From her teaching that centered on connecting to students, her study of rhetoric and women’s political speech, and her work to help other faculty to succeed, Molly Wertheimer has been called a trailblazer at Penn State Hazleton.
Tom Smialek has been teaching classes in music and the integrative arts for 33 years — a course load that reflects his own eclectic interests and the improvisational, jazz-flavored progression of his career.
Associate Professor of Engineering Will Yourey is researching ways to improve the techniques used to make lithium-ion batteries and faster ways to recharge them - two important hurdles in getting more electric vehicles on the road.
By researching and teaching about challenges like global warming, overpopulation, and littering, Penn State Hazleton Professor of Psychology Peter Crabb hopes to inspire students to help make the world a better place.
Eshani Lee's research and own experiences have convinced her that the language used in STEM classes can be a barrier for non-native English-speaking students, so she's examining ways to make exams more accessible to diverse student populations without reducing the difficulty.
Ken Dudeck has worked on several top-secret Navy projects which helped make torpedoes quiet and U.S. military ships and aircraft nearly invisible to enemy radar — protecting the lives of American pilots and sailors in harm’s way. But Dudeck always knew he wanted to teach.