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The Faculty

All information on this page represents a snapshot taken at the start of academic year 2004-2005. For up-to-date information, please check the college directory.

Elaine Tuttle Hansen (2002)
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Washington
President
Jill N. Reich (1999)
B.A., Regis; Ph.D., Dartmouth
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty


Emeriti

Thomas Hedley Reynolds
B.A., Williams; M.A., Ph.D. Columbia; LL.D.; L.H.D.
President Emeritus
Donald West Harward
B.A., Maryville; M.A., American University; Ph.D., Maryland (College Park); LL.D; L.H.D.
President Emeritus
Robert Freeman Kingsbury
B.A., Bowdoin; M.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Milton Lambert Lindholm
B.A., Ed.M., Bates; L.H.D
Dean Emeritus of Admissions
Garold Wesley Thumm
B.A., Morris Harvey; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Ernest Paul Muller
B.A., Ursinus; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia
Professor Emeritus of History
James Gordon Hepburn
B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of English
Mary Elizabeth Dudman
B.A., Douglass (Rutgers)
Assistant Librarian Emerita
Lester Ross Cummins
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Yale
Professor Emeritus of Education
John Anthony Tagliabue
B.A., M.A., Columbia
Professor Emeritus of English
Alexis Adelbert Caron
B.A., Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota
Professor Emeritus of French
Roy Lothrop Farnsworth
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Professor Emeritus of Geology
Leland Peterman Bechtel
B.A., B.D., Eastern Baptist; M.A., Temple; Ph.D., New York University
Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education
William Joseph Leahey Jr.
B.A., Bates; M.A., Columbia
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
Robert Wilson Hatch
B.S., Ed.M., Boston University
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
John Joseph Margarones
B.A., Bates; M.A., Ed.D., Boston University
Professor Emeritus of Education
David Arthur Nelson
B.A., M.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Cornell
Professor Emeritus of English
Robert Maurice Chute
B.A., Maine; D.Sc., Johns Hopkins
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Margaret Nichols Registrar Emerita
Joseph Jensen Derbyshire
B.A., M.A., Utah; M.L., University of Washington
Librarian Emeritus
George Lindbergh Wigton
B.S., Ohio State
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
Bernard Ridlon Carpenter
B.S., Nasson
Treasurer Emeritus
Theodore Walther
B.A., Mexico City; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Sherry Abbott Deschaine
B.S., Aroostook State; M.Ed., Maine
Professor Emerita of Physical Education
James Glenn Boyles
B.S., Pennsylvania State; Ph.D., Rutgers
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Robert Crawford Flynn
B.S., Maine
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
Donald Raymond Lent
B.A., California (Santa Barbara); B.F.A., M.F.A, Yale
Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Art
James Shenstone Leamon
B.A., Bates; Ph.D., Brown
Professor Emeritus of History
Douglas Irving Hodgkin
B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Duke
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Robert Stephen Moyer
B.A., Bucknell; Ph.D., Stanford
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Robin Bruce Stirling Brooks
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Yale; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
David Boyd Ledlie
B.A., Middlebury; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Werner John Deiman
B.A., Washington and Lee; M.A., Ph.D., Yale
Professor Emeritus of English
Drake Richard Bradley
B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Ann Besser Scott
B.A., Radcliffe; M.F.A., Brandeis; Ph.D., Chicago
Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita of Music 
Richard Vansant Wagner
B.A., Haverford; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan
Professor Emeritus of Psychology 
David Alan Kolb
B.A., M.A., Fordham; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Philosophy 
James Walter Carignan
B.A., Bates; Ph.D., Rochester
Dean Emeritus of the College 
Carl Benton Straub (1970)
B.A., Colgate; S.T.B., Ph.D., Harvard; L.H.D.
Professor of Religion Emeritus and Clark A. Griffith Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Emeritus
Anne Booth Thompson (1973)
B.A., Radcliffe; M.A., Cantab; Harvard
Professor of English Emerita and Euterpe B. Dukakis Professor Emerita of Classical and Medieval Studies
Marcia Makris (1996)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., New Hampshire
Lecturer Emerita in Education
Marcia Phyllis Plavin (1971)
B.A., Maine; M.A., Wesleyan
Lecturer Emerita in Dance


Administrative Officers

Wylie Lee Mitchell (1978)
B.A., Williams
Dean of Admissions
Laura Ann Juraska (1983)
B.A., Wisconsin; P.M.C., M.L.S., Indiana
Associate College Librarian for Reference Services
Meredith Horton Braz (1992)
B.A., St. Lawrence; M.A.T., Smith
Registrar and Director of Student Financial Services
Eugene Lee Wiemers (1994)
B.A., Macalester; M.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian
Terry Jo Beckmann (1998)
M.B.A., C.P.A.
Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
Tedd R. Goundie (2004)
B.S., Muklenberg; M.S., Bowling Green
Dean of Students


