Category Archives: Faculty

Sorelle Friedler Sorelle Friedler’s office features a Google [x] graduation cap, toy androids, and plenty of computer-related swag. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Office Hour – Sorelle Friedler

Much of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler’s research takes place in a heady realm known as “high-dimensional space”—used to model data sets with many attributes—where, instead of the two or three dimensions most of us are familiar with, … Continue reading

Asali Solomon Photo: Dan Z. Johnson.

Writing Life

English and creative writing professor Asali Solomon draws on her own family’s story for her acclaimed debut novel Disgruntled, which explores race and class, and “the mythologies of childhood.” Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero

Fine Arts at Haverford

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter. 2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter.

Fine Arts at Haverford

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison

Health Studies

Students interested in health professions can now participate in the Bi-College multi-disciplinary health studies program, which gives students in any major the opportunity to minor in health studies.

Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber helped create the public art and urban research project Monument Lab at Philadelphia's City Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber helped create the public art and urban research project Monument Lab at Philadelphia's City Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Program

The Writing Program administers the first-year writing seminars which encourage students to become rigorous thinkers and writers who can construct arguments that matter, and supports a Writing Center where specially-trained peer tutors work with fellow students.

Network for New Music Ingrid Arauco’s composition students workshopped their assignments with professional musicians including Network for New Music and percussionist Phil O’Banion.

Music at Haverford

The Department of Music at Haverford offers a creative approach to music theory, a curriculum in music history that deals with music in the social context and embraces world music and jazz, while our applied music program and ensembles provide … Continue reading

Haverford's first-ever Public Policy Forum included two poster sessions. Students like Katie Tsai '16 presented their own research in between panels. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Haverford's first-ever Public Policy Forum included two poster sessions. Students like Katie Tsai '16 presented their own research in between panels. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Academic Centers

Haverford’s academic Centers shape daily life at the College, by invigorating the arts on campus, supporting cutting-edge research and inspiring students on issues across the globe.

Zachary Oberfield's office features Japanese calligraphy and a Bill Bradley campaign poster. Zachary Oberfield's office features Japanese calligraphy and a Bill Bradley campaign poster.

Zachary Oberfield – Office Hour

Assistant Professor of Political Science Zachary Oberfield teaches courses on American politics, public policy, Congress, the presidency, and bureaucracy, which is the focus of his scholarly research. Read Office Hour in the Winter 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.