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Spelman College 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.  

Read all about the outstanding work of some of our faculty in Faculty Excellence at Spelman College (pdf).
Faculty Excellence at Spelman College (PDF) Faculty Excellence at Spelman College

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Faculty Highlights and Accomplishments

  • Psychology Professor's Research Published as Monograph

    Karen Brakke
    Karen Brakke, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, has had her research on the development of bimanual coordination in toddlerhood published as a Monograph of the Society for Research in Child Development.

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  • Christina Butera Selected to Present at SEAMUS

    Spelman faculty christina butera
    Christina Butera, lecturer of music technology and composition, has been selected to present a performance of her piece "Headless Figures" at The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) 2019 National Conference.

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  • Spelman Awarded Mellon Grant

    Spelman Faculty Accomplishments and Highlights
    Spelman College has received a $327,000 grant, spearheaded by Michelle Robinson, Ph.D., director of Spelman’s Writing Center and Comprehensive Writing Program and professor of English, from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to create community-based archives cultivated through partnerships between historically Black colleges and universities and the Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance.

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  • Dr. Kasahun Woldemariam Serves as Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow

    Dr. Kasahun Woldemariam
    Dr. Kasahun Woldemariam, associate professor of political science at Spelman, is currently the Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow at the United States Mission to the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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