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Faculty news

Catching up with...Dan Venning

Dan Venning is an assistant professor of Theater and Dance, teaches in the Department of English, and is a core faculty member in the interdisciplinary programs in American Studies and Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies.

Catching up with...Guillermina Seri

Guillermina Seri, associate professor of political science, joined Union in 2007. Previously, she was a visiting professor and postdoctoral fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University.

Catching up with...Charles Batson

Charles Batson is a professor of French and Francophone Studies. Possessing a certain je ne sais quoi, he is known for collaborating with faculty and students in music, dance, theater and literature projects.

Catching up with...Quynh Chu-LaGraff

Quynh Chu-LaGraff is a professor of biology and co-director of the neuroscience program. Her area of expertise is developmental neurobiology. She joined Union in 1999-2000 and lives in Niskayuna with her husband, John, and two cats.