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Recently retired professor Stephen Boughn (right) on a 2012 field trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona with Haverford astronomy students. Recently retired professor Stephen Boughn (right) on a 2012 field trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona with Haverford astronomy students.

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.

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 »

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.

"I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Beyond Borders

Whether doing scholarly research on “ethical loneliness,” interviewing philosophers for the magazine The Believer, or directing the College’s peace, justice, and human rights concentration, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jill Stauffer crosses disciplines and reaches out to audiences beyond the campus. … Continue reading

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.

"I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Beyond Borders

Whether doing scholarly research on “ethical loneliness,” interviewing philosophers for the magazine The Believer, or directing the College’s peace, justice, and human rights concentration, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jill Stauffer crosses disciplines and reaches out to audiences beyond the campus. … Continue reading

Terrence Johnson The intersection of religion and politics is Assistant Professor of Religion Terrence Johnson's forte.

When Worlds Collide

“A professor such as Terrence Johnson is unusual not only in his ability to foster an intellectual community within class but also in his desire to create a more moral society within the Haverford community-at-large.“—Elana Bloomfield ’08 Read the Faculty … Continue reading

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love, Haverford College “In non-major science courses, we’re trying to give an understanding of science to people who are not going to be scientists, but who might very well be policy makers or have an impact on the world in other ways,” says Love. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Faculty Profile: Peter Love

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love not only trains future scientists in the intricacies of quantum mechanics, he helps non-science majors acquire a concept of the field as well. Read the Spring/Summer 2013 Faculty Profile in Haverford magazine »

Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus. Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus.

Student-Faculty Ratio

Haverford’s student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 97% of our full time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. With half the faculty living on campus, mentoring and commitment to excellence in teaching are cornerstones of the Haverford experience.

The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Three Haverford Scientists Receive NSF Funding for Collaborative Project

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier, Associate Professor of Chemistry Alexander Norquist, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler (right to left) have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $299,998 for their proposal, “The Dark Reaction … Continue reading