Staff & Faculty

Faculty Focus: Marine biologist Erik Cordes
Associate Professor of Biology Erik Cordes has been investigating deep-water coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico for 15 years, but his research attracted an international spotlight after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
January 23, 2015
Magid Abou-Gharbia receives international award
Magid Abou-Gharbia, director of the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research in Temple’s School of Pharmacy, has received the Grand Hamdan International Award in Drug Discovery.
January 13, 2015
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.