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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences


The College of Arts and Sciences has a highly diverse and accomplished faculty. The list below includes full-time assistant, associate and full professors, as well as associate and assistant teaching professors. Our Part Time Faculty brings a wide-range of professional experience and expertise to the classroom, giving students the benefit of their workplace insights.

If you you are looking for someone not listed here, please check the SU Directory, the College of Arts and Sciences instructional staff list, the faculty member's or instructor's departmental website, and then fill out our Contact form and select "web". This will generate a ticket in our ASWeb Orange Tracker queue to add them to this list.

Visit the Maxwell faculty website for information on faculty in the following areas: Department of Anthropology; Department of Economics; Department of Geography; Department of History; International Relations Program; Department of Political Science; and the Department of Sociology and Public Affairs.

African American Studies

Casarae Lavada Abdul-Ghani Assistant Professor
Joan Bryant Associate Professor and Department Chair
Horace G Campbell Professor
Linda Carty Associate Professor
Kishi Animashaun Ducre Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Janis A. Mayes Associate Professor
Herbert G. Ruffin II Associate Professor
S. N. Sangmpam Professor
Danielle Taana Smith Professor, African American Studies
James Gordon Williams Assistant Professor

Art and Music Histories

Theo Cateforis Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Fine Arts and Music History & Cultures
Sally J. Cornelison Professor and Director, Florence Graduate Program in Italian Renaissance Art
Amanda Eubanks Winkler Professor and Department Chair
Wayne Franits Distinguished Professor
Sarah Fuchs Assistant Professor
Sydney Hutchinson Associate Professor
Samuel Johnson Carole & Alvin I. Schragis Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor
Matilde Mateo Research Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Art History and History of Architecture
Glenn Peers Professor
Romita Ray (Kapoor) Associate Professor
Sascha Scott Associate Professor and Director of Art History Graduate Studies


Yasir Ahmed-Braimah Assistant Professor
David M. Althoff Associate Professor
Katie M. Becklin Assistant Professor
Carlos A. Castañeda Assistant Professor
Heather D. Coleman Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair
Jen Cook Assistant Teaching Professor of Neuroscience
Steve Dorus Associate Professor
Samantha England Research Assistant Professor
Scott Erdman Associate Professor
Thomas P. Fondy Professor
Douglas A. Frank Professor
Jason D. Fridley Associate Professor
Anthony Garza Professor
Paul Gold Professor
Sarah E. Hall Associate Professor
Heidi Hehnly Assistant Professor
James Hewett Associate Professor and FNSSI Director
Sandra Hewett Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Biology
Robin Jones Associate Teaching Professor of Neuroscience
Donna L. Korol Associate Professor
Jamie Lamit Visiting Assistant Professor
George M. Langford Professor of Biology
Katharine (Kate) Lewis Professor and Biology Department Chair
Zhanjiang (John) Liu Professor, Biology
Jessica MacDonald Assistant Professor
Eleanor Maine Professor
Vera McIlvain Associate Teaching Professor
Susan E. Parks Associate Professor
Melissa E. Pepling Professor
Ruth Phillips Assistant Teaching Professor and Biotechnology Program Advisor
Scott Pitnick Weeden Professor of Biology
Ramesh Raina Professor and Interim Vice President for Research
Surabhi Raina Associate Teaching Professor
Mark E. Ritchie Professor
Kari A. Segraves Professor
Robert B. Silver Professor
Roy D. Welch Professor
Michele G. Wheatly Professor and Special Advisor to the Chancellor
Jason R. Wiles Associate Professor
Torsten Wöllert Research Assistant Professor


Mark Braiman Professor
Carlos A. Castañeda Assistant Professor
Joseph Chaiken Professor
Arindam (Ari) Chakraborty Associate Professor
John D. Chisholm Professor
Robert Doyle Professor
John Mark Franck Assistant Professor
Jonathan French Assistant Professor
Miriam Michelle Gillett-Kunnath Research Assistant Professor
James Hougland Associate Professor
Ivan V. Korendovych Associate Professor
Timothy Korter Professor
Yan-Yeung Luk Associate Professor
Olga Makhlynets Assistant Professor
Mathew M Maye Professor and Department Chair
Davoud Mozhdehi Assistant Professor
Karin Ruhlandt Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
James T. Spencer Professor
Michael B. Sponsler Professor and Director of Curricular Programs FNSSI
Rachel C. Steinhardt Assistant Professor
Nancy I. Totah Associate Professor
Weiwei Zheng Assistant Professor
Jon Zubieta Distinguished Professor