Professors

Sawyer Frederick Sylvester Jr. (1969)
B.A., J.D., M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of Sociology
George Antony Ruff (1968)
B.S., LeMoyne; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics
Eli Cooperman Minkoff (1968)
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Professor of Biology; Faculty Marshal
John Richard Cole (1967)
B.A., Haverford; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History
Lewis Afton Turlish (1969)
B.A., Geneva; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan
Professor of English
John William Creasy (1975)
B.S., Colorado State; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Professor of Geology
Michael Peter Murray (1986)
B.A., Santa Clara; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State
Charles Franklin Phillips Professor of Economics
Mark Benjamin Okrent (1972)
B.A., Reed; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Professor of Philosophy
Steven Edwin George Kemper (1973)
B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
Robert James Thomas (1975)
B.A., Michigan; Ph.D., California (Santa Cruz)
Professor of Biology
Richard Colt Williamson (1975)
B.A., M.A.T., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana
Charles A. Dana Professor of French
Atsuko Hirai (1988)
B.A., Tokyo University; Ph.D., Harvard
Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History
David Clark Haines (1969)
B.A., Wooster; M.Sc., Ph.D., Ohio State
Professor of Mathematics
John Karl Pribram (1970)
B.A., Middlebury; M.A., Wesleyan; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Professor of Physics
Anne Douglas Williams (1981)
B.A., Smith; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Professor of Economics
Mark David Semon (1976)
B.A., Colgate; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado
Professor of Physics
Thomas Frederick Tracy (1976)
B.A., St. Olaf; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Phillips Professor of Religion
Martin Edward Andrucki (1974)
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Charles A. Dana Professor of Theater
Paul Thomas Kuritz (1978)
B.A., Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana
Professor of Theater
David Alan Aschauer (1990)
B.A., Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., Rochester
Elmer W. Campbell Professor of Economics
Loring Mandell Danforth (1978)
B.A., Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
John Elwood Kelsey (1979)
B.A., Grinnell; Ph.D., Chicago
Professor of Psychology
Marion Reddick Anderson (1969)
B.Mus., Stetson; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale
Professor of Music
Carole Anne Taylor (1978)
B.A., M.A.T., Reed; Ph.D., Harvard
Professor of English
William Roberts Matthews (1978)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Iowa; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale
Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music
John Stiven Strong (1978)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Hartford Seminary Foundation; Ph.D., Chicago
Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
Eric Robert Wollman (1979)
B.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Professor of Physics
Thomas James Wenzel (1981)
B.S., Northeastern; Ph.D., Colorado
Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Dennis Grafflin (1981)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Professor of History
James Paul Parakilas (1979)
B.A., Amherst; M.A., Yale; M.A., Connecticut; Ph.D., Cornell
Professor of Music and James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts
William Southard Corlett Jr. (1981)
B.A., Allegheny; M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Professor of Political Science
Michael Eugene Jones (1982)
B.A., Texas (Austin); M.A., University College of Wales (Aberystwyth); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)
Professor of History
Steven Lawrence Hochstadt (1979)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Brown
Professor of History
Elizabeth Howard Tobin (1979)
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Professor of History, Special Assistant to the President
Mark Allen Kessler (1983)
B.A., Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Professor of Political Science; Chair, Division of the Social Sciences
Georgia Nell Nigro (1983)
B.A., Brown; M.S., Yale; Ph.D. Cornell
Professor of Psychology
Rebecca Wells Corrie (1982)
B.A., M.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., Harvard
Phillips Professor of Art
Mary Theresa Rice-DeFosse (1984)
B.A., Boston College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Professor of French
Craig Joseph Decker (1984)
B.A., Bates; M.A., Ph.D., California (Irvine)
Professor of German
Jill N. Reich (1999)
B.A., Regis; Ph.D., Dartmouth
Professor of Psychology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Jane Tussey Costlow (1986)
B.A., Duke; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Professor of Russian and Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Denis Marshall Sweet (1984)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford
Professor of German
John Edward Smedley (1987)
B.A., Colby; Ph.D., Colorado
Professor of Physics
Margaret Scott Creighton (1987)
B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of History
Robert William Allison (1980)
B.A., Brown; Ph.D., Chicago
Professor of Religion
Michael James Retelle (1987)
B.S., Salem State; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts
Professor of Geology
Steven Charles Dillon (1988)
B.A., Colorado; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Professor of English
Peter Ngai-Sing Wong (1988)
B.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Professor of Mathematics
Marcus Coleman Bruce (1987)
B.A., Bates; M.Div., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Professor of Religion
James Gerard Richter (1987)
B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Professor of Political Science
Cristina Malcolmson (1991)
B.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Professor of English
John Dykstra Eusden Jr. (1988)
B.S., Bates; M.S., New Hampshire; Ph.D., Dartmouth
Professor of Geology
Thomas Glen Lawson (1989)
B.A., Anderson; Ph.D., Purdue
Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Division of the Natural Sciences
Lillian Rose Nayder (1989)
B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia
Professor of English
Pamela Jean Baker (1989)
B.Sc., University of Wales (Swansea); B.S., Bates; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)
Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences
Emily Wright Kane (1996)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan
Professor of Sociology
John Anthony Rhodes (1986)
B.A., Dartmouth; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor of Mathematics
Dolores Mary O'Higgins (1990)
B.A., Trinity College Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Euterpe B. Dukakis Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Erica Rand (1990)
B.A., Princeton; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Kathryn Graff Low (1990)
B.A., Bowdoin; Ed.M., Harvard; Ph.D., Stanford
Professor of Psychology
Charles Valentine Carnegie (1991)
B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Professor of Anthropology
James Wesley Hughes (1992)
B.A., M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Michigan
Thomas Sowell Professor of Economics
Hong Lin (1991)
B.S., M.S., Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr
Professor of Physics
Shuhui Yang (1991)
B.A., Fudan University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University
Professor of Chinese
Sarah Mehlhop Strong (1983)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Professor of Japanese Language and Literature
William Gerald Ambrose Jr. (1994)
B.A., Princeton; Ph.D., North Carolina
Professor of Biology
David Moisseiff Scobey (2005)
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Harward Professor of Community Partnerships and Director of the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Center for Community Partnerships


