Below is an index of staff members of Empire State University. All characters exist on Earth-616 unless otherwise stated.

Faculty Body

Character Subject Taught Seen in Notes
Current Faculty Members
Prof. Aldritch Seismology Marvel Team-Up #28
Anne-Marie Baker Amazing Spider-Man #310 Research Assistant to Dr. Evan Swann while getting doctorate, born in France, raised in London
Prof. Ballinger Chemistry Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #4
Beatty Marvel Team-Up #65 Dean of Students
Professor Marina Caches Amazing Spider-Man #427 Had a son, Fabian
Corliss Amazing Spider-Man #70 A Dean at ESU
Dr. Henry Croft Sub-Mariner #68 Member of the Hydro-Men
Dwyer Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 9 Former President of ESU
Chancellor Richard Gorman Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 2
Dr. Hatton Amazing Spider-Man #337 one of the first to examine burundite
Mark Howard Amazing Spider-Man #422
Prof. Hutton Sociology Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 12
Daniel Ironwood Cosmology Marvel Team-Up Annual #2 former expert in nuclear physics, kidnapped by the Soviet Super Soldiers in effort to force him to complete a bomb
Irvine Emma Frost #13 Dean
Dr. Andrea Janson
Hans Jorgenson Biology Marvel Team-Up #3, 3 former colleague of Micheal Morbius
Dr. Kissick Biochemistry Amazing Spider-Man #221 Was coerced into formulating poisons for Ramrod.
Dr. Sydney Lanning Quantum mechanics Spider-Man #76 Partially constructed a huge generator using William Fields' research
Dr. Maxwell Lubisch Amazing Spider-Man #326 attempted to tap into extradimensional power source, resulted in Spider-Man receiving Captain Universe power, history of failed experiment abroad, blackmailed by Sebastian Shaw
Professor Mason Emma Frost #14
Prof. Buck Mitty Entomology (former) Web of Spider-Man #19 left after they cut his funds, established Humbug identity to gain alternate funding. Also known as the Bug-Man of Alcatraz
Dean Montesi Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #41
Dr. Newhall Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1997 Botanist
Professor Pinter Emma Frost #16
Dr. Benita Sanchez Human aging Amazing Spider-Man #386 Research scientist
Professor Slattery Biochemistry Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #41
Dean Morris Sloan Entomology Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #32 graduate professor under whom Peter Parker, Phillip Chang, Marcy Kane and Steve Hopkins studied and worked under, inadvertently revived Swarm.
Prof. Evan Swann Web of Spider-Man Annual #5 Became one of the hosts for Captain Universe
Peregrine Took Marvel Comics Presents #127
Ramon Vasquez Ethnic Studies Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #9
Damon Walthers Sub-Mariner #68 research scientist, developed a force field device, which was stolen by his lab assistant Clay Wilson, who became Force
Vernon Weimer Venom: Dark Origin #1 Director of Admissions
Brent Wilcox Sensational She-Hulk #14 theoretical physicist, college classmate of She-Hulk, once dated Jen Walters, assisted in discovering nature of the compaction receptacles and Encroachiverses
Former Faculty Members
Dr. Curt Connors
Dr. Ashley Kafka The Spectacular Spider-Man #178
Edward Lansky Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #1
William Fields Spider-Man #76 Murdered in his laboratory for his research
Professor Toshiro Mikashi Spider-Man: The Arachnis Project #1
Dr. Horatio Piper
Dr. Theodore Sallis
Dr. Evan Swann
Harrison Turk Creatures on the Loose #33
Dr. Miles Warren
Otis Wepner
Deb Whitman Amazing Spider-Man #196 Former secretary of Doctor Morris Sloan

Minor Staff Members


Aldritch (Earth-616)

Aldritch (Earth-616) from Marvel Team-Up Vol 1 28 001

Professor Aldritch

Professor Aldritch was a seismology teacher at the Empire State University.[1]

Ballinger (Earth-616)

Ballinger (Earth-616) from Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 4 001

Professor Ballinger

A chemistry professor at Empire State University, he announced to Peter Parker that he had failed the experiment in class as before falling asleep on the laboratory table he had forgotten to turn on the Bunsen burner.[2]

Beatty (Earth-616)

Beatty (Earth-616) from Marvel Team-Up Vol 1 65 001

Dean Beatty

Dean Beatty introduced exchange student Brian Braddock to Peter Parker, commanding him to board Brain at his apartment, since he signed the consent form to allow ESU to farm out foreign students to ESU attendees that have their own property.[3]

