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2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Ahmed E. Abdel-Meguid, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Emory University, 2011
Islamic theology and philosophy; German transcendental philosophy, phenomenology, and hermeneutics.

Edwin Ackerman, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2016
Political Sociology, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Latin-American Studies, Social Theory

Meera Adya, Director of Research, Burton Blatt Institute, College of Law
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004; J.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2002
Affiliated Faculty, Psychology; Lawpsychology, decision-making, employment discrimination, genetic discrimination, disability

Lois Agnew, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., Texas Christian University, 1999
History of rhetoric and composition studies, classical and British rhetorical theories, ethics and public discourse, stylistics, rhetoric and philosophy, rhetoric, composition

Seth Aldrich, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990

Christine Allen, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1987

David M. Althoff, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Washington State University, 1998
Species interactions, molecular ecology, insect community ecology

Ran Dani Anbar, Adjunct Assistant Professor
M.D., University of Chicago, 1983

Douglas R. Anderson, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Yale University, 1966
Algebraic topology

Emily Ansell, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
Interpersonal interactions, stress, personality, and addiction

Kevin Antshel, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Developmental psychopathology with particular emphasis on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Cognitive/behavioral interventions designed to improve functioning in these populations.

Philip P. Arnold, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1992
History of Religions, Indigenous Traditions of the Americas

Marina Artuso, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1986
Elementary particles, experiment

Carol Babiracki, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1991
Ethnomusicology, South Asian music and dance, ethnic and immigrant music and dance in the U.S., music of the Middle East

Suzanne L. Baldwin, Michael G. and Susan T. Thonis Professor of Earth Sciences
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 1988
Mineralogy, petrology, thermochronology, tectonics

Stefan Ballmer, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. MIT , 2006
Theoretical Astrophysics, gravitational Waves

Uday Banerjee, Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1985
Numerical solutions of differential equations

Crystal Bartolovich, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., Emory University, 1993
Marxism, early modern studies, cultural studies

Kenneth Baynes, Professor, Philosophy and
Political Science
Ph.D., Boston University, 1987
Social and political philosophy, critical theory, continental philosophy

Dorri Beam, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2001
Nineteenth-century American literature and culture, gender and sexuality studies, race and nineteenth-century American literature

Katie M. Becklin, Assistant Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2010
Plant physiological ecology, global change effects on plant physiology

Frederick C. Beiser, Professor
D.Phil., University of Oxford (United Kingdom), 1980
Early modern philosophy, Kant, German idealism, 19th Century Philosophy

John M. Belote, Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1979
Developmental genetics, genetic and molecular analysis of sex determination in Drosophila

Patrick W. Berry, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
Literacy Studies; Qualitative Research Methods; Computers and Writing; Teacher Education; Cultural Historic Activity Theory; Higher Education in Prison; Professional Writing and Publishing; and Histories of Rhetoric & Composition

Tej K. Bhatia, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1978
Hindi, linguistics; Indic languages, literature, and linguistics

Himika Bhattacharya, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2008
Feminist Theory, Third World and Transnational Feminisms, Feminist Ethnography

Marion E. Bickford, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1960
Petrologist and isotope geochemist

Benita A. Blachman, Trustee Professor; Coordinator, Learning Disabilities
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1981
Educational psychology, reading and other learning disabilities, teacher preparation

Marlene F. Blumin, Associate Professor;
Director, Study Skills Program
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1988
Curriculum and instruction, college reading/study skills

Steven Blusk, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1995
Experimental high-energy physics

Molly Bourne, Adjunct Faculty, Florence
Harvard University, Ph.D.,
Specialist in Gonzaga court circa 1500; artistic patronage, villa design, cartography, and the domestic interior in Renaissance Mantua

Mark Bowick, Joel Dorman Steele Professor of Physics
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1983
Condensed matter theory

Benjamin Bradley, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1999
Ethical theory, environmental ethics, philosophy of death

Mark S. Braiman, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Solar photoreduction of carbon dioxide for carbon sequestration and energy storage; membrane protein expression, purification, and crystallization; time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy applied to photochemical systems.

Zachary J. Braiterman, Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1995
Modern Jewish thought and culture specializing in 20th-century thinkers, religion, art

Susan Branson, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 1992
Early American History

Collin G. Brooke, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, 1997
Rhetorics of technology, histories and theories of rhetoric, critical theory

Amanda Brown, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Boston University, 2007
Languages, literatures, and Linguistics, applied linguistics

Duncan Brown, Charles Brightman Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2004
Theoretical astrophysics, relativity

Erella Brown, Instructor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1989
Modern and postmodern Jewish, Israeli, European, and American prose fiction, drama, and contemporary literary theory.