Associate Professors

Carl Robert Schwinn (1975)
B.A., Wisconsin (Madison); M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Associate Professor of Economics
Sanford Alan Freedman (1978)
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Cantab.; Ph.D., Harvard
Associate Professor of English
Joseph Gerard Pelliccia (1979)
B.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Associate Professor of Biology
Carolyn Ann Court (1979)
B.S., Southern Connecticut State; M.S., Pennsylvania State
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Edward Smith Harwood (1981)
B.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture
George Scott Purgavie (1983)
B.S., West Chester; M.S., South Carolina
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Sharon Kinsman (1985)
B.A., Iowa; Ph.D., Cornell
Associate Professor of Biology
Suzanne Rousseau Coffey (1985)
B.A., New Hampshire; M.A., Southern Maine
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Marsha Ann Graef (1985)
B.S., Central Missouri State; M.A., Northern Arizona
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Shepley Littlefield Ross II (1985)
B.S., New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., Rochester
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Arlene Elowe MacLeod (1986)
B.A., Bowdoin; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Associate Professor of Political Science
Dennis Ralph Browne (1986)
B.A., Southern Illinois; B.A., Tennessee; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia
Associate Professor of Russian
David Ross Cummiskey (1986)
B.A., Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Baltasar Fra-Molinero (1994)
Licenciado, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela; M.A., Indiana; Doctor en Filología, Universidad de Sevilla; Ph.D., Indiana
Associate Professor of Spanish
Elizabeth Anne Eames (1988)
B.A., Bryn Mawr; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Lee Huber Abrahamsen (1989)
B.S., Franklin and Marshall; Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Biology
Dana Melvin Mulholland (1991)
B.S., Maine; M.S., State University of New York (Cortland)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Kirk Dorrance Read (1990)
B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Associate Professor of French
Charles Isidore Nero (1991)
B.A., Xavier; M.A., Wake Forest; Ph.D., Indiana
Associate Professor of Rhetoric
Francisca López (1990)
B.A., Universidad de Córdoba; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Associate Professor of Spanish; Chair, Division of the Humanities
Matthew John Côté (1991)
B.S., Syracuse; Ph.D., Illinois
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Bonnie Jean Shulman (1991)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Colorado
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Cheryl McDonell McCormick (1992)
B.A., McGill; Ph.D., McMaster
Associate Professor of Psychology
Leslie Irene Hill (1988)
B.A., Barnard; M.A., Atlanta; Ph.D., Union Institute
Associate Professor of Political Science; Chair, Interdisciplinary Programs
Hilmar Ludvig Jensen III (1992)
B.A., Goddard; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Associate Professor of History
James Patrick Murphy (1994)
B.A., Bates; M.Ed., Boston University
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Nancy Way Kleckner (1994)
B.S., Illinois; M.S., Maine; Ph.D., North Carolina
Associate Professor of Biology
Margaret Maurer-Fazio (1994)
B.A., M.A., Western Ontario; Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Economics; Associate Dean of the Faculty
John Howard McClendon III (1999)
B.A., Central State University; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas
Associate Professor of African American Studies and American Cultural Studies
Lynne Y. Lewis (2000)
B.A., Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)
Associate Professor of Economics
Rachel Narehood Austin (1995)
B.A., North Carolina (Greensboro); Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Lavina Dhingra Shankar (1996)
B.A., Wheaton; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts
Associate Professor of English
Sue Edna Marie Catherine Houchins (2003)
B.A., California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., Union Institute
Associate Professor of African American Studies
Margaret Anne Imber (1997)
B.A., Chicago; J.D., Michigan; Ph.D., Stanford
Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Joseph Patrick Reilly (1997)
B.A., Trinity; M.B.A., Rhode Island
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Stacy Lee Smith (1997)
B.A., William Smith; M.P.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell
Associate Professor of Education
Paula Jean Schlax (1998)
B.S., Clarkson; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Winifred Ann Hohlt (1998)
B.A., Williams; M.S., Smith
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Rebecca Margaret Herzig (1998)
B.A., California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies
Claudia Aburto Guzmán (1997)
B.A., Florida State; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona
Associate Professor of Spanish
Lisa Maurizio (1999)
B.A., Wellesley; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Pamela Ann-Elizabeth Johnson (1999)
B.F.A., Kansas; B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Bennington
Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Michael James Sargent (1999)
B.A., Hendrix; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State
Associate Professor of Psychology
George M. Perkins (2005)
B.A., Ph.D., Boston College
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics


Assistant Professors

Rebecca Jean Sommer (1998)
B.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Assistant Professor of Biology
Susan Allison Stark (1999)
B.A., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Melissa Louise Wender (1999)
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Literature
Stephanie Kelley-Romano (1999)
B.S., M.A., Emerson; Ph.D., Kansas
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Peter John Rogers (1999)
B.A., North Carolina; M.A., Ph.D, Florida
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
John Russell Baughman (2000)
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Francesco Giovanni Duina (2000)
B.A., M.A., Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Beverly Jane Johnson (2000)
B.Sc., M.Sc., Delaware; Ph.D., Colorado
Assistant Professor of Geology
Trian Nguyen (2000)
B.A., San Francisco State; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies
Jennifer Lori Koviach (2001)
B.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., Minnesota
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Felicia Lynne Fahey (2001)
B.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., California (Santa Cruz)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir (2001)
B.J., Missouri; Ph.D., Washington University
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Amy Bradfield Douglass (2001)
B.A., Williams; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Kimberly Nicole Ruffin (2001)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)
Assistant Professor of English
Todd Aaron Kahan (2002)
B.S., Syracuse; Ph.D., State University of New York (Albany)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Joseph McLean Hall (2002)
B.A., Amherst; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Assistant Professor of History
Heidi Taylor Chirayath (2002)
B.A., Gettysburg; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Meredith Lynn Greer (2002)
B.A., Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Patricia Susan Buck (2002)
B.A., Hampshire; M.A., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Education
Stephanie A. Richards (2003)
B.S., Bates; Ph.D., Vermont
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Matthew Jeremy Nelson (2003)
B.A., Bowdoin; Ph.D., Columbia
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Casey O'Callaghan (2003)
B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Krista Maywalt Scottham (2003)
B.A., Ithaca; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ryan William Bavis (2003)
B.A., St. Mary's (Maryland); Ph.D., Montana
Assistant Professor of Biology
Gina Andrea Fatone (2003)
B.M., Connecticut; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.A., California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor of Music
Diane Haughney (2003)
B.A., Vassar; M.A., Middlebury; Ph.D., City University of New York
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Carol Jane Dilley (2003)
B.A., Delaware; M.F.A., University of Washington
Assistant Professor of Dance
Pallavi Shasikant Jayawant (2004)
B.S., M.Sc., University of Bombay; Ph.D., Brandeis
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Holly Annette Ewing (2004)
B.A., Carleton; Ph.D., Minnesota
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Dale Edward Chapman (2004)
B.A., M.A., Toronto; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Jennifer Roxanne Prichard (2004)
B.A., Transylvania; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Wei Chen (2004)
B.A., Wuhan University; Ph.D.,California (Santa Cruz)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Robert Lambton Farnsworth (1990)
B.A., Brown; M.F.A., Columbia
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Laura Cecilia Balladur (2003)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Smriti Rao (2004)
B.A., M.A., Biela Institute; M.A., Massachusetts (Amherst)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Phaedra Upton (2004)
B.S., University of Canterbury (New Zealand); Ph.D., University of Otago
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology
Sylvia Federico (2005)
B.A., State University of New York (Purchase); M.A., Ph.D., Indinana
Assistant Professor of English
Alexandre Erik Dauge-Roth (2005)
M.A., Université de Lausanne; Ph.D., Michigan
Assistant Professor of French
Jonathan Elliott Skinner (2005)
B.A., St. John's; B.A., University of Oxford; M.A., University College London; Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Karen Melvin (2005)
B.A., Boston University; M.B.A., Phoenix; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Assistant Professor of History
Melinda Ann Plastas (2005)
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies
Hongjun Su (2005)
B.A., Fudan University; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
B. Christine McDowell (2005)
B.A., Brandeis; M.F.A., Yale
Assistant Professor of Theater
Richard Alan Brown (2005)
B.S., Roanoke; Ph.D., California (Davis)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Fiona Deans Halloran (2005)
B.A., American University; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Caleb McKinley Shor (2005)
B.S., Bates; Ph.D., Boston University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Óscar Alberto Torres Duque (2005)
B.A., M.A., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá), Ph.D., Iowa
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Steven James Konezny (2005)
B.A., Vassar; Ph.D., Rochester
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Olya Gayazova (2005)
B.A., St. Petersburg State University; M.A., Central European University; Ph.D., Rutgers
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science


