Faculty in the School of Natural Science are experts in a wide range of academic fields.
Research interests span the core sciences (e.g. chemistry, physics); human health and medicine (including anthropology); environmental sciences; and agriculture studies.
|In the Spotlight
Elizabeth Conlisk, associate professor of public health, is an epidemiologist with a Ph.D. in international health and nutrition from Cornell University.
Professor Conlisk has extensive public health experience at the local, state, federal, and international levels with previous appointments at the Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America y Panama and the Centers for Disease Control.
At the CDC, Conlisk worked primarily in the area of cancer control and prevention, including a breast and cervical cancer screening program for low-income women.
Examples of NS Faculty Research and Professional Work:
|Mystery of the Mummies
Eight Hampshire students and their professor Dula Amarasiriwardena, gather around a table in the Cole Science Center.
|Improving How Biology Classes Are Taught Nationwide
How can colleges help students better comprehend biology?
|Professors' Research Modernizing Insect Tracking
Tracking a cricket is currently an imprecise science.
|Theoretical and Computational Physicists Meet
Traditionally, when one thinks of high-powered theoretical physicists working in pure research, large universities come to mind—not four-year colleges and universities.
|Laser Ablation System to Support Research
Hampshire College has been awarded a $120,000 National Science Foundation grant for acquisition of a laser ablation chemistry system.
|Center for the Study of Science in Muslim Societies
A center for academic research and scholarship related to science in Muslim societies has been established at Hampshire College.
More NS Faculty Research and Professional Work:
Cynthia Gill: Neuroendocrinology of the Developing Brain
Alan Goodman: Human Biological Variation
Lynn Miller: Population Genetics of Atlantic Coast Striped Bass
Steve Roof: Reconstructing Earth's Climate Over the Last 500,000 Years
Jason Tor: The Diversity and Physiology of Microbes Thriving in Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems
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