Stuart Scott Brown, Professor

Joan Bryant, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1996
American religious history

Gail Bulman, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1996
Spanish, 20th-century Latin American literature

Michael Burkard, Associate Professor, English
M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1973
Creative writing, poetry

Virginia Burrus, W. Earl Ledden Professor
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 1991
Ancient Christianity including: gender, sexuality, the body; martyrdom and asceticism; ancient novels and hagiography; constructions of orthodoxy and heresy; histories of theology and historical theologies

Dympna Callaghan, William Safire Professor of Modern Letters, English
Ph.D., Sussex University, 1986
Feminism, early modern culture, and theory

Horace Campbell, Professor, African American Studies and Political Science
Ph.D., Sussex University, 1979
Comparative politics of Africa and the Caribbean, armaments culture, political economy

Robert Carey, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1966

Jeffrey S. Carnes, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1986
Greek poetry, mythology and Augustan Rome

Linda Carty, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto (Canada), 1989
Race, class, and gender studies; comparative sociology; international development postcolonial discourse; Third World feminisms

Carlos Castañeda, Assistant Professor
PhD., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
Biophysics, biophysical chemistry, protein structure, dynamics and function, posttranslational modifications, chemical biology, structural biology, nuclear magnetic resonance of proteins and protein complexes, neuroscience

Theo Cateforis, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony, 2000
American music, popular music and media, film music

Simon Catterall, Professor
Ph.D., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 1988
Elementary particles, theory, computational physics

Joseph Chaiken, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1982
Physical chemistry, inter-/intramolecular energy transfer, molecular beam/laser spectroscopy, laser chemistry, fractals, coalescence growth systems, biomedical spectroscopy

Arindam Chakraborty, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2005
Theoretical and computational investigation of energy conversion processes in quantum dots and solar cells; electrochemical processes on metal surfaces; development of quantum mechanical methods for nuclear and electronic dynamics; applications to materials and biomolecules

Samuel H.P. Chan, Professor
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1970
Mitochondrial membrane complexes, bioenergetics in normal and tumor tissues

Pinyuen Chen, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982
Statistics

John D. Chisholm, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2000
Organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, synthesis, catalysis.

Heather Coleman, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of British Columbia, 2008
Genetic and environmental control of cell wall formation, biotechnology, molecular farming, functional genomics

Dan Coman, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1997
Several complex variables

Sally J. Cornelison, Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1998
Italian Renaissance Art

Catherine A. Cornwell, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1975
Neurobiology of learning and memory

J. Theodore Cox, Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1976
Probability

Amy H. Criss, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2004
Human memory; mathematical modeling

Jonathan Dee, Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Yale, 1984
Creative writing, fiction

Steven Diaz, Professor
Ph.D., Brown University, 1982
Algebraic geometry

Pedro DiPietro, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Binghamton University, SUNY, 2012
Women’s, Gender, and Queer Studies; Latina/o Studies; Feminist Philosophy; Philosophy of Race, Gender, and Sex; Women of Color Epistemologies Areas of Concentration: Comparative Ethnic Studies; Critical Theory; Andean and Mesoamerican Cosmologies

Joseph W. Ditre, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of South Florida
Health Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Addiction/Addictive Behaviors and Chronic Physical and Mental Health Disorders

David Kwame Dixon, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Clark-Atlanta University, 1996
International relations/comparative polits, political economy and American government

Helen M. Doerr, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor, Emeritus
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1994
Secondary mathematics education, teacher and student learning, mathematical modeling, and mathematical communication.

Karen Doherty, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994
Audiology, psychoacoustics, hearing aids, speech perception

Steven Doles
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2014
Film, reception studies, the social problem genre

Steve Dorus, Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2004
Evolutionary genetics and genomics of reproductive systems

Sharon Dotger, Associate Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2006
Science teacher education, inclusive science education

Janice Dowell, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2002
Philosophy of language, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, metaethics

Robert P. Doyle, Professor, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor, Associate Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Dublin, Trinity College, 2002, Anderson Foundation Fellow, Yale University, 2004
Peptide conjugate chemistry, biochemistry, oral drug development

Marvin Druger, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1961
Science teacher education, general biology instruction, evolutionary genetics

Kishi Animashaun Ducre, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005
Environmental justice

Collette P. Eccleston, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005
Stigma, prejudice, and discrimination; motivation; coping; intergroup relations

Tanya L. Eckert, Associate Professor; Director, Graduate Training Program in School Psychology
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1996
Assessment of academic and behavioral problems, school-based interventions, acceptability of assessment procedures

Susan Edmunds, Professor, English
Ph.D., Yale University, 1991
Twentieth-century American literature, modernism, African American literature, theories of the body

Kevan Edwards, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2006
Philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, cognitive science

Mary Louise Edwards, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1979
Phonetics, phonology, articulation, phonological development and disorders

Mona Eikel-Pohen, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D. Modern German Literature, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2009

Chris A. Eng, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center, 2016
American studies, Asian American studies, performance studies, gender and sexuality studies

Scott E. Erdman, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1994
Regulation of cell differentiation

Amanda Eubanks Winkler, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2000
Seventeenth century music, music in England, musical theater

Kathryn Everly, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas, 2000
Contemporary Peninsular Spanish literature, Catalan literature and women writers

Carol Fadda-Conrey, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2006
U.S. ethnic literatures, Arab American studies

Joshua C. Felver, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2013
Mindfulness-based interventions in school and community settings

Stephanie A. Fetta, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2008
Chicana/o and Latina/o literatures from a hemispheric perspective

