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2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog

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Casarae Abdul -Ghani, Assistant Professor,  African American Studies
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
 
Jonathan Adelman, Assistant Research Professor, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute
M.S., University of Wyoming, 2007
M.S., Syracuse University, 2016
Computational forensics/national security

Lois Agnew, 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

Yasir Ahmed-Braimah, Assistant Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2015
Computational genomics, evolutionary genetics, speciation, molecular basis of reproductive interactions

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

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

Luvell Anderson, Associate Professor, Philosophy
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2011
Philosophy of language, philosophy of race, and aesthetics

Kevin Antshel, Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000
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, Religion
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1992
History of Religions, Indigenous Traditions of the Americas

Marina Artuso, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1986
Experimental high energy physics, flavor physics 

Mona Awad, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Denver, 2018
Contemporary Fiction, Fairy Tales, Horror

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

Stefan Ballmer, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., MIT, 2006
Experimental astrophysics, gravitational waves

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

Rusty Bartels, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Cultural Studies, University of California, Davis, 2016

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

Kenneth Baynes, Professor, Philosophy 
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, plant-microbe interactions, global change effects on plant physiology

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

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

Chanelle Benz, Assistant Professor, English
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 2012
Fiction, Creative Writing, Contemporary Literature, Black Voices

Patrick W. Berry, Associate 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, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1978
Hindi, linguistics; Indic languages, literature, and linguistics

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

Tripti Bhattacharya, Thonis Family Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2016
Paleoclimate Dynamics
 
Benita Blachman, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1981
Reading and learning abilities

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

Jerome Blackman, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Cornell University, 1951
Analysis

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

Mark Bousquet, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2011

Mark Bowick, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1983
Condensed matter theory

William “Ben” Bradley, Allan and Anita Sutton Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1999
Ethical theory, environmental ethics, philosophy of death

Mark S. Braiman, Professor Emeritus
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, Religion 
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1995
Modern Jewish thought and culture specializing in 20th-century thinkers, religion, art

Collin Gifford 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, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., Boston University, 2007
Languages, literatures, and Linguistics, applied linguistics

Daniel Brown, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014

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

Kevin Adonis Browne, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Rhetorics and poetics of the Black Americas, visual rhetoric, digital humanities, multimodal epistemologies, vernacular archving, popular culture, creative nonfiction

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

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

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

Sara E. Burke, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Yale University, 2016
Social psychology of intergroup bias, including stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and experiences of stigma

Virginia Burrus, Bishop W. Earl Ledden Professor, Religion
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 and University Professor, English
Ph.D., Sussex University, 1986
Feminism, early modern culture, and theory

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

Gerald T. Cargo, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1959
Real and complex analysis

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

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

Carlos Castañeda, Associate Professor, Biology/Chemistry
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, Physics 
Ph.D., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 1988
Theoretical high energy particle physics, elementary particles, computational physics, quantum information science

Joseph Chaiken, Professor, Chemistry
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, Chemistry 
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 Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1970
Mitochondrial membrane complexes, bioenergetics in normal and tumor tissues

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

Melissa Chipman, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
Arctic Paleoecology & Paleoclimate

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

Heather Coleman, Associate Professor, Biology 
PhD, University of British Columbia, 2008
Genetic and environmental control of cell wall formation, biotechnology, plant functional genomics

Steven Cohan, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1974
Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Popular Culture, Queer Theory, Narrative Theory, Cultural Studies

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

Jennifer Cook, Assistant Teaching Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota (2019)
Neuroscience; inclusive pedagogical practices; Using the neuroscience of learning and memory to design courses that maximize learning potential

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, Psychology
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1975
Neurobiology of learning and memory

Kathleen Corrado, Professor of Practice, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1992
Forensic Science, Forensic DNA analysis
 
Daniel Corral, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Science
 
Eric Coughlin, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder, 2016
Theoretical astrophysics, black holes

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

James Crill II, Professor of Practice, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute
BS, Syracuse University, 2007
Detection and characterization of biological weapons of mass destruction and deconvolution of complex metagenomic sample types

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

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

Joseph Denn, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
M.A., French and Francophone Studies, 2010
 
Jamie Desjardins, Associate Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2011
Audiology

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

PJ DiPietro, Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Binghamton University, SUNY, 2012
Decolonial Feminism, Feminist Philosophy, Latina/o/x Studies, Trans* and Queer of Color Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Anthropology of Religion (Andean, Mesoamerican, and Afro-Latinx cosmologies), Anthropology of Space. 

