Prof. Barkin is a cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on Indonesia and Southeast Asia. His work has focused on mass media, religion, and nationalism, and now explores the intersections of study abroad and neoliberalism.
Teaching courses in theoretical mathematics, such as algebraic topology and applied statistics, Prof. Bernhard enjoys researching the connections among seemingly unrelated topics, such as geometry and probability theory.
As a developmental psychologist, Prof. Beyer teaches a variety of psych classes at all levels. Much of his research focuses on language comprehension, particularly in people whose first language isn't English.