Instructors

Albert Malcom Fereshetian Jr. (1995)
B.S., New Hampshire
Instructor in Physical Education
Rebecca Lynn Fraser-Thill (2003)
B.A., Drew University; M.A., Cornell
Visiting Instructor in Psychology
Britt Allison Kirsner (2004)
B.A., Colgate; M.A., Colorado
Visiting Instructor in Economics
Helen Catherine Boucher (2005)
B.A., Illinois (Chicago); M.A., California (Berkeley)
Instructor in Psychology
Hiroya Muira (2005)
B.A., McGill; M.A., Columbia
Instructor in Music
Sofya Khagi (2005)
B.A., Rochester; M.A., Dartmouth
Visiting Instructor in Russian


Senior Lecturers

Anne Wescott Dodd (1984)
B.A., Maine; M.A., California State (Los Angeles); Ed.D., Maine
Senior Lecturer in Education
Robert Alan Feintuch (1976), B.F.A., Cooper Union; M.F.A., Yale Senior Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Paul Richard Heroux (1982)
Fourth-Year Diploma, Masters of the Studio, School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)
Senior Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Bruce Joseph Bourque (1972)
B.A., Massachusetts; M.A., Colorado; Ph.D., Harvard
Senior Lecturer in Anthropology


Lecturers

Gerda Neu-Sokol (1975), University of Freiburg Lecturer in German
Thomas Ames Hayward (1978)
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Maine; M.L.S., Rutgers
Lecturer in Classical and Medieval Studies
Frank Glazer (1980) Lecturer in Music; Artist in Residence
Joseph L. Nicoletti (1980)
B.A., Queens; M.F.A., Yale
Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Joyce Seligman (1981)
B.A., City College of New York; M.A., Maine
Lecturer in Writing and Director of the Writing Workshop
Barry Michael Farber (1987)
B.S., Purdue; M.B.A., California (Los Angeles)
Lecturer in Economics
Gene Alan Clough (1987)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Lecturer in Geology and Physics
Christopher Merriman Beam (1989)
B.A., Williams; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Lecturer in History
Li-ping Miao (1989)
Beijing Foreign Language Institute; Beijing Normal University
Lecturer in Chinese
Melinda Hungerford Harder (1990)
B.A., Dartmouth; M.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Rochester
Lecturer in Mathematics
William Pope.L (1990)
B.A., Montclair State College; M.F.A., Rutgers
Lecturer in Theater
Keiko Ofuji (1991)
B.A., Metropolitan State College; M.A., Kansas
Lecturer in Japanese Language
Henry John Walker (1993)
B.A., Trinity College Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Lecturer in Classical and Medieval Studies
Elke Morris (1993)
B.A., Nevada; M.A., M.F.A., New Mexico
Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Mishael Maswari Caspi (1995)
B.A., Hebrew University; M.A., Santa Clara; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Lecturer in Religion
Karen Anklan Palin (1995)
B.A., Ph.D., Minnesota
Lecturer in Biology
Katalin Vecsey (1995)
B.A., M.A., Bárczi Gusztáv College for Teachers of the Disabled; Ph.D., Eötvös Lóránd University
Lecturer in Theater
Penelope Jones (1998)
B.F.A., Maine College of Art; M.F.A., Cornell
Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Grace Leslie Coulombe (2000)
B.A., Bates, M.A., Boston College
Lecturer in Quantitative Studies and Director of the Mathematics and Statistics Workshop
Holly Louise Gurney (2000)
B.A., Milliken; M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Indiana
