CCAS Welcomes 27 New Faculty Members

Dean says that new full-time additions to the faculty team strengthens the Columbian College’s academic mission.

September 25, 2017

The George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences welcomed 27 new full-time faculty members this year, bringing the total number of full-time scholars to 497. Each of these academics adds skills and expertise that enhance the college’s strengths in disciplines across the sciences, social sciences and humanities, CCAS Dean Ben Vinson III said.

“Our faculty are at the heart of our academic mission. This new cohort of scholars ensures that we remain at the forefront of teaching and research. We welcome them to our academic community,” Dr. Vinson said.

Below is a list of the new faculty members and the school in which they will be teaching.

  • Ginger Allington, Department of Geography
  • Hadia Anaye, Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Matt Bruce, Department of Forensic Sciences
  • Allison Caras, Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Adam Dean, Department of Political Science
  • Elizabeth Deans, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
  • Carola Goldenberg, Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Yuxiao Huang, Data Science Program
  • Loren Kajikawa, Department of Music
  • Windi Krok, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Joel Lewis, Department of Mathematic
  • Peter Loge, School of Media and Public Affairs
  • Sara Matthiesen, Department of History
  • Miok Pak, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
  • Erik A. Rodriguez, Department of Chemistry
  • Joseph M. Sène, Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Dmitri Stanchevici, English for Academic Purposes Program
  • Eiko Strader, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
  • Bryan Stuart, Department of Economics
  • Pao-Lin Tien, Department of Economics
  • Max van Balgooy, Museum Studies Program
  • Christopher Warshaw, Department of Political Science
  • Tomas Williams, Department of Economics
  • Lang (Kate) Yang, Public Policy and Public Administration
  • Nima Zahadat, Data Science Program
  • Orian Zakai, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
  • Xiaoke Zhang, Department of Statistics
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