The Faculty

Elaine Tuttle Hansen (2002), President
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Washington

Jill N. Reich (1999), Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
B.A., Regis; Ph.D., Dartmouth

Emeriti

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, President Emeritus
B.A., Williams; M.A., Ph.D. Columbia; LL.D.; L.H.D.

Donald West Harward, President Emeritus
B.A., Maryville; M.A., American University; Ph.D., Maryland (College Park); LL.D; L.H.D.

Milton Lambert Lindholm, Dean Emeritus of Admissions
B.A., Ed.M., Bates; L.H.D.

Garold Wesley Thumm, Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., Morris Harvey; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Ernest Paul Muller, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Ursinus; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

James Gordon Hepburn, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Lester Ross Cummins, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Yale

Alexis Adelbert Caron, Professor Emeritus of French
B.A., Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota

Roy Lothrop Farnsworth, Professor Emeritus of Geology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

Leland Peterman Bechtel, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education
B.A., B.D., Eastern Baptist; M.A., Temple; Ph.D., New York University

William Joseph Leahey Jr., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.A., Bates; M.A., Columbia

Robert Wilson Hatch, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., Ed.M., Boston University

John Joseph Margarones, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., Bates; M.A., Ed.D., Boston University

David Arthur Nelson, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., M.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Cornell

Robert Maurice Chute, Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., Maine; D.Sc., Johns Hopkins

Margaret Nichols, Registrar Emerita

Joseph Jensen Derbyshire, Librarian Emeritus
B.A., M.A., Utah; M.L., University of Washington

George Lindbergh Wigton, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., Ohio State

Bernard Ridlon Carpenter, Treasurer Emeritus
B.S., Nasson

Theodore Walther, Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.A., Mexico City; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Sherry Abbott Deschaine, Professor Emerita of Physical Education
B.S., Aroostook State; M.Ed., Maine

James Glenn Boyles, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., Pennsylvania State; Ph.D., Rutgers

Robert Crawford Flynn, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., Maine

Donald Raymond Lent, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., California (Santa Barbara); B.F.A., M.F.A, Yale

James Shenstone Leamon, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Bates; Ph.D., Brown

Douglas Irving Hodgkin, Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Duke

Robert Stephen Moyer, Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., Bucknell; Ph.D., Stanford

Robin Bruce Stirling Brooks, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Yale; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

David Boyd Ledlie, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.A., Middlebury; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Werner John Deiman, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Washington and Lee; M.A., Ph.D., Yale

Drake Richard Bradley, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Ann Besser Scott, Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita of Music 
B.A., Radcliffe; M.F.A., Brandeis; Ph.D., Chicago

Richard Vansant Wagner, Professor Emeritus of Psychology 
B.A., Haverford; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

David Alan Kolb, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Philosophy 
B.A., M.A., Fordham; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

James Walter Carignan, Dean Emeritus of the College 
B.A., Bates; Ph.D., Rochester

Carl Benton Straub (1970), Professor Emeritus of Religion and Clark A. Griffith Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies
B.A., Colgate; S.T.B., Ph.D., Harvard; L.H.D.

Anne Booth Thompson (1973), Professor Emerita of English and Euterpe B. Dukakis Professor Emerita of Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Radcliffe; M.A., Cantab.; Ph.D., Harvard

Marcia Makris (1996), Lecturer Emerita in Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., New Hampshire

Marcia Phyllis Plavin (1971), Lecturer Emerita in Dance
B.A., Maine; M.A., Wesleyan

Richard Colt Williamson (1975), Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of French
B.A., M.A.T., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Carolyn Ann Court (1979), Professor Emerita of Physical Education
B.S., Southern Connecticut State; M.S., Pennsylvania State

Administrative Officers

Wylie Lee Mitchell (1978), Dean of Admissions
B.A., Williams

Laura Ann Juraska (1983), Associate College Librarian for Reference Services
B.A., Wisconsin; P.M.C., M.L.S., Indiana

Meredith Horton Braz (1992), Administrative Dean for Academic Systems and Registrar
B.A., St. Lawrence; M.A.T., Smith

Eugene Lee Wiemers (1994), Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian
B.A., Macalester; M.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Terry Jo Beckmann (1998), Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.B.A., Pace

Tedd R. Goundie (2004), Dean of Students
B.S., Muhlenberg; M.S., Bowling Green

Note: For information on faculty members who are currently on leave, please consult the Web site of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (www.bates.edu/dof).

