Category Archives: Faculty

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.

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.

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.

Join Professor Kerstin Perez for a screening of 'Particle Fever' and a virtual talk with scientists in the control room of an LHC experiment Saturday 3/28 at 4 p.m.. Photo courtesy of CERN. Join Professor Kerstin Perez for a screening of 'Particle Fever' and a virtual talk with scientists in the control room of an LHC experiment Saturday 3/28 at 4 p.m.. Photo courtesy of CERN.

Physics & Astronomy

Virtually all Haverford Physics and Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience, and extra-galactic astronomy.

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.

Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group. Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group.

The Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.

Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO). Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO).

Biochemistry Superlab

The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.