Joseph W. Ditre, Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2010
Health Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Addiction/Addictive Behaviors and Chronic Physical and Mental Health Disorders

Laurinda Dixon, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Boston University, 1980
Relationship of art and science before the Enlightenment

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

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

Steve Dorus, Associate Professor, Biology 
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2004
Evolutionary genetics of sexual reproduction; molecular evolution and sexual selection;  genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics

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

Robert P. Doyle, Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Dublin, Trinity College, 2002, Anderson Foundation Fellow, Yale University, 2004
Peptide conjugate chemistry, biochemistry, oral drug development

Emily Dressing, Associate Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
M.A., Syracuse University, 2004

Marvin Druger, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1961
Science teacher education, general biology instruction, evolutionary genetics

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

Aaron Duplantier, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2015

Jerome Dusek, Professor Emeritus, Psychology
Ph.D.

Tanya L. Eckert, Associate Professor, 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, Associate Professor, Philosophy
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, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D. Modern German Literature, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2009

Ulrich Englich, Research Assistant Professor, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute
Dr.rer.nat., Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany, 1994
Analytical methods for the detection and quantitation of drugs and drug metabolites

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

Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson, Associate Professor, Philosophy
DPhil, University of Sussex, 2012
Political philosophy and contemporary European philosophy

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

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

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

Craig K. Ewart, Professor Emeritus, Psychology
Ph.D.

Christina Feikes, Associate Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
M.A., M.S., Syracuse University, 1992

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

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

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

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

Thomas P. Fondy, Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Duquesne University, 1961
Cancer Biology, Chemotherapy, and Drug Resistance. Cancer Physical Therapy with Pulsed Low-frequency Ultrasound. Immunology and Cancer. Animal Models in Cancer Research.

Nicole M.K. Fonger, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 2012
Mathematical Education, Students’ Fluency in Algebraic Representation
 
Janet Ford, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2005
Speech-Language Pathology

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

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

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

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

Walter Freeman, Associate Teaching  Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2011
Physics education research, theoretical particle physics
 
Jonathan French, Assistant Teaching Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, 2014

Jason D. Fridley, Professor, Biology
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, Religion/English
Ph.D., Yale University, 1984
Comparative literature, Hebrew and Yiddish fiction; European and American Judaic traditions; psychoanalysis and literary theory

Sarah Fuchs, Assistant Professor, Art and Music Histories
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

Genevieve García de Müeller, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2015
Race, Writing Across Curriculum (WAC), Writing Program Administration (WPA), Critical Pedagogy, the Rhetoric of Immigration Policy, and the discursive practices of migrant civil rights activists

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

Colleen Gargan, Associate Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2020
Speech-Language Pathology

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

Les A. Gellis, Associate Teaching Professor, 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.

Timothy W. Gerken, Associate Teaching Professor
Ph.D., Fordham University, 2006

Stefano Giannini, Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2002
Italian

Jonna Gilfus, Associate Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012

Paul Gold, Distinguished Professor, 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

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

Lenny 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, Mathematics 
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1966
Combinatorics and graph theory

Biko Mandela Gray, Assistant Professor, Religion
Ph.D., Rice University, 2017
African-American religion, philosophy of religion and race, theories of religion and subjectivity

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

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

Gerald R. Greenberg, Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1985
Russian, Slavic linguistics

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

Matthew Grzecki, Assistant Teaching Professor, English
MFA, Syracuse University, 2015

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

Erika Haber, Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1993
Russian language and literatures

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

Sarah E. Hall, Associate Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004
Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of environmental programming in animals

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

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

Youmie Hammill, Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, 2016

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

Bryce Hand, Professor Emeritus

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

Kate Hanzalik, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Clemson University, 2017

