Faculty Mentorship

Relationships that empower you to explore new ideas and take intellectual risks.

Our faculty are pioneering their fields and finding new ways forward in our evolving world. As mentors and teachers, they’re dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and experiences to graduate as leaders—no matter what professional path they choose. They empower our students to take intellectual risks and discover opportunities to put their learning into practice.

6:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

The advisors and faculty here really encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone and try something new. Hopkins took something I was interested in, compounded it with newfound passions, and turned it into what I now see as a calling.

Aneek P., ’18


Fostering Connections Between Hopkins & Baltimore’s African American Communities

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson founded the Billie Holiday Center for Liberation Arts, which showcases the unique arts, history, and culture of African American communities throughout Baltimore.

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Testing: One, Two, Three

Co-inventor of the foil electret microphone, James West is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. A mentor to countless students, he’s especially active in programs that encourage underrepresented groups in STEM.

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Studying Social Support

Dr. Alison Papadakis explores questions of stress, coping, peer processes, psychopathology, and gender. She teaches perennial favorites, such as Abnormal Psychology, and in 2015, she received an Undergraduate Advising Award from the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.

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Solving Problems Together

Hahrie Han, inaugural director of the SNF Agora Institute and Professor of Political Science, was recently awarded the Schwab Foundation Social Innovation Thought Leader Award for her research on how to make social movements and organizing effective in revitalizing democracy.

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