Gareth J. Fisher, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2006
Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism, contemporary religion, globalization

Ryan Fisher, Research Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009
Relativity, astrophysics experiment

Paul G. Fitzgerald, Professor, Earth Sciences, Associate Dean of Science Mathematics and Research
Ph.D., University of Melbourne (Australia), 1988
Tectonics, Low temperature thermochronology (fission track, U-T h/He)

Nicole M. K. Fonger, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 2012
Mathematical Education, Students’ Fluency in Algebraic Representation

Arthur Flowers, Associate Professor, English
B.A., City University of New York, 1979
Creative writing, fiction

Thomas P. Fondy, Professor
Ph.D., Duquesne University, 1961
Cancer biology and cancer chemotherapy, drug resistance and host immune response in cancer, liposomal drug formulations in experimental cancer treatment, animal models in cancer research

Chris Forster, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2011
Modernism, British twentieth century literature and culture, digital humanities

Rodney Foster, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1998
Eighteenth-century music

Wayne Franits, Distinguished Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1987
Baroque art, 17th-century Dutch painting

John M. Franck, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008
Physical chemistry; analytical chemistry, Biophysical chemistry, Dynamics and unique hydration
Properties of biological and materials systems

Douglas A. Frank, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990
Plant and ecosystem ecology, emphasizing the effects of ungulates on grasslands

Walter Freeman, Teaching Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2011
Lattice particle physics, educational research

Jason D. Fridley, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2002
Patterns of biodiversity, functional significance of biodiversity for ecological systems

Ken Frieden, B.G. Rudolph Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1984
Comparative literature, Hebrew and Yiddish fiction; European and American Judaic traditions; psychoanalysis and literary theory

Jannice Friedman, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2009
Plant evolutionary biology, ecological genetics, evolution of plant reproductive systems

Kim Frost, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Philosophy of mind, philosophy of action

Sarah Fuchs Sampson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2016
Nineteenth-and early twentieth- century opera, history of recorded sound, film music, fin-de-
siècle French musical culture, performance practices and printed media
 

André Gallois, Professor
B. Phil., University of Oxford, 1971
Epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, ethics

Myrna Garcia-Calderón, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1989
Caribbean literature

Alejandro García-Reidy, Assistant Professor
Ph.D, Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 2009
Early modern Spanish literature and culture

Anthony Garza, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Texas A and M University, 1995
Microbiology, gene expression in development

Les A. Gellis, Assistant Clinical Professor of Practice, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2006
Cognitive and behavioral elements that contribute to stress, insomnia, and other sleep disorders. Currently he is testing and designing techniques to treat insomnia while understanding the causes and consequences of sleep problems.

Stefano Giannini, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2002
Italian

Casarae Gibson, Assistant Professor of African American Literature
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2015
African American Protest Movements and Civil Unrest between 1964-1992, The Black Arts Movement, themes of resistance in Black women’s writing in Jamaica and Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, and Hip Hop Studies

Hope Glidden , Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1976
French

Ann Grodzins Gold, The Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1984
Teaching and research on religion in South Asia, popular Hinduism, women’s expressive traditions, religions and environment, folklore, oral history

Paul Gold, Distinguished Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1971
Aging, cell signaling and communication; learning, memory, and plasticity; neurological and psychiatric conditions

Mike Goode, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001
British Romantic and early Victorian literature and culture, gender studies

Michael Gordon, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1977

Judith Gorovitz, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1973

Samuel Gorovitz, Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1963
Ethics, public policy, decision making

Leonard Grant, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2017
Rhetorics of Health and Medicine, Rhetoric of Science, Technical and Professional Writing,
Veterans’ Issues

Jack E. Graver, Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1966
Combinatorics and graph theory

Biko M. Gray
Ph.D., Rice University, 2017
African-American religion, philosophy of religion and race, theories of religion and subjectivity

Duane T. Graysay, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2016
Mathematics Education, Mathematical Practices

Christopher Green, Assistant Professor, Linguistics
PhD, Linguistics, Indiana University, 2010
Prosodic phonology, the phonology-morphology interface, and field linguistics

David Greenberg, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1966
Combinatorics and graph theory

Gerald R. Greenberg, Associate Professor, Associate Dean
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1985
Russian, Slavic linguistics

Roger P. Greenberg, Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1968

Philip S. Griffin, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1982
Probability.

Lin Guo, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., Second and Foreign Language Education,The Ohio State University, 2014

Lakhan Gusain, Assistant Teaching Professor
PhD, Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Erika Haber, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1993
Russian language and literatures

Rania Habib, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2008
Languages, Literatures and Linguistics; Linguistics, Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies

F. Reed Hainsworth, Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1968
Physiological ecology and comparative physiology, emphasizing energetic relationships in small mammals and birds

Sarah Hall, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004
Cellular memory of developmental history in C. elegans

Roger Hallas, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., New York University, 2002
Film, documentary, visual culture, LGBT studies

Matthew Hammill, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., English with a concentration in Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, 2014

M. Gail Hamner, Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 1997
Pragmatism, critical theory, women’s studies, film, and popular culture

Chris Hanson, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2010
Screen studies: new media, television, film, and game studies

John F. Harkulich, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1979

Brooks Haxton, Professor, English
M.A., Syracuse University, 1981
Creative writing, poetry

Daniel W. Hayes, Assistant Professor

Mark Heller, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1984
Metaphysics, epistemology

H. Ernest Hemphill, Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1967
Microbiology, microbial genetics

James A. Hewett, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1991
Central nervous system, inflammation, arachidonic acid metabolism, therapeutics, gene expression, cell culture.

