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Faculty

Faculty List

 

African Diaspora and the World
Art

Biology
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Child Development
Comparative Women's Studies
Computer & Information Sciences
Drama/Dance
Dual Degree Engineering
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
World Languages & Literature
History
Ethel Waddel Githi Honors Program


Human Services
Independent Study
Japan Studies
Learning Resources Center
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Physical Education & Athletics
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology & Anthropology
Women's Research and Resource Center
Cosby Endowed Chairs
Visiting Faculty

African Diaspora and the World
Soraya Mekerta, Director of African Diaspora and the World Program, Associate Professor, World Languages and Literature/French and Francophone Studies), Ph.D., M.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., B.A., Universite Paul Valery | Spelman College, 1992

Dokubo Goodhead, Associate Director of African Diaspora and the World Program, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Ph.D., University of Washington, MFA, University of Washington, B.A., University of Nigeria | Spelman College 2008

Alix Pierre, Assistant Professor, African Diaspora and the World Program, Ph.D., Florida State University; M.A., B.A., Universite de la Sorbonne Paris III | Speman College, 2004

Azaria Charles Mbughuni, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Howard University

Bernice deGannes Scott, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Howard University; B.A., York University | Spelman College, 1989

Bruce Wade, Professor, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Bowling Green State University; B.A., Morris Brown College | Spelman College, 1987

Dalila De Sousa-Sheppard, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University; M.A., B.A., University of Coimbra, Portugal | Spelman College, 1990

Jerry Wever, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, African Diaspora and the World Program, Ph.D., University of Iowa Anthropology /Caribbean, Diaspora and Atlantic Studies Program; MA, University of Iowa Anthropology; BS, Northeastern University | Spelman College, 2007

Michelle Hay, Lecturer, African Diaspora and the World Program, Ph.D., The City University of New York, B.A., Lehman College at The City University of New York | Spelman College 2007

Shaconna M. Haley, Instructor, African Diaspora and the World Program, ABD, American University; M.A., Ball State University | B.A. Hampton University


Anthropology & Sociology

Barbara Carter, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Brandeis University; B.A., Fisk University | Spelman College, 1981

Mona Phillips, Professor, Director, Teaching Research and Resource Center, Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1985

Cynthia Spence, Associate Professor, Director, UNCF/Mellon Programs, Ph.D., M.A., Rutgers University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1981

Bruce Wade, Professor, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Bowling Green State University; B.A., Morris Brown College | Spelman College, 1987

Jerry Wever, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Ph.D., University of Iowa Anthropology / Caribbean, Diaspora and Atlantic Studies Program; MA, University of Iowa Anthropology; BS, Northeastern University | Spelman College, 2007

Daryl White, Chair and Professor

Erica Lorraine Williams, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., M.A.., Stanford University; B.A., New York University | Spelman College, 2009


Art

Charnelle Holloway, Chair and Associate Professor, M.F.A., Georgia State University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1989

Debra, Johnson, Digital Media/Lecturer

Arturo Lindsay, Professor, D.A., New York University; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts; B.A., Central Connecticut State University | Spelman College, 1990

Frank Toby Martin, Associate Professor, M.F.A., Georgia State University; B.A., Morehouse College | Spelman College, 1987 | Personal Web site

M. Akua McDaniel, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Emory University; B.F.A., M.F.A., Ohio University | Spelman College, 1980

Abayomi Ola, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.A., Grambling State University; PGDip., Kent Institute of Art & Design, England; B.A., University of Ife, Nigeria I Spelman College, 2009


Biology

Mentewab Ayalew, .Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Institut National Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Agronomie de Toulouse (INP-ENSAT), France; M.A., INP-ENSAT, France; Diplome d'Ingenieur Agronome, INP-ENSAT, France | Spelman College, 2008

Rosalind Gregory-Bass, Assistant Professor and Health Liasion, M.D., University of Wisconsin; M.S., University of Wisconsin; B.S., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2003

Mark Lee, Associate Chair and Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.S., Clark Atlanta University; B.S., Morris Brown College | Spelman College, 2003

Mark Maloney, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., B.S., Tufts University | Spelman College, 1994

Michael McGinnis, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Yale University; B.S., Sam Houston State University; A.G.S., Central Texas College | Spelman College, 1992

Tiffany Oliver, Assistant Professor

Aditi Pai, Associate Professor, Ph.D., State University of Buffalo; M.S., Pondicherry University; B.S., St. Joseph’s College | Spelman College, 2005

Anna Powolny, Lecturer

Elethia Tillman, Lecturer

Hong Qin, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago; B.S., Tsinghua University, 1991

Tokunbo Yerokun, Assistant Professor

Yonas Tekle, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Uppsala University, Sweden; B.S., University of Asmara, Eritrea | Spelman College, 2010.