Sarah Harwell, Associate Teaching Professor, English 

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

Bridget O’Neil Heir, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
School Psychology

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

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

Heidi Hehnly, Associate Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, 2009
The role of cell division in tissue morphogenesis

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

Sandra J. Hewett, Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience, Biology
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992
Molecular and biochemical mechanisms that underlie both cell death and protection as well as the normal physiological function of the central nervous system with a focus on astrocyte-neuron interactions

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

Bridget O’Neil Hier, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
School Psychology

Gregory D. Hoke, Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006
Geomorphology, sedimentary geology, tectonics

James L. Hougland, Professor, Chemistry 
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

William J. Hoyer, Professor Emeritus, Psychology
Ph.D. West Virginia University, 1972

Meichan Huang, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Wu -Teh Hsiang, Professor 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, quantum information science

Bruce S. Hudson, Professor Emeritus
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

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

Tadeusz Iwaniec, John Raymond French Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Mathematics 
Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1975
Geometric Function Theory, Nonlinear Analyses and Partial Differential Equations with applications to Elasticity Theory and Material Sciences.

Tanisha Jackson, Professor of Practice, African American Studies

Brittany K. Jakubiak, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2017
Social/Personality/Health Psychology
 
Thomas John, Assistant Teaching Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2004
Statistics

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

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

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

Robin Jones,  Associate Teaching Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
Neuroscience; alternatives to traditional teaching approaches and utilization of active learning techniques to help students grasp scientific concepts
 
Jeanette S. Jouili, Associate Professor, Religion
Ph.D., École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris and University of Frankfurt/Oder University, 2007
Anthropology of religion, Islam, ethics, religious pluralism and secularism, popular culture, race, gender
 
Jessie Briggs Joyce, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Temple University, 2019
Social Psychology

Elizabeth Juarez-Cummings, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

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

Jeanette S. Jouili, Associate Professor
Ph.D., École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris and University of Frankfurt/Oder University, 2007
Anthropology of religion, Islam, ethics, religious pluralism and secularism, popular culture, race, gender

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

Michael L Kalish, Professor, 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

Afton Kapuscinski, Associate Teaching Professor, Psychology
Pd.D., Syracuse University, 2012
Clinical Psychology

James Kallmerten, Professor Emeritus
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, English
M.F.A., Goddard College, 1980
Creative writing, poetry

Jeffrey A. Karson, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 1977
Tectonics & Magmatism of Rifts and Transform Faults

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

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

David Kellen, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D. Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, 2011
Mathematical cognitive psychology

Lee Kennard, Assistant Professor, Mathematics 
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Geometry/Topology

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

Krista Kennedy, Associate Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D. University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2009
Rhetorics of Technology, Algorithmic Rhetorics, Disability Studies, Data Surveillance, Authorship, Intellectual Property

Kristen Kennedy, Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Au.D. A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, 2012
Audiology
 
Katherine Kidd, Assistant Teaching Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2016
 
Katherine Kidwell, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018
Clinical Psychology

Eunjung Kim, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007
Transnational feminist disability studies; disability and the media; asexuality studies; Korean cultural history of disability, gender, and sexuality; and disabled women’s movements

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

Coran 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, Mathematics
Ph.D., Kiev (USSR) State University, 1972
Representations of finite dimensional algebras

Carl Kohls, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Purdue University 1957
Ring theory and topology

Tammy Kordas, Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

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

Delali Kumavie, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D. Northwestern University, 2020
African and African Diasporic literature, Critical Race Theory, Global Black Literatures, Studies in Science and Technology, and Race and Transportation

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

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

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

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

John Laiho, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2004
Theoretical high energy and particle physics, lattice quantum chromodynamics, lattice gravity, flavor physics

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

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

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

Lawrence Lardy, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1964
Banach algebras and numerical methods

Laura K. Lautz, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2005
Hydrology, Hydrogeology

Anne Leone, Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D, University of Cambridge, 2011
Italian

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

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

Jacques Lewin, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. New York University, 1964
Group theory and ring theory