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Jamie Desjardins Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs
Karen A. Doherty Professor and Department Chair
Colleen E. Gargan Gebbie Speech-Language Clinic Director / Associate Teaching Professor
Richard T. Kelly Visiting Assistant Professor No email available.
Kristen Kennedy Assistant Teaching Professor
Tammy Kordas Assistant Teaching Professor
Anita L Lightburn Assistant Teaching Professor
Meghan Lister Assistant Teaching Professor
Soren Y. Lowell Professor
Sue Ellen Maxfield Assistant Teaching Professor
Stephanie McMillen Assistant Professor
Joseph T Pellegrino Associate Teaching Professor
Jonathan L. Preston Associate Professor
Beth A. Prieve Professor
Ellyn Riley Associate Professor
Victoria Tumanova Assistant Professor
Kathy R. Vander Werff Associate Professor
Laura Vincent Assistant Teaching Professor
Ramani Voleti Assistant Teaching Professor

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Suzanne Baldwin Michael G. and Susan T. Thonis Professor, Thermochronology & Tectonics
Tripti Bhattacharya Thonis Family Assistant Professor: Paleoclimate Dynamics
Elizabeth Carter Assistant Professor: Computational Hydrology (joint appointment with CEE)
Melissa Chipman Assistant Professor: Arctic Paleoecology & Paleoclimate
Daniel Curewitz Associate Teaching Professor
Paul Fitzgerald Professor and Director of Graduate Studies: Thermochronology & Tectonics
Gregory Hoke Associate Professor and Associate Chair: Earth Surface & Tectonics
Linda Ivany Professor: Evolutionary Paleoecology and Paleoclimate
Christopher Junium Associate Professor: Geobiology, Astrobiology, Paleoclimate, Paleoceanography
Jeffrey A Karson Jessie Page Heroy Professor and Department Chair: Tectonics & Magmatism of Rifts and Transform Faults
Christa Kelleher Assistant Professor: Comparative Hydrology, Urban Hydrology, & Hydrologic Modeling
Laura Lautz Professor: Hydrology
Zunli Lu Associate Professor: Low-Temperature Geochemistry & Earth System Evolution
Robert Moucha Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies: Geodynamics
Cathryn R. Newton Professor; Dean Emerita, College of Arts and Sciences; Senior Advisor to Chancellor and Provost for Faculty Engagement : Marine Paleoecology; Modern and Ancient Extinctions
Scott D. Samson Professor: Radiogenic Isotope & Geochronology
Christopher A. Scholz Professor: Paleolimnology and Rift Basin Evolution
Jay Thomas Assistant Professor: Petrology and Experimental Geochemistry
Sam Tuttle Assistant Professor: Hydroclimatology, Land Surface Hydrology, Remote Sensing, & Snow Hydrology
Tao Wen Assistant Professor: Hydrogeochemistry, Environmental Data Science, & Noble Gas Geochemistry
Bruce Wilkinson Research Professor


Mona Awad Assistant Professor
Crystal Bartolovich Associate Professor
Dorri Beam Associate Professor
Dympna Callaghan William Safire Professor of Modern Letters and University Professor
Jonathan Dee Associate Professor
Susan Edmunds Professor
Carol W.N. Fadda Associate Professor
Chris Forster Associate Professor
Ken Frieden B.G. Rudolph Professor of Judaic Studies and William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities
Mike Goode Associate Professor
Matthew Grzecki Assistant Teaching Professor
Roger Hallas Associate Professor
Chris Hanson Associate Professor
Sarah Harwell Associate Teaching Professor
Brooks Haxton Professor
Mary Karr Trustee Professor
Christopher Kennedy Professor
Katherine A. Kidd Assistant Teaching Professor
Coran Klaver Associate Professor and Department Chair
Erin Mackie Professor
Patricia Moody Associate Professor
Patricia Roylance Associate Professor
George Saunders Professor
Will Scheibel Associate Professor
Stephanie Shirilan Associate Professor
Bruce Smith Professor
Dana Spiotta Associate Professor
Scott Manning Stevens Associate Professor
Harvey Teres Professor
Antonio Tiongson Associate Professor
Silvio Torres-Saillant Dean's Professor

Forensic Science

Jonathan Adelman Research Assistant Professor
James Crill Professor of Practice
Ulrich Englich Research Assistant Professor
James Hewett Associate Professor and FNSSI Director
Michael Marciano Research Assistant Professor and Director for FNSSI Research
Robert B. Silver Professor
James T. Spencer Professor
Michael B. Sponsler Professor and Director of Curricular Programs FNSSI

