topics that most people take for granted.
Sören A. Steding
Read why Sören Steding, professor of German, believes the liberal arts helps students and faculty make connections between disciplines.
Meet Derek Sweet, professor of communication studies, and see how popular culture texts invite engagement with contemporary political issues.
Read about Rita Tejada, associate professor of Spanish, and how her study away courses help students foster cultural awareness and become global citizens.
Meet Loren Toussaint, professor of psychology, and discover why he's still fascinated by the topic of forgiveness even after 20 years of studying it.
Learn more about professor of theatre, Robert Vrtis, and why he loves how theatre connects disciplines.
Discover how Amy Weldon, professor of English, uses words to capture her experiences and helped her find her long-term career interests.
Learn how Alexandra White, associate professor of management, uses her experience with Fortune 500 companies and tech startups to add value to her teaching.
Discover how Wilson's active involvement in and outside of the Luther community helps make her a a better music educator.
Learn why Laurie Zaring, professor of linguistics and French, thinks that a linguistic perspective can benefit students in any field.