Chemistry (Biochemistry)

Gladys Bayse, Professor, Ph.D., M.S., University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences; B.S., Memphis State University | Spelman College, 1973

Nripendra Bose, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Honors, Bihar University | Spelman College, 1987

Beatriz H. Cardelino, Professor, Chair, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Massachusetts; B.S., NCSE | Spelman College, 1993

Peter Chen, Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison; A.B., Cornell University | Spelman College, 1992

Marisela De Leon Mancia, Lecturer

Jean-Marie D. Dimandja, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University; B.A., Miami University | Spelman College, 2002

Alethea Duncan, Lecturer

Cornelia Gillyard, Associate Professor, M.S., D.A., Atlanta University; B.A., Talladega College | Spelman College, 1977

Lisa B. Hibbard, Associate Professor, Ph.D., B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology | Spelman College, 1985

Kimberly M. Jackson, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University, B.S., Alabama State University | Spelman College, 2002

Yassin Jeilani, Lecturer

Shanina Sanders, Lecturer, Ph.D., Hampton University, B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D. | Spelman 2011

Albert Thompson, Jr., (personal site) Professor, Ph.D., Howard University; B.S., M.S., Texas Southern University | Spelman College, 1981

Leyte Winfield, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of New Orleans; B.S., Dillard University | Spelman College, 2003


Computer & Information Sciences

Shanee Dawkins, Instructor

Iretta B.C. Kearse, Senior Instructor, M.S., Bowling Green State University

Andrea W. Lawrence, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., Atlanta University; B.S., Purdue University | Spelman College, 1985

Jakita Thomas, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006; B.S. Spelman College | Spelman College, 2010

Alfred Watkins, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S., Morehouse College | Spelman College 2004

Andrew B. Williams, Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Kansas; M.S. Marquette University; B.S., University of Kansas | Spelman College, 2004

Drama & Dance

Eddie Bradley, Associate Professor, Chair, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Virginia Tech University; B.F.A., North Carolina A&T State University | Spelman College, 2000

Veta Goler, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Emory University; M.F.A., B.S., University of Michigan | Spelman College, 1988

Lyanisha Gonzalez, Instructor

Kenneth Green, Instructor, B.F.A., United States International University | Spelman College, 1989

Tracy Lang, Assistant Professor

Ralph Paul Thomason, Associate Professor, M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; M.Ed., Bowie State University; B.A., South Carolina State College | Spelman College, 1999

Marion Wright, Lecturer, M.F.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; B.S., Florida A & M University | Spelman College, 2004

Akumba Bynum-Roberson, Drummer for African Dance Classes


Dual Degree Engineering

Retina Q. Burton, Coordinator, Dual Degree Program, Instructor, M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S., Morgan State University | Spelman College, 2005

Economics

Robynn Cox, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Georgia State University; A.B., Duke University| Spelman College, 2010

Bernice deGannes Scott, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Howard University; B.A., York University | Spelman College, 1989

Marionette Holmes, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Georgia; M.A., Clark-Atlanta University; B.A., Spelman College l Spelman College, 2006

Anne Hornsby, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Georgia State University; M.A., University of Texas; B.S., Tuskegee Institute | Spelman College, 1974

Jack Stone, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Cincinnati | Spelman College, 1975

Romie Tribble, Chair, Professor, Ph.D., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Denver; B.A., Lincoln University | Spelman College, 1984


Education Studies Program

Richard Benson, Program Chair, Assistant Professor, Assessment & Administrative Coordinator

Andrea Lewis, Instructor

Nicole Taylor, Lecturer

English

Alma Billingslea Brown, Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas; M.A., Atlanta University; A.B., Rutgers University | Spelman College, 1989

Tananarive Due, Instructor, M.A, Unviersity of Leeds, England;
B.S. Journalism, Northwestern, University | Spelman College, 2011

Tikenya Foster Singletary, Lecturer, Ph.D., M.A., Vanderbilt University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2009

Donna Akiba Harper, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Emory University; B.A., Oberlin College | Spelman College, 1987

Michelle S. Hite, Lecturer, Department of English and African Diaspora and the World; Ph.D., Emory University; M.S., B.A., University of Kentucky | Spelman College, 2004 Personal Blog

Piper Hughley-Riggins, Lecturer, Ph.D.