Professors

Sawyer Frederick Sylvester Jr. (1969), Professor of Sociology
B.A., J.D., M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

George Antony Ruff (1968), Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics
B.S., LeMoyne; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Eli Cooperman Minkoff (1968), Professor of Biology; Faculty Marshal
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

John Richard Cole (1967), Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History
B.A., Haverford; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Lewis Afton Turlish (1969), Professor of English
B.A., Geneva; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

John William Creasy (1975), Professor of Geology
B.S., Colorado State; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Michael Peter Murray (1986), Charles Franklin Phillips Professor of Economics
B.A., Santa Clara; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State

Mark Benjamin Okrent (1972), Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Reed; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Steven Edwin George Kemper (1973), Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Robert James Thomas (1975), Professor of Biology
B.A., Michigan; Ph.D., California (Santa Cruz)

Atsuko Hirai (1988), Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History
B.A., Tokyo University; Ph.D., Harvard

David Clark Haines (1969), Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Wooster; M.Sc., Ph.D., Ohio State

John Karl Pribram (1970), Professor of Physics
B.A., Middlebury; M.A., Wesleyan; Ph.D., Massachusetts

Anne Douglas Williams (1981), Professor of Economics
B.A., Smith; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Mark David Semon (1976), Professor of Physics
B.A., Colgate; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado

Thomas Frederick Tracy (1976), Phillips Professor of Religion
B.A., St. Olaf; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Martin Edward Andrucki (1974), Charles A. Dana Professor of Theater
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Paul Thomas Kuritz (1978), Professor of Theater
B.A., Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

David Alan Aschauer (1990), Elmer W. Campbell Professor of Economics
B.A., Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., Rochester

Loring Mandell Danforth (1978), Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Division of the Social Sciences
B.A., Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

John Elwood Kelsey (1979), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Grinnell; Ph.D., Chicago

Marion Reddick Anderson (1969), Professor of Music
B.Mus., Stetson; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale

Carole Anne Taylor (1978), Professor of English
B.A., M.A.T., Reed; Ph.D., Harvard

William Roberts Matthews (1978), Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Iowa; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale

John Stiven Strong (1978), Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Hartford Seminary Foundation; Ph.D., Chicago

Eric Robert Wollman (1979), Professor of Physics
B.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Thomas James Wenzel (1981), Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Northeastern; Ph.D., Colorado

Dennis Grafflin (1981), Professor of History
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

James Paul Parakilas (1979), Professor of Music and James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts
B.A., Amherst; M.A., Yale; M.A., Connecticut; Ph.D., Cornell

William Southard Corlett Jr. (1981), Professor of Politics
B.A., Allegheny; M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Michael Eugene Jones (1982), Professor of History and Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Texas (Austin); M.A., University College of Wales (Aberystwyth); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Mark Allen Kessler (1983), Professor of Politics
B.A., Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Georgia Nell Nigro (1983), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Brown; M.S., Yale; Ph.D. Cornell

Rebecca Wells Corrie (1982), Phillips Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.A., M.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., Harvard

Mary Theresa Rice-DeFosse (1984), Professor of French
B.A., Boston College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Craig Joseph Decker (1984), Professor of German
B.A., Bates; M.A., Ph.D., California (Irvine)

Jill N. Reich (1999), Professor of Psychology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
B.A., Regis; Ph.D., Dartmouth

Jane Tussey Costlow (1986), Professor of Russian
B.A., Duke; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Denis Marshall Sweet (1984), Professor of German
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford

John Edward Smedley (1987), Professor of Physics
B.A., Colby; Ph.D., Colorado

Margaret Scott Creighton (1987), Professor of History
B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Boston University

