Staff & Faculty

Law School Dean JoAnne Epps named chair of police oversight board
JoAnne Epps, dean of the Beasley School of Law, was appointed chair of a Philadelphia police oversight board on Wednesday, March 25. Read about her new role and what contributed to her success, as noted in this 'Philadelphia Inquirer' front page story.
March 30, 2015
Temple professor reveals 'Bollywood’s India'
According to English Professor Priya Joshi, Bollywood films serve as more than just a glamorous form of escapism. They offer a revealing glimpse into modern India's most controversial subjects.
March 27, 2015
Jason Chein knows what’s inside his students’ heads
The ability to demonstrate psychology’s real-world application is one reason Psychology Professor Jason Chein is so easily able to engage his students.
March 17, 2015
Faculty Focus: Cardiovascular researcher Steven Houser
In this latest installment of the faculty profile series, Temple University School of Medicine’s Steven Houser discusses the current and future state of heart health in America and what inspires his research.
Temple excels in benefits, supervisors and meaningful work
Temple University participated in’s Top Workplaces survey this past December. The response to the survey broke all previous records for Temple employee participation.
STHM experts analyze impact of Philadelphia DNC
On the heels of the announcement that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, faculty members in Temple’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management began sharing their expertise with the media.
Giving new meaning to an education degree
Gregory Anderson is leading the College of Education on a new path to train educators equipped to succeed in all fields and industries.
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.
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.
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.
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.