Katharine Lewis, 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

Wei Li, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2018
Statistics

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

Anita Lightburn, Associate Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
M.S. Syracuse University, 1991
Speech-Language Pathology
 
Meredith Lillich, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1969
Medieval studies

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

Laura Lisnyczyj, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures
M.A, Linguistics, 2004
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
 
David Lissner, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Cornell University, 1959
Linear algebra and commutative algebra
 
Meghan Lister, Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
M.S., Massachusetts General Hospital -Institute of Health Professions, 2001
Speech-Language Pathology
 
Jianxuan Liu, Assistant Professor, Mathematics 
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2017
Statistics
 
Lynn Lohnas, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Neuroscience

Soren Lowell, Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2005
Voice physiology, voice disorders, swallowing, neurolaryngology

Zunli Lu, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2008
Low temperature geochemistry and Earth System Evolution

Avi Luce, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2017

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

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

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

Laura V. Machia, Associate Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Purdue University
Social psychology; inter- and intra-personal dynamics of close relationships
 
Erin S. Mackie, Professor, English
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Restoration and 18th-Century British literature
 
Frank Macomber, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1966
Music history
 
Ethan Madarietta, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2020
Latin American, Latina/o/x, Black, and Indigenous studies with specializations in Latin American, Latina/o/x, and Pan-American Indigenous theory and literatures

Eleanor Maine, Professor, Biology 
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1984
Developmental genetics, cell-signaling, germ line biology

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

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

M. Lisa Manning, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008
Theoretical condensed matter physics focusing of soft and biological systems; disordered solids and glasses; emergent mechanical properties in developing embryonic tissues; pattern formation in biological tissues; models for friction and shear banding

Michael Marciano, Assistant Research Professor, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute
Ph.D., Structural Biology, Biochemistry & Biophysics, Syracuse University
The intersection of genetic identity, DNA based forensic science, and issues pertaining to national security. Specific emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of low quality/quantity human and non-human DNA samples using both laboratory techniques and computational tools including machine learning to address problem sets such as DNA mixture interpretation and single cell analyses

M. Cristina Marchetti, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1982
Condensed-matter theory

Mary Lou Marien, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1978
History of photography and theory

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

Meredith Martin, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2014
Developmental Psychology

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

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

Sue Maxfield, Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
MS, Syracuse University, 2000
Speech-Language Pathology

Vivian M. May, Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies 
Ph.D., Emory University, 1997
Black feminist intellectual history; Intersectionality as theory and method; Anna Julia Cooper studies

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

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

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

Robin McCrary, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2020
Creative writing studies; English as a foreign/second language; Trauma-informed

Moira A. McDermott, Associate Teaching Professor, Mathematics 
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
Commutative Algebra

Vera McIlvian, Assistant Teaching Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Upstate Medical University, 2004
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of eye and brain development
 
Stephanie McMillen, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorder
Ph.D. University of Memphis, 1997
Communication Sciences & Disorders
 
Danika Medak-Saltzman,  Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley
Indigenous feminisms; comparative ethnic studies; Native literature and histories; national memory; race and representation; visual and material culture; haunting and the trace; transnational movement of American colonial ideologies-particularly in the case of Japan; new media; Indigenous and intersectional futurisms.
 
Ana Mendez-Oliver, Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., Columbia University
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
 
Rae Ann Meriwether, Associate Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2011

Jeff Meyer, Assocaite Teaching Professor, Mathematics 
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1997
Number theory, special functions

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

Mirna Mihovilovic, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Brown University, 2014
Biological physics, animal behavior, neurobiology, advanced optical methods for manipulation and imaging

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

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

Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Distinguished Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D., Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1987
Transnational feminist thought; anti-racist, anti-capitalist pedagogy and education; post-colonial and global south studies; neoliberalism, and the politics of knowledge

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

Noreen Moore, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2009

Warrick Moses, Assistant Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2019
Popular music of Africa and the African diaspora

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

Raymond Mountain, Research Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Notre Dame, 1992
Experimental particle physics

Liviu Movileanu, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Bucharest, 1997
Experimental biological physics; single molecule detection

