New Tenure-Track Faculty: 2016

Tenure-track faculty | Non-tenure track faculty

Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Alex Bolton
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Alex Bolton completed his PhD in Politics at Princeton University (2015). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Bolton held a position at Duke University. Bolton's primary scholarly focus is executive branch politics and policymaking in the United States. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

Paul Bucholtz
Assistant Professor of German Studies
Paul Bucholtz completed his PhD in German Studies at Cornell University (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Buchholz held positions at the University of California, Berkeley and Scripps College. Buchholz's research focuses on narratives of community in 20th and 21st century German literature. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including TRANSIT, Gegenwartsliteratur, and the Journal of Austrian Studies.

Yunxiao Chen
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Yunxiao Chen completed his PhD in Statistics at Columbia University (2016). Chen's primary scholarly focus is on statistical methods in diagnostic assessment and the role of latent variables and latent variable models in psychological measurement. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Applied Psychological Measurement and the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

Adriana Chira
Assistant Professor of History
Adriana Chira completed her PhD in Anthropology and History at the University of Michigan (2016). Chira's primary scholarly focus is race, slavery, and emancipation in Cuba and the Atlantic World during the 19th century. She has a publication under review, Fama and Property in Freedom Suits in Santiago de Cuba, 1820-1865.

Anita H. Corbett
Professor of Biology
Anita H. Corbett completed her PhD in Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University (1992). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Corbett was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School until 1997 and spent 19 years as a faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry at the Emory School of Medicine. Corbett's primary research focus is on understanding the function of RNA binding proteins that are altered in human disease, including intellectual disability and muscular dystrophy. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Molecular Cell.

Christina E. Crawford
Assistant Professor of Art History
Christina E. Crawford completed her PhD in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning at Harvard University (2016) and her MArch at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (2003). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Crawford practiced as a registered architect and urban designer in Boston, and was a Lecturer in Architectural History at Northeastern University. Crawford's scholarly work explores the agency of design in transitional periods, and her current book project focuses on the foundations of early Soviet urban theory and practice. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Urban History, Future Anterior, and Harvard Design Magazine.

Laura Emmery
Assistant Professor of Music
Laura Emmery completed her PhD in Music Theory at the University of California, Santa Barbara (2014). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Emmery held positions at Arizona State University, Tempe and Emory University as a visiting instructor. Emmery's primary scholarly focus is 20th-century music analysis that incorporates sketch studies, theories of rhythm and meter, and American modernism. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including The Musical Quarterly, Twentieth-Century Music, and Tempo.

Joyce Ho
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Joyce Ho completed her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (2015). Ho's primary scholarly focus is developing novel data mining and machine learning algorithms for healthcare applications. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Biomedical Informatics and ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems.

Adrian Jaeggi
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Adrian Jaeggi completed his PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Zurich (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Jaeggi held positions at the Department of Anthropology and the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, both at the University of California Santa Barbara. Jaeggi's primary scholarly focus is the evolution of human behavior and its proximate bases through an explicitly comparative approach, combining empirical research on different species of primates and human populations. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Current Biology, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, and Evolutionary Anthropology.

Jeong-Ho (John) Kim
Assistant Professor of Economics
Jeong-Ho (John) Kim completed his PhD in Economics at Princeton University (2016) under the supervision of Noble Laureate Christopher Sims. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Kim was a Research Assistant at Princeton University. Kim’s primary areas of specialization are financial economics and applied theory, and his job market paper uses a model of learning to explain the active management's growth.

Xochitl Marsillil-Vargas
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Xochitl Marsillil-Vargas completed her PhD in Linguistic and Socio-Cultural Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley (2014) after studying at Mexico's Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia and receiving a Masters in Arts Sciences from Columbia University. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Marsilli-Vargas held a position at the University of San Francisco. Her primary scholarly focus is the reception and circulation of health discourses, through the analysis of new media technologies, linguistic analysis, and the study of the pragmatics of listening. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including The Journal of Pragmatics, Signs and Society, and Revista Giros Teóricos.

