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Professor Of English Nnedi Okorafor

Professor of English Nnedi Okorafor is a novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for Read More »

Professor of Art, Joan Linder

Professor of Art Joan Linder is best known for her labor- intensive drawings which transform mundane subjects into conceptually rich images. Life size representations of figures and objects explore themes such as the banality of Read More »

Jason Benedict, Professor of Chemistry

The sponges of the future will do more than clean house. For example, doctors could use a tiny sponge to soak up a drug and deliver it directly to a tumor. Engineers at a manufacturing Read More »

Andrea Markelz, Professor of Physics

Professor of Physics Andrea Markelz, winner of the University at Buffalo’s 2014 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation Award, chairs 13 PhD committees and serves on 15 more. She also has adjunct appointments in Biophysics, Electrical Read More »

Wendy Quinton, Professor of Psychology

Wendy Quinton, clinical assistant professor of Psychology, specializes in the study of prejudice and stigma. Her research interests are focused on theoretically driven investigations of social issues which are at the interface of a number Read More »