Home- About- The People of Colgate- Faculty Faculty: Teachers and Scholars Colgate’s professors are as committed to their teaching as they are to their own research and publication. Menu Menu Research by Colgate faculty members appears in the most-respected academic journals in the world, and faculty members often are consulted on newsworthy topics of the day. Latest Faculty News Loading... MORE FACULTY NEWS Faculty by Department/Program SELECT DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM Africana and Latin American Studies Art and Art History Asian Studies Biology Chemistry The Classics Computer Science East Asian Languages and Literatures Economics Educational Studies English Environmental Studies Film and Media Studies Geography Geology German History International Relations Jewish Studies LGBTQ Studies Linguistics Mathematics Medieval and Renaissance Studies Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization Music Native American Studies Neuroscience Peace and Conflict Studies Philosophy Physics and Astronomy Political Science Psychology Religion Romance Languages and Literatures Russian and Eurasian Studies Sociology and Anthropology Theater Women's Studies Writing and Rhetoric Learn More You can learn more about our faculty, or contact a faculty member, by utilizing the following resources: University contact directory Expertise video library Provost and Dean of the Faculty Spotlights Penny Lane Penny Lane, assistant professor of Art and Art History, was invited to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2017. An creative and accomplished maker of non-traditional documentary films, Lane serves in the the Academy's Documentary division. FULL PROFILE of Penny Lane Contact Professor Lane Christian DuComb Christian DuComb, assistant professor of theater, studied the racial history of the Philadelphia Mummer's Parade in his new book, Haunted City: Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia. DuComb studies performance theory and history. FULL PROFILE of Christian DuComb Contact Professor DuComb Vijay Ramachandran Vijay Ramachandran, associate professor of computer science, specializes in algorithms and data structures in his research. He uses real-world examples to explain CS concepts to his students. FULL PROFILE OF VIJAY RAMACHANDRAN Contact Professor Ramachandran Nina Moore C-Span2 Book TV featured political science professor Nina Moore discussing her book The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice. WATCH PRESENTATION Contact Professor Moore Wan-Chun Liu Wan-Chun Liu, professor of neuroscience, studies relationships between gene expression and behavior in songbirds. His work, which could have repercussions for human diseases, is based in an interdisciplinary approach and a life-long love of nature. FULL PROFILE OF WAN-CHUN LIU Contact Professor Liu Joe Levy With funding from a NASA grant and images from the Mars Orbiter Mission, Assistant Professor of Geology Joe Levy and his students are studying the geohistory of the red planet. FULL VIDEO OF JOE LEVY Contact Professor Levy About Colgate at a Glance University Mission Statement Goals of a Colgate Education Colgate's Origins Maps and Travel Options Colgate Campus About Hamilton, New York The People of Colgate President Brian W. Casey Board of Trustees Faculty Student Spotlights Alumni Spotlights Facilities at Colgate ColgateX Colgate at 200 Years Sustainability RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement RIGOROUS ACADEMICS Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.