Rohan Palmer
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Rohan Palmer completed his PhD in Psychology at University of Colorado at Boulder (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Palmer held positions at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, and the Providence VA Medical Center. Palmer's primary scholarly focus is on the identification of genetic and environmental factors associated with other forms of drug addiction, and by extension behavioral and neurocognitive antecedents that increase the likelihood of drug consumption. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Behavior Genetics, Addiction, and Psychological Medicine.

Cassidy Puckett
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Cassidy Puckett completed her MA in Education at Stanford (2004) and her PhD in Sociology at Northwestern (2015). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Puckett was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Tufts. Puckett's primary scholarly focus is on differences in digital literacy and their implications for education. Her articles have been published in Sociological Focus and Educational Technology.

Tehila Sasson
Assistant Professor of History
Tehila Sasson completed her PhD in History at the University of California, Berkeley (2015). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Sasson held positions at the Institute for Historical Research, University of London and at the University of Cambridge. Sasson's primary scholarly focus is the history of humanitarianism and capitalism in Britain and the world. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the American Historical Review (forthcoming), the Journal for British Studies, and European Review of History.

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade
Acting Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies
Beretta E. Smith-Shomade completed her PhD in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, (1997). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Smith-Shomade held positions at Tulane University and the University of Arizona. Smith-Shomade's primary scholarly focus is on the ways in which blackness (the subject and aesthetic) circulates and impacts television and larger popular culture. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including Cinema Journal, Television & New Media, and The Communication Review.

Ajit Sravastava
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ajit Sravastava completed his PhD in Applied Physics at Rice University (2009). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Srivastava worked at ETH Zurich. Srivastava's primarily scholarly focus is in the field of novel atomically thin materials, using light to control their properties. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Physical Review Letters, Nature Physics, and Nature Nanotechnology.

Bin Xu
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Bin Xu earned his MA in Sociology at the University of California, Davis (2005) and his PhD in Sociology at Northwestern (2011). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory as a Confucius Institute Assistant Professor, Xu was an Assistant Professor at Florida International University. Xu's primary scholarly focus is on disaster and collective memory in China. His articles have been published in Theory & Society, Sociological Theory, and China Quarterly.

Oxford College

Catherine Bagwell
Professor of Psychology
Catherine Bagwell completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (1999). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Bagwell held positions at the University of Richmond and Colgate University. Bagwell's primary scholarly focus is the intersection of developmental psychology and child clinical psychology with attention to children’s peer relations and friendships. She has co-authored two books and her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, the Merril-Palmer Quarterly, and the Harvard Review of Psychiatry.

Donald Beaudette
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Donald Beaudette completed his PhD in Political Science at Emory University (2013). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Beaudette held a position at Morehouse College. Beaudette's primary scholarly focus is the relationship between civil policing, counterinsurgency and insurgent vigilantism in the context of civil war. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the Journal of Politics, the Social Science Journal, and European Political Science Review.

Bridgette Gunnels
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Bridgette Gunnels completed her PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures with a secondary field in Latin American History at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2002). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Gunnels was Lecturer at Oxford College and held positions at Agnes Scott College and the University of West Georgia. Gunnels' primary scholarly focus is identity and place in the Latin American and Caribbean short story, and Social Justice Pedagogy in the foreign language classroom. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Revista de Estudios Hispanicos and Journal of Language Literary Education.

Douglas A. Hicks
Dean | Professor of Religion
Douglas Hicks completed his PhD in Religion (allied field: Economics) at Harvard University (1998). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Hicks held positions at the University of Richmond and Colgate University. His primary scholarly focus connects the study of religion and the study of social ethics and leadership. He has authored four books and his articles have been published in a number of leading journals including The Journal of Religious Leadership, and The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics.

David Resha
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
David Resha completed his PhD in Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Resha held a position at Birmingham-Southern College. Resha's primary scholarly focus is documentary film history and aesthetics. He has authored the book, The Cinema of Errol Morris, and his articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Screening the Past and Quarterly Review of Film and Video.

