Category Archives: Faculty

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.

Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor Helen White (center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during their research trip to the Gulf Coast. Photo: William Colgin.

Student Documentary ‘Wake’ Looks at the Oil Industry in Louisiana

Haverford’s first-ever Documentary Media Fellows spent the summer gathering footage during two road trips to the Gulf Coast. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Bret Mulligan – Office Hour

“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people.” —Bret Mulligan, Associate Professor of Classics. Read Office Hour in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Math Problem Solving The Math Question Center, and the math lounge, both within the KINSC, are open to all students by keycard access 24/7 (and are rarely empty).

Math Question Center

The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.