Sandra J. Hewett, Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992
Mechanisms underlying cell death in the central nervous system: the interplay between excitotoxicity and inflammation

Margaret Himley, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, 1983
Composition and critical pedagogy, curriculum design, LGBT studies and queer rhetoric, phenomenological theories of children and childhood

Joseph T. Himmelsbach, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1972

Gregory D. Hoke, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006
Geomorphology, sedimentary geology, tectonics

Richard Holmes, Research Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1985
Elementary particles, experiment

Jeehee Hong, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2008
Art of China; Arts of East Asia

Peter D. Horn, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rice University, 2009
Knot concordance and Heegaard Floer homology

James L. Hougland, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2005
Bioorganic chemistry; biochemistry; enzymology; substrate selection and molecular recognition in protein posttranslational modification

Rebecca Moore Howard, Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1984
Theory of authorship, print culture studies, stylistics, composition history, sociolinguistics, writing across the curriculum, composition pedagogy, writing program administration

Wu -Teh Hsiang, Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1977
Differential geometry and differential equations

Jay Hubisz, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. Cornell University, 2006
Theoretical particle physics, cosmology

Bruce S. Hudson, Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1972
Molecular spectroscopy and biophysical chemistry; inelastic neutron scattering studies of molecular crystals, especially those with unusual hydrogen bonding and comparison with theory; biophysical applications of fluorescence

Marsha A. Hunt, Part-time Instructor
J.D., Syracuse University, 1987

Brian Hurley, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Japanese Literature, Film and Culture, University of California at Berkeley, 2014

Sydney Hutchinson, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D. New York University, 2008
Ethnomusicology

Richard Ingersoll, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of California; Berkeley
16th century Italian architecture and survey of Italian urbanism.

Linda C. Ivany, Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1997
Evolutionary paleoecology, paleontology, paleoclimatology, stable isotope paleobiology

Tadeusz Iwaniec, John Raymond French Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Syracuse University and FiDiPro (Finland Distinguished Professor) at the University of Helsinki.
Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1975
Geometric Function Theory, Nonlinear Analyses and Partial Differential Equations with applications to Elasticity Theory and Material Sciences.

Mary M. Jackowski, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York Health Science Center, 1979

Mary E. Jeannotte, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1993

Samuel Johnson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2015
Modern and Contemporary European Art

Jean Jonassaint, Professor
Ph.D., Universite de Montreal (Canada), 1990
Francophone studies, Haitian novel

Harold Jones, Emeritus
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1968
Spanish golden age literature

Robin Jones, Lecturer in Neuroscience
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
Neuroscience; alternatives to traditional teaching approaches and utilization of active learning
Techniques to help students grasp scientific concepts

Randall S. Jorgenson, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1983
Health psychology, effects of personality coping, stress and heredity on cardiovascular reactivity

Christopher Junium, Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences
Ph.D., Penn State University, 2010
Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, geobiology, and stable isotope and organic geochemistry

Tara Kahan, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2010
Physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, atmospheric and environmental chemistry, spectroscopy, developing a molecular-level understanding of physical and chemical processes occurring at environmental surfaces

Bette Kahler, Instructor
M.Mus., Syracuse University, 1971
Organ performance and instruction, music history and theory

Michael L Kalish, Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D. University of California at San Diego, 1993
Cognitive mechanisms responsible for the nature of human learning and memory, with a particular focus on categorization and dimensional attention.

James Kallmerten, Professor
Ph.D., Brown University, 1979
Organic chemistry, organic synthesis, emphasizing methods and strategies for the preparation of biologically active natural products and electro-optical materials

Mary Karr, Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of English Literature
M.F.A., Goddard College, 1980
Creative writing, poetry

Jeffrey A. Karson, Professor, Earth Sciences
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 1977
Structural geology and tectonics

Tazim R. Kassam , Associate Professor
Ph.D., McGill University, 1993
History of religions, specializing in Islamic traditions and religions of South Asia

Christa A. Kelleher, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2013
Hydrology/Hydrogeology

David Kellen, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D. Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, 2014
Mathematical cognitive psychology

Christopher Kennedy, Associate Professor, English
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1988
Creative writing, poetry

Krista Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Writing Program
Ph.D. University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2009
Digital Rhetorics, Intellectual Property and Authorship, Textual Materiality, Technical and Professional Communication

Eunjung Kim, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007
Feminist disability studies; disability and the media; sexuality studies; and Korean cultural
history of disability, gender, and sexuality (20th century).