Zandra Jordan, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.A.T., Brown University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2005

Stephen Knadler, Professor, Ph.D. and M.A., Vanderbilt University| Spelman College, 1997

Lisa Niles, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; M.A. and B.A. University of Central Oklahoma | Spelman College, 2007

Opal Moore, Associate Professor, M.F.A., M.A., University of Iowa; B.F.A., Illinois Wesleyan University | Spelman College, 1997

Pushpa Parekh, Dir. Honors Program, Professor of English, Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.Phil., B.A., Panjab University; M.A., University of Madras | Spelman College, 1990

Margaret Price, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; M.F.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Amherst College | Spelman College, 2004

Christine Sizemore, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Pennsylvania; B.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology | Spelman College, 1978

Tarshia Stanley, Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Florida; B.A., Duke University | Spelman College, 1999

Sharan Strange, Instructor, M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Patricia Ventura, Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Florida | Spelman College, 2005

Anne Warner, Associate Professor, Director of the Comprehensive Writing Program, Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., B.A., Hollins College | Spelman College, 1981

Environmental Science & Studies

Terezhina Cassia de Brito Galvao, Professor

Victor Madu Ibeanusi, Chair, Professor of Environmental Science and Studies Ph.D., M.A., Atlanta University; B.S., University of Lagos, Nigeria | Spelman College, 1990

Yassin Jeilani, Ph.D. , Post Doc and Laboratory Manager, Environmental Science and Studies (Staff)

History


Dalila De Sousa-Sheppard, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University; M.A., B.A., University of Coimbra, Portugal | Spelman College, 1990

Margery Ganz, Dir., Study Abroad & Int'l Exchange, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Syracuse University; B.A., University of Rochester | Spelman College, 1981

James Gillam, Professor, Ph.D., Ohio State University; M.A., Case Western Reserve; B.A., Ohio University | Spelman College, 1985

Molly McCullers, Mellon Fellow

Natasha McPherson, Instructor

Azaria Charles Mbughuni, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Howard University

Kathleen Phillips-Lewis, Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Manitoba; B.A., University of the West Indies, St. Augustine | Spelman College, 1994

Honors Program (Ethel Waddel Githii )

Pushpa Parekh, Dir. Honors Program, Professor of English, Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.Phil., B.A., Panjab University; M.A., University of Madras | Spelman College, 1990

Interdisciplinary Studies

Dokubo Melford Goodhead, Assistant Professor

Michelle Hay, Lecturer

Alix Pierre, Lecturer


International Studies

Jeanne Meadows, Dir. International Affairs Center, Director International Studies Program, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., Atlanta University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1968

Japan Studies

Yoko Ueda, Director of Japan Studies, Ph.D., M.A., The Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto; B.A., York University | Spelman College, 1994

Learning Resources Center

Christine K. Farris, Associate Professor; Coordinator, Learning Resources Center, M.A., Columbia University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1958

Mathematics

Fred Bowers, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Illinois State University; M.S., Atlanta University; B.S., Howard University | Spelman College, 1983

Sylvia Bozeman, Professor, Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; B.S., Alabama A&M University | Spelman College, 1974

Jeffrey Ehme, Chair, Professor, Ph.D., M.S., Auburn University; B.S., Northern Kentucky University | Spelman College, 1992

Victoria Frost, Instructor

Tasha Inniss, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana | Spelman College, 2003

Colm Mulcahy, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Cornell University; B.Sc., M.Sc., University College, Dublin, Ireland | Spelman College, 1988

Yewande Olubummo, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; M.S., Yale University; B.Sc., University of Ibadan | Spelman College, 1991

