Catalog


The Faculty

Below is the faculty roster for academic year 2018–2019. For up-to-date information, please consult the College Directory or the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Ava Clayton Spencer (2012), President
B.A., Williams; B.A., Oxon.; M.A., Harvard; J.D., Yale

Malcolm S. Hill (2018), Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
B.S., Colby; Ph.D., University of Houston



Emeriti

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, President Emerita
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Washington; D.Litt.

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

Robert William Allison, Professor Emeritus of Religion and Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., Brown; Ph.D., Chicago

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

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

Terry Jo Beckmann, Treasurer Emerita
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.B.A., Pace

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

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

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

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

Charles Valentine Carnegie, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
B.A., Cornelll; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Robert Lambton Farnsworth, Senior Lecturer Emeritus in English
B.A., Brown; M.F.A., Columbia

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

Dennis Grafflin, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

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

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

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


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

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

Michael Eugene Jones, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Texas (Austin); M.A., University College of Wales (Aberystwyth); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

John Elwood Kelsey, Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., Grinnell; Ph.D., Chicago


Sharon Kinsman, Professor Emerita of Biology
B.A., Iowa; Ph.D., Cornell

Nancy Way Kleckner, Professor Emerita of Biology
B.S., Illinois; M.S., Maine; Ph.D., North Carolina

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eli Cooperman Minkoff, Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Wylie Lee Mitchell, Dean Emeritus of Admission
B.A., Williams

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

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

Gerda Neu-Sokol, Lecturer Emerita in German 
University of Freiburg

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

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

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

Joseph Gerard Pelliccia, Professor Emeritus of Biology 
B.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

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

George Scott Purgavie, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., West Chester; M.S., South Carolina

Jill N. Reich, Dean Emerita of the Faculty and Professor Emerita of Psychology
B.A., Regis; Ph.D., Dartmouth

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

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

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

Joyce Seligman, Lecturer Emerita in Writing 
B.A., City College of New York; M.A., Maine

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

Bonnie Jean Shulman, Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Colorado

Carl Benton Straub, Dean Emeritus of the Faculty, 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.

John Stiven Strong, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Hartford Seminary Foundation; Ph.D., Chicago

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

Denis Marshall Sweet, Professor Emeritus of German
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford

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

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

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

Thomas Frederick Tracy, Phillips Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Studies
B.A., St. Olaf; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

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

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

Eugene Lee Wiemers, Librarian Emeritus
B.A., Macalester; M.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

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

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

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


Administrative Officers

Joshua Grant McIntosh (2014), Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
B.S., Elon; M.A., Appalachian State; Ph.D., Syracuse

Mary K. Meserve (1993), Registrar
B.A., Smith

Patricia A. Schoknecht (2018), Vice President for Information and Libary Services and College Librarian
B.S., George Washington; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Cornell

Geoffrey Saxton Swift (2014), Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
B.A., Amherst; M.B.A., Harvard

Leigh A. Weisenburger (2012), Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
B.A., Smith


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

 

Professors

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

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

Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir (2001), Professor of Politics; Associate Dean of the Faculty
B.J., Missouri; Ph.D., Washington University

Cynthia May Baker (2008), Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Wesleyan; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Duke

Ryan William Bavis (2003), Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., St. Mary's (Maryland); Ph.D., Montana

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

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

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

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

Jane Tussey Costlow (1986), Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Duke; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

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

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

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

Donald C. Dearborn (2010), Professor of Biology
B.S., North Carolina; Ph.D., Missouri

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

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

Amy Bradfield Douglass (2001), Professor of Psychology; Chair, Division of the Social Sciences
B.A., Williams; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State


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

Stephen M. Engel (2011), Professor of Politics
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., New York University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

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

Holly Annette Ewing (2004), Professor of Environmental Studies and Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Carleton; Ph.D., Minnesota

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

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

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

April Ladawn Hill (2018), Professor of Biology
B.S., North Texas; Ph.D., University of Houston

Malcolm S. Hill (2018), Professor of Biology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
B.S., Colby; Ph.D., University of Houston

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

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

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

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

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

Nancy Susan Koven (2006), John E. Kelsey Professor of Neuroscience; Chair, Interdisciplinary Programs
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Thomas Glen Lawson (1989), Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.A., Anderson; Ph.D., Purdue