Hyune-Ju Kim, Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1988 Statistics

Youmie Kim, Assistant Teaching Professor

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, 2016

Claudia Klaver, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1995
Nineteenth-century British literature and culture, feminist theory, women’s studies, gender studies, and imperialism

Mark Kleiner, Professor
Ph.D., Kiev (USSR) State University, 1972
Representations of finite dimensional algebras

Ivan V. Korendovych, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Tufts University, 2006
Bioinorganic chemistry, biophysics, inorganic chemistry, chemical biology

Jaklin Kornfilt, Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1984
Syntactic theory, typology, German syntax, Turkish and Turkic linguistics

Donna Korol, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1991
Neural mechanisms of learning and memory across the lifespan

Timothy M. Korter, Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2001
Laser spectroscopy and computational chemistry

Leonid Kovalev, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Washington University, 2005
geometric function theory

Thomas J. Krisher, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Psy.D., Hahnemann University, 1986

Robert Kuehnel, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1988

Matthew LaHaye, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 2005
Experimental condensed matter physics

John Laiho, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2004
Lattice QCD, Flavor Physics & CP Violation, Chiral Pertubation Theory, Lattice Gravity

Gregg Lambert, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California at Irvine, 1995
Comparative literature and theory

George M. Langford, Professor
Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1971
Cell and molecular biology of the actin cytoskeleton, axonal transport in nerve cells

Larry J. Lantinga, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1973

Loredana Lanzani, Professor
Ph.D. Purdue University; 1997
Harmonic analysis, PDEs and several complex variables

Laura K. Lautz, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2005
Hydrology, hydrogeology

Meera Lee, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., American Studies, Dankook University, 2005
Korean literature and films, Asian American literature and media. Postcolonial studies.

Graham J. Leuschke, Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2000
Algebra, commutative algebra

Lawrence J. Lewandowski, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1978
School psychology, exceptional children, neuropsychology

Katharine Lewis, Associate Professor, Biology
Ph.D. University College, London 1998
Sspecification and patterning of spinal cord interneurons, formation of functional neuronal circuitry, evolution of spinal cord patterning
and function, dorsal-ventral neural tube patterning, zebrafish development

John A. Lindberg Jr., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1960
Banach algebras, Banach spaces

Carol Lipson, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1971
Rhetoric of ancient cultures before the Greeks, technical communication, science writing

Soren Lowell, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2005
Voice physiology, voice disorders, swallowing, neurolaryngology

Zunli Lu, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2008
Low temperature geochemistry and uses a variety of methods (trace elements, isotopes and models) to investigate crustal fluids, carbon cycle and global environmental changes.

Yan -Yeung Luk, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001
Bio-organic, chemical biology, nanometerscale and biocompatible materials, biosurfaces

Adam Lutoborski, Professor
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1981
Numerical analysis, applied mathematics

Scott Lyons, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Miami University, 2000
Native American literature and rhetoric

Olga V. Makhlynets, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Tufts University, 2011
Metalloproteins, manganese homeostasis, protein design, antimicrobial hydrogels and catalytic fibrils

Erin S. Mackie, Professor, English
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Restoration and 18th-Century British literature

Jessica MacDonald, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2008
Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms regulating neuronal development and function; gene-
environmental interactions and neurodevelopmental disorders

Diane Kunzelman Magini, Adjunct Restorer, Uffizi Gallery, Florence History and practice of art restoration

Christine Mahoney, Assistant Professor

Eleanor Maine, Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1984
Developmental genetics, cell-cell interactions

Stephen Maisto, Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1975
Etiology and treatment of alcohol and drug use disorders, treatment and process, outcome evaluation

M. Lisa Manning, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008
Defects and deformation in disordered solids and glasses; Surface tension and emergent mechanical properties in developing embryonic tissues; Mitotic waves and pattern formation in biological tissues; Constitutive models for friction and shear banding

M. Cristina Marchetti, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1982
Condensed-matter theory

Brian K. Martens, Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1985
Applied behavior analysis and school consultation

Charles Martin, Visiting Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1987
Poetry

Aja Y. Martinez, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2012
Rhetorics of Race and Racism, Histories of Rhetorics. Critical Race Theory

Joanna O. Masingila, Laura J. and L. Douglas Merdith Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1992
Teacher learning, Prospective Teacher Educator Learningeducation.

Matilde Mateo, Assistant Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 1994
Art and Architecture of Middle Ages, Medievalism

Vivian M. May, Professor
Ph.D., Emory University, 1997
Feminist epistemologies, African American and Third World feminist theories, decolonizing the imagination, critical pedagogy, literature and social change

Mathew M. Maye, Professor
Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton, 2005
Inorganic chemistry, materials science, nanoscience, biomimetics, self-assembly

Janis A. Mayes, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Brown University, 1975
Francophone, African, Caribbean, and African-American literatures, literary translation

Terry R. McConnell, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1981
Probability, analysis

Kris McDaniel, Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2004
Metaphysics, philosophy of religion, ethics

Moira A. McDermott, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
Commutative Algebra

Dennis J. McKillop, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1984

Alick McLean, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Princeton University School of Architecture
Italian Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and urban design.

