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People & Organizations – Officers of Instruction

Barry Mills, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ph.D. (Syracuse), J.D. (Columbia), President of the College. (2001)†


Ericka A. Albaugh, B.A. (Pepperdine), M.A. (Tufts–Fletcher School), Ph.D. (Duke), Assistant Professor of Government. (2008)

Anthony F. Antolini, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Stanford), Senior Lecturer in Music. (1992) (on leave of absence for the fall semester)

Hiroo Aridome, B.A. (Waseda University–Japan), M.A. (Minnesota), Senior Lecturer in Japanese. (2013)

Jason B. Archbell, B.A. (Hampden-Sydney), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2012)

Nathan Alsobrook, A.B. (Bowdoin College), M.S. (Montana State University), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2007)

Susan Benforado Bakewell, B.A. (Wisconsin–Madison), M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (New Mexico), Adjunct Lecturer in Art History. (Fall semester.)

Sean Barker, B.A. (Williams), M.S. (Massachusetts–Amherst), Visiting Instructor in Computer Science.*

William Barker, A.B. (Harpur College), Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Isaac Henry Wing Professor of Mathematics. (1975)

Jack R. Bateman, B.Sc. (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (Harvard), Samuel S. Butcher Assistant Professor in the Natural Sciences. (2008)

Mark O. Battle, B.S. (Tufts), B.M. (New England Conservatory), M.A., Ph.D. (Rochester), Associate Professor of Physics. (1999)

Thomas Baumgarte, Diplom. Ph.D. (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich), Professor of Physics. (2001)

Rachel J. Beane, B.A. (Williams), Ph.D. (Stanford), Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (1998) (on leave of absence for the academic year)

Greg Beckett, B.A., M.A. (Western Ontario), M.A., Ph.D. (Chicago), Assistant Professor of Anthropology. (2012)

Susan E. Bell, A.B. (Haverford), A.M., Ph.D. (Brandeis), A. Myrick Freeman Professor of Social Sciences. (1983)

Todd Berzon, B.A. (Columbia), B.A. (Oxford), M.A., Ph.D. (Columbia), Assistant Professor of Religion. (2014)

Michael Birenbaum Quintero, A.A. (Simon’s Rock College of Bard), B.A. (Eugene Lang), M.A., Ph.D. (New York University), Assistant Professor of Music. (2010)

Gil Birney, B.A. (Williams), M.Div. (Virginia), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2000)

John B. Bisbee, B.F.A. (Alfred), Sculptor in Residence. (1996)

Matthew Botsch, B.A. (Amherst), Instructor in Economics.* (2014)

Barbara Weiden Boyd, A.B. (Manhattanville), A.M., Ph.D. (Michigan), Winkley Professor of Latin and Greek. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1980)

Margaret Boyle, B.A. (Reed), M.A., Ph.D. (Emory), Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. (2012)

Monica Brannon, B.A. (San Francisco), M.A., Ph.D. (New School for Social Research), Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology. (2014)

Sarah Braunstein, B.A. (Mt. Holyoke), M.S.W. (Smith), M.F.A. (Iowa), Visiting Assistant Professor of English. (2013)

Aviva Briefel, B.A. (Brown), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), Professor of English and Cinema Studies. (2000)

Richard D. Broene, B.S. (Hope), Ph.D. (California–Los Angeles), Professor of Chemistry. (1993)

Jacqueline Brown, B.A. (Hamilton), M.F.A. (Virginia Commonwealth), Assistant Professor of Art. (2014)

Jorunn J. Buckley, Cand. mag. (Oslo), Cand. philol. (Bergen), Ph.D. (Chicago), Professor of Religion Emerita. (1999) (Fall semester.)

Bradford Burnham, B.S. (Maine), M.S. (Colorado State), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2000)

Dana E. Byrd, B.A. (Yale), M.A. (Delaware), Ph.D. (Yale), Assistant Professor of Art History. (2012)

Philip Camill III, B.A. (Tennessee), Ph.D. (Duke), Rusack Professor of Environmental Studies and Earth and Oceanographic Science. (2008)

David C. Caputi, B.A. (Middlebury), M.Ed. (North Adams State), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2000)

David Carlon, B.A. (Boston University), M.S. (Massachusetts–Boston), Ph.D. (New Hampshire), Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Bowdoin College Coastal Studies Center. (2013)

