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Carol Abromaitis
Faculty

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
Brian Barr
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Brian Barr, Ph.D.

This associate professor of chemistry supports his students in discerning their own path

Chemistry
Carolyn Barry
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Carolyn Barry, Ph.D.

For Carolyn Barry, Ph.D., professor of psychology, her goal is to engage students the moment they walk on campus

Psychology
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
Allen Brizee
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Allen Brizee, Ph.D.

This associate professor of writing weaves together Loyola’s Jesuit values and service-learning to enhance his students’ experience

Writing
Rebecca Brogan
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Rebecca Brogan, Ph.D.

Rebecca Brogan, Ph.D., teaches biology at Loyola and enjoys collaborating with other faculty on research

Biology
Patrick Brugh
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Patrick Brugh, Ph.D.

Director of the Language Learning Center, Patrick Brugh, Ph.D., hopes to create a space that enhances Loyola’s learning atmosphere

Modern Languages & Literatures, Gender Studies
Dr. Caesar
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Lena Caesar, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Lena Cesar, Ed.D., Ph.D., believes in challenging her students to become global-minded citizens

Speech-Language Pathology
Dr. Carlucci
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Marianna Carlucci, Ph.D.

This psychology professor challenges her students to be agents of change in their communities

Psychology
Tuugi Chuluun
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Tuugi Chuluun, Ph.D.

Dr. Chuluun aims to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the international dimensions of the field of finance

Finance
Jean Lee Cole
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Jean Lee Cole, Ph.D.

Originally from the Midwest, this English professor 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
Raenita Fenner
Faculty

Raenita Fenner, Ph.D.

Meet an engineering professor who is teaching her students to be lifelong learners

Engineering
Stephanie Flores-Koulish
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Stephanie Flores-Koulish, Ph.D.

The director of curriculum and instruction for the School of Education believes educating the whole person and real-world experiences help shape her students

Education
Maiju Lehmijok-Gardner
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Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D.

Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., applies her passion for learning and self-discipline to her position as director of Loyola’s Pre-Health Programs

Pre-Health Programs, Theology
Michelle Gawerc
Faculty

Michelle Gawerc, Ph.D.

This sociology professor's work is driven by her dedication to peace, justice, and understanding

Sociology
Dr. Goings
Faculty

Ramon Goings, Ed.D.

As assistant professor of educational leadership, Ramon Goings, Ed.D. challenges his students to overcome biases and grow into future leaders

Education
Ana Gómez-Pérez, Ph.D.
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Ana Gómez-Pérez, Ph.D.

This associate professor of Spanish and department chair believes Loyola gives students an in-depth education

Modern Languages & Literatures
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
Faculty

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
Doug Harris
Faculty

Doug Harris, Ph.D.

This professor of political science most values the long-lasting relationships he develops with his students

Political Science
Inge Heyer
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Inge Heyer, Ph.D.

According to Dr. Heyer, Loyola’s core curriculum prepares students to be great problem solvers in physics—and as young professionals

Physics
Greg Hoplamazian, Ph.D.
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Greg Hoplamazian, Ph.D.

Dr. Hoplamazian uses research and hands-on opportunities to prepare his students for work in the communication field

Communication
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
Keilson
Faculty

Suzanne Keilson, Ph.D.

This long-time faculty member of Loyola’s engineering department encourages her students to use quantitative reasoning and communication skills to achieve success

Engineering
Derek Kendig
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Derek Kendig, Ph.D.

This biology professor appreciates that science students at Loyola receive a full liberal arts education

Biology
Richard Klink, Ph.D.
Faculty

Richard Klink, Ph.D.

This professor of marketing is spreading the Ignatian mission through service-learning courses and as faculty advisor for Mu Kappa Tau

Marketing
Dr. Krahel
Faculty

JP Krahel, Ph.D.

Meet a teacher who is dedicated to helping his students reach their potential in accounting—and in life

Accounting
Jeff Lating
Faculty

Jeffrey Lating, Ph.D.

This psychology professor aims to engage students through enthusiasm and practical applications

Psychology
Dr. Leary
Faculty

Andrea Leary, Ph.D.

Meet a writing professor who believes service-learning inspires her students as much as it prepares them for their futures

Writing
Dr. Leggio
Faculty

Karyl Leggio, Ph.D.

This professor of finance prepares students for their careers by incorporating ethical discussions into her classes

Finance
Dr. Lynch
Faculty

Moira Lynch, Ph.D.

As assistant professor of political science, Moira Lynch, Ph.D., is inspired by her student’s dedication to their academics

Political Science
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
Janet Maher, MFA
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Janet Maher, MFA

This associate professor of fine arts uses modern techniques and technology to engage students and inspire creativity

Fine Arts
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
Dr. Matthews
Faculty

Claire Mathews McGinnis, Ph.D.

Claire Mathews McGinnis, Ph.D., encourages her students to follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius by listening to their desires

Theology
Christopher Morrell
Faculty

Christopher Morrell, Ph.D.

