Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University Wake Forest University

1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC, US

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Wake Forest is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest offers the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.

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Robert Whaples

Robert Whaples

Professor of Economics

Whaples is a strong advocate of eliminating the penny.

Economic History of the U.S. Employment and Unemployment History of Labor Markets Minimum Wage Walmart and Big Box Retailers Economics of Climate Change Economics of Natural Resources Elimination of the Penny

Eric G. Wilson

Eric G. Wilson

Thomas H. Pritchard Professor of English

Wilson is a leading expert in the relationships between literature and psychology.

American Culture and Mental Health Literature and Psychology Film and Religion Western Esoteric Traditions Humanism and Technology Transatlantic Romanticism The Gothic

Tanya Marsh, J.D.

Tanya Marsh, J.D.

Professor of Law

Tanya Marsh teaches Property, Real Estate Transactions, a Seminar on Law, Business, and the Economy, and Funeral and Cemetery Law

Property Law Real Estate Transactions Business Law Funeral and Cemetary Law Professional Development Laws Regarding Human Remains Regulation of Community Banks Corporate Law

Mike Summers

Mike Summers

Director, Employer Relations

Summers helps students build relationships and seek internships as they explore and secure career paths from their first year to their last.

Employer Relations Job Hunting Networking Career Development Personal Development Employer Higher Education Talent Recruitment Employment/Hiring Trends

Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen

John C. Whitaker Executive Director Wake Forest’s Entrepreneurship Program and Professor of Practice

Well-versed in entrepreneurial theory and practice, Cohen has extensive experience as an educator and practitioner.

Business Strategy Social Enterprise Entrepreneurship

Miriam Ashley-Ross

Miriam Ashley-Ross

Professor of Biology

Ashley-Ross is an expert in salamander locomotion and a leader in the study of how some species of fish move on dry land.

Biomechanics of Animal Locomotion Evolution of Animal Location Comparative Physiology Muscle Physiology Comparative Anatomy

Kristen M. Beavers

Kristen M. Beavers

Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Exercise Science

Beavers studies how nutrition and exercise influence weight loss and health outcomes in older adults.

Using advanced biomedical imaging techniques to better understand age- and intervention-related changes in body composition Weight-loss strategies to optimize health in older adults Predictors and determinants of functional decline in older adults

Donna Henderson

Donna Henderson

Professor of Counseling

Henderson is an expert on the everyday issues confronting children and their parents.

Bullying School Transitions Middle School Parent-Teacher Communications School Counseling Counseling Children International Counseling

Matthew Fuxjager

Matthew Fuxjager

Assistant Professor of Biology

Fuxjager’s research focuses on the interplay between sex steroids and social behavior and how evolution influences species variations.

Zoology Animal Social Behavior Courtship Displays Androgenic Hormones Neuromuscular Systems

Sarah Lischer

Sarah Lischer

Associate Professor of Political Science

Lischer is an expert in humanitarian crises, military intervention, genocide and forced migration.

Humanitarian Crises Genocide Issues Forced Migration African Politics Military Intervention in Humanitarian Crises Civil Wars Transitional Justice War Crimes Tribunals Human Rights Politics of Forced Migration Civil Wars: Causes and Consequences International Conflict Resolution Politics of International Military Intervention Humanity and Atrocity

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