Judith S. Casselberry, B.Mus. (Berklee), M.A. (Wesleyan), M.Phil., M.A., Ph.D. (Yale), Assistant Professor of Africana Studies. (2009)

Nadia V. Celis, B.A. (Universidad de Cartagena), M.A., Ph.D. (Rutgers), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (2007)

Tess Chakkalakal, B.A. (Toronto), M.A., Ph.D. (York), Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English. (2008)

Connie Y. Chiang, B.A. (California–Santa Barbara), M.A., Ph.D. (Washington), Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies. (2002)

Sarah L. Childress, B.A. (Emory), M.A., Ph.D. (Vanderbilt), Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies. (2010)

Eric L. Chown, B.A., M.S. (Northwestern), Ph.D. (Michigan), Professor of Computer Science. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1998)

Brock Clarke, B.A. (Dickinson), M.A., Ph.D. (Rochester), Professor of English. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2010)

David Collings, A.B. (Pacific Union), A.M., Ph.D. (California–Riverside), Professor of English. (1987)

Sarah O’Brien Conly, A.B. (Princeton), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate Professor of Philosophy. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (2005)

Rachel Ex Connelly, A.B. (Brandeis), A.M., Ph.D. (Michigan), Bion R. Cram Professor of Economics. (1985)

Michael Connolly, B.A. (Brandeis), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1999)

David Conover, A.B. (Bowdoin College), M.Ed. (Harvard University), Coastal Studies Scholar. (2014)

Allison A. Cooper, B.A. (Knox), Ph.D. (California–Los Angeles), Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. (2012)

Karen Corey, B.S. (United States Naval Academy), M.B.A (Northern Illinois University), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2006)

Elena Cueto Asín, B.A. (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), M.A., Ph.D. (Purdue), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (2000)

Songren Cui, B.A. (Zhongshan), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Los Angeles), Associate Professor of Asian Studies. (1999)

Erin Curren, B.A. (Colby), M.A.-equiv. (Université Paris 7), M.A., Ph.D. (Columbia), Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. (2014)

Michael Danahy, B.S. (Bates), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Lecturer in Chemistry. (2009)

Charlotte Daniels, B.A./B.S. (Delaware), M.A., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (1999)

Katherine L. Dauge-Roth, A.B. (Colby), D.E.U.G. (Université de Caen), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (1999)

Dan Davies, B.S. (Keene State), M.Ed., M.S.P.T. (Hartford), Head Athletic Trainer. (2003)

Gregory P. DeCoster, B.S. (Tulsa), Ph.D. (Texas), Associate Professor of Economics. (1985)

Deborah S. DeGraff, B.A. (Knox College), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Professor of Economics. (1991)

Dallas G. Denery II, B.A. (California–Berkeley), M.A. (Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of History. (2002)

Sara A. Dickey, B.A. (Washington), M.A., Ph.D. (California–San Diego), Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Liaison for Advising. (1988)

Patsy S. Dickinson, A.B. (Pomona), M.S., Ph.D. (Washington), Josiah Little Professor of Natural Sciences. (1983)

Charles Dorn, B.A. (George Washington), M.A., (Stanford), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of Education. (2003)

Vladimir Douhovnikoff, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Assistant Professor of Biology. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (2011)

Danielle H. Dube, B.A. (Cornell), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. (2007)

Barbara I. Elias, B.A. (Brown), M.A., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor of Government. (2013)

Soren N. Eustis, B.A. (Grinnell), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), Assistant Professor of Chemistry. (2012)

Susan Faludi, B.A. (Harvard), Distinguished Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Studies. (2013)

Gustavo Faverón Patriau, B.A., Lic. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (2005)

Kelly N. Fayard, B.A. (Duke), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Assistant Professor of Anthropology. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2011)

John M. Fitzgerald, A.B. (Montana), M.S., Ph.D. (Wisconsin), William D. Shipman Professor of Economics. (1983)

Thomas Fleischman, B.A. (Kenyon), Ph.D. (New York University), Visiting Assistant Professor of History. (2014)

Pamela M. Fletcher, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A., Ph.D. (Columbia), Professor of Art History. (2001)

Tomas Fortson, Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2000)

Guy Mark Foster, B.A. (Wheaton), M.A., Ph.D. (Brown), Associate Professor of English. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2006)

Paul N. Franco, B.A. (Colorado College), M.Sc. (London School of Economics), Ph.D. (Chicago), Professor of Government. (1990)

Michael M. Franz, B.A. (Fairfield), M.A., Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Associate Professor of Government. (2005)

Judy Gailen, M.F.A. equiv. (Yale School of Drama), Adjunct Lecturer in Theater. (Fall semester.)

