A&S New Faculty 2023

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Welcomes 54 New Faculty for the 2023-24 School Year

News: Dean Acampora Welcomes 54 New Faculty to the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Among the highest priorities of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is recruiting, advancing, and re-recruiting extraordinary talent. The University’s longstanding reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and contributions to leading-edge inquiry, discovery, research, and creative expression are rooted in the talents of our exceptional faculty. 

African American and African Studies

Nemata Blyden
Ayodeji Ogunnaike
Fatima Siwaju
Alexandria Smith

American Studies

Ruby Tapia


Ernesto J. Benitez
Sebastian Jackson
Roberto Rosado-Ramirez


Tatiana Flores


Shazrene Mohamed
Paul Torrey
Yifan Zhou


Michelle Personick
Jetze J. Tepe

Creative Writing Program

Kevin Moffett


Ant Ma, Associate Professor, Scenic Design

East Asian Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Juyeon Chung
Wen Guo
HeeJin Lee


Emma Harrington
Jessica Kripalani
Vladimir Smirnyagin


Adrienne Ghaly
Rhiannon Goad
Stephen Hopkins
Dana Little, Assistant Professor of English
Joshua Miller
Sethunya Mokoko
Sarah Richardson

Environmental Sciences

Meghan Blumstein
Frederick Cheng
Antonio Mamalakis
Justin Richardson

French and Media Studies

Mamadou Dia

Germanic Languages & Literatures

Chrisanne Zuerner

Global Studies - Interdisciplinary Major

Levi Vonk

Global Studies - Security and Justice

Muhammad Tayyab Safdar


Indrani Chatterjee


J.D. Quigley

Media Studies

Aaron Martin, Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Mona Sloane


Danielle Charette


Stefanie Sequeira

Religious Studies

James Daryn Henry
Paul Scherz

Slavic Languages & Literatures

Madelyn Stuart


Esra Sarıoğlu

Spanish, Italian & Portuguese

Lorena Albert Ferrando
Kelly Moore
Fernando Riva
Fernando Valverde


Zachary Lubberts
Kristen Roland
Lingxiao Wang