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

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

Francisca López (1990), Professor of Spanish
B.A., Universidad de Córdoba; Ph.D., Connecticut

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

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

Margaret Maurer-Fazio (1994), Betty Doran Stangle Professor of Applied Economics
B.A., M.A., Western Ontario; Ph.D., Pittsburgh

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

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

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

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

Charles Isidore Nero (1991), Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies
B.A., Xavier; M.A., Wake Forest; Ph.D., Indiana

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

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

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

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

Darby Kathleen Ray (2012), Director of the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Professor of Civic Engagement
B.A., Sewanee; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt

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

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

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

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

Brian D. Ruppert (2017), Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies and
Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., Wright State; M.A., Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

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

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

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

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

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

 

Associate Professors

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

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

Ali Humayun Akhtar (2012), Associate Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

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

Lauren Mary Ashwell (2009), Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., M.A., University of Auckland; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Senem Aslan (2010), Associate Professor of Politics
B.A., Bogazici University; Ph.D., University of Washington

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

Myron M. Beasley (2007), Associate Professor of American Studies
M.A., Regent; Ph.D., Ohio

Gerald Frederick Bigelow (2010), Visiting Associate Professor of History
B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Cantab.

Rachel A. Boggia (2010), Associate Professor of Dance
B.S., Cornell; M.F.A., Ohio State

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

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

Jason Brian Castro (2012), Associate Professor of Neuroscience
B.A., B.S., Rochester; Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Jonathan James Cavallero (2013), Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies
B.A., Georgetown; M.A., Pennsylvania State; Ph.D., Indiana

Raluca Cernahoschi (2009), Associate Professor of German
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Ph.D., British Columbia

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

Matthew John Côté (1991), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry;
Chair, Division of the Natural Sciences
B.S., Syracuse; Ph.D., Illinois

Carrie Elizabeth Diaz Eaton (2018), Associate Professor of Digital and Computational Studies
B.A., Carleton; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Matthew C. Jadud (2017), Colony Family Associate Professor of Digital and Computational Studies
B.A., Kenyon State; M.S., Indiana; Ph.D., University of Kent

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

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

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

Jakub Kazecki (2012), Associate Professor of German
M.A., Dalhousie; M.A., Adam-Mickiewicz University; Ph.D., British Columbia

Stephanie Kelley-Romano (1999), Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies
B.S., M.A., Emerson; Ph.D., Kansas

Jennifer Lori Koviach-Côté (2001), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.A., Oberlin; Ph.D., Minnesota

Nathan Eric Lundblad (2009), Associate Professor of Physics
B.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

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

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

Hiroya Miura (2005), Associate Professor of Music
B.A., McGill; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

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

Eden Koren Osucha (2007), Associate Professor of English
B.A., Wellesley; M.A., California (Davis); Ph.D., Duke

Katharine A. Ott (2014), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Middlebury; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia

Clarisa Pérez-Armendáriz (2009), Associate Professor of Politics
B.A., Pomona; M.A., Harvard; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Therí Pickens (2011), Associate Professor of English
B.A., Princeton; M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Sonja K. Pieck (2007), Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Bucknell; M.A., Ph.D., Clark

Melinda Ann Plastas (2005), Visiting Associate Professor of History
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Daniel Riera-Crichton, (2008), Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; M.A., Universitat Pompeu Fabra;
M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Cruz)

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

Adriana Julia Salerno (2009), Associate Professor of Mathematics
Licenciatura en Matematicas, Universidad Simon Bolivar; Ph.D. Texas (Austin)

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

Caroline E. Shaw (2010), Associate Professor of History
B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Paul James Shea (2012), Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Oregon

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

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

Nathan Wynfield Tefft (2014), Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Williams; M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Mara Casey Tieken (2011), Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Dartmouth; M.Ed., Ed.D., Harvard

Larissa Moriarty Williams (2012), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Smith; Ph.D., North Carolina State


Assistant Professors

Carissa F. Aoki (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Yale; M.S., Colorado State; Ph.D., Dartmouth

Andrew Baker (2017), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Henry A. Boateng (2015), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Mississippi; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Alex M. Borgella (2017), Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., West Florida; M.A., James Madison; Ph.D., George Washington

