Faculty Stories

Our faculty is more than 360 strong, and each professor has a unique story to tell. Meet the passionate educators and scholars who will guide your journey as you pursue your intellectual passions.

Emily Martin

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Emily Martin, Music

Acclaimed classical vocalist Emily Martin, music, amplifies the work of underrepresented musicians in her Bucknell courses and beyond.

Eric Kennedy

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Eric Kennedy, Biomedical Engineering

Professor Eric Kennedy, biomedical engineering, aims to reduce playground injuries by analyzing design, appropriateness of substrates for cushioning falls, and maintenance procedures that can prevent accidents.

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Stacy Mastrolia, Accounting

From investigating fraud to managing their own finances, Professor Stacy Mastrolia, accounting, gives her students a 360 view of all that accountants can do.

Portrait of Kate Suslava

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Kate Suslava, Accounting

Professor Kate Suslava, management, who once planned to study Italian dialects as a graduate student, merges linguistics and management in her current research.

Nina Banks

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Nina Banks, Economics

Professor Nina Banks is rebuilding a long-overlooked historical body of work by early women economists.

DeeAnn Reeder

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DeeAnn Reeder, Biology

Bucknell University Professor DeeAnn Reeder, biology, is an authority on infectious disease ecology, including the white-nose disease that has devastated North American bat populations.

Portrait of professor Anna Baker

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Anna Baker, Psychology

As the leader of Bucknell's Pediatric Behavioral Health Lab, psychology professor Anna Baker ensures that undergraduates have a direct hand in research that yields crucial insights on the link between chronic illness and anxiety.

Portrait of Christopher Martine

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Christopher Martine, Biology

Over more than a decade of exploring the Australian Outback, Professor Chris Martine, biology, has found several new species of plants.

Professor Matt Bailey, in a blue jacket and tie, stands beside a brick building on Bucknell's campus

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Matt Bailey, Analytics & Operations Management

Professor Matt Bailey, the Christian R. Lindback Chair in Business Administration, uses analytics and mathematical modeling to help small organizations solve thorny problems.

Portrait of Sarah Lower

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Sarah Lower, Biology

Professor Sarah Lower, biology, studies the connections between the genetics of fireflies and the history of their evolution in different environments.

Portrait of professor Chris Ellis

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Christopher Ellis, Political Science

Professor Christopher Ellis, political science, emphasizes appreciation of different perspectives and mastery of quantitative data analysis in his teaching, which frequently incorporates the creation and conducting of surveys.

Portrait of professor Jimmy Chen

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Jimmy Chen, Management

Professor Jimmy Chen, management, investigates the influence of suppliers' allocation decisions and studies how retailers regulate their suppliers through vendor compliance programs.

Courtney Burns

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Courtney Burns, Political Science

Professor Courtney Burns takes a close look at how gender stereotypes influence policy decisions of women in power.

Annetta Grant

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Annetta Grant, Markets, Innovation & Design

Professor Annetta Grant goes beyond economics to examine what motivates homeowners to spend on renovation projects.

Eric Santanen

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Professor Eric Santanen, Management

Professor Eric Santanten, who studies online privacy, says even his most tech-savvy students are often surprised by the data trail their online lives leave behind.

Craig Beal in his car

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Craig Beal ’05, Mechanical Engineering

Drivers can't tell what hazards might be lurking around the next corner. Bucknell Professor Craig Beal '05, mechanical engineering, wants to fix that.

Brantley Gasaway

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Brantley Gasaway, Religious Studies

Professor Brantley Gasaway, religious studies, places empathy and inquiry at the center of his courses on religion and American politics.

Scott Meinke poses for portrait in front of bookshelf

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Scott Meinke, Political Science

Professor Scott Meinke, political science, studies how systems of American government work and challenges his students to explore how they might be improved.

Eddy Ng

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Eddy Ng, Management

As a novice banker, Eddy Ng saw an injustice in his field. As a professor of management focusing on workplace diversity, he's helping to right it, and teaching his students to make their own workplaces more equitable and inclusive.

Angele Kingue

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Angèle Kingué, French & Francophone Studies

For Bucknell Professor Angèle Kingué, French and Francophone studies, nothing is more important than communicating powerfully and effectively with others through her teaching, writing and mentoring.