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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Rebecca Alexander

Rebecca Alexander

Director of Academic Planning, Wake Downtown & Professor, Department of Chemistry

Alexander combines scientific expertise and creativity to apply science across the curriculum.

Biochemistry Molecular Chemistry Protein Structures RNA-Protein Interactions Protein Biosynthesis Women in Science and STEM Molecular dissection of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase structure and function Nucleic acid structure and function Computational modeling of protein dynamics

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

Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Department Chair, Professor of Health and Exercise Science and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory

Berry researches the interaction between exercise and the respiratory system.

Exercise and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Effects of exercise on individuals with respiratory diseases Delivering exercise interventions to patients with acute respiratory failure Human Physiology

Deborah Best

Deborah Best

William L. Poteat Professor of Psychology

Best is a psychologist who studies child development with a particular focus on gender stereotypes and young children.

Developmental Psychology Cognitive Development Memory Development Stereotypes and Attitudes Cross-cultural psychology Health Psychology Gender Roles Development

Tom Brister

Tom Brister

Senior Lecturer of Political Science

Brister is an expert in terrorism, globalization and intelligence trends.

Terrorism Intelligence Globalization International Relations Comparative Politics Religious Groups Terrorism and Political Violence Intelligence and International Politics

Christy Buchanan

Christy Buchanan

Professor of Psychology; Senior Associate Dean for Academic Advising

Buchanan studies how parents’ expectations affect teen behavior.

Children and Divorce Teens Adolescence Relationships Between Teens and Parents Parent-Child Relationships Developmental Psychology Civic Development in Adolescents and Young Adults Parenting Adolescents Adolescent Development

Eric Carlson

Eric Carlson

Associate Professor of Physics

Carlson demands scientific explanations for the seemingly inexplicable.

Particle Physics Particle Astrophysics Numerical General Relativity Semi-Classical Gravity Skepticism Numerical Patterns Wormholes Neutrino Stars Quantum Mechanics Astronomy Cosmology The Scientific Method

David Carroll

David Carroll

Director, Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials

Carroll and his research team aim to provide solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Nanotechnology Green Technology Solar/photovoltaic cells “Green” lighting/light bulb alternatives Thermoelectrics Nanotechnology and medicine/tumor eradication Environmental/health effects of carbon nanotubes Biomedical nanotechnologies Thermoelectric Power Felt Organic solar cells Nanocomposite-based display and lighting technologies

Justin Catanoso

Justin Catanoso

Journalism program professor of the practice and freelance journalist sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Catanoso specializes in covering and speaking on global climate change from international policy to tropical forests and ocean ecosystems.

Italian Culture Importance of free press Sustainability in cities and businesses Climate change and Earth ecosystems Global climate change policy Faith and climate change Catholic Saints and Saint-Making Travel Writing

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