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Mapping Identity installation shot Glenn Kaino, Graft (Ostrich), 2006. Python skin, ostrich, feathers, plastic, thread and paint, lifesize. Installation photo by Andy Kim '10.

Mapping Identity

In a unique student-faculty collaboration, Professor Carol Solomon and Janet Yoon ’10 co-curated Mapping Identity, an exhibition featuring internationally-recognized artists whose works deal with issues of transnational identity, and the effects of displacement, exile, hybridity cosmopolitanism and the state of … Continue reading

Associate Professor of Political Science Anita Isaacs teaching in her home on the Haverford campus. Associate Professor of Political Science Anita Isaacs 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.

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.

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 Winter … Continue reading

Maris Gillette Professor Gillette often uses the medium of film to document her ethnographic research.

The Intimacy of Anthropology

“Maris is undoubtedly an exceptional teacher in a classroom setting; however, what makes her an even better professor is her accessibility outside of her seminars.”—Laina Gagliardi ’12 Professor of Anthropology Maris Gillette is the Winter 2012 Faculty Profile in HAVERFORD … Continue reading

Anita Isaacs Associate Professor of Political Science Anita Isaacs 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.

Research Cruise Asst. Professor of Chemistry Helen White (right) with Katie Sheline '13 aboard a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dispatches From the Gulf

Through funding from the KINSC’s travel stipend program, Katie Sheline ’13 was able to join Environmental chemist Helen White as part of a team of scientists on a research cruise that studied the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf … Continue reading

Kim Benston The Francis B. Gummere Professor of English will serve a one-year term as the College's chief academic officer.

Being Human(ist)

“He changed the way I look at the function and importance of literature—and really of the humanities as a whole—for society.” — Shamie Sahandy ’05 Professor of English Kim Benston finds in the humanities a means to draw connections across … Continue reading