Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Professors Who Do

Mariane Fahlman

Meet Mariane Fahlman

Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. The Harrison Award for Commitment to Comprehensive School Health Education. The President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Member of the American Journal of Health Promotion's editorial board.

Mariane Fahlman

Faculty member in the College of Education.

Geralyn Stephens

Meet Geralyn Stephens

The President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Two-time recipient, Blackboard Corporation's Catalyst Award. Finalist, the Sloan Consortium's SLOAN-C Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. Member of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and chair of ACTE's Resolution Committee. Author of more than a dozen published journal articles.

Geralyn Stephens

Faculty member in the College of Education.

Jerrold Brandell

Meet Jerrold Brandell

Distinguished Faculty Fellowship. Award for Outstanding Teaching. Visiting professor, Lund University (Sweden) and University of Canterbury (New Zealand). Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice. Author and editor of 11 books. Editor, Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal. Invited guest speaker in China, France, Greece, Israel and Spain.

Jerrold Brandell

Faculty member in the School of Social Work

John Corvino

Recipient of: President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Spirit of Detroit Award. Participated in more than 225 invited public lectures. Named Distinguished Professor of the Year by the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan.

John Corvino

Faculty member in the Department of Philosophy.

Danielle McGuire

Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. Recipient of: WSU Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award. Winner of the Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Julia Cherry Spruill Prize and the Lillian Smith Book Award for At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance.

Danielle McGuire

Faculty member in the Department of History.

Bill Harris

A Kresge Foundation 2011 Eminent Artist. Playwright with more than 100 productions worldwide. Winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.

Bill Harris

Professor of English

Jim Rigby

Fellow of the American Chemical Society. Researcher with more than $10 million career total in single-investigator grants. Graduated more than 40 doctoral students. Author of more than 125 peer-reviewed articles in his field.

Jim Rigby

Professor of Chemistry

Jerry Ku

More than $5 million in funding for alternative energy research and curriculum development. Leader of the WSU student EcoCAR team and the electric-drive vehicle engineering graduate program. Winner of four major awards for teaching and research.

Jerry Ku

Faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Sonia Hassan

Director of the Center for Advanced Obstetrical Care and Research in NIH's Perinatology Research Branch. Creator of one of the first clinics for women at high risk for preterm birth. Recipient of awards from national gynecological and obstetrical organizations. Lead author of a groundbreaking study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women.

Sonia Hassan

Faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cynthia Bir

Featured on ESPN's popular Sport Science television series, investigating big-league sports myths and mysteries. Sport Science is nominated for two awards at the upcoming 32nd annual Sports Emmys. The show earned six Sports Emmy nominations and three wins in its first two seasons.

Cynthia Bir

Professor of Biomedical Engineering