Lecturer in Education
David Russell George Jr. (2000)
B.A., M.A., Purdue; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota
Lecturer in Spanish
Robert Bryan Brito (2001)
B.A., Pepperdine; M.A., Northwestern
Lecturer in Rhetoric and Director of Debate
Gwen L. Lexow (2002)
B.A., Knox; B.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Lecturer in History
Michael Ellison Reidy (2002)
B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Lecturer in Theater
Jessica Blanche Gandolf (2002)
B.A., Oberlin; M.F.A., Brooklyn
Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Michael Hanrahan (2003)
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana
Lecturer in English
Robert Chadwell Williams (2003)
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Lecturer in History
Mark Helm Conlin Bessire (2003)
B.A., New York University; M.A., City University of New York; M.B.A., Columbia
Lecturer in the Humanities and Director of the Museum of Art
John Harry Corrie (2003)
B.Mus., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., Northwestern School of Music; M.M.A., Yale
Lecturer in Music
Anita Susan Charles (2004)
B.A., Dartmouth; M.Ed., Harvard
Lecturer in Education
Robert Earl Bunselmeyer (2004)
B.A., Washington University; M.S., Wisconsin; Ph.D., Yale
Lecturer in History
Robert L. Pallone (2004)
B.A., M.A., Pennsylvania
Lecturer in Sociology
Thomas Glynne Walley (2004)
B.A., Brigham Young; M.A., Washington University
Lecturer in Japanese
Sagaree Sengupta (2004)
B.A., Cornell; M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Lecturer in Asian Studies
Gerald Frederick Bigelow (2004)
B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Cantab.
Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Heather Lynn Lindkvist (2002)
B.A., California (San Diego); M.A., Chicago
Lecturer in Anthropology
Ichirô Noguchi (2005)
M.A., Texas Tech; M.A., Indiana
Lecturer in Japanese
Emily Katherine Koehn (2005)
B.A., Oberlin; M.F.A., Purdue
Lecturer in English
Aimée Holloway Conlin Bessire (2005)
B.A., Lake Forest; M.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Thomas Peter Snow (2005)
B.A., Berklee College of Music
Lecturer in Music


Assistants in Instruction

Mary Elizabeth Brushwein (1979) Assistant in Chemistry
Gregory James Anderson (1986)
B.S., M.S., University of Washington
Assistant in Biology
Marita Lucia Bryant (1988)
B.A., Boston University; M.S., Freie Universität Berlin
Assistant in Geology
Lorna H. Clark (1991)
B.S., Southeastern Massachusetts
Assistant in Chemistry
Tina Marie Rioux (1997)
B.A., Maine (Farmington); M.S., Southern Maine
Assistant in Neuroscience
Carolyn Ellen Lawson (2001)
B.A., Illinois
Assistant in Biology
Kathleen A. Claerr (2002)
B.S., Michigan State; M.S., Eastern Michigan
Assistant in Biology
Eric Christopher Towne (2002)
B.A., Harvard
Assistant in Mathematics
Brian T. Pfohl (2003)
B.A., Vanderbilt
Assistant in Psychology
Mark Melcher Nordberg (2005)
B.S., Bates; M.S., Massachusetts, M.Ed., Worcester State
Assistant in Physics
Gabriel Ycas (2005)
B.A., Reed
Assistant in Physics
Walter A. Lach (2005)
B.A., Massachusetts (Boston); M.B.A., New Hampshire College
Assistant in Chemistry


Learning Associate

Camille S. Parrish (2001)
B.A., Carleton; M.S., Rutgers
Learning Associate in Environmental Studies


