Meet Our Faculty

A diverse and dedicated group of educators are the driving force being the academic experience at Winthrop. Among them are teachers, scholars, researchers, practitioners and creative artists – all exceptional in their fields.  They support students as mentors, getting to know each student, challenging them to achieve their best and celebrating their successes.

an anthropology professor and student looking at a skull in a lab

High-Impact Education

Winthrop is consistently recognized for the outstanding education our faculty provide, both inside and beyond the classroom. With a focus on developing critical thinking and leadership skills, students leave Winthrop to take on whatever’s next – whether that be further studies or starting a career.

a professor teaching to a class of 12 students

Know and Be Known

With our 12:1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 20 students, our educators have the time and ability to create meaningful, engaging connections with each student. No matter what the need – classroom help, professional network connections, advice – our faculty are there for you.

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Undergraduate Research

Around 300-400 students per year participate in the unique undergraduate research opportunities at Winthrop. Students engage in professional-quality research projects alongside peers and faculty mentors, building invaluable experience for a future in their chosen field.

Faculty Spotlights

Philip Gibson

Philip Gibson
Finance

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Philip Gibson
Finance

Philip Gibson, finance professor, received the 2024 Distinguished Professor award, the highest honor given to Winthrop faculty members for his outstanding teaching and service to the university. 

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Hope Lima

Hope Lima
Human Nutrition

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Hope Lima
Human Nutrition

Hope Lima, assistant professor of human nutrition, received the 2024 Outstanding Junior Professor award for student-centered approach to teaching, research and service to Winthrop. 

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Kori Bloomquist

Kori Bloomquist
Social Work

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Kori Bloomquist
Social Work

Kori Bloomquist, associate professor of social work, received the 2024 Jane LaRoche Graduate Faculty Award for her outstanding teaching at the graduate level.

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College Faculty Directories

Each of our academic colleges has an outstanding, diverse team of faculty members who are experts in their field and focused on creating a world-class educational experience for each of our students.  

Looking for a specific faculty member, or wanting to learn more about the faculty members in a specific department? Each college has a directory of all current faculty members in that area: