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Carol Abromaitis
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Carol Abromaitis, Ph.D.

A professor of English and Catholic Studies, Dr. Abromaitis serves as advisor to students who plan to attend law school and has been teaching at Loyola for five decades

English, Catholic Studies
Birgid Albrecht
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Birgit Albrecht, Ph.D.

Dr. Birgit Albrecht, Loyola's 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, is as passionate about her students as she is about teaching and studying science

Chemistry
Gerard Athaide
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Gerard Athaide, Ph.D.

As a professor of marketing in Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business and Management, Dr. Gerard Athaide believes his field is all about innovation.

Marketing
Natka Bianchini
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Natka Bianchini, Ph.D.

As Class Dean for the Class of 2019 and professor of theatre, Dr. Bianchini helps students discover what ignites their passion

Fine Arts
Jean Lee Cole
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Jean Lee Cole, Ph.D.

Originally from the Midwest, English professor Jean Lee Cole has been a pioneer of service-learning at Loyola University Maryland

English
Frank D'Souza
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Frank D'Souza, Ph.D.

Dr. D'Souza seeks to provide students real-life experience in financial research and management

Finance
Rachel Grover
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Rachel Grover, Ph.D.

Rachel Grover, Ph.D., has taught psychology at Loyola for over a decade, including courses in her favorite topic: heterosocial competence

Psychology
Rev. Frank Haig
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Frank Haig, S.J.

A Jesuit priest and professor emeritus of physics at Loyola, Father Frank Haig's career is an amazing confluence of faith and science

Physics
Kevin Hula
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Kevin Hula, Ph.D.

This former Teacher of the Year teaches American politics, with a focus on interest groups and the executive branch of government  

Political Science
Roger Kashlak
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Roger Kashlak, Ph.D.

Dr. Kashlak focuses on educating students and executives on international management and global strategy

International Business
Sara Magee
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Sara Magee, Ph.D.

This professor specializes in emerging media, social media, journalism, and ethics in her field

Communication
Graham McAleer
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Graham McAleer, Ph.D.

Known for his striped socks and Scottish accent, this professor has an undeniable gift for making students passionate about philosophy

Philosophy
Matthew Mulcahy
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Matthew Mulcahy, Ph.D.

From sugarcane to hurricanes, this history professor specializes in Colonial America and the history of disasters

History
Barnaby Nygren
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Barnaby Nygren, Ph.D.

Dr. Nygren likes to get students out of the classroom and into art museums, and aims to show them how art skills are applicable—and valuable—for their future careers

Fine Arts
Robert Pond
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Rob Pond, Ph.D.

This engineering professor is particularly passionate about getting women involved in the field

Engineering
Camika Royal
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Camika Royal, Ph.D.

Dr. Royal teaches courses in Loyola's School of Education and serves as co-director for the Center for Innovation in Urban Education

Education
Dipa Sarkar-Dey
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Dipa Sarkar-Dey, Ph.D.

Originally from Bangladesh, Dipa Sarkar-Dey, Ph.D. has taught at Loyola since 1986 and believes cura personalis is about educating and caring for the whole institution, not just the whole person

Mathematics and Statistics
Andrew Schoeffield
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Drew Schoeffield, Ph.D.

This biology professor—and Loyola alumnus—specializes in microbiology, and aims to create a community of scholars at his alma mater

Biology
Vanessa Dod Seriki
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Vanessa Dodo Seriki, Ph.D.

A professor of science and urban education at Loyola, Dr. Seriki empowers urban teachers, students, and their families

Education
Mili Shah
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Mili Shah, Ph.D.

An applied mathematician and professor, Mili Shah, Ph.D., seeks to connect students with STEM professionals, and set them on a path for scholarship and success

Mathematics
Lucas Southworth
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Lucas Southworth

This writing professor encourages students to think of themselves as a community of artists

Writing
Arthur Sutherland
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Arthur Sutherland, Ph.D.

An award-winning author and internationally-renowned BBQ chef, Dr. Sutherland teaches theology and serves as class dean for the Class of 2020

Theology
Thomas Ward
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Thomas Ward, Ph.D.

A long-time proponent of service-learning, Dr. Ward's students connect with language and community through work with a Peruvian cooperative in Baltimore

Modern Languages & Literatures
Jennifer Watkinson
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Jennifer Scaturo Watkinson, Ph.D.

Dr. Watkinson aims to improve leadership and systematic thinking skills for school counselors

Education
Kaye Whitehead
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Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D.

A professor of communication and African and American Studies, Dr. Whitehead focuses on how race, class, and gender coalesce in American classrooms

Communication
Margarita Zisselsberger
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Margarita Zisselsberger, Ph.D.

Professor of literacy education Dr. Zisselsberger aims to understand and improve the literacy development of culturally diverse learners

Education