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Faculty in Focus

January 07, 2014

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.



Daena Goldsmith

Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, Department Chair

Daena discusses her fascination with messages, how conversations are put together, and her love of mentoring students during their time at Lewis & Clark.


Michael Olich

Associate Professor of Theatre

Michael outlines the variety of stage work at Lewis & Clark, his work as the resident designer for the theatre department, and the importance of storytelling.



Kellar Autumn

Professor of Biology

Kellar talks about working with students to solve a biological mystery—why are gecko’s toes so sticky?


Lewis & Clark Admissions Academics Rhetoric and Media Studies Theatre Biology

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