Staff & Faculty

Symposium honors Temple chemist Franklin Davis
Temple University honored Professor Franklin Davis with a daylong symposium commemorating his pioneering work in the field of chemistry, as well as his nearly 20 years with Temple's Chemistry Department.
December 3, 2014
Temple receives two ‘Philadelphia Business Journal’ Innovation Awards
'Philadelphia Business Journal' has honored Temple with two 2014 Innovation Awards. The awards recognize the region’s top leaders in healthcare and the life sciences.
November 24, 2014
Mohammad Kiani's research makes a real-world impact
For his novel technology and groundbreaking research, Mechanical Engineering Professor Mohammad Kiani received the 2014 Temple University Faculty Research Award.
November 24, 2014
Psychology professor recognized for inspirational teaching
Temple Psychology Professor Laurence Steinberg has been named one of this year’s recipients of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award.
Rolf Lakaemper creates an atmosphere of trust in the classroom
Rolf Lakaemper, associate professor of computer and information sciences, is a recipient of Temple’s 2013–2014 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Faculty Focus: Law Professor Jaya Ramji-Nogales
In this Faculty Focus segment, Jaya Ramji-Nogales discusses her passions—immigration and human rights law—and how she addresses them in her research and incorporates them into her classroom.
Raise Your Hand: Questions for a Temple professor
Physics Professor Marjatta Lyyra loves to explore. From riding bikes as a kid in Finland to sailing with her family to her work in her lab at Temple, she is always up for a challenge.
Boyer professor showcases dance technique before international audience
Temple University Professor Kun-Yang showcased his dance technique in front of an international audience at a contemporary dance festival in Germany.
SERC professor works to preserve Haitian biodiversity
In a cryobank located at Temple’s new Science Education and Research Center, Temple biologist S. Blair Hedges works to preserve Haiti’s biodiversity.
Ellen Weber joins Fox as head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
Ellen Weber has joined Temple University’s Fox School of Business as executive director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute and assistant professor in the Strategic Management Department.
Cellist Jeffrey Solow helps students find their own voices
Jeffrey Solow, a cellist and professor of instrumental studies at Temple, brings an abundance of experience in performing, recording, writing and publishing to his role as teacher and mentor.
New faculty hires accelerate Temple’s momentum
Temple University’s rise as one of the nation’s premier urban public research universities has taken another leap forward with the arrival of 57 outstanding new tenured and tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Temple psychologist redefines adolescence as an 'Age of Opportunity'
In his new book, 'Age of Opportunity,' Psychology Professor Laurence Steinberg challenges the stereotypes regarding adolescence. Drawing on the latest scientific findings on brain development, Steinberg calls adolescence an opportunity to help young people be happier, healthier and more successful.