Knox grad awarded tenure

From: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, IN)

Wabash College President Patrick E. White and Dean of the College Gary A. Phillips have announced the promotion of four assistant professors [including] psychology professor Neil Schmitzer-Torbert [who] have been granted tenure with the rank of associate professor at the college. “These four members of the faculty more than surpass the expectations of excellence expected of each and every Wabash teacher,” Phillips said…

Schmitzer-Torbert graduated summa cum laude with honors in psychology from Knox College before earning his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Minnesota… “His ability to engage students in cutting edge neuroscience research has garnered high praise and respect from the wider science community,” Phillips said… A National Institutes of Health grant has enabled Schmitzer-Torbert to conduct research with students on the effects of cocaine on the behaviors of rats… Read more…