Robert William Allison (1980), Professor of Religion
B.A., Brown; Ph.D., Chicago

Michael James Retelle (1987), Professor of Geology
B.S., Salem State; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts

Steven Charles Dillon (1988), Professor of English
B.A., Colorado; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Peter Ngai-Sing Wong (1988), Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Marcus Coleman Bruce (1987), Professor of Religion
B.A., Bates; M.Div., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

James Gerard Richter (1987), Professor of Politics
B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Cristina Malcolmson (1991), Professor of English
B.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

John Dykstra Eusden Jr. (1988), Professor of Geology
B.S., Bates; M.S., New Hampshire; Ph.D., Dartmouth

Thomas Glen Lawson (1989), Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Division of the Natural Sciences
B.A., Anderson; Ph.D., Purdue

Lillian Rose Nayder (1989), Professor of English
B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia

Pamela Jean Baker (1989), Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences
B.Sc., University of Wales (Swansea); B.S., Bates; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Emily Wright Kane (1996), Whitehouse Professor of Sociology
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

John Anthony Rhodes (1986), Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Dartmouth; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dolores Mary O'Higgins (1990), Euterpe B. Dukakis Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Trinity College Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Erica Rand (1990), Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.A., Princeton; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Kathryn Graff Low (1990), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Bowdoin; Ed.M., Harvard; Ph.D., Stanford

Charles Valentine Carnegie (1991), Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

James Wesley Hughes (1992), Thomas Sowell Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Michigan

Hong Lin (1991), Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr

Shuhui Yang (1991), Professor of Chinese
B.A., Fudan University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Sarah Mehlhop Strong (1983), Professor of Japanese Language and Literature
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

William Gerald Ambrose Jr. (1994), Professor of Biology
B.A., Princeton; Ph.D., North Carolina

David Moisseiff Scobey (2005), Harward Professor of Community Partnerships and Director of the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Center for Community Partnerships
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

David Ross Cummiskey (1986), Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Margaret Maurer-Fazio (1994), Professor of Economics; Associate Dean of the Faculty
B.A., M.A., Western Ontario; Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Helen Brooks Regan (2006), Visiting Professor of Education
B.A., Randolph-Macon; M.A.T., Yale; Ph.D., Connecticut

Eric James Hooglund (2006), Visiting Professor of Politics
B.A., Maine; M.A., Ph.D., John Hopkins

Associate Professors

Carl Robert Schwinn (1975), Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Wisconsin (Madison); M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Sanford Alan Freedman (1978), Associate Professor of English
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Cantab.; Ph.D., Harvard

Joseph Gerard Pelliccia (1979), Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Edward Smith Harwood (1981), Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton

George Scott Purgavie (1983), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., West Chester; M.S., South Carolina

Sharon Kinsman (1985), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Iowa; Ph.D., Cornell

Marsha Ann Graef (1985), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Central Missouri State; M.A., Northern Arizona

Shepley Littlefield Ross II (1985), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., Rochester

Arlene Elowe MacLeod (1986), Associate Professor of Politics
B.A., Bowdoin; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Dennis Ralph Browne (1986), Associate Professor of Russian
B.A., Southern Illinois; B.A., Tennessee; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia

Baltasar Fra-Molinero (1994), Associate Professor of Spanish
Licenciado, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela; M.A., Indiana; Doctor en Filología, Universidad de Sevilla; Ph.D., Indiana

Elizabeth Anne Eames (1988), Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Bryn Mawr; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Lee Huber Abrahamsen (1989), Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Franklin and Marshall; Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania

Dana Melvin Mulholland (1991), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Maine; M.S., State University of New York (Cortland)

Kirk Dorrance Read (1990), Associate Professor of French
B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Charles Isidore Nero (1991), Associate Professor of Rhetoric
B.A., Xavier; M.A., Wake Forest; Ph.D., Indiana

Francisca López (1990), Associate Professor of Spanish; Chair, Division of the Humanities
B.A., Universidad de Córdoba; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Matthew John Côté (1991), Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Syracuse; Ph.D., Illinois

Bonnie Jean Shulman (1991), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Colorado

