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Affiliate Faculty

Gary John Adler, Jr.

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Department of Sociology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • 2017/18 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 863-5365

Pete Allison

  • Associate Professor - Values and Experiential Learning
  • Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
  • College of Health and Human Development
(814) 863-5559

Robert Bernasconi

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-6398

Karen Bierman

  • Evan Pugh University Professor
  • Director, Child Study Center
  • Professor of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies
  • Department of Psychology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-3879

Victoria Braithwaite

  • Professor of Fisheries & Biology
  • Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, and Department of Biology
  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Eberly College of Science
(814) 865-4675

Jonathan Brockopp

  • Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies
  • Department of History
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 863-1338

Kristin Buss

  • Director of PACT and Harrisburg Center for Healthy Child Development
  • Professor of Psychology
  • Department of Psychology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 863-1715

Michael Bérubé

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature
  • Department of English
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 863-8663

Jeffrey M. Catchmark

  • Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Director of Graduate Studies
  • Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • 2016/17 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 863-0414

John Christman

  • Professor of Philosophy and Political Science
  • Director of Penn State Humanities Institute
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-0495

Michelle Darnell

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Management and Organization
  • Department of Management and Organization
  • Smeal College of Business

Richard A. Duschl

  • Kenneth B. Waterbury Chaired Professor in Secondary Education
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • College of Education
(814) 867-2759

Jeremy Engels

  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Director of Graduate Studies
  • Department of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • Former Sherwin Early Career Professor
(814) 863-0760

Jennifer Eury

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Management and Organization
  • Department Management and Organization
  • Smeal College of Business
(814) 867-5106

Mark Fisher

  • Associate Teaching Professor in Philosophy
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-1607

Pearl Gluck

  • Assistant Professor, Film-Media Studies;
  • Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Department of Film-Video and Media Studies
  • Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications

Rosemary Jolly

  • Professor, Weiss Chair of the Humanities in Literature and Human Rights
  • Departments of Comparative Literature, English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; African Studies and Bioethics Programs
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • 2016/17 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 865-1188

Klaus Keller

  • Professor of Geosciences
  • Department of Geosciences
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
(814) 865-6718

Tom Litzinger

  • Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Accreditation
  • Director of the Leonhard Center
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • College of Engineering
(814) 865-4015

Janet Lyon

  • Associate Professor of English and Women Studies
  • Faculty-in-charge, Disability Studies Minor
  • Department of English
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-9681

Efrain Marimon

  • Instructor of Education
  • Director, Social Justice Fellowship
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • College of Education
(814) 863-6445

Jonathan H. Marks

  • Associate Professor of Bioethics, Humanities, Law, and Philosophy
  • Director of the Bioethics Program
  • Affiliate Law Faculty
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-5938

Bryan McDonald

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Department of History
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • Former Sherwin Early Career Professor
(814) 863-8949

Sarah Clark Miller

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy, Bioethics, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • 2015/16 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 865-6969

AnneMarie Mingo

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 867-5954

Dana Mitra

  • Professor of Education, Educational Theory & Policy
  • Co-director of the Donald J. Willower Center for the Study of Leadership and Ethics of UCEA
  • Department of Education Policy Studies
  • College of Education
(814) 863-7020

Ginger Moore

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Department of Psychology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-7045

Lise Nelson

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Geography
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Selena E. Ortiz

  • Assistant Professor; Gregory H. Wolf Professor of Health Policy & Administration
  • Department of Health Policy & Administration
  • College of Health & Human Development
(814) 863-8041

Martin T. Pietrucha

  • Professor of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • College of Engineering
  • 2017/18 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 863-7306

Patrick Lee Plaisance

  • Don Davis Professor of Ethics
  • Department of Journalism
  • Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications
(814) 863-3800

Tom Richard

  • Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Director of Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment
  • Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • College of Agricultural Sciences
(814) 863-0291

Michelle Rodino-Colocino

  • Associate Professor
  • Film/Video, Media Studies, Bellisario College of Communication,
  • Department of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
(814) 863-2370

Carolyn Sachs

  • Emeritus Professor of Rural Sociology
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
  • College of Agricultural Sciences
(814) 863-8641

Deborah L. Schussler

  • Associate Professor of Education
  • Department of Education Policy Studies
  • College of Education
(814) 863-1314

Amit Sharma

  • Professor of Hospitality Finance
  • Department of Hospitality Management
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • Director, Food Decisions Research Laboratory
  • Editor, ICHRIE Penn State Research Reports
  • Director of Research, I-CHRIE
  • 2016/17 Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow
(814) 865-0126

Alexandra Staub

  • Associated Professor of Architecture
  • Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
  • College of Arts & Architecture
(814) 865-4239

Don Thompson

  • Professor Emeritus of Food Science
  • Senior Fellow, Rock Ethics Institute
  • Department of Food Science
  • College of Agricultural Sciences
(814) 867-6650

Nancy Tuana

  • DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-1653

Catherine Wanner

  • Professor of History, Anthropology and Religious Studies
  • Departments of History, Anthropology and Religious Studies
  • Barry Director of the Paterno Fellows Program

Ken Weiss

  • Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Genetics
  • Department of Anthropology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 865-0989

Melissa Wright

  • Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Geography
  • Department Head of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • College of the Liberal Arts

Cynthia Young

  • Associate Professor of African American Studies and English
  • Interim Co-Director of the Africana Research Center
  • Department Head of African American Studies
  • College of the Liberal Arts
(814) 863-5532