Damon P. Gannon, B.A. (Brandeis), M.A. (Bridgewater State), Ph.D. (Duke), Director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology. (2008)

Davida Gavioli, B.A. (Bergamo–Italy), Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State), Senior Lecturer in Italian. (2008)

Eric C. Gaze, B.A. (Holy Cross), M.A., Ph.D. (Massachusetts–Amherst), Director of Quantitative Reasoning and Lecturer in Mathematics. (2009)

Kristen R. Ghodsee, B.A. (California–Santa Cruz), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2002)

Timothy J. Gilbride, A.B. (Providence), M.P. (American International), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1985)

Shaun A. Golding, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S., Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology. (2012)

Natasha Goldman, B.A. (Syracuse), M.A., Ph.D. (Rochester), Adjunct Lecturer in Art History. (Fall semester.)

Jonathan P. Goldstein, A.B. (New York–Buffalo), A.M., Ph.D. (Massachusetts), Professor of Economics. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1979)

Cory Charles Gooding, B.A. (Haverford), M.A., M.A., Ph.D. (UCLA), CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Government. (2014)

Celeste Goodridge, A.B. (George Washington), A.M. (William and Mary), Ph.D. (Rutgers), Professor of English. (1986)

David Gordon, B.A. (University of Cape Town), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Associate Professor of History. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2005)

Benjamin C. Gorske, B.M., B.A. (Lawrence University), Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. (2010)

Frances Gouda, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Washington–Seattle), Visiting Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. (2014)

Robert K. Greenlee, B.M., M.M. (Oklahoma), D.M. (Indiana), Professor of Music. (1982)

Charlotte Griffin, B.F.A. (Juilliard), M.F.A. (Texas–Austin), Assistant Professor of Dance.(2010)

Elizabeth Grote, B.S. (Vermont), M.S. (New Hampshire), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2002)

Tristan Grunow, B.A. (Oregon State), B.A., M.A. (Oregon), Visiting Instructor in History and Asian Studies.* (2014)

Crystal Hall, B.A. (Cornell), M.A., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania), Visiting Assistant Professor in the Digital Humanities. (2013)

Morten K. Hansen, B.A. (University of Copenhagen), M.A. (Virginia), Visiting Instructor in English.* (2014)

Leon Harkleroad, B.S. (George Mason), Ph.D. (Notre Dame), Adjunct Associate Professor of Mathematics. (Fall semester.)

Anne C. J. Hayden, B.A. (Harvard College), M.S. (Duke University), Adjunct Lecturer in Environmental Studies. (Spring semester.)

David Hecht, B.A. (Brandeis), Ph.D. (Yale), Assistant Professor of History and Director of First-Year Seminar Program. (2006)

Barbara S. Held, A.B. (Douglass), Ph.D. (Nebraska), Barry N. Wish Professor of Psychology and Social Studies. (Fall semester.) (1979)

Laura A. Henry, B.A. (Wellesley), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), John F. and Dorothy H. Magee Associate Professor of Government. (2004)

Guillermo Herrera, A.B. (Harvard), M.S., M.A., Ph.D. (Washington), Associate Professor of Economics. (2000)

K. Page Herrlinger, B.A. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of History. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1997)

Christopher Heurlin, B.A. (Carleton), M.A., Ph.D. (Washington), Assistant Professor of Government and Asian Studies. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (2011)

James A. Higginbotham, B.S., A.M., Ph.D. (Michigan), Associate Professor of Classics on the Henry Johnson Professorship Fund, Associate Curator for the Ancient Collection, and Interim Registrar. (1994)

Paul Holbach, B.S. (Gustavus Adolphus College), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2007)

John C. Holt, A.B. (Gustavus Adolphus), A.M. (Graduate Theological Union), Ph.D. (Chicago), Litt.D. (University of Peradeniya), William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (1978)

Sree Padma Holt, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Andhra University), Research Assistant Professor and Administrative Director of the ISLE Program. (2003)

Russell J. Hopley, B.A. (Northwestern), M.A. (Stanford), M.A. (Loyola), Ph.D. (Princeton), Lecturer in Arabic. (2008)

Hadley Wilson Horch, B.A. (Swarthmore), Ph.D. (Duke), Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience. (2001)

Alanna Hoyer-Leitzel, B.A. (St. Olaf), M.S., Ph.D. (Minnesota), Ed Lorenz Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mathematics of Climate Change. (2014)

Mary Hunter, B.A. (Sussex), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Music. (1997)

Mohammad T. Irfan, B.S., M.S. (Bangladesh University), Ph.D. (Stony Brook), Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Fellow in Digital and Computational Studies. (2013)

Emily Isaacson, B.A. (Williams), M.M. (Edinburgh), M.M. (Oregon), Adjunct Lecturer in Music. (Fall semester.)

