Faculty Archive

  • Howard Neukrug, Professor of Practice and Executive Director of The Water Center at Penn, discusses the underlying factors that led to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and what can be done to minimize similar problems in the future.

  • Assistant Professor of History of Art Shira Brisman explores how printmakers of the Northern Renaissance promoted the open exchange of artistic ideas.

  • A one-of-a-kind course led by Religious Studies Professor Steven Weitzman and Obama administration communications official Marie Harf weighs the connections between religion and modern global challenges.

  • Emily Steinlight, Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor of English, is part of a scholarly collective for the 21st century.

  • As early as the summer after their first year, students in the College of Arts & Sciences have the opportunity to work alongside faculty from across the University.

  • Marci Hamilton, Robert A. Fox Leadership Program Professor of Practice, has waged a career-long effort to protect and find justice for victims of child abuse.

  • Associate Professor of Political Science Marc Meredith assesses Supreme Court rulings on gerrymandering and the census.

  • Richard Berk, Professor of Criminology and Statistics and Chair of the Department of Criminology, taps into perpetrator patterns to forecast mass violence.

  • English professors David L. Eng and Melissa Sanchez explain how theory informs their research.

  • Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and a professor of history and Africana studies, discusses the history of civil rights legislation and where 1964’s bill fits in.

  • In a new book, English Professor David L. Eng and psychotherapist Shinhee Han illuminate the lives and struggles of Asian American students over a 20-year period.

  • What can you learn in 60 seconds?

  • Ralph M. Rosen, Vartan Gregorian Professor in the Humanities, discusses his journey as a classics scholar.

  • The award-winning poet looks back on his career.

  • The award-winning poet has been a professor at Penn since 2003.

  • By developing the first theoretical physics-based framework for how pollen patterns form, researchers from the Department of Physics and Astronomy have enabled scientists to study a large class of biological materials, including the cell walls of plants and the scales of butterfly wings.

  • LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, founder of the first resistance camp at Standing Rock, joins Native American and First Nations language teachers for a two-day conference at Penn focused on the revitalization of Indigenous languages and culture.

  • A small sampling of recent highlights.

  • Professor of Economics Jeremy Greenwood’s new book takes a macroeconomics view of changes in family life.

  • Karen Detlefsen, Professor of Philosophy, is opening young minds in the Philadelphia community to a new kind of philosophical thinking.

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