Our faculty are experts in their fields, making a mark in their chosen disciplines and providing students with unparalleled mentorship opportunities. If you're considering an education in H&S, know that our faculty pride themselves on facilitating advanced research and mentorship opportunities that are truly unique to the undergraduate experience. Our students gain hands-on experience are supported through advising on day one. They go on to lead enriching and multi-faceted careers.
Study and Collaborate with H&S Faculty
Robert Ryan Professors:
- Bob Sullivan, Literatures in English (2022-2025)
- Eleanor Henderson, Writing (2019-2022)
- Rachel Wagner, Philosophy & Religion (2016-2019)
- Vivan Bruce Conger, History, (2013-2016)
- Hugh Egan, Literatures in English (2010-2013)
- Kevin Murphy, Literatures in English (2005-2007)
- Cyndy Scheibe, Psychology (2022-2027)
- Jennifer Jolly, Art, Art History, Architectural Studies (2022-2027).
- Matt Sullivan, Physics & Astronomy (2021-2026).
- Professor in Department of Sociology (2021-2026).
- Jean Hardwick, Biology (2018-2022).
- Stephen Sweet, Sociology (2017-2021).
- Luke Keller, Physics and Astronomy (2017-2021).
Dana Teaching Fellows:
Faculty Excellence Award Recepients
- David Gondek, Biology (20-21)
- M. Nicole Horsley, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (20-21)
- Katharine Kittredge, Department of Literatures in English (19-20)
- Michael Richardson, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (19-20)
- Elizabeth Bleicher, Department of Literatures in English (18-19)
- Te-Wen Lo, Department of Biology (18-19)
- Robert Sullivan, Department of Literatures in English (18-19)
- Barbara Adams, Department of Writing (17-18)
- Christopher Holmes, Department of English (17-18)
- Luca Maurer, Department of Sociology (17-18)
- Jake Brenner, Department of the Environment (16-17)
- Claire Gleitman, Department of Literatures in English (16-17)
- Jean Hardwick, Department of Biology (16-17)
- Nia Nunn, Department of Education (16-17)
- Derek Adams, Department of Literatures in English (15-16)
- Belisa Gonzalez, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (15-16)
- Maki Inada, Department of Biology (15-16)
- David A. Brown, Department of Mathematics (14-15)
- Ali Erkan, Department of Computer Science (14-15)
- Mike Haaf, Department of Chemistry (14-15)
- Annette Levine, Department of World Languages, Literature, and Cultures (14-15)
- Michael Trotti, Department of History (13-14)
Faculty Fulbright Scholars
- Michael Smith, "Paths to Resilience: A Collaborative Environmental History of Sustainable Development in Totogalpa" (2017).
- Ali Erkan, "Using Geographic Information Systems for Cross-Cultural Scholarship" (2011-2012).
- Jennifer Jolly, "Lázaro Cárdenas and the Artistic and Economic Revitalization of Michoacán During the 1930s" (2010-2011)
- Anna Larsen, "Carboranes in Upper-Level Organometallics Course; Synthesis, Catalysis and Stabilization of Nitroxyl and Diazene" (2010-2011)
- Shaianne Osterreich, "International Trade, Development, and Technology in Indonesia" (2005-2006)
- Hugh Egan, "American Literature" (1992, 2003)
Recent Grants & Awards
- Chris Matusiak, Department of Literatures in English, has been awarded a three-year, $14,400 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a project titled “Shakespeare’s London and its Theatrical Neighborhoods: A Digital Map with Original Records.”
- Mike Haaf, Scott Ulrich, and Anna Larsen, Department of Chemistry, awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to upgrade its Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer.
- Kelley Sullivan, Physics and Astronomy, National Science Foundation: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathe-
matics Program (S-STEM). PI. $648, 416
- Jean Hardwick, Department of Biology, National Institutes of Health AREA R15; 2016-2020, “Peptidergic modulation of the guinea pig cardiac plexus with chronic heart disease", $365,845
External Awards and Honors
- Kasia Bartoszynska:
- Award in the Humanities, Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (2022).
- Donald Murphy Prize for First Book, American Conference in Irish Studies (2022).
- Amanda Faherty, Leigh Minturn Memorial Award for Early Career Cross-Cultural Research, Society for Cross-Cultural Research (2023).
- Jennifer Jolly, Best Book in Latin American Visual Culture Studies, Latin American Studies Association (2020).
- Raul Palma, 2021 Don Belton Prize, Indiana Review / Indiana University Press (2021).
- Zohreh Soltani, King Award in Art and Architectural History, SUNY Binghamton (2020).
- Leigh Ann Vaughn:
- Fellow, Society of Personality and Social Psychology (2022).
- Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2021).
- Jack Wang: