Master of Liberal Arts: Faculty

The University of Chicago faculty is comprised of recognized scholars with global reputations. Those who teach in the MLA program have a special interest in engaging adult students and encouraging them to think critically and analyze with confidence.

David Bevington

Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Departments of English and Comparative Literature, and Chair of Theater and Performance Studies

Wendy Doniger

Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School; Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, the Committee on Social Thought, and the College
Doniger received the 2007 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Sascha Ebeling

Associate Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Andreas Glaeser

Professor in Sociology and the College

John D. Kelly

Professor in the Department of Anthropology

Edward Kolb

Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the College

Omar McRoberts

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and The College

Stephen Meredith

Professor in Pathology and the Biological Sciences Collegiate Division

Mark Miller

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the English Department

Robert Perlman

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences, and the College

Lawrence Rothfield

Associate Professor of the Department of English, Comparative Literature and a Research Affiliate of the Cultural Policy Center

Lisa Ruddick

Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, associate professor in the Departments of English, Gender Studies, the Humanities, and the College
Ruddick received the 2011 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Amy Dru Stanley

Associate Professor in the Department of History and the Law School

Theodore L. Steck

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, former chairman of Environmental Studies

David Tracy

Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Roman Catholic Studies, Professor of Theology, Professor Emeritus in the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods & the Committee on Social Thought
Tracey received the 2008 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Peter O. Vandervoort

Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the College

William Veeder

Professor Emeritus in the Department of English Language and Literature and the College