professor of anatomy and cell biology: Adkison has been a tenured
faculty member in anatomy and cell biology for more than 20 years.
She currently functions as chief operating officer for the School
of Medicine and oversees faculty matters.
associate professor of microbiology and immunology: Altman is internationally
recognized for his work in the development of tetramer technology,
which has revolutionized the field of cellular immunology and provided
a mechanism for developing improved vaccines for humans.
associate professor of political science: Bartlett focuses on the
political philosophies of the Enlightenment in relation to ancient
principles of citizenship and religious life. He currently serves
as faculty sponsor for Pi Sigma Alpha, the undergraduate society
for political science majors.
associate professor of decision and information analysis: Bharadwaj
joined the business school upon completing her doctorate in management
information systems at Texas A&M University in 1993. Goizueta
has a made major commitment to building faculty capabilities in
information systems, so Bhardwaj’s expertise can be put to
associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences: Berns
was recruited to Emory in 1998 because of his outstanding record
of graduate education, medical training and research potential.
He has received international recognition for his research in neuroimaging
and computational neuroscience.
associate professor of ophthalmology: Biousse is one of the world’s
experts in neuro-opthalmology. She brings to Emory a track record
of committee involvement from her years as an academic neurologist
associate professor of mathematics: As a Harvard graduate student,
Borthwick focused on “quantization,” the relationship
in mathematical physics between a classical dynamic system and a
corresponding quantum system. Professionally, he has reviewed grant
proposals for the National Science Foundation and Israel Science
professor of classics and comparative literature: As a teacher,
Branham has drawn high undergraduate evaluation scores in Greek
and Latin language classes. For many years he has been one of the
most visible participants in the comparative literature graduate
program as a continuing instructor, committee member and recruiter.
associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences: Bremner
was recruited to Emory to become director of the Emory Center for
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Mental Health Research at
the VA Medical Center. He has an international reputation as a leader
in neuroimaging research in post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
associate professor of psychology: Brennan’s research focuses
on the root causes of personal violence and aggression. Letters
from graduate students praise her instructional strengths, such
as attention to detail, her thorough knowledge of material and how
generous she is with her time and guidance.
Lou Ann Scism
Brown, professor of pediatrics: As a basic scientist
in a clinical department, Brown has extended her research work to
include one-on-one instruction and mentoring. She also participates
in problem-based learning for first-year medical students.
professor of pathology and laboratory medicine: Brown is an accomplished
senior scientist and teacher who has achieved international recognition
for her fundamental discoveries about mast cells and their function.
Her work changed scientific thinking about the role of these cells
associate professor of law: Broyde first came to the law school
as a visiting associate professor of law. His specialty is Jewish
law (which he also teaches in the Candler School of Theology), and
he is an ordained rabbi.
associate professor of mathematics and computer science: Brussel
received his bachelor’s from the University of California-Santa
Cruz and his doctorate from University of California-Los Angeles.
His current areas of interest are number theory and algebraic field
professor of surgery: Carlson is widely recognized for his work
surgical treatment of breast cancer. His studies have afforded significant
improvement in the outcome of breast reconstruction for patients
with the disease.
professor of surgery: Chaikof is a vascular surgeon and scientist
known internationally for his research in biomaterials (tissue engineering)
and the use of biologics in the management of vascular disease.
He also is instrumental in collaborative research efforts between
Emory and Georgia Tech through the joint Department of Biomedical
professor of urology: Chung is an international leader in prostate
cancer research. His work has led to a deeper understanding of prostate
cancer growth, differentiation, survival and metastasis, as well
as to novel approaches for treatment.
associate professor of Russian and East Asian languages and cultures:
Glazov-Corrigan received her bachelor’s and doctoral degrees
from Dalhousie and Toronto universities in Canada. She is a recognized
authority in English and Russian literature, as well as in literary
and cultural theory.
professor of radiology: D’Orsi is a leader in oncologic imaging;
his research focuses on breast imaging and image-guided interventional
procedures. He has played a significant role in introducing digital
mammography into clinical practice.
associate professor of sociology: Dowd’s areas of interest
include how the railroad industry developed in 19th century America
and the American popular music industry. Dowd is one of few scholars
with expertise in sociology and quantitative technique who also
is truly “musical,” thus able to analyze differences
and similarities in musical structures.
professor of organization and management: Drazin received his PhD
in organization and management in 1982 from the Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the editorial
review board for Organization Science and has served as a consulting
editor for the Academy of Management Journal. His research is in
organization theory and the management of innovation in large corporations.
professor of neurology: Epstein’s work in electroencephalography
and transcranial magnetic stimulation is considered to have laid
a foundation for the current, exciting applications of this technology
in neuroscience as well as other disciplines.
