Faculty-in-Residence ProgramResiding at Clairmont Campus, four regular, full-time faculty members engage students through ongoing programs and interactions. Faculty In Residence (FIRs), selected through an application process, offer a program series based on topics that enrich the residential experience. Field trips, speakers, and open discussions provide opportunities for FIRs to live and to learn with students.
Faculty members interested the Faculty-in-Residence Program should contact Dr. Andy Wilson, Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Director of Residence Life, at 404.727.4144 or email@example.com.
Current Faculty in Residence
» Center for International Living - Dr. Paul Courtright
The Center for International Living (CIL) provides an intellectual and social experience for Emory juniors and seniors living at Clairmont Campus who have interests in international topics and cultures...[more]
CIL is directed by Paul and Peggy Courtright who live at the end of the corridor adjacent to the CIL apartments. Paul Courtright is a professor in the Department of Religion with research and teaching interestson India and comparative religion. Peggy Courtright is an attorney in practice in Decatur with specialization in family law...[more]
» Bridging Academics, Service, and Ethics - Dr. Tracy Morkin
Bridging Academics, Service, and Ethics at Emory (or BASE) is located in the Clairmont Campus Undergraduate Residential Center. The goal for the group of 28 undergraduate students and a faculty advisor and his/her family living together for the school year is to build upperclassman community living by integrating social and intellectual life...[more]
BASE is currently led by Tracy Morkin of the Chemistry Department...[more]
» Sex and Sexuality - Dr. Irene Browne
Dr. Irene Browne is an Associate Professor in the Sociology Department with a joint appointment in Women’s Studies. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1991. Her general research areas include stratification, gender, work and occupations, and immigration. Her current research interests include labor market equality; intersections of race, gender and class; discrimination and Latino immigration in Georgia.
» Resilience - Dr. Susan Bauer-Wu
Dr. Susan Bauer-Wu is a faculty member in the School of Nursing. She earned an M.S. in Oncology/Adult Health Nursing from the University of New Hampshire (1990) and a Ph.D. from Rush University, College of Nursing, with a focus in psychoneuroimmunology (1997). She joined the Emory faculty as an untenured Associate Professor in 2007. Prior to that, she was Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston (2001-2007).
Dr. Bauer-Wu's research focuses on the science of the mind-body connection and the enhancement of quality of life for individuals affected by cancer. She has received numerous professional honors and awards and currently is a distinguished scholar with the Georgia Cancer Coalition. Dr. Bauer-Wu's teaching interests include the use of contemplative and self-care practices for nursing students to foster resiliency and enhance patient-provider dynamics.
Past Faculty in Residence
» Bridging Academics, Service, and Ethics
Dr. Alexander Escobar (2006-2008)
Maureen Sweatman (2005-06)
Dr. Arri Eisen (2003-2005)
» Livable Cities: Environmental Sustainability & Urban Living - Dr. Tom Burns
For the past three years, Dr. Burns and his wife have directed a monthly dinner-seminar series with additional outings at Clairmont Campus around the theme of "Livable Cities: Environmental Sustainability and Urban Living". Participation in the seminar and related field trips is open to all residents of the campus...
Tom Burns is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of History. Currently, he is engaged in a project designed to illuminate some of the general factors in the decline of the ancient city by comparing the changing relationship between urban centers and their rural hinterlands in two quite distinct regions...[more]
» Futures of Knowledge - Dr. Michael Elliott (2007-2010)
Michael Elliott is a professor of English, specializing in the literature and culture of the United States from the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth century. He, his wife, and two children lead the Futures of Knowledge program at Clairmont Campus...[more]
» Health and Healing - Drs. Ron and Kate Barrett (2009)
Ron Barrett is a medical anthropologist and registered nurse. He teaches in the Department of Anthropology and School of Nursing. His interests include the social aspects of infectious diseases, religious healing, and decisionmaking at the end of life. Kate Barrett is a cultural and medical anthropologist in the School of Nursing and Department of Anthropology. Her interests include child welfare and maltreatment, adolescent well-being, and women's health.
» Dr. Jack Zupko (2009-2010)