Scholars Who Teach

What does it mean to learn from scholars who teach? It means that your professors are continually pushing the boundaries of the known, combining their thought-leading expertise with their passion for teaching, mentoring, and collaborating. It means that your classroom experience is seamlessly integrated with breakthroughs in the lab and discoveries in the field.

On any given day at Dartmouth, you could be working with

  • Rashauna Johnson, an historian who is revealing how the systematic exploitation of enslaved people and their labor was foundational to the creation and growth of New Orleans
  • Ryan Halter, a biomedical engineer who has created an early warning system to help doctors treat traumatic brain injuries and prevent permanent damage
  • Jodie Mack, an award-winning experimental animator working to unleash the kinetic energy of overlooked and wasted objects and questioning the role of decoration in daily life
  • Xia Zhou, a computer scientist whose research explores the potential of light as both a sensing medium and data delivery mechanism in the miniaturized and ubiquitous mobile computing of the future
  • Thalia Wheatley, a psychologist uncovering the basis of human social intelligence and exploring questions such as why dolls are creepy and how we think about friendship
  • Michael Herron, a social scientist whose most recent research examined the profound and unjust effects that long voting lines can have on both elections and specific constituencies those elections ostensibly include

Explore the full community of scholars who teach at Dartmouth.

Scholars Who Teach

For Dartmouth professors, teaching is a passion, a calling, a way of life. Mentorship is instinctive, one of the most rewarding aspects of their scholarship. Dartmouth faculty members are also pioneering researchers and influential thought-leaders. Their work with students helps them advance the frontier of knowledge and helps students advance their careers. Dartmouth classrooms are interactive, collaborative, discussion-based environments.

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