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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Faculty

Joyce Doan

Joyce Doan

Professor of Biological Sciences | j-doan@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2004

Dr. Doan's main research interests are in the area of macrophage activation. Macrophages are multifunctional leukocytes that constitute a major first line of defense against infection. Resting macrophages are phagocytic, but macrophages activated by both intrinsic and extrinsic stimuli acquire a broad range of functions ranging from the release of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, cytokine secretion, upregulated phagocytosis, and the ability to participate in the activation of adaptive . . . read more.

Brian Hyatt

Brian Hyatt

Professor of Biochemistry | b-hyatt@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2003

Hyatt's research interests include developmental genetics of early lung development.

Ashley Mahoney

Ashley Mahoney

Professor of Chemistry | amahoney@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2001

Mahoney's research is in chemical education, both curriculum development and scholarship of teaching and learning projects. Mahoney is active with the POGIL (process-oriented guided inquiry learning) Project and has co-authored a collection of POGIL activities for the GOB (allied health) classroom available through Wiley. She has also assembled a national consortium of faculty to write inquiry laboratories for introductory courses. Her research projects focus on incorporating various learni. . . read more.

Paula Soneral

Paula Soneral

Professor of Biological Sciences | p-soneral@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Soneral's research interests include cell motility and the cytoskeleton and regulation of motor proteins in cilia/flagellar assembly.

Angela Stoeckman

Angela Stoeckman

Associate Professor of Chemistry | a-stoeckman@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

Angela is passionate about teaching chemistry and conducting undergraduate research. She is an active member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Hemingway Society.