Leslie Irene Hill (1988), Associate Professor of Politics; Chair, Interdisciplinary Programs
B.A., Barnard; M.A., Atlanta; Ph.D., Union Institute

Hilmar Ludvig Jensen III (1992), Associate Professor of History
B.A., Goddard; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

James Patrick Murphy (1994), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Bates; M.Ed., Boston University

Nancy Way Kleckner (1994), Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Illinois; M.S., Maine; Ph.D., North Carolina

John Howard McClendon III (1999), Associate Professor of African American Studies and American Cultural Studies
B.A., Central State University; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas

Lynne Y. Lewis (2000), Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)

Rachel Narehood Austin (1995), Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., North Carolina (Greensboro); Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Lavina Dhingra Shankar (1996), Associate Professor of English; Faculty Associate Dean of Admissions
B.A., Wheaton; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts

Sue Edna Marie Catherine Houchins (2003), Associate Professor of African American Studies; Special Assistant to the President
B.A., California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., Union Institute

Margaret Anne Imber (1997), Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Chicago; J.D., Michigan; Ph.D., Stanford

Joseph Patrick Reilly (1997), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Trinity; M.B.A., Rhode Island

Stacy Lee Smith (1997), Associate Professor of Education
B.A., William Smith; M.P.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell

Paula Jean Schlax (1998), Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Clarkson; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Winifred Ann Hohlt (1998), Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Williams; M.S., Smith

Rebecca Margaret Herzig (1998), Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies
B.A., California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Claudia Aburto Guzmán (1997), Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Florida State; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona

Lisa Maurizio (1999), Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Wellesley; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Pamela Ann-Elizabeth Johnson (1999), Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.F.A., Kansas; B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Bennington

Michael James Sargent (1999), Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Hendrix; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State

George M. Perkins (2005), Visiting Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Rebecca Jean Sommer (1998), Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

John Russell Baughman (2000), Associate Professor of Politics
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Francesco Giovanni Duina (2000), Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Beverly Jane Johnson (2000), Associate Professor of Geology
B.Sc., M.Sc., Delaware; Ph.D., Colorado

Todd Aaron Kahan (2002), Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Syracuse; Ph.D., State University of New York (Albany)

Dana Marie Bauer (2006), Visiting Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., State University of New York (Buffalo); M.S., Northeastern; M.A., Tufts; Ph.D., Rhode Island

Janice Ann Jaffe (2006), Visiting Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Assistant Professors

Robert Lambton Farnsworth (1990), Visiting Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Brown; M.F.A., Columbia

Susan Allison Stark (1999), Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown

Stephanie Kelley-Romano (1999), Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
B.S., M.A., Emerson; Ph.D., Kansas

Peter John Rogers (1999), Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., North Carolina; M.A., Ph.D, Florida

Trian Nguyen (2000), Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.A., San Francisco State; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Jennifer Lori Koviach (2001), Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., Minnesota

Felicia Lynne Fahey (2001), Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., California (Santa Cruz)

Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir (2001), Assistant Professor of Politics
B.J., Missouri; Ph.D., Washington University

Amy Bradfield Douglass (2001), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Williams; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State

Kimberly Nicole Ruffin (2001), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)

Joseph McLean Hall (2002), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Amherst; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Heidi Taylor Chirayath (2002), Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Gettysburg; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Meredith Lynn Greer (2002), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Patricia Susan Buck (2002), Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Hampshire; M.A., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Matthew Jeremy Nelson (2003), Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., Bowdoin; Ph.D., Columbia

Casey O'Callaghan (2003), Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Krista Maywalt Scottham (2003), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Ithaca; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Ryan William Bavis (2003), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., St. Mary's (Maryland); Ph.D., Montana

Gina Andrea Fatone (2003), Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Connecticut; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.A., California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Carol Jane Dilley (2003), Assistant Professor of Dance
B.A., Delaware; M.F.A., University of Washington

Pallavi Shasikant Jayawant (2004), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.Sc., University of Bombay; Ph.D., Brandeis

Holly Annette Ewing (2004), Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Carleton; Ph.D., Minnesota

Dale Edward Chapman (2004), Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., M.A., Toronto; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Wei Chen (2004), Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Wuhan University; Ph.D.,California (Santa Cruz)