Thomas Osburn
Assistant Professor of Physics
Thomas Osburn completed his PhD in Physics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016). Osburn's primary scholarly focus is gravitational wave astrophysics and black hole perturbation theory. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Physical Review and Journal of the Electrochemical Society.

Goizueta Business School

Jesse Bockstedt
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Jesse Bockstedt completed his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management (2008). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Bockstedt held positions at George Mason University and the University of Arizona. Bockstedt's primary research focus is behavioral economic issues in technology-mediated environments. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Production and Operations Management, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of MIS.

Inyoung Chae
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Inyoung Chae completed her PhD in Management at INSEAD Business School, Fontainbleau, France (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Chae worked as an in-house consultant for Doosan Infracore Co. Chae's primary research interests are digital marketing, online advertising, user generated content and big data analysis. She recently published an article in the Marketing Science journal.

Tian Heong Chan
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Tian Chan completed his PhD in Management at INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, France (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Chan held positions as Manager of Technology and Operations at PSA International and Management Associate at PSA Singapore. Chan's research interests are new product development, design management, operational innovation, service management, and empirical operations.

Cassandra Estep
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Cassandra Estep completed her PhD in Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Estep held positions at Illinois and Ernst & Young; she is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. Estep's primary research focus is judgment and decision making in auditing, with specific interest in the role of audit specialists.

Rohan Ganduri
Assistant Professor of Finance
Rohan Ganduri completed his PhD in Finance at Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Ganduri held positions at Georgia Tech. Ganduri's research interests include banking, credit risk, and corporate finance.

Demetrius Lewis
Assistant Professor of Organization and Management
Demetrius P. Lewis completed his PhD in Organizational Theory at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Lewis was a Research Associate at Princeton University. Lewis' primary research focus is social and network processes occurring across organizations with a focus in venture capital and socio-political entrepreneurship. Lewis' work has been featured in outlets including the Academy of Management Proceedings.

Karl Schuhmacher
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Karl Schuhmacher completed his PhD in Management at the University of Lausanne (2014). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Schuhmacher was a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Schuhmacher's primary research focus is related to management accounting, activity-based costing, and information aggregation.

Vilma Todri
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Vilma Todri completed her PhD in Information Systems at New York University (2016). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Todri held positions at Google Inc. and co-founded a tech startup company that successfully raised funding. Todri's primary research focus is on online advertising and consumer behavior in technology-mediated environments. Her research has been published in a number of leading journals and conferences including MIS Quarterly, KDD, and ICIS.

Morgan Ward
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Morgan Ward completed her PhD in Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Ward held a faculty position at Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business. Ward's primary research focus is consumer behavior. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Marketing Research.

School of Law

Margo A. Bagley
Acting Professor of Law
Margo Bagley completed her JD at Emory School of Law (1996). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Bagley was the Hardy Cross Dillard Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. Bagley's primary scholarly focus is biotechnology, intellectual property, and patent law. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the Minnesota Law Review and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

George Georgiev
Assistant Professor of Law
George Georgiev completed his MA in Economics from the University of Munich (2008) and his JD at Yale Law School (2007). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Georgiev was Visiting Assistant Professor at UCLA School of Law. Georgiev's primary scholarly focus is corporate governance, securities regulation, and comparative business law. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the Yale Journal on Regulation, International Finance, and the UCLA Law Review.

School of Medicine

Byron B. Au-Yeung
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Byron B. Au-Yeung completed his PhD in Immunology at University of Rochester (2007). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Au-Yeung held positions at University of California, San Francisco. Au-Yeung's primary scholarly focus is chemical-genetic immunology strategies. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Nature Immunology and Journal of Immunology.

Erin M. Buckley
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Erin Buckley completed her PhD in Physics at the University of Pennsylvania (2011). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Buckley held positions at Massachusetts General Hospital and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Buckley's primary scholarly focus is neuro-engineering and imaging. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Pediatric Research and Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Simon Chen
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Simon Chen completed his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia (2012). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Chen held a position at the University of California in San Diego. Chen's primary scholarly focus is neural circuit plasticity. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Nature and Cell.

