William Struthers

Professor of Psychology, Wheaton College


William Struthers (Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago) is Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College. Dr. Struthers’ lab research interests are in the neural mechanisms that underlie behavioral arousal and the processing of novel environments. His research employs the use of stereotaxic surgery, immunochemistry, and behavioral manipulations to investigate gene expression in the cingulate cortex and basal ganglia. He is actively involved in the campus Animal Care and Use Committee and the Institutional Review Board which oversee the ethical treatment of animals and human subjects respectively in research conducted at Wheaton College. He currently resides in the Chicago area and is married with three children.