Laura Cecilia Balladur (2003), Visiting Assistant Professor of French
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Sylvia Federico (2005), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., State University of New York (Purchase); M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Alexandre Erik Dauge-Roth (2005), Assistant Professor of French
M.A., Université de Lausanne; Ph.D., Michigan

Jonathan Elliott Skinner (2005), Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., St. John's; B.A., University of Oxford; M.A., University College London; Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Karen Melvin (2005), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Boston University; M.B.A., Phoenix; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Melinda Ann Plastas (2005), Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Politics, and Women and Gender Studies
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Hongjun Su (2005), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
B.A., Fudan University; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

B. Christine McDowell (2005), Assistant Professor of Theater
B.A., Brandeis; M.F.A., Yale

Caleb McKinley Shor (2005), Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Bates; Ph.D., Boston University

Óscar Alberto Torres Duque (2005), Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá), Ph.D., Iowa

Olya Gayazova (2005), Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., St. Petersburg State University; M.A., Central European University; Ph.D., Rutgers

Helen Catherine Boucher (2005), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Illinois (Chicago); M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

David Russell George Jr. (2000), Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Purdue; Ph.D., Minnesota

Nancy Susan Koven (2006), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Michael Peter Danahy (2006), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Bates; M.A., Ph.D. Princeton

Ahlam Fakhar (2006), Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
M.A., Université de Casablanca; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont

John Francis Ryan (2006), Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., Minnesota (Morris); M.A., Wisconsin (Milwaukee); Ph.D., North Texas

Korie Ellen Handwerger (2006), Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Colorado (Boulder); Ph.D., John Hopkins

Hillel David Soifer (2006), Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., Haverford; M.A., Georgetown; Ph.D., Harvard

Roberta Strippoli (2006), Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese
B.A., University of Rome; M.A., Gakushûin University; Ph.D., Stanford

Instructors

Albert Malcom Fereshetian Jr. (1995), Instructor in Physical Education
B.S., New Hampshire

Li-ping Miao (1989), Visiting Instructor in Chinese
Beijing Foreign Language Institute; Beijing Normal University

Hiroya Miura (2005), Instructor in Music
B.A., McGill; M.A., Columbia

Nicholas Dzhelepov (2006), Visiting Instructor in Mathematics
B.S., St. Peterburg State University

James Swan Tuite (2006), Visiting Instructor in Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Macalester; M.Div., S.T.M., Yale

Teresa Swan Tuite (2006), Visiting Instructor in Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Wheaton; M.A., M.Phil., Yale

Senior Lecturers

Anne Wescott Dodd (1984), Senior Lecturer in Education
B.A., Maine; M.A., California State (Los Angeles); Ed.D., Maine

Robert Alan Feintuch (1976), Senior Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.F.A., Cooper Union; M.F.A., Yale

Paul Richard Heroux (1982), Senior Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Fourth-Year Diploma, Masters of the Studio, School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

Bruce Joseph Bourque (1972), Senior Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., Massachusetts; M.A., Colorado; Ph.D., Harvard

Lecturers

Gerda Neu-Sokol (1975), Lecturer in German
University of Freiburg

Thomas Ames Hayward (1978), Lecturer in Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Maine; M.L.S., Rutgers

Frank Glazer (1980), Lecturer in Music; Artist in Residence

Joseph L. Nicoletti (1980), Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.A., Queens; M.F.A., Yale

Joyce Seligman (1981), Lecturer in Writing and Director of the Writing Workshop
B.A., City College of New York; M.A., Maine

Barry Michael Farber (1987), Lecturer in Economics
B.S., Purdue; M.B.A., California (Los Angeles)

Gene Alan Clough (1987), Lecturer in Geology and Physics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Christopher Merriman Beam (1989), Lecturer in History
B.A., Williams; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Melinda Hungerford Harder (1990), Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., Dartmouth; M.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Rochester

William Pope.L (1990), Lecturer in Theater
B.A., Montclair State College; M.F.A., Rutgers

Keiko Ofuji (1991), Lecturer in Japanese Language
B.A., Metropolitan State College; M.A., Kansas