Nagambal Shah, Professor, Ph.D., M.S., University of Windsor, Ontario; B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Kerala, India | Spelman College, 1972

Monica Stephens-Cooley
, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Sc.M., Brown University; B.S. Spelman College | Spelman College, 2001

Mohammed Tesemma, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Temple University; M.Sc., B.Sc., Addis Ababa University | Spelman College, 2004

Joycelyn Wilson, Instructor, M.S., University of Maryland, College Park; B.S., Clark Atlanta University | Spelman College, 2007

Music

Hyunjung Rachel Chung, Associate Professor, D.M.A.,Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University; P.S.C., M.M., Mannes College of Music; B.A., Seoul National University I Spelman College, 2006

Laura English-Robinson
, Instructor, M.M., University of Cincinnati; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1996 | Personal Web site

Marian Harrison, Lecturer

Paula Grissom, Instructor, M.M., Northwestern University, B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2008

Joseph Jennings, Director, Spelman College Jazz Ensemble, Senior Instructor, M.Mus.Ed., University of Illinois, Champaign; B.Mus., Southern University, Baton Rouge | Spelman College, 1983

Joyce Johnson, Professor Emerita, D.Mus., M.Mus., Northwestern University; A.B., Fisk University | Spelman College, 1953

Kevin Johnson, Chair and Glee Club Director, Associate Professor, D.M.A. , University of Missouri, Kansas; M.A., B.A., California State University, Los Angeles | Spelman College, 1999

Lawrence Schenbeck, Associate Professor, D.M.A., University of Southern California; B.Mus., M.M., University of Colorado | Spelman College, 1991


Philosophy & Religious Studies

Gertrude Gonzales de Allen, Chair and Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Binghamton University; B.A., Susquehanna University | Spelman College, 2001

Eric Clark, Lecturer

Nami Kim, Associate Professor, Th.D., Harvard University Divinity School; M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University; M.A., B.A., Ewha Women's University | Spelman College, 2004

Arthur Pindle, Lecturer, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A., Yale University; B.S., Morehouse College

Rosetta Ross, Professor, Ph.D., M.Div., Emory University; M.A., Howard University; B.A., The College of Charleston | Spelman College, 2003

Shay Welch, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Binghamton University; M.A., Florida State University; B.A., University of Alabama | Spelman College, 2011

Al-Yasha Williams, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Stanford University; B.A., Brown University | Spelman College, 2001



Physical Education & Athletics

Philmore George, Instructor/Coach

Germaine McAuley, Chair, Director of Athletics, Senior Instructor, M.S., North Carolina A&T State University

Ashley Preston, Instructor

Sara Redd, Instructor

Lisa D. Tillery, Instructor


Physics

Retina Q. Burton, Instructor, M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S., Morgan State University | Spelman College, 2005

Michael Burns-Kaurin, Ph.D, Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.Phil., Yale University; B.A., Carleton College | Spelman College, 1994

Paul Camp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of South Carolina; M.S., University of Michigan; B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology | Spelman, 2003

Marta Dark McNeese, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S., University of Virginia | Spelman College, 2000

Derrick Hylton, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Yale University; M.Ph., Boston University | Spelman College, 1991

Natarajan Ravi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad; M.Sc., Banaras Hindi University; B.Sc., Madras University | Spelman College, 1998

Keron S. Subero, Lecturer, Ph.D., New Mexico State University; B.S., North Carolina Central University | Spelman College, 2011




Political Science

Dorian Crosby, Lecturer, Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University; M.A., University of Delaware; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2006

Marilyn Davis, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Atlanta University; B.A., Hampton Institute | Spelman College, 1981

Jeanne Meadows, Dir. International Affairs Center, Director International Studies Program, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., Atlanta University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1968

Tinaz Pavri, Chair, Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Ohio State University; B.A., St. Xavier's College | Spelman College, 1995

Fatemeh Shafiei, Associate Professor, Ph.D., B.S., University of California | Spelman College, 1997

Kasahun Woldemariam, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Howard University; M.A. Clark Atlanta University; B.S. State University of New York College at Buffalo | Spelman College 2008

Unislawa Williams, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.Ohio State University; B.A., M.A.University of Chicago





Psychology

Nayena Blankson
, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Southern California; B.A., Loyola College in Maryland | Spelman College, 2009

