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Faculty Highlights

Read articles from Loyola magazine which offer a glimpse at the research and passions of Loyola faculty.


Kerry Tan, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, shares his insights on the airline industry.

Camika Royal, Ph.D., associate professor of urban education, identifies and challenges racism in the history of education and educational reforms over a 50-year period.

Paola Pascual-Ferra, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, discusses her interests in emerging media.


Terre Ryan, Ph.D., associate professor of writing, weaves her passion for the environment into her writing courses 

Kelly DeVries, Ph.D., professor of history, designated historical accessor for UNESCO

Allen Brizee, Ph.D., associate professor of writing, discusses how he supports Loyola's Ignatian mission by engaging students in the local community

Joseph Ganem, Ph.D., professor of physics, discusses pseudoscience in K-12 education.


Lt. Col. Ammilee Oliva, professor of military science, talks about how she will prepare her cadets for success.

Lisa Oberbroeckling, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics, discusses her hopes as class dean for the class of 2022.


Lena Caesar, Ed.D., Ph.D., associate professor of speech-language-hearing sciences, discusses her impactful research and teaching experiences both here at Loyola and throughout the world.


Kevin Hula, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, gives an insight into his passion for political science.

Natka Bianchini, Ph.D., class dean for the class of 2019, discusses her hopes for her new position and fun facts about herself.

Arthur Sutherland, Ph.D., class dean for the class of 2020, gives an insight into his goals for his new position and a few fun facts about himself.

Paul Tallon, Ph.D., professor of information systems, discusses his class's tech trek to Ireland for his course, Management of Global IT.


Classics Club students bring art and color to the Classics department lounge.

Ravi Srinivasan, Ph.D., assistant professor of operations management, discusses his joy of teaching and research.

David Carey, Jr., Ph.D., professor of history and the Doehler Chair of History, discusses his passion for uncovering hidden voices of the past through his research.

Beth Kotchick, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology discusses her passion for teaching and her research interests.

Marie Kerins, Ed.D., associate vice president for research and graduate affairs, discusses her research on child and adolescent communication disorders.


Tania Rosas-Moreno, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication, discusses why communication underlies our ability to exist.