Jeff Meyer, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1997
Number theory, special functions

Alan Middleton, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton, 1990
Condensed matter, theory; computational physics

Claudia Miller, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997
Commutative algebra

Linda Milosky, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986
Language development and disorders, discourse processing, pragmatics, cognition and language

Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Professor
Ph.D., Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1987
Transnational feminist theory, anti-racist pedagogy, post-colonial and third world studies, cultural studies and radical education

Jennifer Karas Montez, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2011
Life course and aging, social demography, medical sociology

Patricia Moody, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1972
English language histories and history of linguistics, Discourse analysis, particularly medieval, Reception of the medieval, and Critical pedagogy

Kevin Morrison, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., Rice University, 2009
Victorian literature and culture

Robert Moucha, Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2003
Geodynamics, Geophysics and High Performance Computing

Raymond Mountain, Research Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Notre Dame, 1992
Elementary particles, experiment

Liviu Movileanu, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Bucharest, 1997
Biophysics

Micere Githae Mugo, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Ph.D., University of New Brunswick (Canada), 1973
Orature, literature, creative writing, Pan-Africanist studies, education

Henry T. Mullins, Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978
Tropical carbonate platforms, oceanography, and the Lacustrine Record of Quaternary climate change in the Finger Lakes and Ireland

Jonathan Nelson, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Renaissance art history.

Leonard Newman, Associate Professor; Director, Graduate Training Program in Social Psychology
Ph.D., New York University, 1990
Social cognition, social stigma, attitudes, psychology of genocide

Cathryn R. Newton, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983
Paleobiology, paleoecology of mass extinctions, environmental stratigraphy

Christopher Noble
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009
Ancient Philosophy

Brice Nordquist, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Louisville, Louisville, 2014
Composition Theory and Pedagogy, Language Diversity, Global Rhetorics, Literacy Studies, Writing Across the Curriculum

Richard M. O’Neill, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1983

Dana M. Olwan, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Queens College, 2009
Transnational Feminist Theories of Race, Gender, and Religion; Gendered and Sexual Violence and the Honor Crime; Representations of Arab and Muslim women; Indigenous and Feminist Solidarities.

Jani Onninen, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), 2002
Nonlinear analysis and geometric function theory

Hille Paakkunainen, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh 2011
Ethics, philosophy of action

Tibor Palfai, Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Waterloo, 1969
Psychopharmacology, effects of drugs on learning and memory

Aesoon Park, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
PH.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006
Longitudinal person-environment interplay on alcohol misuse across emerging and young adulthood.

Stephen Parks, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993
Rhetoric, composition, community literacy/publishing, language politics, cultural studies

Susan Parks, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2003
Behavioral ecology, acoustic communication, marine science, conservation biology

Joseph Paulsen, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2013
Surface-tension driven flows, memories in disordered materials, and elasticity and geometry of this sheets

Joseph Pellegrino, Clinical Assistant Professor
Au.D., University of Florida, 2004
Adult audiologic assessments and hearing aids

Melissa Pepling, Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995
Mouse germ line development, oogenesis

Louise Wetherbee Phelps, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1980
Rhetoric & composition/writing studies, including theory, method, and disciplinary histories; writing program design and administration; and graduate curriculum and pedagogy.

Scott Pitnick, Weeden Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1992
Microevolutionary processes and macroevolutionary relationships

Donald Planty, Professor

Britton Plourde, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000
Condensed matter, experiment

Evgeny Poletsky, Professor
Ph.D., University of Moscow (Russia), 1973
Geometric theory of functions of real and complex variables

Gwendolyn D. Pough, Professor
Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio, 2000
African American rhetorical traditions, feminist rhetorics, popular culture, writing, rhetoric, composition, Black feminist theory, public sphere theory, popular culture

Jonathan Preston, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2008
speech sound disorders, persistent articulation difficulties, childhood apraxia of speech

Beth Prieve, Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1989
Auditory physiology, the diagnosis of hearing loss

Declan Quinn, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1985
Algebra, algebraic geometry, graph theory

Ramesh Raina, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Jawarharlal Nehru University (India), 1991
Molecular signaling mechanisms between plants and their pathogens

Surabhi Raina, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Banaras Hindu University, 1992
Plant molecular genetics, biotechnology

Romita Ray, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., Yale University, 1999
18th- and 20th-century European and British Empire art/architecture, Indian art and architecture

Kara Richardson, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2008
Medieval philosophy, early modern philosophy

Brian Rieger, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Fordham University, 1996

Michael Rieppel
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2013
Philosophy of language, philosophical logic, and metaphysics.

Ellyn Riley, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2011
Adult acquired neurogenic disorders, particularly aphasia, acquired alexia, and patient-related factors affecting treatment outcomes.

Robin Riley, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2000
Gender, war and militarism, transnational feminism, gender studies and queer theory, feminist international relations theory, feminist methodologies, popular culture, feminist theory, feminist pedagogy

Alicia Rios, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1992
Latin American literature and culture

Mark Ritchie, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987
Biodiversity, plant-herbivore interactions, conservation biology

William Ritchie, Emeritus
Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Michigan, 1969
Adult Second Language Acquisition

William A. Robert, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005
Continental philosophy of religion; Christianity; mysticism; gender; ethics.

