More than 80% of CUNY’s senior faculty have PhDs or other higher degrees in their fields. Current CUNY faculty have won prestigious awards in recognition of their contributions to education and scholarship including Guggenheim Fellowships, Pulitzer Prizes, an Academy Award, Macarthur Foundation Genius Awards, Carnegie Teacher of the Year, and many more.
Some Macaulay faculty teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate CUNY students; others only teach Macaulay students. Along with our Academic Affairs team, our faculty develops unique and challenging academic programming for Macaulay scholars.
Charles Liu is a professor of astrophysics at the College of Staten Island, and an associate with the Hayden Planetarium and Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. His research focuses on colliding galaxies, quasars, and the star formation history of the universe.
Longtime columnist and correspondent for The New York Times teaches “Welcome to the Future of New York,” a thought-provoking and demanding Macaulay seminar course.
Brooklyn College English professor Dr. Ronnie Natov is an expert in the literature of childhood, Victorian fiction, literature and the arts. Her awards and accolades include the Tow Distinguished Teaching Award.
Professor Bayoumi completed his Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in The Nation, London Review of Books, and The Village Voice. From 2003 to 2006, he served on the National Council of the American Studies Association, and he is currently an editor for Middle East Report.