Henry John Walker (1993), Lecturer in Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Trinity College Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Elke Morris (1993), Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.A., Nevada; M.A., M.F.A., New Mexico

Mishael Maswari Caspi (1995), Lecturer in Religion
B.A., Hebrew University; M.A., Santa Clara; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Karen Anklan Palin (1995), Lecturer in Biology
B.A., Ph.D., Minnesota

Katalin Vecsey (1995), Lecturer in Theater
B.A., M.A., Bárczi Gusztáv College for Teachers of the Disabled; Ph.D., Eötvös Lóránd University

Penelope Jones (1998), Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.F.A., Maine College of Art; M.F.A., Cornell

Grace Leslie Coulombe (2000), Lecturer in Quantitative Studies and Director of the Mathematics and Statistics Workshop
B.A., Bates, M.A., Boston College

Holly Louise Gurney (2000), Lecturer in Education
B.A., Milliken; M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Indiana

Robert Bryan Brito (2001), Lecturer in Rhetoric and Director of Debate
B.A., Pepperdine; M.A., Northwestern

Gwen L. Lexow (2002), Lecturer in History
B.A., Knox; B.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Michael Ellison Reidy (2002), Lecturer in Theater
B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Heather Lynn Lindkvist (2002), Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., California (San Diego); M.A., Chicago

Michael Hanrahan (2003), Lecturer in English
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Robert Chadwell Williams (2003), Lecturer in History
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Mark Helm Conlin Bessire (2003), Lecturer in the Humanities and Director of the Museum of Art
B.A., New York University; M.A., City University of New York; M.B.A., Columbia

John Harry Corrie (2003), Lecturer in Music
B.Mus., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., Northwestern School of Music; M.M.A., Yale

Anita Susan Charles (2004), Lecturer in Education
B.A., Dartmouth; M.Ed., Harvard

Robert Earl Bunselmeyer (2004), Lecturer in History
B.A., Washington University; M.S., Wisconsin; Ph.D., Yale

Robert L. Pallone (2004), Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., M.A., Pennsylvania

Sagaree Sengupta (2004), Lecturer in Asian Studies
B.A., Cornell; M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Gerald Frederick Bigelow (2004), Lecturer in Environmental Studies
B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Cantab.

Thomas Peter Snow (2005), Lecturer in Music
B.A., Berklee College of Music

Sarah Victoria McCormick (2005), Lecturer in Dance
B.A., California (Los Angeles)

Anna Sims Bartel (2005), Lecturer in Community Partnerships
B.A., Princeton, Ph.D., Cornell

Judith A. Head (2005), Lecturer in History
B.A., M.A., Oklahoma; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Rebecca Lynn Fraser-Thill (2003), Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., Drew University; M.A., Cornell

Susan Whitney Langdon (2006), Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Purdue; Ph.D., Boston University

William Charles Hiss (2006), Lecturer in Asian Studies
B.A., Bates; M.T.S., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts

Stéphanie Bérard (2006), Lecturer in French
Licence, Maîtrise, Université Stendahl; Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies, Université Paul Valéry; Ph.D., Minnesota (Minneapolis)/Université de Provence

Edmund Zuis (2006), Lecturer in Education and Teacher in Residence
B.S., Bates; M.S.Ed., Southern Maine

Karsten Alfons Wilhelm Eckardt (2006), Lecturer in German
M.A., Freie Universität Berlin

Deborah M. Horvitz (2006), Lecturer in English
B.A., Boston Unversity; M.S.S., Simmons; Ph.D., Tufts

Joanne F. Cole (2006), Lecturer in History
B.A., Bates; J.D., Maine

Assistants in Instruction

Mary Elizabeth Brushwein (1979), Assistant in Chemistry

Gregory James Anderson (1986), Assistant in Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Washington

Marita Lucia Bryant (1988), Assistant in Geology
B.A., Boston University; M.S., Freie Universität Berlin

Lorna H. Clark (1991), Assistant in Chemistry
B.S., Southeastern Massachusetts

Tina Marie Rioux (1997), Assistant in Neuroscience
B.A., Maine (Farmington); M.S., Southern Maine