Applied Music and Dance Faculty

Natasha Chances (1971)
Licence d'enseignement, École Normale de Musique de Paris
Instructor of Piano
Carol Furman (1980)
B.S., Kent State
Instructor of Clarinet
John Furman (1983)
B.S., Kent State
Instructor of Trumpet
Stephen Kecskemethy (1985)
B.M., Artist's Diploma, Eastman School of Music; D.Mus.
Instructor of Violin
Stephen Grover (1985) Instructor of Jazz Piano and Drum Set
Kenneth Labrecque (1987), B.M., Maine Instructor of Guitar and Electric Bass
Julia Adams (1988)
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., San Francisco State College; D.Mus.
Instructor of Viola
George Rubino (1988) Instructor of Double Bass
Gregory Boardman (1989)
B.M., Southern Maine
Instructor of Folk Fiddling
Kathleen Foster (1991)
B.M., Indiana; M.M., Bowling Green
Instructor of Violoncello
Ardith Keef (1993)
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music
Instructor of Bassoon
Anthony J. Shostak (1997)
B.F.A., Philadelphia College of Art of the University of the Arts
Instructor of Banjo
Anita-Ann Jerosch (2000)
B.A., Maine (Augusta)
Instructor of Bass Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba
Sebastian Jerosch (2000)
B.M., Mannes College of Music
Instructor of Tenor and Alto Trombone
Kay Hamlin (2000)
B.M., Southern Maine; M.M., Arizona State
Instructor of Flute
Louis Hall (2002), Ed.D., Illinois Instructor of Oboe
Susan Brownfield (2003)
B.M., Oregon; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
Instructor of Voice
David Pontbriand (2004) Instructor of Sitar
Lee Humphreys (2005)
B,M., Michigan; M.M., Manhattan College of Music
Instructor of Flute
Nancy Smith (2005)
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music
Instructor of Percussion
David Wells (2005)
B.A., California State (Hayward)
Instructor of Saxophone
Gwenyth Jones (2005) Instructor of Dance
Rachel Ganteaume Richards (2005) Instructor of Dance
Margery Landis (2005)
B.A., New Hampshire; M.M., Idaho
Instructor of French Horn

Committees of the Faculty, 2005-2006

The following lists include committee members at press time. The most current committee assignments are available on the Web site (www.bates.edu/dof).

The starred committees (*) include student members, who are appointed at the beginning of the academic year. The President and Dean of the Faculty are ex officio members of all committees.

Academic Standing:
W.G. Ambrose, Chair, M.H. Braz (ex officio), C.J. Decker, T.R. Goundie (ex officio), P.T. Kuritz, F. López, J.P. Murphy, S.W. Sawyer (ex officio)
*Admissions and Financial Aid:
M.J. Retelle, Chair, J.R. Baughman, E.W. Kane, J.L. Koviach (fall semester), W.L. Mitchell (ex officio)
African American Studies and American Cultural Studies:
M.C. Bruce, Co-Chair, C.V. Carnegie, Co-Chair, M.S. Creighton, Co-Chair, B. Fra-molinero, S.E.M.C. Houchins, H.L. Jensen, J.H. McClendon, C.I. Nero, W. Pope.L, C.A. Taylor
Asian Studies:
S.E. Kemper, Chair, D. Grafflin, , M. Maurer-Fazio, J.S. Strong, S.M. Strong, S. Yang
Animal Care and Use:
J.E. Kelsey, Chair, R.W. Bavis, D.R. Cummiskey, M.E. Hughes, T. Reissfelder, C. Ring
*Athletics:
M.B. Okrent, Chair, S.R. Coffey (ex officio), J.W. Creasy, J.E. Kelsey, J.P. Murphy, G.N. Nigro, S.W. Sawyer (ex officio)

Biological Chemistry:
P.J. Schlax, Chair, L.H. Abrahamsen, W.G. Ambrose (ex officio), M.J. Côté (ex officio), T.G. Lawson, J.G. Pelliccia

Classical and Medieval Studies:
M.A. Imber, Chair, R.W. Allison, S.A. Federico, T.A. Hayward, M.E. Jones, L. Maurizio, D.M. O’Higgins, H.J. Walter

*College Concerts:
F.G. Duina, Chair, J.R. Baughman, M.J. Sargent

*College Lectures:
M.J. Sargent, Chair, B.J. Johnson, C. O'Callaghan

Committees and Governance:
K.G. Low, J.G. Richter, M.J. Sargent, R.J. Sommer

Conference with Trustees:
C. Aburto Guzmán, Á. Ásgeirsdóttir, C.J. Dilley, M.E. Jones, J.E. Kelsey, M.J. Sargent

*Curriculum and Calendar:
J.S. Strong, Chair, C. Aburto Guzmán, M.H. Braz (ex officio), A. B. Douglass, D.C. Haines, L.A. Juraska (ex officio), M. Maurer-Fazio (ex-officio)