George S. Isaacson, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Pennsylvania), Adjunct Lecturer in Government. (Fall semester.)

William R. Jackman, B.S. (Washington–Seattle), Ph.D. (Oregon), Assistant Professor of Biology. (2007)

Nancy E. Jennings, B.A. (Macalester), M.S. (Illinois–Urbana-Champaign), Ph.D. (Michigan State), Associate Professor of Education and Senior Faculty Fellow in the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good. (1994)

Xiaoke Jia, B.A. (Henan University), M.A. (Beijing Normal University), Lecturer in Chinese Language. (2013)

Amy S. Johnson, B.A. (California–Los Angeles), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), James R. and Helen Lee Billingsley Professor of Marine Biology. (1989)

Eileen Sylvan Johnson, B.S. (Cornell), M.A. (Massachusetts–Amherst), Program Manager and Lecturer in Environmental Studies. (2007)

Gwyneth Jones, Senior Lecturer in Dance Performance. (1987)

Cristle Collins Judd, B.M., M.M. (Rice), M.Mus., Ph.D. (London), Professor of Music and Dean for Academic Affairs. (2006)

Susan A. Kaplan, A.B. (Lake Forest), A.M., Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr), Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center. (1985)

B. Zorina Khan, B.Sc. (University of Surrey), M.A. (McMaster University), Ph.D. (California–Los Angeles), Professor of Economics. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1996)

Ann Louise Kibbie, B.A. (Boston), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of English. (1989)

Abigail Killeen, B.F.A. (New York University–Tisch School), M.F.A. (Brandeis), Assistant Professor of Theater. (2008)

Brian H. Kim, B.S., B.A. (California-Los Angeles), Ph.D. (Columbia), Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy. (2014)

Michael King, B.A. (Yale), M.S., Ph.D. (Brown), Lecturer in Mathematics. (2009)

Sarah Kingston, B.A. (William and Mary), M.S. (College of Charleston), Ph.D. (Maryland), Doherty Marine Biology Postdoctoral Scholar. (2014)

Aaron W. Kitch, B.A. (Yale), M.A. (Colorado–Boulder), Ph.D. (Chicago), Associate Professor of English. (2002)

Jens Klenner, M.A. (Friedrich-Alexander Universitat), ABD (George Mason), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton University and Universitat Konstanz), Assistant Professor of German. (2014)

Michael Klimov, B.A., M.A.-equiv. (Kyiv State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages–Ukraine), Lecturer in Russian. (2013)

Matthew W. Klingle, B.A. (California–Berkeley), M.A., Ph.D. (Washington), Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies. (2001)

Christina Knight, B.A. (Stanford), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard), CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Theater. (2014)

Bruce D. Kohorn, B.A. (Vermont), M.S., Ph.D. (Yale), Linnean Professor of Biology and Biochemistry. (2001)

Michael Kolster, B.A. (Williams), M.F.A. (Massachusetts College of Art), Associate Professor of Art. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (2000)

Belinda Kong, B.A. (William and Mary), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2005)

Jennifer Clarke Kosak, A.B. (Harvard–Radcliffe), Ph.D. (Michigan), Associate Professor of Classics. (1999)

Henry C. W. Laurence, B.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Harvard), Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies. (1997)

Michèle LaVigne, B.A. (Hampshire), Ph.D. (Rutgers), Assistant Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (2012)

Peter D. Lea, A.B. (Dartmouth), M.S. (Washington), Ph.D. (Colorado–Boulder), Associate Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (1988)

Adam B. Levy, B.A. (Williams), Ph.D. (Washington), Professor of Mathematics. (1994)

John Lichter, B.S. (Northern Illinois), Ph.D. (Minnesota), Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies. (2000)

Stephen F. Loebs, A.B. (Brown), M.H.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Distinguished Lecturer. (Fall semester.)