Marcia C. Robinson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Emory University, 2001
Christian thought, African American religion and art

Carl Rosenzweig, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1972
Elementary particle theory, relativistic quantum field theory, gauge theory, cosmology

Minghao Wu Rostami, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2012
Numerical linear algebra; computational fluid dynamics

Zaline M. Roy-Campbell, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cultural and linguistic diversity, successful schools for African American students

Patricia Roylance, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., Standford University, 2005
Early American literature and culture

Matthew Rudolph, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
Experimental particle physics, searches for new physics with precision measurements at the Large Hadron Collider, and hardware and software development for high energy physics

Herbert Ruffin, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 2007
African American history, U.S. West history, urban history.

Karin Ruhlandt, Distinguished Professor, Dean
Dr.rer.nat., Philipps University, Marburg (Germany), 1991
Inorganic and organometallic chemistry, crystallography, synthesis and structural characterization of inorganic compounds and their application in synthetic, solid state, and polymer chemistry

Natalie Russo, Assistant Professor,Deparment of Psychology

Ph.D., McGill University, 2007
Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, & sensory processing disorders.

Scott D. Samson, Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1990
U-pb geochronology, chemical evolution of the crust-mantle system, evolution of neoproterozoic
circum-Atlantic erogens

Peter Saulson, Martin A. Pomerantz ‘37 Professor in Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1981
Relativity, astrophysics experiment

George Saunders, Professor, English
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1988
Creative writing, fiction

Douglas J. Scaturo, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1979

Will Scheibel, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2014
Film and media studies

Eileen E. Schell, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1993
Composition theory, 19th- and 20th-century rhetorical theory, women’s rhetoric, feminist theory

Eric A. Schiff, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979
Amorphous and crystalline semiconductors: defects, transport and recombination

Christopher A. Scholz, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 1989
Sequence stratigraphy, lacustrine and rift basin sedimentation and reflection seismology

Lael J. Schooler, Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon, 1993
Investigates simple heuristics - decision strategies that use limited information to make effective decisions in an uncertain world - with computer simulations and behavioral experiments to help explain how people make decisions and how to improve these processes.

Jennifer Schwarz, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Harvard, 2002
Condensed matter theory

Sascha Scott, Associate Professor
Ph.D, Rutgers University, 2008
American art and Native American art

Tony Scott, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2002
Composition Theory, Political Economics of Writing, Writing Assessment, Writing Program Administration

Kari A. Segraves, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2003
Plant-insect interactions, mutualism, coevolution, and phylogenetics

Stefano Selenu, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., Italian Studies, Brown University, 2010

Nathaniel Sharadin
Ph.D. , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014
Ethics, epistemology, social and political philosophy, and aesthetics

Nathaniel Sharadin
Ph.D. , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014
Ethics, epistemology, social and political philosophy, and aesthetics

Lixin Shen, Professor
Ph.D., Zhongshan University, 1996
Wavelets and image processing

Stephanie Shirilan, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2009
Seventeenth-century literature and culture

Donald I. Siegel, Professor, Chair, Earth Sciences
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1981
Regional hydrogeology, wetland hydrogeology, groundwater geochemistry, Jazz guitarist, chef and raconteur

Robert Silver, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1977
Cell division, macrophages, secretion of neurotransmitters without fusion (porocytosis),
mechanisms of parthenogenetic activation of eggs versus fertilization, energetic materials

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Professor of Aging Studies, Sociology
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1990
Intergenerational relations, social support, caregiving policy, migration in later life, and international views on aging families

Tomasz Skwarnicki, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow (Poland), 1986
Elementary particles, experiment

Bruce Smith, Professor, English
M.A., Bucknell University, 1971
Creative writing, poetry

David Sobel, Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1997
Ethics, political philosophy

Mitchell Soderberg, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2006
Elementary particles, experiment

Paul Souder, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Medium energy experiments

James T. Spencer, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor, Associate Dean, Founder, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI)
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1984
Inorganic and organometallic-main group cluster complexes, forensic science, solar energy conversion chemistry, formation of solid state materials, nanostructures and nonlinear optical materials

Dana Spiotta, Associate Professor, English
B.A., Evergreen State College, 1992
Creative writing, fiction

Michael B. Sponsler, Professor
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1987
Organic and organometallic chemistry, liquid crystalline holographic materials

Robert P. Sprafkin, Adjunct Professor Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1968

W. Thomas Starmer, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1972
Population genetics, evolutionary biology, ecological genetics

Scott Stevens, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1997
Visual culture, museum studies, Native American literature

Sanford Sternlicht, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1962
Drama, fiction

Sheldon Stone, Distinguished Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1972
Elementary particles, experiment

Kevin Sweder, Professor of Practice, Dir, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI)
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Biochemistry, Biochemical methods in bioforensic and bioterrorism detection, DNA repair mechanisms, and genetic toxicology.

