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Faculty Leaders

Here's a unique perk you simply won't find anywhere else: a Stanford education to go. With renowned Stanford faculty and scholars leading the way, every Travel/Study trip is an intellectual adventure. Click on the bios below to learn more about each scholar.

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Robert Dunbar

Earth Systems Science

Rob is interested in global climate change and how we translate scientific knowledge into better policies and practices to promote the sustainable use of the Earth.

William Durham

Anthropological Sciences

An enthusiastic and innovative educator, Bill's lectures cover ecology, evolution and the interactions of genetic and cultural change in human populations.

Thomas Fingar

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Professor Fingar began his career as a China specialist, but after fifteen years of government positions, has developed a global portfolio, having been exposed to all countries and regions in his work.

Hunter Fraser


Hunter Fraser works on how changes in the DNA sequences of genomes translate into changes in observable traits.

David Freyberg

Civil and Environmental Engineering

A hydrologist and water resources specialist at Stanford, David L. Freyberg, MS '77, PhD '81, delights in looking at the intersection of water, culture and society.

Margot Gerritsen

Energy Resources Engineering

Margot Gerritsen, PhD '97, is director of Stanford's Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering. In her research she focuses on computer simulation and mathematical analysis of engineering and natural processes.

Judith Goldstein

Political Science

Judith Goldstein is the chair of Stanford's department of political science, the Janet M. Peck Professor of International Communication and the Kaye University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Stephan Graham

Geological Sciences

Stephan Graham, MS '74, PhD '76, teaches courses at Stanford in sedimentary geology, energy resources and policy, petroleum geology, petroleum reservoir characterization and modeling, and interpretation of reflection seismic data.

Robert Gregg

Religious Studies and Classics

Robert Gregg, professor emeritus in Stanford's religious studies and classics departments, was the director of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies in the School of Humanities from 2005 until 2009.

Elizabeth Hadly


Elizabeth Hadly is the faculty director of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve and a professor of biology and of geological and environmental sciences at Stanford University.

Rachael Hill


Rachael Hill, PhD '19, a Assistant Professor in the history department at Cal Poly Pomona and former graduate student instructor at Stanford, specializes in the social and cultural history of health and medicine in Ethiopia.

Stephen Hinton


Stephen Hinton is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Stanford, professor of music and, by courtesy, of German. His principal research focuses on the music of German-speaking lands from the classical period through the present.

Suki Hoagland

Earth System Science

Suki Hoagland is a lecturer in the earth systems program at Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. She directs the required internship program and team-teaches and mentors the Senior Reflection and Capstone series.

Allyson Hobbs

Allyson Hobbs, is an associate professor of American history and the director of The Program in African and African American Studies at Stanford University.

David Holloway

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Professor Holloway taught political science and history at Stanford, and has published widely on Soviet and Russian politics and on international relations.

Margo Horn

Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Margo Horn has been teaching history at Stanford since 1985, and her research and teaching combines interests in U.S. women's history and the history of medicine.

Rob Jackson

Earth System Science

Rob Jackson is chair of the earth system science department. His lab examines the ways that people affect the earth and applies that knowledge toward pressing environmental issues.

Adrienne Jamieson

Stanford in Washington

An award-winning educator, political scientist Adrienne Jamieson directs the Bing Stanford in Washington program.

Jamie Jones

Earth System Science

Associate professor of Earth System Science and senior fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Charlie Junkerman

Continuing Studies

Charlie has had a 37-year career in various leadership positions at Stanford, and continues to teach courses on Irish and American literature, and European cultural history from the Enlightenment to the present.

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