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Christine Franklin is passionate about teaching statistics and believes that statistical literacy is essential for all citizens in today’s data-centric world.

William Finlay, professor and department head in sociology, says he thinks of his discipline as a kind of toolkit to explain human behavior.

Jean Martin-Williams, who directs the horn studio in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, successfully combines her passions for teaching and performing. 

Associate professor of marine sciences Patricia Yager has journeyed to the Antarctic, the Amazon River plume and the Arctic in search of a better understanding of how climate is impacting these biological hot spots. Thousands of K-12 school students across…

Lisa Donovan, professor of plant biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, helps students gain a better understanding of the natural world so that they can make informed decisions as citizens and stewards of our natural resources

John Wares, an associate professor of genetics, uses his enthusiasm for his subject to help carry students through challenging semesters filled with lots of details, data and ideas.