College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

In 2020, College of Liberal Arts students nearly doubled our previous record for Fulbright U.S. Student Program winners, with 15 of our students becoming Fulbrighters. We couldn’t be prouder of our winners, who showcase the incredible diversity and global citizenship of the CLA community.

Anthropology, Global Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish

Image of Professor Roselyn Hsueh

Political Science Associate Professor Roselyn Hsueh will conduct field research for a forthcoming book in India, Russia and Mexico over two years thanks to her winning the most competitive award bestowed by Fulbright.

Political Science

photo of casey genett in front of CHOP

Casey Genett, CLA ’20, didn’t want to compromise with her internship. She wanted to work for a nonprofit, do something with children and gain media experience. But could she really do all three at once? You bet she could.


Photo of Hiram Aldarondo

Hiram Aldarondo, a College of Liberal Arts faculty member and administrator for the past 22 years, has been promoted to senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Office of the Dean.

Latin American Studies, Portuguese, Spanish

Photo of student Diana Gavrykh

Senior Political Science and Global Studies double major Diana Gavrykh was selected by Phi Beta Kappa as one of 20 Key into Public Service scholars out of 600 applicants. The nationwide award showcases rewarding public service career opportunities for liberal arts graduates.

Global Studies, Political Science