Barry A. Logan, B.A. (Cornell), Ph.D. (Colorado), Professor of Biology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Associate Affirmative Action Officer. (1998)

Miriam Logan, B.S., M.S. (University College–Dublin), Ph.D. (Yale), Lecturer in Quantitative Reasoning. (2013)

Janet K. Lohmann, B.A., M.A. (Lehigh), Ph.D. (Massachusetts), Adjunct Lecturer in Sociology. (Spring semester.)

George Lopez, B.Mus. (Hartt School of Music), M.Mus. (Sweelinck Conservatorium–Amsterdam), Beckwith Artist in Residence. (2010)

Marcos F. Lopez, B.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (California–Santa Cruz), Assistant Professor of Sociology. (2013)

Suzanne B. Lovett, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ph.D. (Stanford), Associate Professor of Psychology. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1990)

Scott MacEachern, B.A. (Prince Edward Island), M.A., Ph.D. (Calgary), Professor of Anthropology. (1995)

Stephen M. Majercik, A.B. (Harvard), M.F.A., M.B.A (Yale), M.S. (Southern Maine), Ph.D. (Duke), Associate Professor of Computer Science. (2000)

Sarah Y. T. Mak, B.A. (California–San Diego), Ph.D. (California–Santa Cruz), Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Asian Studies. (2014)

Justin Marks, B.S. (Westmont), M.S., Ph.D. (Colorado State), Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics. (2013)

Janet M. Martin, A.B. (Marquette), M.A., Ph.D. (Ohio State), Professor of Government. (1986)

MaryBeth Mathews, B.A., M.A. (University of Southern Maine), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1994)

Frank Mauceri, B.A., B.M. (Oberlin), M.M., D.M.A. (Illinois–Urbana-Champaign), Senior Lecturer in Music. (2003)

Anne E. McBride, B.S. (Yale), M.Phil. (Cambridge), Ph.D. (Colorado–Boulder), Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry. (2001)

Ryan McConnell, B.A. (California–Santa Cruz), M.A., Ph.D. (Illinois–Urbana-Champaign), Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics. (2014)

Sarah F. McMahon, A.B. (Wellesley), Ph.D. (Brandeis), Associate Professor of History. (1982)

Tracy McMullen, B.A. (Stanford), M.M., M.A. (North Texas), Ph.D. (California–San Diego), Assistant Professor of Music. (2012)

Terry Meagher, A.B. (Boston), M.S. (Illinois State), Associate Director of Athletics and Sidney J. Watson Coach of Men’s Ice Hockey. (1983)

Stephen J. Meardon, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2008)

Alison Miller, B.A. (Ithaca), M.A. (Arcadia), Instructor in Education.* (2014)

Richard E. Morgan, A.B. (Bowdoin), A.M., Ph.D. (Columbia), William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Constitutional and International Law and Government. (1969)

John Morneau, B.M. (New Hampshire), Director of the Bowdoin Concert Band. (Adjunct.) (1988)

Stephen Morris, B.A. (Wesleyan), M.A., Ph.D. (California–San Diego), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2014)

Robert G. Morrison, A.B., A.M. (Harvard), Ph.D. (Columbia), Associate Professor of Religion. (2008)

Madeleine E. Msall, B.A. (Oberlin), M.A., Ph.D. (Illinois–Urbana-Champaign), Professor of Physics. (1994)

James Mullen, B.F.A. (New Hampshire), M.F.A. (Indiana), Associate Professor of Art. (1999)

Elizabeth Muther, B.A. (Wellesley), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Associate Professor of English. (1993)

Stephen G. Naculich, B.S. (Case Western Reserve), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Professor of Physics. (1993)

Jeffrey K. Nagle, A.B. (Earlham), Ph.D. (North Carolina), Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry. (1980)

Erik Nelson, B.A. (Boston College), M.A., Ph.D. (Minnesota), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2010)

Ingrid A. Nelson, B.A. (Wellesley), M.A., Ph.D. (Stanford), Assistant Professor of Sociology. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2010)

Michael Nerdahl, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Lecturer in Classics. (2008)

Simbarashe Nkomo, B.S. (Bindura University (Zimbabwe)), M.Ed. (University of Zimbabwe), , Ph.D. (West Virginia), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry.(2014)

Erika M. Nyhus, B.A. (California–Berkeley), M.A., Ph.D. (Colorado–Boulder), Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology. (2013)

