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Spelman Faculty

Our Faculty

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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  • Danielle Dickens

    Danielle Dickens
    Danielle Dickens, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, has been awarded a $20,000 visionary grant from the American Psychological Foundation and the Funding Individual Spiritual Health Foundation to increase the number of minorities pursuing careers in psychology.

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  • Keith Arthur Bolden and R. Paul Thomason Win Awards

    Spelman College present Seven Guitars
    The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival has recognized Keith Arthur Bolden and R. Paul Thomason, both assistant professors in the Department of Drama and Dance, with meritorious achievement awards for the College’s fall production of August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars.”

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  • Dolores Bradley Brennan

    Delores Bradley
    Dolores Bradley Brennan, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Spelman Department of Psychology, has received a three-year grant to increase the number of minority undergraduate and graduate students engaged in scientific research.

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  • Brandeis Marshall

    Brandeis Marshall
    Brandeis Marshall, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science at Spelman, lands NSF grant to design dual-institution center in socially relevant computing with collaboration with Morehouse College.

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