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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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Nicole Ardoin

Graduate School of Education

Nicole Ardoin, an associate professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Education, focuses her research on the nexus of environmental behavior, environmental learning and sense of place.

Arnetha F. Ball

Graduate School of Education

Arnetha is interested in the role of generativity and successful paradigms, principles and practices in preparing teachers for diversity across national boundaries in countries that serve large numbers of historically marginalized students.

Vincent Barletta

Comparative Literature

Vincent Barletta is an associate professor in the departments of comparative literature and Iberian and Latin American cultures, and is also a research associate at Stanford's Europe Center.

Anthony Barnosky


Anthony Barnosky is a professor in Stanford's department of biology and an executive director of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.

Fabio Barry

Art and Art History

Fabio Barry was born in London to an Italo-Irish family. He came to his field by multiple routes, first as a budding painter and classicist, then as an architect and lastly as an art historian.

Jonathan Berger


Jonathan Berger is the Denning Family Provostial Professor of Music at Stanford University, and is an acclaimed composer and an active researcher in a wide range of fields relating to music, science and technology.

Scott Burns

Portland State University

A professor of geology and botany, Scott, '69, MS '70, is a born teacher. His enthusiasm and exuberance are contagious and his interest in teaching about the terroir and geology of wine-producing regions is apparent.

James Campbell


Professor Campbell's current research focuses on questions of historical memory, exploring the stories that societies tell about themselves as well as the stories they choose not to tell.

Clayborne Carson

Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute

Clayborne Carson is the founder of the Stanford Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute where he is also the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of History.

William M. Chace


William M. Chace is an emeritus professor of English at Stanford and President Emeritus at Emory and Wesleyan universities. He has authored several books and taught courses on British writers and poets.

Susan Charnley

Environmental Anthropology, USDA Forest Service

Susan Charnley, MA '89, PhD '94, is a research social scientist with the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Oregon.

Joe Corn


Joseph Corn lectured in the history department at Stanford University for more than two decades, specializing in the history of American technology and material culture.

Wanda M. Corn

Art History

Professor Corn specializes in modern art and visual culture with a special interest in the ways artists and art movements have traveled globally.

Martha Crenshaw

Political Science

Martha Crenshaw is a senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Roberto D'Alimonte

LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome

Dr. D'Alimonte, professor of political science and noted Italian political journalist, brings his unique understanding of modern Italian and European politics to his lectures.

Larry Diamond

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

As a scholar of democracy, development and the rule of law, Larry focuses on the current political scene in the countries we visit and the issues and challenges they face.

Tim Duane

Environmental Studies, UC-Santa Cruz

Tim Duane, '82, MS '83, PhD '89, is a professor of environmental studies and an attorney with more than three decades of professional experience in the fields of energy, climate, land use, natural resources and environmental policy.

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 stimulating lectures will touch on 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.

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