John D. O’Brien, B.A. (Pomona), Ph.D. (California–Los Angeles), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (2012)

Kathleen A. O’Connor, A.B. (Dartmouth), A.M., Ph.D. (Virginia), Director of the Writing Project and Lecturer in Education. (1987)

Katherine D. O’Doherty, B.A. (Notre Dame), M.S., Ph.D. (Vanderbilt), Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. (2013)

Marissa O’Neil, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S. (Massachusetts–Amherst), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2010)

Kristi Olson, B.A. (Indiana), J.D. (Duke), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard University), Assistant Professor of Philosophy. (2014)

Michelle Oosterbaan, B.F.A. (Washington University–St. Louis), M.F.A. (Indiana), Visiting Assistant Professor of Art. (2014)

Michael F. Palopoli, B.S., M.S. (Michigan), Ph.D. (Chicago), Associate Professor of Biology. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (1998)

H. Roy Partridge Jr., B.A. (Oberlin), M.S.W., M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), M.Div. (Harvard), Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Special Assistant to the President for Multicultural Affairs. (1994)

Jill E. Pearlman, B.A. (Beloit), M.A. (California), Ph.D. (Chicago), Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies. (1994)

Nicola C. Pearson, B.S. (St. Mary’s College, London), Associate Athletic Director and Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1996)

Stephen G. Perkinson, B.A. (Colgate), M.A., Ph.D. (Northwestern), Peter M. Small Associate Professor of Art History. (2002)

Emily M. Peterman, B.A. (Middlebury), Ph.D. (California–Santa Barbara), Assistant Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (2012)

Carey R. Phillips, B.S. (Oregon State), M.S. (California–Santa Barbara), Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Research Professor of Biology. (1985)

Thomas Pietraho, B.A., M.S. (Chicago), Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Associate Professor of Mathematics. (2001)

Frank Pizzo, A.B. (Bowdoin College), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2008)

Christian P. Potholm II, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A., M.A.L.D., Ph.D. (Tufts), DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (1970)

Laura J. Premack, B.A. (Wesleyan), Ed.M. (Harvard), M.A., Ph.D. (North Carolina–Chapel Hill), Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Latin American Studies. (2012)

Elizabeth A. Pritchard, A.B. (Boston College), M.T.S., M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), Associate Professor of Religion. (1998)

Brian Purnell, B.A. (Fordham), M.A., Ph.D. (New York University), Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (2010)

Samuel P. Putnam, B.S. (Iowa), M.S., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State), Professor of Psychology. (2001)

Patrick J. Rael, B.A. (Maryland–College Park), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), Professor of History. (1995)

Amanda Redlich, B.A. (Chicago), Ph.D. (MIT), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (2013)

Hannah Reese, B.A. (Wellesley), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), Assistant Professor of Psychology. (2014)

Anna Rein, M.A. equiv. (University of Pisa), Senior Lecturer in Italian. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (2000)

Marilyn Reizbaum, A.B. (Queens College), M.Litt. (Edinburgh), Ph.D. (Wisconsin–Madison), Harrison King McCann Professor of English. (1984)

Manuel L. Reyes, B.S. (Westmont), Ph.D. (Berkeley), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (2011)

Nancy E. Riley, B.A. (Pennsylvania), M.P.H., M.A. (Hawai`i), Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), Professor of Sociology. (1992)

Meghan K. Roberts, B.A. (William and Mary), Ph.D. (Northwestern), Assistant Professor of History. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2011)

Davis R. Robinson, B.A. (Hampshire), M.F.A. (Boston University), Professor of Theater. (1999)

Collin Roesler, B.S. (Brown), M.S. (Oregon State), Ph.D. (Washington), Associate Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (2009)

Melissa L. Rosario, B.A. (Wesleyan), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology. (2013)

Zachary Rothschild, B.A. (Knox), M.A. (Colorado–Colorado Springs), Ph.D. (Kansas), Assistant Professor of Psychology. (2014)

Andrew C. Rudalevige, B.A. (Chicago), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government. (2012)

Lynn M. Ruddy, B.S. (Wisconsin–Oshkosh), Associate Director of Athletics and Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1976)

Timothy M. Ryan, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S. (Drexel), Ashmead White Director of Athletics. (2005)

Russell Rymer, Visiting Writer-in-Residence. (2014)

Arielle Saiber, B.A. (Hampshire), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (1999)