Hamish Cameron (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Canterbury; Ph.D., Southern California

Laura Katherine Carlson (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Gordon; M.Div., M.S., Ph.D., Yale

Wesley Byron Chaney (2016), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Davidson; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford

Luke E. Chicoine (2017), Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame

William L. d'Ambruoso (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., St. Olaf; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Michael W. Dacey (2017), Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Aleksandar M. Diamond-Stanic (2016), Assistant Professor of Physics
B.A., Carleton; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona

Katie Dobkowski, (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Whitworth; Ph.D., University of Washington

Alice M. Doughty (2017), Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology
B.S., M.S., Maine; Ph.D., University of Wellington (Victoria)

Timothy J. Dugan (2017), Assistant Professor of Theater
B.A., State University of New York (Oswego); M.A.T., Union;
M.F.A., Temple

Francis R. Eanes (2017), Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Messiah; M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Carla Jean Essenberg (2015), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., St. Olaf; Ph.D., California (Riverside)

Nathan C. Faries (2014), Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., Wheaton; M.A., Baylor; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Albert Malcom Fereshetian Jr. (1995), Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., New Hampshire; M.A., Liberty

Julie C. Fox (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
B.A., Houston; M.F.A., Ohio State

Carolina González Valencia (2016), Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.F.A., M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Joshua A. Goodman (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Whitman; M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Travis John Gould (2013), Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Maine

Michelle R. Greene (2017), Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
B.S., Southern California; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leshui He (2015), Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics; M.A., Ph.D., Connecticut

Brett Andrew Huggett (2014) Assistant Professor of Biology
B.M., Temple; M.S., Vermont; Ph.D., Harvard

Penelope Jones (2011), Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
B.A., Maine College of Art; M.F.A., Cornell

Andrew John Kennedy (2016), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.A., Providence; Ph.D., Virginia

Jiyoung Ko (2017), Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., M.A., Korea University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Martin Kruse (2017), Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Hamburg

Jonathan Kurzfeld (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., California State (Sacramento); M.A., Oregon

Geneva M. Laurita (2017), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.S., Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Oregon State

Yinxing Liu (2014), Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., Xiangtan University; M.A., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Jacob R. Longaker (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Kansas

Jacqueline Lyon (2017), Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., DePaul; Ph.D., Florida International

Lynn Mandeltort (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.S., College of Charleston; Ph.D., Virginia

Alison Joyce Melnick (2015), Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia

Martin Montgomery (2014), Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Humboldt; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon

Andrew M. Mountcastle (2016), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Bowdoin; Ph.D., University of Washington

Colleen T. O'Loughlin (2018), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.S., Ithaca; Ph.D., Princeton

Jeffrey Satoshi Oishi (2016), Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Virginia

Patrick W. Otim (2016), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Makerere University; M.A., Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Stephanie M. Pridgeon (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., Virginia; Ph.D., Emory

Geneviève Robert (2014), Assistant Professor of Geology
B.S., McGill; M.S., British Columbia; Ph.D., Missouri (Columbia)

Michael A. Rocque (2014), Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Maine; M.A., Maryland; Ph.D., Northeastern

Paul E. Schofield (2013), Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Notre Dame; M.A., Wisconsin (Milwaukee); Ph.D., Harvard

Anelise Hanson Shrout (2018), Assistant Professor of Digital and Computational Studies
B.A., Chicago; Ph.D., New York University

José Juan Villagrana (2017), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Catherine A. Whiting (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa

Justine Kirby Wiesinger (2018), Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Xiaqing Xu (2017), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
B.S., Tianjin University; Ph.D., West Virginia

Julieta Yung (2017), Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Delaware; M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame


Instructors

Rebecca L. Fraser-Thill (2010), Visiting Instructor in Psychology
B.A., Drew; M.A., Cornell

Michael J. Osei (2018), Visiting Instructor in Economics
B.A., University of Cape Coast; M.S., South Dakota State


Senior Lecturers

David Russell George Jr. (2000), Senior Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., M.A., Purdue; Ph.D., Minnesota

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

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

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

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


Lecturers

Brett S. Allen (2012), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.S., St. Lawrence; M.S., James Madison