Mark J. Czaja
Professor of Medicine
Mark J. Czaja completed his MD at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University (1980). Czaja completed his residency in internal medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University (1983) and a fellowship in gastroenterology-hepatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1987). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Czaja held positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Czaja's primary clinical and scholarly focus is hepatology. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including The Annual Review of Immunology, Hepatology, and American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Brian Dias
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Brian Dias completed his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin (2008). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Dias held positions at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Emory University. Dias' primary scholarly focus is neurobiology. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Neuron and Neuroscience.

Robert R. Flavell
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Robert R. Flavell completed his PhD in Chemical Biology at The Rockefeller University (2008) and his MD at Weill Cornell Medical College (2010). Flavell completed his residency in radiology and biomedical imaging (2015) and a fellowship in nuclear medicine at the University of California in San Francisco (2016). Flavell's primary clinical focus is molecular imaging, radiochemistry, and prostate cancer. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Clinical Infectious Diseases, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Cell Metabolism.

Elizabeth A. Krupinski
Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Elizabeth A. Krupinski completed her PhD in Experimental Psychology at Temple University (1992). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Krupinski held positions at the University of Arizona. Krupinski's primary scholarly focus is medical image perception. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Investigative Radiology and Academic Radiology.

Jonathan S. Lewin
Acting Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Jonathan S. Lewin completed his MD at Yale University (1985). Lewin completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at the University Hospitals of Cleveland (1989) and fellowships in magnetic resonance research in at Case Western Reserve University and Siemens Medical Systems in West Germany (1990), neuroradiology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1992), and additional training in head and neck imaging at Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital (1992). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Lewin held positions at Johns Hopkins University and Case Western Reserve University. Lewin's primary clinical and scholarly focus is neuroradiology. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Clinical Cancer Research and Radiology.

Babak Mahmoudi
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Babak Mahmoudi completed his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at University of Florida (2010). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Mahmoudi held positions at University of Miami and Emory University. Mahmoudi's primary scholarly focus is biomedical informatics. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Current Opinion in Neurology.

Bernardo A. Mainou
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Bernardo A. Mainou completed his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (2007). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Mainou held positions at Vanderbilt University. Mainou's primary scholarly focus is childhood infections and vaccines. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Virology and Virology.

Ephraim E. Parent
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Ephraim E. Parent completed his MD (2010) and PhD in Chemistry (2005) at the University of Illinois. Parent completed his residency in diagnostic radiology (2015) and a fellowship in nuclear medicine (2016) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Parent's primary clinical and scholarly focus is nuclear medicine. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Nuclear Medicine and Biology and Journal of Organic Chemistry.

Sheila A.M. Rauch
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Sheila A.M. Rauch completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Dakota (2000). Prior to joining Emory, Rauch held positions at the University of North Dakota and the University of Pennsylvania. Rauch's primary scholarly focus is anxiety disorders. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Eric J. Sorscher
Professor of Pediatrics
Eric J. Sorscher completed his MD at Harvard University (1985). Sorscher completed his residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (1987) and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (1990). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Sorscher held positons at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Sorscher's primary clinical and scholarly focus is cystic fibrosis. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including New England Journal of Medicine and Journal of Pediatrics.

Zhexing Wen
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Zhexing Wen completed his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University (2008). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Wen held positions at Emory University and Johns Hopkins University. Wen's primary scholarly focus is neuropsychiatry. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Nature, Cell, and Molecular Psychiatry.

Xiaofeng Yang
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Oncology
Xiaofeng Yang completed his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China (2011). Yang completed his medical physics residency in radiation oncology at Emory University (2016). Yang's primary scholarly focus is the development and application of novel multimodality imaging technologies in cancer diagnosis and treatment. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics, and Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Jill Hamilton
Acting Associate Professor of Nursing
Jill Hamilton completed her PhD in Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2001). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Hamilton held positions at Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hamilton's primary scholarly focus surrounds cancer, disease management, and the impact of spirituality on health outcomes. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Cancer Nursing, Journal of Nephrology Social Work, and Nursing Research.

