Meet Our Students and Faculty

Meet the people who are all part of what makes The FSU Difference.

We attract practical, inquisitive, career-focused undergraduate and graduate students who are committed and eager to learn new ideas and make new discoveries. Our respected faculty scholars are talented teachers who challenge students to achieve their best so that students build confidence in themselves and their abilities.

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Andrew Franquiz
Andrew Franquiz '17

Criminology

"I have gained a deep understanding of criminological concepts, policy implications, and the most innovative and progressive research methodology."

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Psychology student Olivia Pettengill

"FSU provides me with much more than a generic psychology degree; it allows me to shape my education around the topics and classes that interest me the most."

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Dr. David Merwin
Dr. David Merwin

Geography

"The internet has put GIS at the forefront of our society with the availability to map objects in real time using GPS, the use of high-resolution remote sensing/satellite imagery data, and the ability to analyze crowdsourcing data."

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Kiara Davis
Kiara Davis '20

Sociology

"My current roles on campus have provided me with an sense of belonging. I am currently a student employee of the Career Services and Employer Relations Office, and I am a RAMS Academic Strategy Mentor."

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Dr. Carolyn Maibor

"From early slave and captivity narratives to the Transcendentalists and the beginnings of the women's rights movement, early American literature offers a wide diversity of texts and subject matters."

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Amari Veale
Amari Veale '18

Psychology

"M.I.S.S. (Motivation, Intersectionality, Sisterhood and Solidarity) started from a desire on campus to have a group that supports women. It’s about making friends, having mentors and hearing from women in successful jobs and careers."

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MSN alum Adam Munroe
Adam Munroe G'17

Master of Science in Nursing Concentration in Nursing Education

"The amount of work needed to be successful is challenging at times, but the faculty have always been available outside of designated class times, and have been very creative in accommodating the demands of my busy schedule."

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Spanish major Mariah Prosansky
Mariah Prosansky '20

Spanish, Elementary Education

"The World Languages Department is small but mighty, and the small class sizes have given me a chance to get to know my classmates and professors, who all share a passion for language learning."