Jessica Lawrence Anthony (2011), Lecturer in English
B.A., Bates; M.F.A., George Mason

Scott Hull Balcomb (2014), Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., Bates; M.S., Oregon State

Alexis Nicole Baldacci (2018), Lecturer in History
B.A., Illinois State; M.A., University of Florida

Laura Cecilia Balladur (2003), Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies
B.A., M.A., California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., Duke

Kristen D. Barnett (2016), Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Montana

Aimée Holloway Conlin Bessire (2017), Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.A., Lake Forest; M.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Gabriel José Bolaños (2018), Lecturer in Music
B.A., Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., California (Davis)

Louise J. Brogan (2016), Lecturer in Biology
B.A., Colby; Ph.D., Notre Dame

Peter H. Casares (2013), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.A., Gettysburg; M.S., Miami University

Anita Susan Charles (2004), Lecturer in Education and Director of Secondary Teacher Education
B.A., Dartmouth; M.Ed., Harvard; Ph.D., New Hampshire

Frank Chessa (2018), Lecturer in Philosophy
B.A., Dickinson; M.A., South Florida; Ph.D., Georgetown

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

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

Susan Ann Dewsnap (2012), Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
B.F.A., New Hampshire; M.F.A., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Jason Scott Fein (2017), Lecturer in Physical Education and Director of Athletics
B.S., M.S., City University of New York (Brooklyn)

Bridget K. J. Fullerton (2018), Lecturer in the Humanities
B.A., Albright; M.A., North Carolina; Ph.D., Rhode Island

Jonathan R. Furbush (2016), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.A., Bates; M.A., Springfield

Vincent Geloso (2018), Lecturer in Economics
B.A., Université De Montréal; M.A., Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science

Nina Hagel (2016), Lecturer in Politics and Mellon Diversity and Faculty Renewal Postdoctoral Fellow
B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., California (Berkeley)

Myronn Ezra Hardy (2018), Lecturer in English
B.A., Michigan; M.F.A., Columbia

Bridget Elyse Harr (2015), Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., Bates; M.A., California (Santa Barbara)

Jennifer L. Hartshorn (2012), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.A., Colby; M.S., Smith

Jan Marie Hovden (2008), Lecturer in Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies and Director of Debate
B.A., Central Oklahoma; M.A., Southwest Missouri State; Ph.D., Kansas

Keiko Konoeda (2015), Lecturer in Japanese
B.A., Tokyo; M.A., Hawaii; Ed.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)

Susan Whitney Langdon (2017), Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Purdue; Ph.D., Boston University

Gwen L. Lexow (2008), Lecturer in the Social Sciences; Title IX Officer
B.A., Knox; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Laura Ligouri (2017), Lecturer in Neuroscience
M.A., M.A., Brandeis

Marina Pavlovna Loginova (2009), Lecturer in Russian
M.A., Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages

Katherine M. Mathis (2018), Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., Siena; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Albany)

Marcelle Mandisa Medford (2018), Lecturer in Sociology and Mellon Diversity and Faculty Renewal Postdoctoral Fellow
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

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

Ethan L. Miller (2015), Lecturer in Environmental Studies
B.A., Bates; M.S., Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of Western Sydney

Daniel T. Mills (2010), Lecturer in the Humanities and Director of the Bates College Museum of Art
B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Northern Illinois

Benjamin Moodie (2016), Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., Yale; M.A., California (Berkeley)

Clifford L. Odle (2016), Lecturer in Theater
B.A., Catawba; M.F.A., Boston University

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

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

Abraham Joseph Peck (2018), Lecturer in History
B.A., M.A., American; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of East Anglia

Kelsy V. Ross (2016), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.A., Roanoke; M.A., Springfield

Joshua Dalton Rubin (2013), Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., Michigan; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Rajarshi Saha (2015), Lecturer in Geology and Physics
B.A., Bates; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina

Bruno F. Salazar-Perea (2018), Lectuer in Biology
M.D., Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Bronwyn Mary Sale (2009), Lecturer in Education
B.A., Virginia; M.S.Ed., Southern Maine

Tiffany M. Salter (2016), Lecturer in English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State

