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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 five of our faculty members in the videos below.

College of Arts and Sciences

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.

Johh Krussel

Professor of Mathematics

John talks about why he enjoys teaching discrete mathematics and the community in the math department 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.

Play the Faculty Profiles playlist. 

Graduate School of Education and Counseling

Cynthia Velasquez-Bogert

Counseling Psychology Adjunct Faculty and school psychologist

Cynthia discusses the ways our counseling psychology program connects students to communities in Portland and provides opportunities for real-world learning.

Play recent uploads from the graduate school.

Law School

Kathy Hessler

Law professor and animal law studies clinic director

Kathy discusses her trip to Barcelona to teach graduate students there about animal law in the U.S. and the effort to develop animal law education in the European Union.

Play the Meet Our Faculty playlist.


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