Dolores Bradley, Professor and Vice Chair, Director of Undergraduate Research, Ph.D., Sc.M., Brown University; B.A., Tennessee State University | Spelman College, 2001

Karen Brakke, Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., Georgia State University; B.A., Carleton College | Spelman College, 1999

B. LaConyea Butler Coordinator, Assessment of Student Learning and Development, Professor, Ph.D., Atlanta University; M.A., Boston University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1959


Angela Farris Watkins, Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Ph.D., M.Ed., Georgia State University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman, 1996

Jacquelyn Gray, Lecturer

Juanchella Grooms Francis, Lecturer, Ph.D. Walden University; M.P.A., Atlanta University; B.S., Howard University | Spelman College 2010

Jimmeka Guillory, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Texas A&M University | Spelman College, 2011

Valerie Jones Taylor, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Stanford University | Spelman College, 2011

Kai McCormack, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.S., University of Georgia; B.A., Claremount McKenna College | Spelman College, 2005

Kesi Miller, Lecturer, Ph.D. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; B.A. Spelman College, 2005

Sandra Patterson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1979

Shani Harris Peterson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Duke University; M.A., Duke University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2007


Women's Research and Resource Center (Comparative Women's Studies) Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Dir., Women's Research & Resource Center, Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies, Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., Atlanta University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1971

M. Bahati Kuumba, Dir., Women's Research & Resource Center, Professor, Ph.D., Howard University; M.A., B.A., University of Oklahoma | Spelman College, 1987

Ayoka Chenzira, Dir. of Digital Moving Salon and Professor of Women's Studies, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.Ed., Columbia University/Teacher's College; B.F.A., New York University | Spelman College, 2003

Monica Melton, Assistant Professor Women's Studies, Ph.D. and M.A., Florida Atlantic University; B.A., Michigan State University | Spelman College, 2008

Mary Alexander, ARCUS Faculty Research Director


World Languages & Literature

Jacqueline Alvarez-Ogbesor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Bachelor in Journalism, Universidad Mayor Real y Pontifícia de San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca, Bolivia.

Renè Campos, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., M.S., SUNY at Stony Brook | Spelman College, 1992

Anthony Dahl, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., University of Minnesota; M.A., Carleton University; B.A., University of Brunswick | Spelman College, 1989

Jacqueline Edwards, Senior Instructor (French), M.A., University of Paris

Estelle Finley, Senior Instructor (Spanish), M.A., Purdue University; B.A., Fisk University | Spelman College, 1974

Diana Glad, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., M.A., Emory University; B.A., Indiana University | Spelman College, 1981

Julio González-Ruiz, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., University of Ottawa; B.A., University of Malaga | Spelman College, 2004

Cleveland Johnson, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., M.Phil., Columbia University; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Morehouse College | Spelman College, 1985

Frederick Langhorst, Chair, Associate Professor (Spanish), Ph.D., M.A., Emory University; B.A., Florida Presbyterian College | Spelman College, 1982

Xuexin Liu, Associate Professor (Japanese), Ph.D., Nara Women's University; M.A., Nara Educational University; B.A., East China Normal University | Spelman College, 1995

Lu, Zhengbin (Richard), Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Chinese, Ed.D., Texas Tech University, Minor: Applied Linguistics. M.Ed. , Instructional Technology. B.A., English Education.

Soraya Mekerta, Director of African Diaspora and the World Program, Associate Professor (French and Francophone Studies), Ph.D., M.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., B.A., Universite Paul Valery | Spelman College, 1992

Georges Nana, Lecturer (Spanish), Ph.D., University of Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux 3, M.A., B.A. University of Yaoundé, Cameroon | Spelman College, 2007

Jean Norgaisse, Associate Professor (French), Ph.D., Columbia University; B.A., City University of New York | Spelman College, 2002

Pilar Valencia, Instructor (Spanish), M.A., B.S. University of Cincinnati | Spelman College, 2006


Spelman Independent Scholars

Gloria Wade-Gayles, Eminent Scholar Professor, Founder of
Spelman Independent Scholars Program
, Ph.D., Emory University


Human Services

This major is a part of the Pauline E. Drake Scholars Program. Faculty from various disciplines provide instruction.