Associate Director (Curriculum & Pedagogy),
Joint Appointment, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
Dr. Ayesha Khan has a Ph.D. in behavioural neuroendocrinology during which she investigated the influence of in utero, dietary, and social factors on time to sexual maturity in developing females. Her research has been published in journals such as Reproduction, Physiology & Behavior, Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Hormones and Behavior, and Hormone and Metabolic Research. Her passion for teaching is largely driven by the interactions she has with the enthusiastic and inquisitive students she meets on a regular basis. She teaches a variety of courses covering topics such as animal behaviour, physiology of reproductive behaviour, and neuropsychology. Dr. Khan has taught in the Life Sciences program since 2013. Her teaching has been recognized through the McMaster Student Union Award for her work in community engaged education as well as through the McMaster President's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.