Meet the statistics professor from South Africa who helped establish Loyola's Data Science programs

Mathematics and Statistics
Matthew Mulcahy
Faculty

Matthew Mulcahy, Ph.D.

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

History
Theresa Nguyen
Faculty

Theresa Nguyen, Ph.D.

Dr. Nguyen attributes her success as a scientist and as a professor to her Jesuit education

Chemistry
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
Lisa Oberbroekling
Faculty

Lisa Oberbroeckling, Ph.D.

As class dean for the Class of 2022, Dr. Oberbroeckling hopes to lead and mentor Loyola students

Mathematics and Statistics
Dr. Olsen
Faculty

Megan Olsen, Ph.D.

Megan Olsen, Ph.D., aims to improve access for all students interested in computer science

Computer Science
Trent Pomplun, Ph.D.
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Trent Pomplun, Ph.D.

Meditation, discernment, and Jesuit prayer all find their way into Dr. Pomplun’s theology courses

Theology
Robert Pond
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Rob Pond, Ph.D.

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

Engineering
David Rivers
Faculty

David Rivers, Ph.D.

Biology professor David Rivers, Ph.D., is committed to training the next generation of biotechnologists

Biology
Brianne Roos
Faculty

Brianne Roos, M.S., CCC-SLP

A Loyola graduate, Brianne Roos believes Loyola’s core values help her students build relationships with future patients

Speech-Language Pathology
Tania Rosas-Moreno
Faculty

Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno, Ph.D.

Tania Rosas-Moreno, Ph.D., explores communication's role in issues of social justice and the use of social media for public relations

Communication
Camika Royal
Faculty

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
Michael Runnels, J.D.
Faculty

Michael Runnels, J.D.

Meet a professor whose responsive teaching style helps prepare his students for their future careers

Law and Social Responsibility
Dipa Sarkar-Dey
Faculty

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
Dan Schlapbach, MFA
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Dan Schlapbach, MFA

Dan Schlapbach, MFA, sees photography as a vehicle for student expression and intellectual discovery

Fine Arts
Elizabeth Schmidt, Ph.D.
Faculty

Elizabeth Schmidt, Ph.D.

Dr. Schmidt sees service-learning as an enriching experience for students that also challenges previously unquestioned beliefs

History, African History
Astrid Schmidt-King, J.D., LL.M., M.A.
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Astrid Schmidt-King, J.D., LL.M., M.A.

The executive in residence for management and international business says Loyola is a mindset more than an institution

International Business
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
Jalal Soroosh
Faculty

Jalal Soroosh, Ph.D.

Dr. Soroosh has seen first-hand how a Loyola education helps his students rank above their competitors in the job market

Accounting
Lucas Southworth
Faculty

Lucas Southworth

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

Writing
Ravi Srinivasan
Faculty

Ravi Srinivasan, Ph.D.

Ravi Srinivasan, Ph.D, teaches operations management in the Sellinger School of Business

Information Technology and Operations Management
Arthur Sutherland
Faculty

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
Paul Tallon
Faculty

Paul Tallon, Ph.D.

As a professor of information systems, Dr. Tallon yearns for his students to engage in the burgeoning world of technology

Information Technology and Operations Management
Dr. Tan
Faculty

Kerry Tan, Ph.D.

This associate professor of economics infuses real-world applications and Jesuit values into his courses to broaden his students’ understanding of the field

Economics
Andrea Thomas, Ph.D.
Faculty

Andrea Thomas, Ph.D.

This associate professor of French encourages students to draw connections between real-world experiences and learning a foreign language

Modern Languages & Literatures
Christopher Thompson
Faculty

Christopher Thompson, Ph.D.

Dr. Thompson sees the combination of service-based learning and Jesuit values at Loyola preparing students to be leaders of change

Biology
Barbara Vann
Faculty

Barbara Vann, Ph.D.

Her passion for sociology led Barbara Vann, Ph.D., to research and teaching on the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability

Sociology
Joseph Walsh
Faculty

Joseph Walsh, Ph.D.

Joseph Walsh, Ph.D., teaches classics and history at Loyola and is a co-director of the Honors Program

Classics, History
Stephen Walters, Ph.D.
Faculty

Stephen Walters, Ph.D.

This long-time Loyola professor is also a nationally-recognized expert in urban and sports economics

Economics
Thomas Ward
Faculty

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
Faculty

Jennifer Scaturo Watkinson, Ph.D.

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

Education
Kaye Whitehead
Faculty

Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D.

Dr. Whitehead teaches courses in communication and African and African American Studies and focuses on how race, class, and gender coalesce in American classrooms

Communication
Marie Yeh, Ph.D.
Faculty

Marie Yeh, Ph.D.

This assistant professor of marketing considers her students’ career ambitions in shaping class discussions and coursework

Marketing
Margarita Zisselsberger
Faculty

Margarita Zisselsberger, Ph.D.

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

Education