Micere Githae Mugo, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of New Brunswick (Canada), 1973
Orature, literature, creative writing, Pan-Africanist studies, education

Amy Murphy, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1999

Leonard Newman, Associate Professor, Psychology 
Ph.D., New York University, 1990
Social cognition, social stigma, attitudes, psychology of genocide

Cathryn R. Newton, Professor, Deam Emerita, Eath and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983
Paleobiology, paleoecology of mass extinctions, environmental stratigraphy

Karin Nisenbaum, Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2014
Kant, German Idealism, and 19th & 20th Century Jewish Thought

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

Catherine Nock, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
M.A., Public Administration, Syracuse University

Brice Nordquist, Associate 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

Kenji Oda, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Dana M. Olwan, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D., Queens College, 2009
Transnational Feminism; Gender violence; Representations of Arab and Muslim women; Feminist Solidarities, and Gender Politics and the Middle East/SWANA region

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

Ruth S. Opara, Assistant Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2017
Music in Africa and the production of knowledge, music and the global woman, music and gender, Black Atlantic music, African music and transnational encounters

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

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

Rajendra K. Panthee, Associate Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso, 2014

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

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

Alison Patteson, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Biological physics; soft and living materials; cellular mechanics

Joseph Paulsen, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2013
Experimental condensed matter physics, soft matter, surface-tension driven flows, memory in disordered materials, and elasticity and geometry of thin sheets

Glenn Peers, Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1995
Religion, Medieval and Renaissance studies
 
Ivan Pechenezhskiy, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2014
Experimental condensed matter physics, quantum information science, quantum computing

Joseph Pellegrino, Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Au.D., University of Florida, 2004
Adult audiologic assessments and hearing aids

Melissa Pepling, Professor, Biology
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, Biology
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1992
Evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary genetics, sexual selection, speciation, life history evolution, insect reproductive biology 

Britton Plourde, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000
Experimental condensed matter; quantum information science; quantum computing

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

Gwendolyn D. Pough, Professor, women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio, 2000
African American rhetorical tradition, feminist rhetorics, popular culture, writing, rhetoric, composition, Black feminist theory, public sphere theory; popular culture

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

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

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

Gary Radke, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., New York University, 1980
Italian Medieval and Renaissance art and architecture, 15th-century Florentine sculpture

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

Surabhi Raina, Associate Teaching Professor, Biology
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, Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2008
Medieval philosophy, early modern philosophy

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

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

Robin Riley, Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2000
Popular Culture; gender, war, and militarism; transnational feminism; anti-racist thinking, action and pedagogy; feminist international relations theory

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jennifer Ross, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 2004
Experimental biological physics, soft matter physics, active matter, cytoskeleton, enzymes
 
Minghao Wu Rostami, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2012
Numerical linear algebra, Computational fluid dynamics

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

Matthew Rudolph, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
Experimental high energy particle physics, flavor physics, precision measurements; hardware and software development

Herbert Ruffin, Associate Professor, African American Studies
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, Associate Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., McGill University, 2007
Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, & sensory processing disorders
 
Denis Samburskiy, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D, SUNY Albany, 2015
Curriculum and Instruction
 
Scott D. Samson, Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1990
Radiogenic isotope & geochronology
 
Christian Santangelo, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 2004
Theoretical soft matter physics, mechanical metamaterials, thin film mechanics, geometry, topology

Peter Saulson, Martin A. Professor Emeritus 
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1981
Relativity, astrophysics experiment

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

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

Jillian Scheer, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Boston University, 2018
Counseling Psychology

Eileen E. Schell, Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1993
Community literacy, Environmental rhetorics and literacies, Feminist rhetorics, Food rhetorics

Eric A. Schiff, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979
Experimental condensed matter physics, amorphous and crystalline semiconductors

Stephen Schillinger, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2005

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

Lael J. Schooler, Professor, 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.

