Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Calvert Hall, Room 104
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The St. Mary’s faculty foster intellectual, social and ethical development, within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national and global communities, and to accomplish social change.
April 18, 2022
Maryland Sea Grant recently awarded Dr. Cassie Gurbisz, assistant professor of environmental studies, funding for a new two-year project to study a type of algae known as cyanobacteria in the Chesapeake Bay. These cyanobacteria have been expanding recently -- a concerning trend because they are… Find Out More
April 13, 2022
Political Science Professor Walter Hill had an article published in The Humanist. The article, "An Examination of Policy Views by Race & Religion" ran on January 13, 2022. Read the full article here.
April 4, 2022
On Wednesday, April 6, at 5:45 p.m., Professor of Physics Josh Grossman will virtually give the SMCM Natural Sciences & Mathematics Colloquium, titled, “How quantum computing will soon transform chemistry, biology, computer science, physics, materials science, national security, finance,… Find Out More
March 28, 2022
Professor of History Christine Adams was an invited guest on The Laura Coates Show on March 22. The show, which airs live weekdays on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., Channel 124, claims that it offers “daily intersections of politics, pop culture, and the law.” Coates interviewed Adams about her previously… Find Out More
March 23, 2022
Professor of Biochemistry Pamela Mertz published an article in the March issue of ASBMB Today, “Lonely Science,” with co-authors Swati Agrawal and Marilee Benson, which highlights the impact of the pandemic on the careers of women scientists. Work and work-life boundaries were disrupted for many… Find Out More
March 21, 2022
Professor of Art Sue Johnson has been awarded a fully funded summer residency fellowship by the Catwalk Institute, which is a retreat for art making, collaborative projects and scholarly discourse in New York State’s Upper Hudson Valley. Resident fellows are selected through a highly competitive… Find Out More
March 1, 2022
Professor of Political Science Todd Eberly is co-editor with colleague Steven Schier on a new book titled "The Trump Effect: Disruption and its Consequences fin US Politics and Government" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2022). 
Prominent scholars of American institutions, politics and public policy… Find Out More
January 24, 2022
Professor of Music David Froom's recent compositions will be featured eight times in the coming weeks.
First is the world premiere of his "Canzoni di Notte," a clarinet concerto, performed as the winner of the Riverside Orchestra's national competition, at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 5. 
Riverside… Find Out More
December 7, 2021
David Froom’s work, “Shades of Red” was performed by the 21st Century Consort in Washington D.C. on December 4.  The concert received a warm review in the “Washington Classical Review,” which can be found here:…
June 28, 2021
Josh Grossman, professor of physics, served on the organizing committee and facilitated sessions at the Quantum Undergraduate Education & Scientific Training (QUEST) workshop held virtually June 3-4. 
Quantum Information Science & Technology (QIST) is beginning to transform computing,… Find Out More