Faculty & Staff

  • Deborah E. Bauer

    Visiting Lecturer in Neuroscience

    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Molecular neuroscientist with an interest in glutamate transporters.


  • Barbara Beltz

    Barbara S. Beltz

    Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Passions for serotonin and adult neurogenesis! Excited about the wonderful neuroscience program at Wellesley College.


  • Bevil R. Conway

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

    B.S., McGill University; M.M.Sc., Harvard Medical School; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Visual neuroscientist and artist, examines neural basis of color using physiological, behavioral, and modeling techniques. (Visit Website)


  • Sharon Gobes

    Sharon M. H. Gobes

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

    B.Sc., M.Sc. Leiden University (The Netherlands), Ph.D., Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

    Investigates the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying animal behavior, using songbirds as a model system to study learning and memory.


  • Kate Hawkins

    Laboratory Specialist for the Neuroscience Program

    B.S., University of New Hampshire

    Prepares and organizes Neuroscience teaching labs for courses at all levels of the curriculum.


  • Ginny Quinan

    Instructor in Neuroscience Laboratory

    B.A., Regis College

    Instructs laboratories at the 100 and 200 levels and shares an enthusiasm for hands-on learning in neuroscience.


  • Marc Tetel

    Marc J. Tetel

    Class of 1966 Associate Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Research areas include neuroendocrinology, estrogen and progestin action, brain and behavior.
    Visit the Tetel Lab website.


  • Michael Wiest

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

    Mission: to determine the distributed neural correlates of perception.