Davis (Earth-616)

Davis (Earth-616) from Web of Spider-Man Vol 1 105 001

Officer Davis

Officer Davis was a science department guard, who was distracted by Betty Brant to let Robbie Robertson sneak past him to Marla Madison's office.[4]

Dwyer (Earth-616)

Dwyer (Earth-616) from Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 10 001

President Dwyer

He presided over the ESU foundation and decided to use an iron fist against the revolt of the students on campus.[5]

Evert (Earth-616)

Evert (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 361 001

Professor Evert

Professor Evert witnessed Carnage leaving the agro-lab.[6]

Hatton (Earth-616)

Hatton (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 337 001

Dr. Hatton

Dr. Hatton was hypnotized by Mysterio to hand him the burundite crystal he was examining.[7]

Hutton (Earth-616)

Hutton (Earth-616) from Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 12 001

Professor Hutton

ESU sociology professor, Peter Parker turned to him requesting information of the pseudo-religious group of the Legion of Light.[8]

Irvine (Earth-616)

Irvine (Earth-616) from Emma Frost Vol 1 13 001

Dean Irvine

Irvine was the academic advisor at the Empire State University who asked to Emma Frost why a girl from one of the richest families of Boston had not chosen a more prestigious university.[9]

Kissick (Earth-616)

Doctor Kissick (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 221 0001

Dr. Kissick

Dr. Kissick was a Biochemist at Empire State University who was forced to create a chemical that, when ingested, drives people crazy within minutes, and to death within an hour. Ramrod paid Kissick for this chemical, intending to use it for revenge, but Kissick immediately created an antidote, though he was too afraid for his life to use it. Luckily, Spider-Man figured it out and dispensed the antidote while dealing with Ramrod at the same time.[10]

Martin (Earth-616)

Martin (Earth-616) from The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 247 001

Professor Martin

Professor Martin was one of Mary Jane Watson-Parker's teachers.[11]

Mason (Earth-616)

Mason (Earth-616) from Emma Frost Vol 1 14 001

Professor Mason

Professor Mason was an Empire State University teacher, she was asked her opinion about the presence of mutants at the university, should they be accepted or not she replied, not wanting to discuss that topic in her class.[12]

Montesi (Earth-616)

Montesi (Earth-616) from Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 41 001

Dean Montesi

Dean Montesi introduced to the assembled students at the Empire State University the guest speaker Dr. William Foster.[13]

Murphy (Earth-616)

Morris (ESU) (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 313 001

Officer Murphy

During Inferno, a possessed Officer Murphy lured Martha and Billy Connors to the library, where he unleashed a pack of Demons against them.[14]

Newhall (Earth-616)

Newhall (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Annual Vol 1 1997 001

Dr. Newhall

Dr. Newhall was the teacher of Mary Kelleher.[15]

Pinter (Earth-616)

Pinter (Earth-616) from Emma Frost Vol 1 16 001

Professor Pinter

Professor Pinter and his dog were used by Astrid Bloom in order to see to Emma Frost what was involved in the use of small mental controls.[16]

Reandeau (Earth-616)

Reandeau (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 422 001

Dr. Reandeau

Dr. Reandeau was a psychologist who treated Mary Jane Watson-Parker after she lost her baby.[17]
Mary Jane confessed to Dr. Reandeau she had recently an itch to start smoking again.[18]

Professor Slattery (Earth-616)

Professor Slattery (Earth-616) from Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 41 001

Professor Slatter

Professor of biochemistry, to which Peter Parker had to hand over his papers, but being late, he handed them secretly in the Spider-Man clothes.[13]

Slattery (Earth-616)

Slattery (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 434 001

Mr. Slattery

Mr. Slattery used to attend Marina Caches' lectures.[19]


  1. Marvel Team-Up #28
  2. Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #4
  3. Marvel Team-Up #65
  4. Web of Spider-Man #105
  5. Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #10
  6. Amazing Spider-Man #361
  7. Amazing Spider-Man #337
  8. Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #12
  9. Emma Frost #13
  10. Amazing Spider-Man #221
  11. The Spectacular Spider-Man #247
  12. Emma Frost #14
  13. 13.0 13.1 Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #41
  14. Amazing Spider-Man #313
  15. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1997
  16. Emma Frost #16
  17. Amazing Spider-Man #422
  18. Amazing Spider-Man #426
  19. Amazing Spider-Man #434
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