Bethany College adds three to faculty

BETHANY — Bethany College has hired three new faculty members who will begin teaching in the 2018-19 academic year.

Joining the college’s biology or political science departments are:

¯ Anna Edlund, associate professor of biology. She received a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. She has taught at Spelman College and Lafayette College and, for the past six summers, biology to Tibetan Buddhist monks in India. She has been named a scientist in residence at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she will teach a course on creation and embryology.

¯ Katrina McNally, assistant professor of political science. She earned master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Maryland. She has taught at Northern Virginia Community College and the the University of Maryland and researched political representation in Congress, elite behavior and other topics.

¯ Kayce Mobley, assistant professor of political science. She holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of the South. She has written “Big Brother, Ltd.: The Orwellian Nature of Neoliberal Politics,” and “Hiding Death: Contextualizing the Dover Ban” and taught at Pittsburg State University, Wabash College and the University of Georgia.