Melody Troeger Sweet, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1985
Physiology and molecular biology

Harvey A. Taub, Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1963

Harvey Teres, Dean’s Professor for the Public Humanities in English
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986
Twentieth-century American literature and culture, Marxist theory, American studies

Jay B. Thomas, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2003
Petrology and geochemistry, experimental studies of mineral and rock formation

Laurence Thomas, Professor, Philosophy and Political Science
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1976
Ethical theory, social philosophy, the Holocaust

Maria Emma Ticio Quesada, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2003
Languages, Literatures and Linguistics; Linguistics

John W. Tillotson, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1996
Science teacher education, teachers’ beliefs and practices, rural education

Silvio Torres-Saillant, Professor, English
Ph.D., New York University, 1991
Caribbean, United States, Latino, and comparative literature

Nancy I. Totah, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale University; 1990
New methods for organic synthesis, asymmetric synthesis of natural products

Victoria Tumanova, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2010
Fluency, stuttering in young children

Joseph T. Tupper, Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 1970
Growth-factor regulation of cell proliferation

John Ucci, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkely, 1964
Algebraic topology

Edwin I.S. Van Bibber-Orr, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Ph.D., Yale University, 2013
Chinese Language, Premodern Chinese Poetry, Chinese Song Lyric (Ci), Chinese Women Writers, Reception History, Translation Theory, Print Culture in Premodern China, Ming and Qing Fiction

Matthieu H. van der Meer, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Groningen, 2006
The history of Platonic literature in Antiquity and the Middle Ages with a special emphasis of the reception of Platonism by the philosopher Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464).

Robert Van Gulick, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976
Philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology

Peter A. Vanable, Professor and Interim Dean of the Graduate School, Interim Vice President of Research
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997
Health psychology, HIV/AIDS prevention, substance use disorders

Kathy R. Vander Werff, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2002
Auditory evoked potentials, diagnostic audiology, and cochlear implants

Laura E. VanderDrift, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Purdue University
Inter- and intra-personal dynamics of close relationships; examining predictors of relationship outcomes, most notably dissolution behaviors and health outcomes, as well as the processes associated with these outcomes

Gregory Verchota, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1982
Partial differential equations, analysis

Gianfranco Vidali, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1982
Surface physics: adsorption/desorption phenomena, two-dimensional matter, thin-film growth; lowtemperature physics

Andrew Vogel, Professor
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1989
Partial differential equations

William Voltermann, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., McMaster University, 2011
Statistics

Elizabeth Voss, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia,  2015

Karina von Tippelskirch, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Marburg University (Germany), 1997
German literature

Joanne P. Waghorne, Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1976
History of religions, South Asian religion, globalization

Ernest E. Wallwork, Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1971
Ethics, religion, the social sciences, and bioethics

Jianchun Wang, Research Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of T echnology,1997
Elementary particles, experiment

Yi Wang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2012
Applied and computational harmonic analysis (wavelets, digital image processing)

B.R. Ware, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1972
Biophysical chemistry

Betsy B. Waterman, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990

Mark E. Watkins, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Yale University, 1964
Combinatorics, algebraic graph theory

Scott Watson, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. Brown University, 2005
Particle physics; cosmology theory

James W. Watts, Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1990
Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern religious traditions

Laura Webb, Research Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1999
Structural geology, thermochronology, tectonics

Stephan Wehrli, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D. University of Zurich, 2007
Topology

Roy Welch, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Biochemistry, molecular signaling mechanisms

Louise Wetherbee Phelps, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1980
Composition and rhetoric (theory, phenomenological description, criticism, pedagogy), writing program administration

Michele G. Wheatly, Professor of Biology, Vice Chancellor and Provost
Ph.D., Birmingham University, U.K., 1980
Comparative physiology, biocomplexity

Jason R. Wiles, Associate Professor
Ph.D., McGill University 2008; M.S.T ., Portland State University, 1996; M.S., Mississippi State University, 2007
Biology and science education, teaching and learning of biological evolution

Bruce H. Wilkinson, Research Professor, Earth Sciences
Ph.D, University of Texas, 1974
Sedimentary geology

Kheli R. Willetts, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2002
African American art history and museum studies

James G. Williams, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2013
African and African American musical traditions

Larry L. Wolf, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1966
Ecology and social behavior, community and population ecology

Sarah Woolf-King, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2010
Health psychology, epidemiology, and behavioral medicine

William Wylie, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006
Riemannian geometry, geometric flows, global geometric analysis.

Amy S. Wyngaard, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1998
French Literature

Yuesheng Xu, Emeritus
Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 1989
Applied mathematics

David Yaffe, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., City University of New York, 2003
Contemporary American studies, literature, music

Meina Yates-Richard, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Rice University, Houston, TX 2016
Twentieth/Twenty-First Century American Literature and Culture

Yuan Yuan, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2010
Analytic and geometric function theory in several complex variables and complex differential geometry.

Seungmin Yun, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., TESL/Applied Linguistics, Oklahoma State University, 2015

Dan Zacharia, Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1981
Algebra

Weiwei Zheng, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2011
Inorganic chemistry, materials science, nanotechnology, assembly, green energy harvesting

Jon Zubieta, Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1971
Inorganic chemistry, coordination complexes, polyoxometalates, microporous materials, technetium-based radiopharmaceuticals