Ridgley Hall from Brookings archway

Arts & Sciences welcomes new faculty in fall 2021

This semester, Arts & Sciences has added 35 exceptional new faculty members to our ranks. This new cohort will infuse additional expertise and enthusiasm across our classrooms, labs, and studios.

Natural Sciences 
Haijun Liu, Research Assistant Professor, Biology
Corey Westfall, Lecturer, Biology
Julie Hamdi, Lecturer, Chemistry
Courtney Reichhardt, Assistant Professor, Chemistry 
Paul Byrne, Assistant Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Henri Martikainen, Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Debashis Mondal, Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics*
Donsub Rim, Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Chong Zu, Assistant Professor, Physics

Humanities 
Raven Maragh-Lloyd, Assistant Professor, African and African-American Studies*
Robin McDowell, Assistant Professor, African and African-American Studies
Zach Manditch-Prottas, Lecturer, American Cultural Studies
Jianqing Chen, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures*
Hea-Young Chun, Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Megumi Iida, Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Hyeok Hweon Kang, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Tae Hyun Kim, Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Jiyoon Lee, Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Mano Yasuda, Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
G'Ra Asim, Assistant Professor, English**
Niki Herd, Lecturer, English
Ian Bogost, Professor, Film and Media Studies*
Carol Jenkins, Lecturer, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Eyal Tamir, Lecturer, Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies
Eliza Williamson, Lecturer, Latin American Studies
Ian Hollenbaugh, Assistant Professor, Linguistics*
Christopher Douthitt, Lecturer, Music
Elizabeth Hunter, Assistant Professor, Performing Arts*
Matthew McGrath, Professor, Philosophy 

Social Sciences 
Andrew Jordan, Assistant Professor, Economics*
Lyndsie Schultz, Lecturer, Education
Daniel Butler, Professor, Political Science  
Zachary Bowersox, Lecturer, Political Science
Michael Esposito, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Zakiya T. Luna, Associate Professor, Sociology**

* Digital Transformation Hire
** Race and Ethnicity Cluster Hire

To learn more, visit the Digital Transformation story and the Race and Ethnicity Cluster Hire story.