Bobcat Chat: Faculty Edition

Join three Bates professors for an honest and engaging conversation about their areas of expertise, their academic philosophies, and what makes the Bates classroom experience special.

Leigh Weisenburger, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
April Hill, Professor of Biology, Wagener Family Professor of Equity and Inclusion in STEM
Kirk Read, Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Ian Khara Ellasante, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies

How did you find Bates?: 2:33
A day in the life: 7:42
What do you research?: 13:17
Classroom Dynamics: 19:26
Student Research: 24:56
LGBTQIA+ Support: 30:31
What makes a Bates student? 35:27
Favorite Courses: 39:00
Faculty Engagement: 43:36
Faculty Accessibility: 51:04