Faculty Profiles

Meet our faculty of scholars and dedicated educators.

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    Vaidya's Teenage Obesity Study Named Editor's Choice
    November 3, 2017

    A team led by Georgetown College Psychology Chair Chandan Vaidya has conducted the first study on the effects of weight-loss surgery on the brains of adolescents with obesity.

  • Marsh Honored for Altruism Research
    October 26, 2017

    Last month, Prof. Abigail Marsh received a grant from the NSF to continue her research into the neurological basis of altruistic behavior. Earlier this month, she published a book, The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths and Everyone In-Between. Finally, her research program earned her the S&R Foundation’s Kuno Award for Applied Science in the Social Good.

  • Bansal Leads Vaccine Hesitancy Study
    October 23, 2017

    Biology professor Shweta Bansal is leading a team that has been awarded a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study trends in vaccine hesitancy among Americans.