Humanities Faculty

Gregg Lambert Dean's Professor, Humanities
Scott Manning Stevens Associate Professor
David Yaffe Assistant Professor, Humanities

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Tej Bhatia Professor, FNSSI Faculty Fellow
Amanda Brown Associate Professor
Gail A. Bulman Associate Professor
Jeffrey S. Carnes Associate Professor
Joseph Denn Assistant Teaching Professor
Mona Eikel-Pohen Assistant Teaching Professor
Kathryn A. Everly Professor of Spanish Literature and Culture and Modern Foreign Language Coordinator
Ken Frieden B.G. Rudolph Professor of Judaic Studies and William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities
Myrna García Calderón Associate Professor
Stefano Giannini Associate Professor
Christopher Green Assistant Professor
Gerald R. Greenberg Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Interim Director of LGBTQ Studies
Lin Guo Assistant Teaching Professor
Erika Haber Professor
Rania Habib Associate Professor
Matthew Hammill Assistant Professor
Meichan Huang, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
Jean Jonassaint Professor
Elizabeth Juarez-Cummings Assistant Teaching Professor
Youmie J. Kim Assistant Professor
Jaklin Kornfilt Professor
Robert Lally Assistant Teaching Professor
Anne Leone Assistant Professor
Laura Lisnyczyj Assistant Teaching Professor
Ana Mendez-Oliver Assistant Professor
Catherine M. Nock Assistant Teaching Professor
Kenji Oda Assistant Teaching Professor
Alicia B. Ríos Associate Professor
Denis Samburskiy Assistant Teaching Professor
Zofia J. Sztechmiler Assistant Teaching Professor
M. Emma Ticio Quesada Associate Professor and Department Chair
Matthieu H. van der Meer Assistant Teaching Professor
Karina von Tippelskirch Associate Professor
Genevieve Waite Assistant Teaching Professor
Tomoko Walter Instructor
Amy S. Wyngaard Professor
Seungmin Yun Assistant Teaching Professor
Lanjing Zhou Instructor


Uday Banerjee Professor
Pinyuen Chen Professor
Dan Coman Professor
J. Theodore Cox Professor
Steven Diaz Professor
Nicole Fonger Assistant Professor
Holly Grant Assistant Teaching Professor
Jack Graver Professor
Duane Graysay Assistant Professor
Philip Griffin Professor
Tadeusz Iwaniec John Raymond French Professor
Thomas John Assistant Teaching Professor
Lee Kennard Assistant Professor
H. Hyune-Ju Kim Professor
Mark Kleiner Professor
Leonid Kovalev Professor and Associate Chair
Loredana Lanzani Professor
Graham Leuschke Professor and Department Chair
Wei Li Assistant Professor
Jianxuan Liu Assistant Professor
Adam Lutoborski Professor
Joanna Masingila Professor
Terry McConnell Professor
Moira McDermott Associate Teaching Professor
Jeffrey Meyer Associate Teaching Professor
Claudia Miller Professor
Jani Onninen Professor
Eugene Poletsky Professor
Declan Quinn Professor
Minghao Rostami Assistant Professor
Lixin Shen Professor
Gregory Verchota Professor
Andrew Vogel Professor
Stephan Wehrli Associate Professor
William Wylie Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Yuan Yuan Associate Professor
Dan Zacharia Professor


Luvell Anderson Associate Professor
Kenneth Baynes Professor
Frederick Beiser Professor
Ben Bradley Allan and Anita Sutton Professor and Department Chair
Janice Dowell Professor
Kevan Edwards Associate Professor
Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson Associate Professor
Samuel Gorovitz Professor
Mark Heller Professor
Christopher Noble Assistant Professor
Hille Paakkunainen Associate Professor and Graduate Director
Kara Richardson Associate Professor
Michael Rieppel Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Director
Keshav Singh Assistant Professor
David Sobel Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy
Robert Van Gulick Professor