Shira E. Schwartz, Phyllis Backer Assistant Professor, Religion/ Jewish Studies
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2020
Late antique and contemporary Judaisms; Queer, Trans and Feminist Studies; Comparative ex-Religious Studies; religion and media; religion and biomedicine

Jennifer Schwarz, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Harvard, 2002
Condensed matter theory; percolation transitions, rigidity transitions, and shape instabilities/transitions in living and nonliving matter

Sascha Scott, Associate Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D, Rutgers University, 2008
American, Native North American, and modern 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, Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2003
Plant-insect interactions, mutualism, coevolution, and phylogenetics

Bradley Seymour, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2016
Cognitive Psychology

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

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

Donald I. Siegel, Professor Emeritus 
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1981
Regional hydrogeology, wetland hydrogeology, groundwater geochemistry

Robert B. Silver, Professor, Biology
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1977
How cells make decisions, mechanisms of parthenogenetic activation of eggs versus fertilization, secretion of neurotransmitters without fusion (porocytosis), C-WMD, energetic materials

Tomasz Skwarnicki, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow (Poland), 1986
Experimental high energy particle physics, flavor physics

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

Julia Snyder, Assistant Teaching Professor, Science Teaching
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
Biology Education

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

Mitchell Soderberg, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2006
Experimental high energy particle physics, neutrinos

Paul Souder, Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Experimental medium energy physics, nuclear physics

James T. Spencer, Professor, Chemistry
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, Chemistry 
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1987
Organic and organometallic chemistry, liquid crystalline holographic materials

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

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

Sheldon Stone, Distinguished Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1972
Experimental high energy particle physics, flavor physics 

Shannon Sweeney, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2016
Clinical Psychology

Zofia Sztechmiler, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

David Tatham, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1970
American art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Harvey Teres, Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986
Twentieth-century American literature and culture, Marxist theory, American studies

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

Laurence Thomas, Professor Emeritus 
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1976
Ethical theory, social philosophy, the Holocaust

Audrey Thompson, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2010

Stephen L. Thorley, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
MFA, Syracuse University, 2001

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

John W. Tillotson, Associate Professor, Science Teaching
Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1996
Undergraduate STEM education, broadening participation in STEM, science teacher education
 
Antonio Tiongson, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of California, 2006
American, critical ethnic, cultural, Asian American, and Filipinx American studies. 

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

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

John Troutman, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1964
Complex analysis

Victoria Tumanova, Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2010
Fluency, stuttering in young children

Samuel Tuttle, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., Boston University, 2015
Hydroclimatology, land surface hydrology, remote sensing, and snow hydrology

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

Zahra Vahedi, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Ryerson University, 2020
Social Psychology
 
Matthieu H. van der Meer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Groningen, 2006
Carolingian Monastic Reforms, Late Medieval Mystical Theology

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

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

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

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

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

Laura Vincent, Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
M.S. The College of Saint Rose, 2012
Speech-Language Pathology

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

Ramani Voleti, Associate Teaching Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
M.S., Syracuse University, 2003
Speech-Language Pathology

Karina von Tippelskirch, Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., Marburg University (Germany), 1997
German literature

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

Genevieve Waite, Assistant Teaching Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018
French
 
Serena Wang, Assistant Teaching Professor, Art and Music Histories
Ph.D., The City University of New York, 2021
Music history from a global perspective

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

Daniel Waterman, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1954
Fourier analysis and real analysis

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

Scott Watson, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. Brown University, 2005
Theoretical high energy particle physics; cosmology; cosmic background radiation

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

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

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

Tao Wen, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2017
Hydrogeochemistry, environmental data science, and noble gas geochemistry

Michele G. Wheatly, Professor and Special Advisor to the Chancellor, Biology 
Ph.D., Birmingham University, U.K., 1980
Comparative physiology, biocomplexity

Denver Whittington, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2012
Experimental high energy particle physics, neutrinos

Jason R. Wiles, Associate Professor, Biology
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

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

Thomas Winningham, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2015

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

Joshua Wood, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition
Ph.D., Clemson University, 2018

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

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

Amy S. Wyngaard, Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1998
French Literature

Yuesheng Xu, Professor 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

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

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

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

Jeffrey Zemla, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., Rice University, 2015
Cognitive Psychology
 
Yiming Zhao, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., New York University, 2017
Convex analysis, partial differential equations

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

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