*Educational Policy:
J.N. Reich, Chair (ex officio), D.A. Aschauer, M.H. Braz (ex-officio), B.J. Johnson, P.A. Johnson, S.M. Strong, E.L. Wiemers (ex officio), E.R. Wollman

Environmental Studies:
J.T. Costlow, Chair, R.N. Austin, H.A. Ewing, L.Y. Lewis, J.G. Richter, P.J. Rogers, R.J. Sommer, C.B. Straub, T.J. Wenzel
Evaluation of Teaching:
D.C. Haines, Chair, S.A. Freedman

*Extracurricular Activities and Residential Life:
H.T. Chirayath, Co-Chair, J.P. Reilly, Co-Chair, T.J. Beckmann (ex officio), C.V. Carnegie, T.R. Goundie (ex-officio), S. Kelley-Romano
Faculty Review Board:
L.H. Abrahamsen, D.R. Browne, C.V. Carnegie, W.S. Corlett, J.E. Kelsey, T.G. Lawson, H. Lin, G.N. Nigro, D.M. O'Higgins

*First-Year Seminars and the Writing Workshop:
A.W. Dodd, Chair, G.A. Clough, J.W. Creasy, L.A. Juraska (ex officio), S. Kinsman, G.N. Nigro, B.J.Shulman, E.H. Tobin (ex officio)

Graduate Studies:
E.A. Eames, Chair, R.W. Allison, J. Head (ex officio), E. Rand, R.J. Sommer

*Honors Study:
J.K. Pribram, Chair, A. Hirai, P.J. Rogers, J.P. Parakilas, J. Seligman

*Information Services Advisory Committee:
T.A. Kahan, Chair, R.W. Allison, J.F. Bauer (ex officio), R.W. Bavis, M.H. Braz (ex officio), J.C. Fergerson (ex officio), A.W. White (ex officio), E.L. Wiemers (ex officio), E. Zimmerman (ex officio)

Institutional Review Board:
L.M. Danforth, Co-Chair, A.B. Douglass, Co-Chair, D.A. Aschauer, J. Gould, M.A. Graef , D.M. Sweet, R.J. Thomas

Legal Studies:
S.L. Ross, Chair, T.R. Goundie (ex officio), M.A. Imber

*Library:
S.F. Sylvester, Chair, G.A. Fatone, E.C. Minkoff, D.M. O'Higgins, C.R. Schwinn, H.J. Walker, E.L. Wiemers (ex officio)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Planning:
J.H. McClendon, Chair, M.S. Creighton, R.C. Herzig (ex officio), C.I. Nero, J.L. Reese (ex officio)

Medical Studies:
L.H. Abrahamsen, Chair, K.A. Palin, S.W. Sawyer (ex officio), M. Semon, K.M. Scottham, S.A. Stark, P.N. Wong

Neuroscience:
J.E. Kelsey, Chair, W.G. Ambrose (ex officio), N.W. Kleckner, K.G. Low (ex officio), J.R. Prichard

*Off-Campus Study:
M.E. Jones, Chair, B. Fra-Molinero, T.R. Goundie (ex officio), M. Maurer-Fazio (ex officio), G. Neu-Sokol, S.W. Sawyer (ex officio)

Personnel:
J.N. Reich, Chair (ex officio), L.M. Danforth, N.W. Kleckner, K.G. Low, J.G. Pelliccia, S.M. Strong, T.F. Tracy, P.N. Wong

Personnel for Physical Education:
J.N. Reich, Chair (ex officio), S. Hochstadt, M.J. Retelle, C.R. Schwinn

President's Institutional Planning and Advisory:
H.J. Chirayath, J.T. Costlow, T. Nguyen, J.K. Pribram, J.G. Richter, K.N. Ruffin
*Student Conduct:
M.A. Imber, Chair, M.C. Bruce, W.A. Hohlt, P. Jayawant, M.P. Murray, M. Semon

Teaching Development:
P.J. Schlax, Chair, P.S. Buck, S.C. Dillion, G.A. Fatone
Women and Gender Studies:
E. Rand, Chair, P.S. Buck, H.A. Ewing, R.M. Herzig, L.I. Hill, S.E.M.C. Houchins, E.W. Kane, M.A. Plastas
Board of Examiners:
R.W. Allison, M.C. Bruce, R.W. Corrie, E.R. Wollman
Judicial Educators:
J.G. Pelliccia, E.R. Wollman

Standing Member of Student Conduct Appeals Committee:
J.R. Cole