Faculty Research

Joel Blecher demonstrating a digital map

Columbian College faculty are prolific authors, award-winning scholars and noted innovators and artists. 

They are recipients of Guggenheims, Pulitzers and NEH fellowships, cited in top media outlets, such as The New York Times and The Washington Post, published in leading scholarly journals like Nature and Science, and affiliated with prestigious academic centers, including the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
 

CCAS Office of Research Blog

 


Faculty Research Conversations

Sarah Binder and Paul Wahlbeck seated onstage talking in front of a Columbian College sign

Midterm Election Results: Impact and Analysis

Sarah Binder, GW professor of political science and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, sat down with Dean Wahlbeck to discuss the midterm elections.

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The Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystems

CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck and Assistant Professor of Biology Keryn Gedan discusses the ways global changes in the climate have impacted Chesapeake Bay's wetlands.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Faculty Books


 

 

 

 

 

 


Inside Faculty Research

Columbian College Faculty Out Front

With prestigious fellowships, our community of faculty scholars are making an impact across the sciences, the social sciences, the arts and the humanities.

Faculty Grants & Awards

Major research grants from such institutions as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are helping to propel the work of Columbian College faculty in significant ways.

Faculty Funding Opportunities

At Columbian College, faculty take advantage of a variety of internal and external funding opportunities to facilitate research while encouraging scholarship and cross-disciplinary innovation.

Research Resources & Updates

The Columbian College Office of Research strives to provide opportunities and support to faculty participating in research activities. Visit their site to find updates, policies, events and more.

 

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Evangeline Downie

 

 

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"We could be pushing the edge of what's thought to have been possible. We could be going beyond all of our boundaries."

Evangeline Downie
Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Physics