In the classroom, the lab, the studio and beyond, professors engage actively in the intellectual lives of our students. And don’t be surprised to see them at your concert, basketball game or supporting your fundraiser.
Academic advising at Hamilton helps students make responsible, informed decisions about their intellectual development.
Our faculty members are active and accomplished scholars that demonstrate extraordinary commitment to and skill in teaching undergraduates. Each year, members of the faculty produce an average of 350 papers, books, articles, exhibits, etc.
Environmental studies professor Aaron Strong talks with Dean of Admission Peaches Valdes about ways that students are engaged in the classroom and how their research often impacts the local community.
Students work with pressure rockets as part of their physics lab work with Professor Viva R. Horowitz. Video: Nick Ng ’23
Economics professor Stephen Wu involves his students in projects like gun-control surveys for teenagers and in his research that focuses on health-care economics.
Leenie Wilcox ’21 and physics professor Adam Lark painted the Milky Way on the walls and ceiling of the solar classroom.
Class in the quad.
Thomas Wilson, the Bates and Benjamin Professor of Classical and Religious Studies, teaches his Asian studies class in Kirner-Johnson Hall.
In the spacious acting studio, students emote with Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar supervises as Nathaniel Colburn ’18 takes a virtual trip to India’s Vishnupada temple.
Assistant Professor of Art History Arathi Menon teaches her class in at Wellin Museum of Art.
Eleanor Demaree ’22, Meaghan Parlee ’21, Nathaniel Spicer ’21, and Grace Carey ’21 worked with biology professor Rhea Datta on research that uses fruit flies to study how genes in a genome get turned on and off.
Professor of geosciences Cindy Domack’s class visits a wind farm.
Heather Kropp, assistant professor of environmental studies, uses data science to teach in her interactive computer lab class in Kirner-Johnson.
Associate Professor of Art teaches in a classroom in the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts.
“Brilliant students eager to test out new ideas and new approaches to what seem to be the boundaries of our knowledge.”
“I really think that inspired teaching and being a good advisor can make a big difference for students. That’s something I want to do and that’s part of the reason I chose Hamilton.”5>
“The synergy in a community of faculty and students who are creative, curious, resourceful, and committed to making the world a better place.”
“Hamilton provides me with the resources and freedom to be creative with my teaching. The students are hardworking and passionate about learning. It’s the ideal place to be a professor.”
Vikranth Rao Bejjanki
“In my tenure thus far, my students have really been a joy to interact with — they are invariably generous, curious and motivated.”5>
“The research laboratory is our best teaching environment in the sciences — the possibilities for our students are endless.”