Faculty Profiles

  • Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Jeff Bary shares his thoughts on an array of interstellar topics in this new episode of ‘13,’ Colgate’s newest podcast that asks 13 questions of one Colgate community member.
    November 11, 2019
  • Kiko Galvez, Charles A. Dana Professor of physics and astronomy
    Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
    January 18, 2019
  • A half-buried funerary figurine from the tomb of the Ming Prince of Qin, outside today's Xi'an, the provincial seat of Shaanxi Province (Photo by David Robinson)
    What happens when empires fall apart? The rise of China’s Ming dynasty in the 14th century is a study in the answer to this particular question. According to David Robinson, Robert H.N. Ho Professor in Asian studies and professor of history, “You pursue one question and it leads to another — it has a kind of […]
    January 9, 2019
  • Colgate University is pictured with fall foliage
    This fall, Colgate welcomed 43 new professors in more than 25 different departments, athletics, and the university libraries. Colgate’s newest educators represent a mix of Colgate alumni, visiting professors from across the country, and new assistant professors with a wide range of research interests. For more information, read the full list of new faculty biographies below. Megan […]
    November 26, 2018
  • Professor of Psychology Carrie Keating
    Colgate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Department of Psychology Carrie Keating told the Washington Post that she was, “almost slack-jawed with amazement by the end of President Trump’s news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Monday.” Keating, whose research focuses on nonverbal and physiognomic elements of social dominance, influence, power, status, leadership, and […]
    July 17, 2018
  • Chemistry professor Ernie Nolen at the chalkboard
    To hear chemistry professor Ernie Nolen talk about it, understanding chemistry is the easiest thing in the world, once you enter the right frame of mind. “That’s who I am,” he says, pointing to a diagram of an organic molecule tacked to his office wall. Technically, he is correct — the molecules Nolen studies make […]
    June 5, 2018
  • Prof. Jacob Klein (left) with members of the spring 2018 St. Andrews Study Group in front of lake in Scotland
    “How we acquire our moral beliefs is one question. What makes them true, if they are true, is another.” For Associate Professor of Philosophy Jacob Klein, these difficult questions are at the core of the liberal arts education.
    May 8, 2018