Faculty and Staff


Aaron Beck

In a wide-ranging interdisciplinary core program like E&D, the program was designed so that learning is the shared responsibility of students and teachers alike: a joint effort in the meaningful pursuit of evolving knowledge and understanding.  Please visit the Course Sections page to discover who is teaching in the program this term.

Core Steering Committee

In addition to the Director, Exploration and Discovery is also guided by the Core Steering Committee.  The Core Steering Committee Members for 2019-2020 are:

  • Arts/Humanities Faculty:  Paul Powers, Assoc Prof of Religious Studies
  • Arts/Humanities Faculty:  Lyell Asher, Assoc Prof of English
  • Math/Natural Science Faculty:  Tamily Weissman-Unni, Assoc Prof of Biology
  • Social Science Faculty:  Ben Gaskins, Asst Prof of Political Science {Fall 2019}
  • Social Science Faculty:  Todd Lochner, Assoc Prof of Political Science {Spring 2020}
  • Social Science Faculty:  Diana Leonard, Assist Prof of Psychology {Spring 2020}
  • Student Rep from SAAB:  TBD by SAAB & ASLC (Student Government)