Daniel Robert Sanford (2015), Lecturer in the Humanities; Director of Writing at Bates and of the Academic Resource Commons
B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., New Mexico

Jason Scheideman (2010), Lecturer in Politics; Assistant Dean of the Faculty for Budgets and Administration
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Sagaree Sengupta (2018), Lecturer in the Humanities
B.A., Cornell; M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Laura Sewall (2018), Lecturer in Environmental Studies; Director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area and the Shortridge Coastal Center
B.A., Evergreen State; M.S.E.L., Vermont Law; M.S., Ph.D., Brown

Stacy Lee Smith (2014), Lecturer in the Humanities
B.A., William Smith; M.P.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell

Peter J. Steenstra (2015), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.A., Hobard; M.S., Ithaca

Robert Brian Strong (2009), Lecturer in English; Director of National Fellowships
B.A., Boston College; M.F.A., Naropa Institute; Ph.D., Denver

Nicholas Trautz (2018), Lecturer in Religious Studies
B.A., Williams; M.T.S., Harvard

Stephanie Wade (2018), Lecturer in the Humanities
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., City College of New York; Ph.D., Stony Brook

William J. Wallace, Jr. (2014), Lecturer in Education
B.S., Maine; M.A., Delaware

Lawrence E. Williams (2016), Lecturer in Music
M.A., Southern Maine

Myra Wright (2016), Lecturer in English
B.A., British Columbia; M.A., Dalhousie; Ph.D., McGill

Applied Music and Dance Faculty

Michael Beling (2016), Instructor of Jazz Piano
B.M., Southern Maine

Alan Carr (2015), Instructor of Bass Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba
B.M. Peabody Conservatory; M.M., Juilliard; Artist Dipoma, Yale; D.M.A., Wisconsin (Madison)

Christina Chute (2007), Instructor of Violoncello
B.M., Oberlin; M.M., San Francisco Conservatory

Bridget Convey (2012), Instructor of Piano
B.F.A., State University of New York (Purchase); M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Robert M. Dan (2010), Instructor of Viola
B.S., M.M., Juilliard

Jazmin DeRice (2015), Instructor of Voice
B.M., M.M., Southern Maine

Timothy J. Ebersold (2007), Instructor of Bassoon
B.M., Miami University

Roberto Forleo (2018), Instructor of Dance (Ballet)
Centre National del la Danse

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

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

Eli Gilbert (2017), Instructor of Banjo
B.M., East Tennessee State

Stuart Gurley (2016), Instructor of Bass
B.M., Maine (Augusta); M.M., Southern Maine

Alexandra James (2018), Instructor of Dance
B.A., Columbia College

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

Margery F. Landis (2010), Instructor of French Horn
B.A., New Hampshire; M.M., Idaho

Eric J. LaPerna (2008), Instructor of Middle Eastern Percussion

Amos J. Libby (2008), Instructor of Oud and Tabla
B.A., Long Island University

Mark Macksoud (2016), Instructor of Drum Set
B.M., New England Conservatory

Kate Marchessault (2018), Instructor of Dance (Jazz)
B.A., Massachusetts (Amherst)

Kathleen McNerney (2009), Instructor of Oboe
B.M., Hartt; M.M., Southern California

Chiharu Naruse (2008), Instructor of Piano
M.M., Hanns Eisler Conservatory

David Pontbriand (2004), Instructor of Sitar

Sean Potter (2012), Instructor of Saxophone
B.M., Southern Maine

Rachel Ganteaume Richards (2005), Instructor of Dance (Ballet)

Luette Saul (2012), Instructor of Voice
B.M., San Francisco Conservatory; M.M., Southern Maine

Erica Shipman (2017), Instructor of Fiddle

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

Greg Simonds (2018), Instructor of Orchestral Percussion
B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., San Francisco Conservatory; Boston Conservatory

Dean Stein (2008), Instructor of Violin and Viola
B.M., M.M., Juilliard

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

Robin Vermilion (2018), Instructor of Dance (Pilates)
B.S.W., Cincinnati

Maria Wagner (2018), Instructor of Arabic Nay
B.M., M.M., Southern Maine

Seth Warner (2005), Instructor of Guitar, Lute, Mandolin, and Ukulele
B.M., Southern Maine