The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our campuses are home to 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 10,000 students.The University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College, School of Arts and Sciences, and Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are complemented by its Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and the Memorial Art Gallery.
Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music
John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.
Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music The Rolling Stones Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music Music Industry British Invasion
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans
US Space Program Space Travel Science and Religion Evolution of Stars and Planets Physics and Astronomy Theoretical Astrophysics Civilizations and climate change Life on Other Planets
Professor of Political Science
Professor Helmke's research focuses on democratic political institutions, rule of law, and Latin American politics.
Institutional crises in Latin America Rule of Law Democratic Political Institutions Latin American Politics
Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid, and College Enrollment
Alexander is an expert in student-centered collaboration, enrollment management, and curricular design.
Test optional admissions College Admissions university Admissions Higher Education Affordability Fundraising Communication/media relations Nonprofilt organizations Enrollment Management Access and Education College Affordability Financial Aid in Higher Education
Gleason Professor of Business Administration at the Simon Business School
Jim Brickley consults with manufacturing and service organizations on operations management and data analysis issues.
Ceo Compensation Banking Corporate Finance Economics of Organizations Compensation Policy Franchising Corporate Governance
Assistant Professor of Japanese
Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.
anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture Storytelling and Identity
Director, Susan B. Anthony Center
Cerulli is an expert in women's rights and equality, suffrage, and domestic violence
Women's rights and equality Domestic Violence Psychiatry Women's and Gender Studies Women work and welfare Susan B. Anthony Women's Suffrage
Assistant Professor of Art History
Peter Christensen's specialization is modern architectural and environmental history of Germany, Central Europe and the Middle East.
Architectural design theory and history Critical Digital Humanities Historicism 19th Century Architectural History 20th Century Architectural History Cartography and Architecture Architectural Design
Professor of Philosophy
Randall Curren is an ethicist who works across the boundaries of moral, political, legal, environmental, and educational philosophy.
Ethics of Sustainability Moral Psychology Ancient Greek Philosophy patriotic education
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics
Richard Dees' research and teaching interests are in public health ethics, neuroethics, and political philosophy.
Neuroethics Public Health Ethics Political Philosophy