Doris A. Santoro, B.A. (Rochester), Ed.D. (Columbia), Associate Professor of Education. (2005)

Paul Sarvis, B.A., M.F.A. (Goddard), Senior Lecturer in Dance Performance. (1987)

Carrie Scanga, B.A. (Bryn Mawr), M.F.A. (Washington–Seattle), Assistant Professor of Art. (2009)

Jennifer Scanlon, B.S. (SUNY–Oneonta), M.A. (Delaware), M.A., Ph.D. (Binghamton), William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities in Gender and Women’s Studies and Associate Dean for Faculty. (2002)

Paul E. Schaffner, A.B. (Oberlin), Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate Professor of Psychology. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (1977)

Christian Schrader, B.S. (Alaska), M.S., Ph.D. (Georgia), Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science. (2014)

Sandro Sechi, M.A. (University of Milan), Adjunct Lecturer in Italian. (Fall semester.)

Kathryn Sederberg, B.A. (St. Olaf), Visiting Instructor in German.* (2014)

Scott R. Sehon, B.A. (Harvard), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Professor of Philosophy. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (1993)

Jeffrey S. Selinger, B.A. (Rutgers), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), Assistant Professor of Government. (2007)

Vyjayanthi Ratnam Selinger, B.A. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India), M.A. (Harvard), Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate Professor of Asian Studies. (2005)

Gonca Senel, B.S., M.A. (Bilkent University–Turkey), M.A. (California–Los Angeles), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2014)

Cynthia Shelmerdine, A.B. (Bryn Mawr), B.A. (Cambridge), Ph.D. (Harvard), Adjunct Professor of Classics. (Spring semester.)

Vineet Shende, B.A. (Grinnell), M.A. (Butler), Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate Professor of Music. (2002)

Accra Shepp, B.A. (Princeton), M.A. (NYU Institute of Fine Arts), Visiting Artist in Residence. (2014) (Fall semester.)

Adrienne Shibles, B.A. (Bates), M.S. (Smith), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2008)

Lawrence H. Simon, A.B. (Pennsylvania), A.B. (Oxford), M.A./B.A. (Cambridge), Ph.D. (Boston University), Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies. (1987)

Peter Slovenski, A.B. (Dartmouth), A.M. (Stanford), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (1987)

Louisa M. Slowiaczek, B.S. (Massachusetts), Ph.D. (Indiana), Professor of Psychology. (1998)

Conor Smith, B.A. (Mary Washington College), M.A. (Washington College). Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2011)

Jill S. Smith, B.A. (Amherst), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana–Bloomington), Associate Professor of German. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2006)

Robert B. Sobak, A.B. (Franklin and Marshall), M.A. (Georgia), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Associate Professor of Classics. (2007)

Emma Maggie Solberg, B.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Virginia), Assistant Professor of English. (2013)

Allen L. Springer, A.B. (Amherst), M.A., M.A.L.D., Ph.D. (Tufts), Professor of Government. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (1976)

Elizabeth A. Stemmler, B.S. (Bates), Ph.D. (Indiana), Professor of Chemistry. (1988)

Daniel F. Stone, B.S. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2012)

Matthew F. Stuart, B.A. (Vermont), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), Professor of Philosophy. (1993)

Rachel L. Sturman, B.A. (Chicago), M.A., Ph.D. (California–Davis), Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (2003)

Ryan Sullivan, B.A. (Middlebury), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2001)

Dale A. Syphers, B.S., M.Sc. (Massachusetts), Ph.D. (Brown), Professor of Physics. (1986)

Jennifer Taback, B.A. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (Chicago), Professor of Mathematics. (2002)

Susan M. Taffe Reed, B.A. (Colgate), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell), CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Music. (2013)

Susan L. Tananbaum, B.A. (Trinity), M.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Brandeis), Associate Professor of History. (1990)

Yao Tang, B.A. (Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute), M.A. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (British Columbia), Assistant Professor of Economics. (2009)

Birgit Tautz, Diplom Germanistik (Leipzig), M.A. (Wisconsin), Ph.D. (Minnesota), Associate Professor of German. (2002)

Samuel H. Taylor, B.S., Ph.D. (York–United Kingdom), Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. (2012)

Hilary J. Thompson, B.A. (Toronto), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Assistant Professor of English. (On leave of absence for the academic year.) (2009)

Richmond R. Thompson, B.S. (Furman), Ph.D. (Cornell), Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. (1999)

