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Spelman Faculty

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Spelman College believes in a holistic approach to learning and strives to create a cohesive academic and co-curricular experience that benefits each student. The Spelman faculty is comprised of approximately 180 full-time teacher/scholars guiding more than 27 majors. Eighty-six percent of Spelman’s full-time faculty hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree, and many are Spelman graduates. Our student/faculty ratio of 10:1 allows for close mentoring and  guidance so that our faculty and students develop bonds that last well into the future.  

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Recent Faculty Highlights and Accomplishments

Spelman faculty are known for their notable work in the classroom and beyond the College's gates. Read about their accomplishments here.

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  • Brandeis Marshall Receives NSF Grant to Train Faculty in Data Science

    Brandeis Marshall
    Dr. Brandeis Marshall, chair and associate professor of computer and information sciences, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $399,903 for her project, “Data Science eXtension (DSX): Incorporating Data Science Fundamentals in the Curriculum at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges.”

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  • Leyte Winfield Helps Spelman Secure $50,000 From Boeing

    Leyte Winfield
    Spelman College has received a $50,000 award from The Boeing Company. Under the direction of Leyte Winfield, Ph.D., associate professor of organic chemistry, chair of chemistry and biochemistry, and interim associate provost of research, the funds from this award will be used to provide scholarships to students majoring in computer science or dual-degree engineering.

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  • Jacqueline Alvarez-Ogbesor Pens her First Book

    Jacqueline Alvarez-Ogbesor
    Jacqueline Alvarez-Ogbesor, Ph.D, recently published her first book "Los agravios de la letra: la letra colonial y la formación de la alteridad afro-andina (S. XVI, XVII, XIX)."

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  • Angelino Viceisza Receives NSF Award

    Angelino Viceisza
    Dr. Angelino Viceisza, assistant professor of economics, has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $199,766.

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