Professor teaching a class outside the STEPS building

Faculty

Whether they’re using computational biophysics in the fight against harmful bacteria, studying how the economic status of women impacts their response to climate-related disasters, working with communities to identify and address health needs or helping parents support child language development, Lehigh faculty work within and across a variety of disciplines to tackle some of society’s greatest challenges through their research and teaching.

Faculty in the News

Lehigh’s world-class faculty, 93 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their respective fields, offer expertise and valuable insights on a variety of topics. For inquiries and interview requests, please contact Media Relations.

Karyn Olivier exhibit at LUAG

The Complexity of Being Human

Artist-in-Residence Karyn Olivier builds a wall inside the LUAG Main Gallery. 

Mary Robinson speaks at Lehigh University

Mary Robinson Challenges Lehigh Community to Advocate for Climate Justice

The former president of Ireland spoke about the global impact of climate change at the Kenner Lecture for Cultural Understanding. 

Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland

Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, to Speak at Lehigh

The human rights activist will speak about climate justice in the 2018 Kenner Lecture on Cultural Understanding. 

By the Numbers

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

540

full-time professors teach at Lehigh

117

research grants awarded to Lehigh faculty by external funding agencies

784

students were employed in faculty projects (undergraduate and graduate)

 

Meet Our Faculty

Lehigh University faculty deeply engage students in the learning process. They embrace the important role of educator, serving as mentors, encouraging curiosity and finding opportunities to collaborate with students on research.

 
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Monica Miller

Director of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Associate Professor of Religion Studies & Africana Studies
College of Arts & Sciences

Monica Miller speaks about interdisciplinary opportunities at Lehigh and how they can enhance a primary area of study and help develop creative problem solvers.

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Zack Zacharia

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
College of Business and Economics

Zack Zacharia discusses teaching and research at Lehigh and the value of learning in a diverse community.

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Patricia Manz

Professor of School Psychology
College of Education

Patti Manz speaks about how Lehigh provides a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment for research and how that environment has helped her grow as a scholar.

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Shalinee Kishore

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Shalinee Kishore explains how Lehigh “hits the sweet spot” for faculty by providing an environment that supports world-class interdisciplinary research and high-quality instruction.