Alana Tiemessen, B.A. (McGill), M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia), Visiting Assistant Professor of Government. (2014)

Kristina Toland, B.A., M.A. (Ohio State), Ph.D. (Northwestern), Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian. (2012)

Laura I. Toma, B.S., M.S. (Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti), M.S., Ph.D. (Duke), Associate Professor of Computer Science. (2003)

Karen Topp, B.Sc. (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario), Ph.D. (Cornell), Senior Lecturer in Physics. (2005)

Shu-chin Tsui, B.A. (Xian Foreign Language Institute, China), M.A. (Wisconsin), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Professor of Asian Studies and Cinema Studies. (2002)

Joseph Tulchin, B.A. (Amherst), Ph.D. (Harvard), Adjunct Lecturer in Latin American Studies. (Fall semester.)

Esmeralda Ulloa, B.A. (California-Irvine), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard), Adjunct Lecturer in Spanish. (Fall semester.)

Krista E. Van Vleet, B.S. (Beloit), M.A., Ph.D. (Michigan), Associate Professor of Anthropology. (1999)

Dharni Vasudevan, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), M.S., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies. (2003)

Olufemi O. Vaughan, B.A., M.A. (St. John’s), Ph.D. (Oxford), Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History. (2008)

Hanétha Vété-Congolo, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Université des Antilles et de la Guyane), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (2001)

Anthony E. Walton, B.A. (Notre Dame), M.F.A. (Brown), Writer in Residence. (1995)

Peggy Wang, B.A. (Wellesley), M.A., Ph.D. (Chicago), Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies. (2012)

Christopher Watkinson, A.A. (Full Sail School of Recording), B.A. (Southern Maine), Adjunct Lecturer in Music and Recital Hall Technician. (2007)

William C. Watterson, A.B. (Kenyon), Ph.D. (Brown), Edward Little Professor of the English Language and Literature. (On leave of absence for the fall semester.) (1976)

Brianne S. Weaver, B.A. (St. Mary’s College of Maryland), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2012)

Susan E. Wegner, A.B. (Wisconsin–Madison), A.M., Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr), Associate Professor of Art History. (1980)

Allen Wells, A.B. (SUNY–Binghamton), A.M., Ph.D. (SUNY–Stony Brook), Roger Howell Jr. Professor of History. (1988)

Tricia Welsch, B.A. (Fordham), M.A., Ph.D. (Virginia), Professor of Cinema Studies (1993)

Mark C. Wethli, B.F.A., M.F.A. (Miami), A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Art. (On leave of absence for the spring semester.) (1985)

Eugenia Wheelwright, B.A. (Yale), M.A. (Washington), Senior Lecturer in Romance Languages. (2005)

Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, B.S. (Yale), Ph.D. (Washington), Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences. (1986)

Carmen Suneetha Wickramagamage, B.A. (University of Peradeniya), Ph.D. (Hawaii–Manoa), Visiting Professor of Religion. (Spring semester.) (2014)

Alice Wiercinski, B.A. (Yale), Associate Director of Athletics. (2013)

Scott Wiercinski, B.A. (Middlebury), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2013)

Richard Wilkins, B.A. (St. Thomas University), M.S. (National Technological), Ph.D. (Nova Southeastern), Adjunct Lecturer in Computer Science. (Fall semester.)

Neil Willey, B.S. (Maine), M.A. (Arizona), Coach in the Department of Athletics. (2013)

Carolyn Wolfenzon, B.A. (University of Lima–Peru), M.A. (Colorado-Boulder), Ph.D. (Cornell), Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. (2007)

Sally M. Wood, B.A. (Rollins), M.F.A. (Tennessee), Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater. (2013)

Jean M. Yarbrough, A.B. (Cedar Crest College), A.M., Ph.D. (New School for Social Research), Gary M. Pendy Sr. Professor of Social Sciences. (1988)

Enrique Yepes, B.A. (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana), Ph.D. (Rutgers), Associate Professor of Romance Languages. (1996)

Abby Elizabeth Zanger, A.B. (Cornell), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. (2014)

Mary Lou Zeeman, B.A., M.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (California–Berkeley), R. Wells Johnson Professor of Mathematics. (2006)

Ya (Leah) Zuo, B.A. (Peking University), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies. (2012)

Date of first appointment to the faculty
* Indicates candidate for doctoral degree at time of appointment


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