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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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  • Kai McCormack

    Kai McCormack

    Kai McCormack, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and G-STEM director, will serve as collaborator on a grant awarded to Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, to develop an international, inter-institutional science course for five of the 16 Associated Colleges of the South member institutions.

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  • Alexandria Lockett

    Alexandra Lockett

    Dr. Alexandria Lockett, assistant professor of English at Spelman, in collaboration with Jamila Lyn, instructor of English at Morehouse, has been awarded a $10,500 grant from the Associated Colleges of the South as part of a larger effort to introduce ACS colleges to blended learning initiatives that are both writing-intensive and include digital service learning.

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  • Tinaz Pavri

    Dr. Tinaz Pavri

    Tinaz Pavri, professor of political science and division chair of humanities and social science was awarded the Donald Wells award for distinguished service at the Georgia Political Science Association (GPSA) annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia, held on November 12-14, 2015.

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  • Anne Carlson

    Anne Carlson

    Anne Carlson, senior lecturer of French, presented a paper focusing on the work of the Algerian feminist author Belloula at the 41st annual African Literature Association conference in Germany.

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