Elizabeth Stroot, who joined Lakeland in 1999, has been the driving force behind the college's psychology program. She holds a Ph.D. and a master's in clinical psychology from the University of Delaware.
In addition to her vast teaching background, Stroot has clinical experience, having served as a clinical psychologist for more than seven years. She is a member of the American Psychological Society, the Midwestern Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association and the Wisconsin Psychological Association.
Stroot won Lakeland's prestigious Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2010.