Meet Kenyon Faculty Archive
Nails and Coffins
Economist Kathy Krynski finds parallels in unlikely places
Photographer Marcella Hackbardt helps students explore the power of art to stretch boundaries
A political scientist with an international perspective, Stephen Van Holde studies environmental issues in the world's most populous country
Beyond the Classroom Walls
A devotion to literature takes Kim McMullen, and her students, from a Ulysses marathon in Ohio to seminars in England
Knowing the Score
Reed Browning finds a way to craft works in three fields - history, baseball, and music
A Delightfully Complex Package
Biologist Robert Mauck shares his scientific curiosity with Kenyon students in the classroom and in the field
As he explores the Middle Ages, professor Jeffrey Bowman teaches Kenyon students to think like historians
Saving Ohio's Wetlands
Kenyon students benefit from ecologist Siobhan Fennessy's experience with the Environmental Protection Agency
Classics professor Carolin Hahnemann brings her expertise to life in classroom
A Tortoise Tale
Dance professor Balinda Craig-Quijada matures into an academic career in dance
Thoroughly Modern Matz
English professor Jesse Matz finds Kenyon to be a nice change of pace from Harvard
Peter Rutkoff, director of the American studies program, combines intellectual versatility with a commitment to racial justice.
The Art of Numbers
Judy Holdener helps her math students visualize the concepts behind the symbols.
From the Fed to the Hill
Fed economist and options-trading expert William Melick brings a real-world perspective to his Kenyon classes.
Understanding New Europe
European integration poses intriguing challenges for policy-makers, and for political scientist Pamela Camerra-Rowe.
Beyond Total Immersion
Kenyon students often master a foreign language without previous experience-and associate professor Clara Roman-Odio is working to make those results even more impressive.
On the International Scene
When the news media want to understand the complexities of Mexican politics, they often turn to political scientist Joseph Klesner.
The Telltale Teacher
Associate professor Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky teaches Shakespeare, advises young writers, and doubles as crime novelist Kenneth Abel.
More Than Your Average Street Genius
Once one of David Letterman's superheroes, associate professor Andrew Pessin thinks he's got the best job in the world: having interesting conversations with smart people.
Investigating the Overlooked
Students in professor Howard Sacks's sociology classes study intriguing communities long neglected by other historians and writers.
The Allure of the Ancient
The Tangut empire of Da Xia is just one corner of associate professor Ruth Dunnell's amazing Asia.
Thanks to a great liberal-arts education (from Kenyon), associate professor Jonathan Tazewell has had several professions, including actor, teacher, and filmmaker.
A Foreigner from Brooklyn
For associate professor Juan De Pascuale, Kenyon offers a new way-a midwestern way-of relating to students.
Science As Art
Associate Professor Rosemary Marusak knows that successful scientists are artists, creative in thought, design and construction, and writing.
Making the Connections
Professor Raymond Heithaus is interested not just in biological interdependencies, but in the connections between socioeconomics and the environment.
Science Fact and Fiction
Professor Joan Slonczewski finds the roles of gifted scientist and successful science-fiction writer quite compatible.
Teacher, Researcher, Writer
For professor Royal Rhodes, author of four books, classroom teaching is intimately linked with research and writing.
The Color of Literature
Associate professor Ted Mason's students explore thorny questions surrounding the nature and impact of novels and poetry written by Afro-American authors.
Learning by Doing
Students can participate in all aspects of assistant professor Karen Hicks's research program and at all levels, from routine plant care to independent projects.
The Story of Religion
For Professor Miriam Dean-Otting, memoir and story bring drama and insight into the classroom.
By the end of their first semester, associate professor Jianhua Bai's students have lively discussions in Chinese-one reason he finds happiness in the classroom.
All This and Dinner, Too
Professor and choir director Benjamin Locke is busy-but he still manages to invite all 53 members of the Chamber Singers to dinner in groups of six.