Kylie Smith
Assistant Professor of Nursing | Andrew E. Mellon Faculty Fellow for Nursing and the Humanities
Kylie Smith completed her PhD in History at the University of Wollongong (2008). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Smith held positions at the University of Wollongong, the Australian Historical Association, and the Central Sydney Area Health Service. Smith's primary scholarly focus is in the history of nursing and nursing education. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including the Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, and Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing.

Mi-Kyung Song
Professor of Nursing | Director, Center for Nursing Excellence in Palliative Care
Mi-Kyung Song completed her PhD in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Song held positions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, and the School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Song's primary scholarly focus is on palliative care and chronic kidney disease. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including American Journal of Kidney Disease, Nursing Research, and Palliative Medicine.

Rollins School of Public Health

Alvaro Alonso
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Alvaro Alonso completed his MD (2000) and PhD in Epidemiology (2005) at The University of Navarra (Spain) with post-doctoral research as a Fulbright Fellow at Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Alonso held the position of Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Alonso's primary scholarly focus is conducting studies that contribute to the prevention of chronic disease, particularly cardiovascular diseases. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including American Journal of Epidemiology, Lancet, and Circulation.

Cari Jo Clark
Associate Professor of Global Health
Cari Jo Clark completed her ScD in Population and Reproductive Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (2005). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Clark held the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Clark's primary scholarly focus is the health effects and prevention of intimate-partner violence in global settings. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including American Journal of Public Health, Pediatrics, and Lancet.

Matthew O. Gribble
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health
Matthew Gribble completed his PhD in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2013). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Gribble held the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow in Biostatistics at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Gribble's primary scholarly focus is the health consequences of exposure to toxins and environmental pollutants, particularly water pollution. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including American Journal of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Perspectives, and Archives of Toxicology.

Samuel M. Jenness
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Samuel Jenness completed his PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health (2015). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Jenness held the position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate at The Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington. Jenness' primary scholarly focus is HIV/AIDS transmission and prevalence as associated with migration and social networks. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS and Behavior, and American Journal of Public Health.

Benjamin A. Lopman
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Benjamin Lopman completed his MSc in Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2000) and PhD in Epidemiology at Open University/Health Protection Agency (UK) (2004). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Lopman held the position of Epidemiologist at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lopman's primary scholarly focus is infectious diseases and immunization. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including JAMA, Lancet Infectious Diseases, and New England Journal of Medicine.

Carmen J. Marsit
Professor of Environmental Health
Carmen Marsit completed his PhD in Biological Sciences and Public Health at Harvard University (2004). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Marsit held the position of Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University. Marsit's primary scholarly focus is children’s environmental health and cancer molecular epidemiology. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including American Journal of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Perspectives, and Epigenetics.

Lauren E. McCullough
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Lauren E. McCullough completed her MSPH at Meharry Medical College (2007) and her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, McCullough held the position of Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. McCullough's primary scholarly focus is obesity anc cancer genetics and epigenetics. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including JAMA Internal Medicine, Epigenetics, and Cancer.

Shakira F. Suglia
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Shakira Suglia completed her ScD in Epidemiology and Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health (2006). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Dr. Suglia held the position of Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Suglia’s primary scholarly focus is epigenetic links between the social environment and health including childhood adversity, stress and cardiovascular health. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Environmental Health Perspectives, American Journal of Epidemiology, and Lancet.

Candler School of Theology

Kendall Soulen
Professor of Systematic Theology
Kendall Soulen completed his PhD in Systematic Theology at Yale University (1992). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Soulen was employed at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Widely regarded as one of Christianity's leading post-supersessionist theologians, Soulen has devoted much of his scholarship to showing that Christian faith becomes authentically Christian as it overcomes its stubborn legacy of anti-Judaism. He is the author of many influential books and articles, including The God of Israel and Christian Theology, Abraham's Promise: Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations, and, most recently, The Divine Name(s) and the Holy Trinity, Vol. 1: Distinguishing the Voices.