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Faculty in Focus

October 28, 2013

Lewis & Clark professors are exceptional teachers and mentors, as well as respected researchers and innovators in their fields. Get to know three of our faculty members in the videos below, and then schedule a campus visit to sit in on a class.



Brian Detweiler-Bedell

Associate Professor of Psychology

Brian discusses his advanced statistics course (PSY 311), writing about beauty, and his relationship with students inside and outside of the classroom.


Elizabeth Safran

Associate Professor of Geological Science and Director of Environmental Studies

Elizabeth talks about her research on landscape evolution in eastern Oregon, field trips to Mount St. Helens, and how Lewis & Clark is unique in its framing and approach to teaching environmental issues.


Philippe Brand

Assistant Professor of French

Philippe describes his research on French and Francophone literature and discusses how language study can help you find your place in the world.


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