Category Archives: Faculty

Ying Li in a Fine Arts class Professor of Fine Arts Ying Li instructs a student during a painting class.

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.

Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory

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.

Japanese_Music_Fest The Tamagawa University Taiko Dance Group performed as part of the Spring Japanese Music Festival, organized by Hank Glassman. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Faculty Profile: Hank Glassman

“His teaching style encourages student participation, student interactions and in-class activities that are not just lectures.”—Grace Park ’12 More than 25 years after first laying eyes on a cloth-draped stone statue in Japan, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies Hank … Continue reading

haverford-health-studies-minor "Does violence spread like a disease?" The new Bi-College Multidisciplinary Health Studies Program will allow students to consider a wide variety of issues around health and healthcare in a focused way. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Health Studies

“There are health studies majors and minors developing at colleges across the country, but what makes us distinctive is that we are deliberately multidisciplinary across all three academic areas.”—Associate Professor of Independent College Programs Kaye Edwards

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.

Iruka Okeke Iruka Okeke with Ruben Monarrez ’14, who is doing his senior thesis research in her lab. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

The Biologist and the Bacteria

Research conducted in the lab of Associate Professor of Biology Iruka Okeke has changed the thinking about E. coli. Read the Faculty Profile in 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.