Marina Artuso Professor
Stefan Ballmer Associate Professor
Steven Blusk Professor
Duncan Brown Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics
Simon Catterall Professor
Eric Coughlin Assistant Professor
Walter Freeman Associate Teaching Professor
Jay Hubisz Associate Professor
John "Jack" Laiho Associate Professor
M. Lisa Manning William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics
Alan Middleton Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship
Raymond Joseph Mountain Research Assistant Professor
Liviu Movileanu Professor
Alison Patteson Assistant Professor
Joseph Paulsen Assistant Professor
Britton Plourde Professor
Jennifer Ross Professor and Department Chair
Matthew Rudolph Assistant Professor
Christian D Santangelo Professor
Eric A. Schiff Professor
Jennifer Schwarz Associate Professor
Tomasz Skwarnicki Professor
Mitchell Soderberg Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Paul Souder Professor
Sheldon Stone Distinguished Professor
Gianfranco Vidali Professor
G. Scott Watson Associate Professor
Denver Whittington Assistant Professor


Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Professor
Sara E. Burke, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Catherine Cornwell Associate Professor
Daniel Corral, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Amy H. Criss, Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair
Joseph W. Ditre, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Tanya Eckert, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Joshua C. Felver, Ph.D., ABPP Assistant Professor
Les A. Gellis, Ph.D. Associate Teaching Professor
Bridget O'Neil Hier Assistant Professor
Brittany K. Jakubiak, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Jessie Briggs Joyce, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
Michael L. Kalish, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Chair
Afton Kapuscinski, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
David Kellen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Katie Kidwell, PhD Assistant Professor
Lynn Lohnas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Laura V. Machia, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Associate Chair, and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Brian K. Martens, Ph.D. Professor
Meredith Martin, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
Leonard Newman Associate Professor
Aesoon Park, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Natalie Russo, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Jillian R. Scheer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Lael J. Schooler, Ph.D. Professor
Bradley Seymour, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
Shannon M. Sweeney, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor
Peter A. Vanable Professor
Sarah Woolf-King Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Jeffrey C. Zemla, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


Philip P. Arnold Associate Professor and Department Chair
Zachary J. Braiterman Professor
Mark Brockway Faculty Fellow in Political Science and Religion
Virginia Burrus The Bishop W. Earl Ledden Professor
Gareth Fisher Associate Professor
Ken Frieden B.G. Rudolph Professor of Judaic Studies and William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities
Biko Mandela Gray Assistant Professor
M. Gail Hamner Professor
Jeanette S. Jouili Associate Professor of Religion
Tazim . R Kassam Associate Professor
Brian E. Konkol Dean of Hendricks Chapel and Professor of Practice
R. Gustav Niebuhr Associate Professor
William Robert Associate Professor
Marcia Robinson Assistant Professor
Shira Schwartz Assistant Professor, Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies
Joanne Punzo Waghorne Professor
Ernest Wallwork Professor, Religion
James W. Watts Professor

Science Teaching

Julia Snyder Research Assistant Professor
John W. Tillotson Associate Professor

Women's and Gender Studies

Himika Bhattacharya Associate Professor
Pedro DiPietro (PJ) Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Eunjung Kim Associate Professor
Vivian M. May Professor
Danika Medak-Saltzman Assistant Professor
Chandra Talpade Mohanty Distinguished Professor
Dana M. Olwan Assistant Professor
Gwendolyn D. Pough Professor and Department Chair
Robin L. Riley Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition

Lois Agnew Associate Dean of Curriculum Innovation and Pedagogy
Rusty Bartels Assistant Teaching Professor
Patrick W. Berry Department Chair and Associate Professor
Mark Bousquet Assistant Teaching Professor
Collin Gifford Brooke Associate Professor and Interim Director of Graduate Studies
Dan Brown Assistant Teaching Professor
Emily Dressing Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies
Aaron Duplantier Assistant Teaching Professor
Chris Feikes Assistant Teaching Professor
Anne Fitzsimmons Assistant Teaching Professor
Genevieve García de Müeller Assistant Professor
Jonna Gilfus Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Lenny Grant Assistant Professor
Kate Hanzalik Assistant Teaching Professor
Rebecca Moore Howard Professor
Krista Kennedy Associate Professor
Avi Luce Assistant Teaching Professor
Robin McCrary Assistant Teaching Professor
Rae Ann Meriwether Assistant Teaching Professor
Noreen Moore Assistant Teaching Professor
Amy Murphy Assistant Teaching Professor
Brice Nordquist Associate Professor and Dean’s Professor of Community Engagement
Rajendra Panthee Assistant Teaching Professor
S.D.C. Parker Assistant Teaching Professor
Eileen E. Schell Professor
Steve Schillinger Assistant Teaching Professor
Tony Scott Associate Professor
Audrey Thompson Assistant Teaching Professor
Steve Thorley Assistant Teaching Professor
Thomas "Terry" Winningham Assistant Teaching Professor
Joshua Wood Assistant Teaching Professor