Dean's Message


"In a world driven by innovation and technology, our courses are designed to enable students to become knowledgeable about the development of science and technology in the past, while acquiring the skills necessary to become proficient both in their use in the present and their creation in the future. The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens engages in research and scholarship at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, and humanities with the objective of having a positive and long-lasting impact on society and the world."
-Dean Lisa M. Dolling

About Dean Lisa M. Dolling

Dr. Lisa M. Dolling earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, M.A. in Philosophy from Fordham University, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Manhattanville College. She also holds a Certificate of Completion from the Higher Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). Her area of expertise is the Philosophy of Science—particularly quantum theory—with special attention to the relationship between science and the humanities. She currently serves as Associate Professor of Philosophy and Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology. Before coming to Stevens, Dolling was Associate Professor of Philosophy and Executive Director of the University Honors Program at St. John’s University (NYC) where she also directed the program in Science and Religion. She is the editor/co-editor of five books including Tests of Time: Readings in the Development of Physical Theory (Princeton University Press) and the author of articles on topics including scientific theory, epistemology, and the philosophy of education.