Master of Liberal Studies
Faculty &
Administrators

Courses are taught by distinguished Rice faculty and invited visiting faculty who maintain the high academic standards of Rice University. Our faculty body is composed of subject matter experts in a broad set of academic areas, ranging from biochemistry, British history, and international relations to criminology, Antarctic geology and musicology. No matter their area of expertise, each faculty member believes in life-long learning and is eager to support students' success in all stages of their education.

John Anderson
John Anderson, Ph.D.

W. Maurice Ewing Professor Emeritus of Oceanography



Lisa Balabanlilar
Lisa Balabanlilar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Research Areas: South Asia, Eastern Islamic World, Early Islamic History, Ottoman Middle East


Joseph Campana
Joseph Campana, Ph.D.

Alan Dugald McKillop Professor of English


Daniel Cohan, Ph.D.
Daniel Cohan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


G. Daniel Cohen
G. Daniel Cohen, Ph.D.

Samuel W. & Goldye Marian Spain Associate Professor


Leo Costello
Leo Costello, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Art History Department Chair

Terrence Doody
Terrence Doody, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1970-2018


Matthias Henze
Matthias Henze, Ph.D.

Isla Carroll & Percy E. Turner Professor of Biblical Studies; Director of the Program in Jewish Studies


Dennis Huston
J. Dennis Huston, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1969-2017


Christopher M. Johns-Krull, Ph.D.
Christopher Johns-Krull, Ph.D.

Professor, Chair for the On-Campus Observatory


Cassidy Johnson
Cassidy Johnson, Ph.D.

Faculty Lecturer

Mark Kulstad, Ph.D.
Mark Kulstad, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Philosophy



Scott Solomon
Scott Solomon, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor


Rebecca Sharp
Rebecca Sharp

Graduate Liberal Studies, Director


Kim Raptis
Kim Raptis

Graduate Liberal Studies, Assistant Director

Expand your horizons and gain a deeper understanding of the world with the Master of Liberal Studies program. This program combines a world-class Rice education with the flexibility of a degree plan tailored to meet your needs.

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Assistant Director
Kim Raptis
713-348-6118
kim.raptis@rice.edu

 

Director
Rebecca Sharp
713-348-4767
rksharp@rice.edu

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Graduate Liberal Studies Program
Rice University
Anderson-Clarke Center
Third Floor
Houston, TX 77005

MAILING ADDRESS

Graduate Liberal Studies Program
Rice University
Mail Stop 550
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

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