professor of art history: Evans received her PhD from the Courtauld
Institute of Art, University of London, England. She has served
as chair of art history and as director of graduate studies. Evans
also has served on a number of working committees since joining
the Emory faculty in 1978.
associate professor of medicine: Galinski is an internationally
recognized expert in the area of malaria prevention and control
who has made numerous contributions in the Division of Infectious
Diseases. She is a collaborative member of the Emory faculty who
has achieved international recognition for her service, research
and teaching in the field of malaria prevention and treatment.
professor of environmental and occupational health: Gerr’s
work has linked faculty in several departments of the schools of
public health and medicine and Georgia Tech. He is a professor of
current physicians and MPH students, and has worked in shaping national
policy on worksite safety.
professor of neurology: Glass was recruited to Emory in 1996 to
direct the neuromuscular program in the Department of Neurology.
He is an internationally recognized clinician/scientist in neuropathology
of HIV and mechanisms of axonal degeneration.
associate professor of psychology: Hamann has successfully bridged
psychological sciences with neurosciences with his fMRI work. He
is human subjects review coordinator for the psychology department.
Professionally, Hamann has reviewed proposals for funding agencies
and has served as a reviewer for journals.
associate professor of English: As an Oxford University doctoral
student, Higgins worked with Emory’s British studies summer
abroad program. Her service contributions have been tied mostly
to development of international studies and the Irish studies program.
Higgins’ scholarship and area of expertise is in Irish studies.
associate professor of biomedical engineering: Jo received his bachelor’s
from Korea University and his doctorate from Pennsylvania State
University. His current research deals with responses of vascular
endothelial cells to biomechanical forces, blood flow and microquanity.
Yoke Wah Kow,
professor of radiation oncology: Kow is a leading investigator in
DNA repair enzymology. He is a successful basic scientist in Grady
Hospital’s clinical department, where his collegiality and
assistance to others is greatly appreciated.
professor of biology: L’Hernault joined the faculty in 1988
and is a key contributor to the Graduate Division of Biological
and Biomedical Sciences. As director of its biochemistry, cell and
developmental biology program, L’Hernault is responsible for
a well-developed administrative infrastructure of committees.
associate professor of pharmacology: Li’s work in molecular
neurobiology has yielded exciting discoveries that have garnered
national attention. Her research looks to further the understanding
of the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s and Huntington’s
diseases, with the ultimate goal of designing intervention strategies.
associate professor of chemistry: Lian came to Emory in September
1996 as assistant professor of chemistry. He has chaired sessions
for seven conferences, refereed articles for the Journal of Physical
Chemistry and eight other journals. He has reviewed grant proposals
for the National Science Foundation, the Department of Education
and three other agencies.
associate professor of organization and management: Makadok holds
bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics and economics
from Yale and a doctorate in organization and strategy from the
Wharton School. He is a scholar in the field of strategic management
professor of chemistry: McDonald was trained at Stanford and Yale
in synthetic organic and bioorganic chemistry. He developed his
career in organic metallic chemistry, studying the unique interaction
of metals with organic molecules.
associate professor of art history: Meyer came to Emory in September
1994 as an instructor in art history and has established himself
as a historian and critic of modern American art. Meyer’s
area of expertise is the 1960s, and he has written two books on
the Minimalist movement of that period.
associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences: Musselman
has achieved national recognition for her studies exploring the
psychobiologic interface between depression and outcome among patients
with cardiovascular disease and cancer. She is a leading scholar
in the relationship of mood disorder and stress with cardiovascular
and neoplastic disease.
associate professor of surgery: Newell is an expert in the field
of organ transplantation. He is a gifted clinician who has made
important contributions to his field of study. Newell was recruited
from the University of Chicago, where he was director of the liver
and pancreas transplant division.
professor of pathology and laboratory medicine: Nolte has distinguished
himself as an innovative director of a large and complex laboratory
service, an excellent scholar and a dedicated teacher. He is internationally
recognized in the field of molecular diagnostics.
professor of medicine: Quyyumi is a preeminent scholar in cardiovascular
biology who was recently recruited from the National Institutes
of Health, where he served as director of the cardiac catheterization
laboratory. He is widely recognized as an innovative and prolific
researcher with the ability to move from bench to bedside.
professor of Old Testament: Peterson has played a significant role
in several major reference works that have shaped the interpretation
of Old Testament scholarship for lay people: the Harper’s
Bible Commentary, the New Interpreter’s Bible and a new annotated
bible published by Oxford University Press.
professor of law: An alumna of Emory (BA and MA) and of Harvard
(JD), Price is a legal historian. She has supervised many student
papers, served as an advisor for the Emory Law Journal and served
as associate dean for academic affairs in the law school.
associate professor of psychology: Rodman has pursued a multisided
research program investigating how behavior is affected by the functioning
of neural circuits. She excels in drawing undergraduates into research
experiences and has obtained a supplement to her NSF grant specifically
to fund that work.
associate professor of finance: Shanken holds a doctorate in economics
from Carnegie Mellon University. He has a stellar record of research
and scholarship in finance and has published his work in a number
of journals. Shanken currently is a professor of both MBA and PhD
professor of law: Shepherd established and administered the law
and economics colloquium series at the law school and regularly
referees articles for economics and political science journals.
He has written extensively in the areas of antitrust law and economics,
and in areas where the two intersect.
professor of neurology: Smith is an internationally recognized scientist
in neuroanatomy with particular expertise in the neurochemcial organization
of the basal ganglia. His findings contribute to the understanding
and treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
professor of pediatrics: Sola was recruited from the University
of California-Los Angeles. At Emory he serves as director of neonatology
in the Department of Pediatrics. Many consider him the “father
of neonatology” in South and Central America because he developed
fellowship programs in Argentina, Colombia, Paraguay, Cuba and Ecuador.
associate professor of microbiology and immunology: Stojiljkovic’s
independent research productivity in the understanding of iron metabolism
in microorganisms has blossomed at Emory. He has established an
international reputation in this field.
associate professor of medicine: Taylor is in the cardiology division
of the Department of Medicine and is director of the Cardiovascular
Disease Fellowship Training Program. His research focuses on vascular
biology with an emphasis on the role of vascular inflammation in
the pathogenesis of hypertension, diabetes and atherosclerosis.
professor of medicine: Tenover is an accomplished senior faculty
member who is a recognized leader in the field of geriatrics. She
has achieved international recognition as an expert in androgen
replacement theory in aging males.
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, associate professor of
women’s studies: Garland-Thomson comes to Emory from Howard
University, where she served as an associate professor since 1997.
She has done extensive work on national boards and committees, most
notably in developing disability studies in organizations such as
the American Studies Association and the Modern Language Association.
associate professor of medicine: Vaccarino was recently recruited
from Yale. She is a highly respected epidemiologist and innovative
investigator in cardiovascular epidemiology, especially in cardiovascular
disease in women and the role of psychological and behavioral factors
in cardiovascular disease.
professor of neurology: Vitek has achieved international recognition
for his research on the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease
and other movement disorders. As director of functional and stereotaxic
neurology, he has been instrumental in Emory’s development
as a world-class center for the treatment of these disorders.
associate professor of finance: Wahal’s research has been
published in a number of journals, and his classroom teaching has
far exceeded expectations for a junior faculty member. He has played
a large role in establishing a new research-oriented ethos in the
professor of English: Walker’s area of expertise is rhetoric
studies. He has excellent research credentials that now include
two scholarly monographs, a co-edited textbook and more than 30
essays and reviews.
Walker, professor of educational studies: Walker
has served on three committees for the American Educational Research
Association, two for the Spencer Foundation, two editorial boards
and as a member of the Alumni Council of Harvard’s Graduate
School of Education.
associate professor of sociology: Apart from a range of department
committees, Werum has put together three of the annual Southeastern
Undergraduate Sociology symposia. She is active in professional
associations, reviews for journals and granting agencies, and has
volunteered time to several Atlanta public service organizations.
associate professor of political science: Wickham’s scholarly
work is on Middle Eastern politics. She has won one major teaching
award and received nominations for three others, and she has been
recognized seven times for teaching excellence by Emory’s
Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
associate professor of behavioral science and health education:
Wingood is a model for her peers in the field of public health and
is frequently sought as a mentor by young African American women
who aspire to achieve similar accomplishments. She is a highly regarded
scholar whose published work has achieved national visibility.
professor of medicine: Yang previously worked for the Johns Hopkins
Center for Analysis of Gene Expression. At Emory, he serves as director
of the division of digestive diseases in the Department of Medicine.
Yang is an international leader in the field of molecular gastroenterology.
associate professor of urology: Zhau is a skilled research scientist
who has made significant contributions to the understanding of molecular
urology and therapeutics. She has provided excellent mentorship
to a number of trainees and continues to contribute much to the
education of Emory clinicians and scientists.
professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences: Zola’s scholarship
in the area of memory and the medial temporal lobe in humans and
nonhuman primate models is considered landmark and has exerted a
profound influence on the field of cognitive neuroscience. He is
a member of the board of directors of the National Association for
Biomedical Research. Zola is director of the Yerkes National Primate
associate professor of political science: Zorn is a judicial scholar
whose work involves sophisticated statistical analysis of the American
judiciary system. Three times he has been invited to teach at the
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, the
University of Michigan’s summer methodology program, considered
by many to be the best in the country.
—Compiled by Matthew Harrison