Our People

In Service to Humanity

Take a look around. Here you'll find people with a shared purpose. People looking to make an impact. People exploring unique views and finding answers in new places. People drawing inspiration from one another and embracing their differences. Because only then can we truly serve humanity.

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Making a Difference

Collaborative to Our Core

When amazing people come together, big things happen. From professors recognized the world over to the students and alumni driven by their inspiration, meet some of the incredible and innovative minds who work to advance humanity.

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Meet Emory People

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Justin Burton

As associate professor of physics, Justin received $625K from the National Science Foundation—one of the most prestigious awards from their CAREER program.

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Julie Wang

Senior Julie Wang, a business and theater studies double major, is passionate about her out-of-class activities. "My favorite club is Consult Your Community, because it makes a lasting impact on small businesses in the area by providing free consulting."

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Michael Lomax

Alumnus Michael Lomax is president of the United Negro College Fund, the nation’s largest private provider of scholarships and other educational support to African American students.

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Erin Tarver

Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin Tarver teaches undergraduates at Oxford College, and her research examines a range of topics including feminist philosophy and the meaning of sports fandom.

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Carlos del Rio

Infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine at Emory School of Medicine, Carlos del Rio serves as an adviser during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping to guide the state and national response.

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Leah Ward Sears

First woman and youngest jurist to sit on Georgia’s Supreme Court, alumna Leah Ward Sears is also the first African American chief justice of a state supreme court.

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Our Leaders

A Strong Network Committed to Giving Back

Notable Emory Alumni

Warrick Dunn

Philanthropist and former NFL player

Michael Dubin

CEO of Dollar Shave Club

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers

Grammy Award–winning Indigo Girls

Lauren Gunderson

Most produced living playwright in America