Carolyn Ellen Lawson (2001), Assistant in Biology
B.S., Illinois

Kathleen A. Claerr (2002), Assistant in Biology
B.S., Michigan State; M.S., Eastern Michigan

Eric Christopher Towne (2002), Assistant in Mathematics
B.A., Harvard

Brian T. Pfohl (2003), Assistant in Psychology
B.A., Vanderbilt

Mark Melcher Nordberg (2005), Assistant in Physics
B.S., Bates; M.S., Massachusetts, M.Ed., Worcester State

Gabriel Ycas (2005), Assistant in Physics
B.A., Reed

Walter A. Lach (2005), Assistant in Chemistry
B.A., Massachusetts (Boston); M.B.A., New Hampshire College

Learning Associates

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

David L. Baker (2006), Mellon Learning Associate in Humanities and Social Sciences
B.S., Bates; D.D.S., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Applied Music and Dance Faculty

Natasha Chances (1971), Instructor of Piano
Licence d'enseignement, École Normale de Musique de Paris

Carol Furman (1980), Instructor of Clarinet
B.S., Kent State

John Furman (1983), Instructor of Trumpet
B.S., Kent State

Stephen Kecskemethy (1985), Instructor of Violin
B.M., Artist's Diploma, Eastman School of Music; D.Mus. (hon.)

Stephen Grover (1985), Instructor of Jazz Piano and Drum Set

Kenneth Labrecque (1987), Instructor of Guitar and Electric Bass
B.M., Maine

Julia Adams (1988), Instructor of Viola
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., San Francisco State College; D.Mus. (hon.)

George Rubino (1988), Instructor of Double Bass

Gregory Boardman (1989), Instructor of Folk Fiddling
B.M., Southern Maine

Kathleen Foster (1991), Instructor of Violoncello
B.M., Indiana; M.M., Bowling Green

Ardith Keef (1993), Instructor of Bassoon
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music

Anthony J. Shostak (1997), Instructor of Banjo
B.F.A., Philadelphia College of Art of the University of the Arts

Anita-Ann Jerosch (2000), Instructor of Bass Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba
B.A., Maine (Augusta)

Sebastian Jerosch (2000), Instructor of Tenor and Alto Trombone
B.M., Mannes College of Music

Louis Hall (2002), Instructor of Oboe
Ed.D., Illinois

Susan Brownfield (2003), Instructor of Voice
B.M., Oregon; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

David Pontbriand (2004), Instructor of Sitar

Lee Humphreys (2005), Instructor of Flute
B.M., Michigan; M.M., Manhattan College of Music

Nancy Smith (2005), Instructor of Percussion
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music

David Wells (2005), Instructor of Saxophone
B.A., California State (Hayward)

Rachel Ganteaume Richards (2005), Instructor of Dance

Margery Landis (2005), Instructor of French Horn
B.A., New Hampshire; M.M., Idaho

Shawn Thwaites (2005), Director of the Steel Orchestra

Krysia Tripp (2005), Instructor of Flute
B.M., M.M., Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music

Louis Gervais (2006), Instructor of Dance

Committees of the Faculty, 2006-2007

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), S.C. Dillon, 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, E.W. Kane, J.L. Koviach, W.L. Mitchell (ex officio), H. Miura

African American Studies and American Cultural Studies: M.S. Creighton, Co-chair, J.H. McClendon, Co-chair, M.C. Bruce, C.V. Carnegie, B. Fra-Molinero, S.E.M.C. Houchins, H.L. Jensen, C.I. Nero, W. Pope.L, M.T. Rice-DeFosse, C.A. Taylor

Animal Care and Use: J.E. Kelsey, Chair, R.W. Bavis, D.R. Cummiskey, M.E. Hughes, T. Reissfelder, C. Ring

Asian Studies: S.E.G. Kemper, Chair, D. Grafflin, M. Maurer-Fazio, L. Miao, K. Ofuji, S.M. Strong, S. Yang

*Athletics: J.P. Murphy, Chair, J.E. Kelsey, G.N. Nigro, D.M. Mulholland (ex officio), S.W. Sawyer (ex officio)

