Faculty

Haverford faculty members are internationally recognized thought-leaders dedicated to working closely with undergraduates. At large research institutions, it can be difficult to connect with your professors—but the experience here is designed to maximize the amount of time students spend in direct collaboration with faculty. 61% our faculty live on campus, allowing them to develop strong, supportive ties and undertake in-depth research with their students.

61%

faculty living on campus.

Faculty Updates

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    Kimberly Benston, provost, professor of English, and a member of the Haverford College faculty for more than 30 years, will be Haverford’s next president. He succeeds Daniel H. Weiss, who was named president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in March.
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    This assistant professor of physics is the lead author on a new study in Nature on a mysterious X-ray haze at the center of the Milky Way that she and her colleagues suggest may come from dead stars.
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    The visiting assistant professor in anthropology for the fall is one of two authors to receive the 2015 Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award from Lambda Literary, a nonprofit arts organization promoting LGBTQ literature and writers.
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    The stand-alone, inquiry-based lab course for junior science majors at Haverford was at its founding quite revolutionary. Students find it one of the most challenging courses they take.

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