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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.  

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

  • Soul Sanctuary
    Maria Clark, senior instructor in voice and applied studies coordinator, recently released a new album of spirituals and hymns in collaboration with Maria Thompson Corley and Ismail Akbar.
  • Rosetta Ross
    Rosetta E. Ross, Ph.D., professor of religion, received a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to develop digital and physical archives to highlight Black women religious leaders’ contributions to religious communities and activism in the United States.
  • Dr. Alexandria Lockett English Professor
    Alexandria Lockett, Ph.D. assistant professor of English at Spelman College, has been awarded the Outstanding Book Award for 2021 by the International Writing Centers Association for the book, "Learning from the Lived experiences of Graduate Student Writers" written with Shannon Madden, Michele Eodice and Kirsten Edwards.
  • Spelman Environmental Science Professor Guanyu Huang
    For the project, "HBCU-Excellence in Research: Estimate of Ground Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Ozone Concentrations by Using Multiple Satellite Data and Machine Learning Techniques," Dr. Huang will serve as the principal investigator and work with students and a NASA scientist to improve satellites’ observations on NO2 and ozone at ground level using machine learning techniques.