Biological Chemistry: P.J. Schlax, Chair, L.H. Abrahamsen, R.N. Austin (ex officio), N.W. Kleckner (ex officio), T.G. Lawson, J.G. Pelliccia

* Budget and Finance Advisory: E.W. Kane, Chair, T.J. Beckmann (ex officio), K.C. Emerson, J.C. Fergerson, M.A. Imber, C.L. Purdy, C.I. Nero, T.J. Wenzel, A.W. White

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

*College Concerts: F.G. Duina, Chair, H.C. Boucher, G.A. Fatone

*College Lectures: B.J. Johnson, Chair, A.E. Dauge-Roth, C. O'Callaghan

Committees and Governance: R.N. Austin, J.R. Baughman, T.A. Kahan, R.J. Sommer

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

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

*Educational Policy: J.N. Reich, Chair (ex officio), M.H. Braz (ex-officio), W. Chen, M.J. Côté, J.M. Hall, B.J. Johnson, P.A. Johnson, E.L. Wiemers (ex officio)

Environmental Studies: T.J. Wenzel, Chair, J.T. Costlow, H.A. Ewing, J.W. Hughes, P.A. Johnson, P.J. Rogers, J.E. Skinner, R.J. Sommer

Evaluation of Teaching: K.G. Low, Chair

*Extracurricular Activities and Residential Life: Committee not convened for 2006-2007

Faculty Review Board: L.H. Abrahamsen, D.R. Browne, J.E. Kelsey, T.G. Lawson, H. Lin, C.I. Nero, G.N. Nigro, D.M. O'Higgins, J.P. Parakilas

Faculty Scholarship Committee: P.J. Baker (ex officio), F.G. Duina, R.M. Herzig, L.D. Shankar, R.J. Sommer

*First-Year Seminars and Writing: B.J. Shulman, Chair, G.A. Clough, J.W. Creasy, A.W. Dodd, M. Hanrahan (ex officio), M. Maurer-Fazio (ex officio), K. Melvin, G.N. Nigro

Graduate Fellowships: E.A. Eames, Chair, R.W. Allison, M.M.G. Bumps (ex officio), J.A. Head (ex officio), L.R. Nayder, E. Rand, S. Sengupta, R.J. Sommer

*Honors: J.K. Pribram, Chair, D.R. Browne, A. Hirai, S. Kelley-Romano, 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: A.B. Douglass, Co-chair (fall), T.A. Kahan, Co-chair (winter), D.A. Aschauer, L.M. Danforth, J. Gould, M.A. Graef, D.M. Sweet, R.J. Thomas

Legal Studies: Committee not convened for 2006-2007

*Library: S.F. Sylvester, Chair, 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, W. Blaine-Wallace (ex officio), J.E. Boley Lee (ex officio), S.E.M.C. Houchins (ex officio), C.I. Nero, J.L. Reese (ex officio)

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

Neuroscience: J.E. Kelsey, Chair, N.W. Kleckner (ex officio), N.S. Koven, K.G. Low (ex officio)

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

Personnel: J.W. Hughes, N.W. Kleckner, H. Lin, L. Maurizio, M.R. Okrent, S.M. Strong, P.N. Wong

Physical Education Personnel: J.W. Creasy, D.R. Cummiskey, K.G. Low,

President's Institutional Planning and Advisory: R.W. Bavis, J.T. Costlow, S.A. Federico, R.M. Herzig, J.K. Pribram, K.N. Ruffin

Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Literacy: P.J. Baker, H.T. Chirayath, D.R. Cummiskey, M.A. Greer, T.G. Lawson

*Student Conduct: M.A. Imber, Chair, M.C. Bruce, J.D. Eusden, M.A. Graef, P. Jayawant

Teaching Development: Committee not convened for 2006-2007

Women and Gender Studies: E. Rand, Chair, P.S. Buck, H.A. Ewing, M.L. Greer, 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: M.P. Murray, E.R. Wollman

Permanent Member of Student Conduct Appeals Process: J.R. Cole