Reason 5: Faculty



Awesome and Accessible.

 hen Wyou meet them, you’ll discover that Utica College faculty have super powers. Intellectually, they can leap tall buildings in a single bound. In the fields they teach, their practical, professional experience is as bulletproof as their academic credentials.

But their most awe-inspiring attribute is this: our faculty are very easy to know and fun to work with. Before long, you’ll see them as mentors and colleagues as well as superheroes.

11:1 Student-faculty ratio


Amazing Feats

Professor Thomas Crist, Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas Crist
| Physical Therapy
The head of Utica College’s annual forensic anthropology field school in Butrint, Albania, Dr. Crist helped identify victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was recently named a Top Forensic Science Professor by

Jessica Thomas
Dr. Jessica Thomas | Biology

Professor Thomas’s ongoing work on cell biology is at the forefront of her field, with potential impact on the fight against cancer and other diseases.


Professor Theodore Orlin, J.D.
Dr. Theodore Orlin | Government and Politics

An internationally recognized advocate for human rights education, Professor Orlin has trained human rights workers in Sri Lanka, Bosnia, Albania, and elsewhere.

Gary Leising, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of EnglishDr. Gary Leising | English
A published poet, Professor Leising has written two collections of his own work and in 2013 won the Brick Road Poetry Prize for his poem, “The Alp at the End of My Street”. His work has been featured on National Public Radio and in numerous literary journals.





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