Faculty

Steering Committee

The bulk of the workload in the BNS program is by shouldered by the five members of the BNS Steering Committee (BNS-SC). The BNS-SC faculty regularly advise students in the BNS program and participate in regularly scheduled BNS student activities. In addition, each semester the faculty steering committee meets for the purposes of programmatic oversight and review. The BNS-SC is comprised of:

Richard H. Melloni Jr, Ph.D.
Program Director, Psychology

Joseph Ayers, Ph.D.
Academic Experiential Education Advisor, Biology

Heather Brenhouse, Ph.D.
Psychology

Fred Davis, Ph.D.
Biology

James Monaghan, Ph.D.
Biology

Rebecca Shansky, Ph.D.
Psychology

Jade Zee, Ph.D.
Associate Director/Head Advisor, Behavioral Neuroscience

Other Faculty

In addition to the BNS-SC, members of the Biology, Psychology, and Physics faculty are affiliated with the BNS program. Their role and amount of participation in the BNS program is limited to teaching core and elective courses in the major and student oversight in laboratory research projects/initiatives. These members include:

Craig Ferris, Ph.D.
Psychology

Denise Jackson, Ph.D.
Psychology

Frank Naarendorp, Ph.D.
Psychology

Don O’Malley, Ph.D.
Biology

Rebecca Rosengaus, Ph.D.
Biology

Robert Sikes, Ph.D.
Physical Therapy

Arman Stepanyants, Ph.D.
Physics

Dagmar Sternad, Ph.D.
Biology

Gunter Zupanc, Ph.D.
Biology

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    Behavioral Neuroscience
    Morline Gordon-Grier
    m.gordongrier@neu.edu
    203 Mugar Life Sciences Bldg.
    617-373-2852