Sep 18, 2020  
Course Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Course Catalog 2019-2020

Directory


Officers of the Board of Trustees

  Janet Lindholm Lebovitz ‘72, A.B., M.B.A.

Chair

New Canaan, Connecticut

 

Mary “Polly” Bartlett Bryson ‘79, A.B.

Vice Chair

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Kirk D. Kolenbrander, B.A., Ph.D.

Vice Chair

Belmont, Massachusetts

 

Brian D. Douglas, B.A., M.Ed. Treasurer

Westford, Massachusetts

 

Kelsey Andrade, B.S., M.B.A. Secretary

Foxborough, Massachusetts

 

Board of Trustees

Monique Lee Bahadur ‘80, A.B., M.B.A

London, United Kingdom

 

Joshua S. Bauchner ‘95, A.B., J.D., ex-officio

New York, New York

 

Julie M.B. Bradley ‘90, A.B.

Guilford, New Hampshire

 

Nancy Beth Carlson ‘77, A.B.

Naples, Florida

 

Maryann E. Carroll ‘79, A.B., M.B.A.

Hingham, Massachusetts

 

Mirko Chardin ‘02, A.B., M.A.T

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Rajesh Chaturvedi P’21, F.C.A., M.B.A.

Mumbai, India

 

Kymberlee Burrows Dwinell ‘76, A.B.

Fairfax Station, Virginia

 

Caroline Campbell Edwards ‘70, P’07, A.B.

Wellesley, Massachusetts

 

Keith J. Figlioli ‘93, A.B., M.B.A.

Winchester, Massachusetts

 

Henrietta Gates ‘72, A.B.

Hamilton, Massachusetts

 

Deborah Jane Goddard ‘78, A.B., J.D.

New York, New York

 

Matthew Gold P’20, B.A., J.D.

New York, New York

 

Cecilia “Cee” Greene ‘82, A.B.

New York, New York

 

Dennis M. Hanno, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., ex-officio

Norton, Massachusetts

 

Tony Laing ‘96, A.B., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Kevin Lam ‘92, A.B., M.B.A.

Hong Kong, S.A.R

 

Ryan Onell A. Letada ‘08, A.B.

Brooklyn, New York

 

Andrew D. Lounder ‘05, A.B., M.S.Ed., Ph.D.

Washington, D.C.

 

Lisa Miller Maguire ‘81, A.B., M.B.A.

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

 

Christopher B. Paquet ‘03, A.B., M.P.A.

New York, New York

 

Keith J. Peden, B.A., M.A.

Medway, Massachusetts

 

Leonard A. Schlesinger, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., L.L.D.

Dover, Massachusetts

 

Austin Peter Simko ‘09, A.B., J.D.

Andover, Massachusetts

 

Brian R. Smiley, P’17, B.S., B.A., M.S.C.E.P., M.B.A.

Palo Alto, California

 

John C. Talanian, Jr., ‘93, A.B.

Edgartown, Massachusetts

 

Eric Tomasini ‘97, A.B., M.B.A.

Melrose, Massachusetts

 

Cornelia “Lee” Clifford Wareham ‘74, A.B., M.Ed.

New York, New York

 

Benjamin Clark White ‘12, A.B.

Riverside, Rhode Island

 

Life Trustees

Anson M. Beard, Jr., B.A., L.L.D.

Palm Beach, Florida

 

Patricia A. King ‘63, A.B., J.D., L.L.D.

Washington, D.C.

 

Adrienne Bevis Mars ‘58, A.B., L.L.D.

Jackson, Wyoming

 

Trustees Emeritae/i

Patricia Higgins Arnold ‘66, A.B., L.L.D.

Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

 

Lawrence S. Bacow, B.S., J.D., Ph.D.

Brookline, Massachusetts

 

Wayne A. Budd, A.B., J.D.

Boston Massachusetts

 

Richard Chait, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Belmont, Massachusetts

 

Deborah Haigh Dluhy ‘62, A.B., Ph.D., D.F.A.

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Edgar R. Eisner, B.A., M.A.

New York, New York

 

Debra Kent Glidden ‘68, A.B., M.B.A.

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Thomas J. Hollister, B.A., M.B.A.

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Emily C. Hood ‘53, A.B.

Boston, Massachusetts

 

James S. Hoyte, B.A., J.D., P.M.D.

Lexington, Massachusetts

 

James B. Karman P’01, B.A.

Boston, Masschusetts

 

Robert E. Keiter, P’95, A.B., M.B.A.

Lakeville, Connecticut

 

Sandra Ohrn Moose ‘63, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Litt.D.

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

 

Anne J. Neilson ‘49, A.B., Sc.D.

Peabody, Massachusetts

 

Diane C. Nordin ‘80, A.B.

Concord, Massachusetts

 

Hope Hamilton Pettegrew ‘61, P’87, P’89, A.B., L.H.D.

Hancock, New Hampshire

 

Mary Zygala Schleyer ‘74, A.B.

Rye Beach, New Hampshire

 

Alison Grant Small ‘66, A.B.

Concord, Massachusetts

 

Margaret Dunn Smith ‘73, A.B.

Morris, Connecticut

 

Diana Davis Spencer ‘60, A.B., L.H.D.

Washington, D.C.

 

Lesley R. Stahl ‘63, A.B., L.L.D.

New York, New York

 

Cheryl A. Vedoe ‘74, A.B., M.B.A.

Seattle, Washington

 

David L. Wagner, B.A., M.B.A., L.L.D.

Evanston, Illinois

 

Sukey Nichols Wagner ‘56, A.B., M.A.

Norfolk, Connecticut

 

Officers of the College

Dennis M. Hanno, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

President

 

Renée T. White, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Provost

 

Brian D. Douglas, B.A., M.Ed.

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration

 

Gene Begin, B.S., M.B.A.

Vice President for Marketing and Communications

 

Merritt Crowley, B.A.

Vice President for College Advancement

 

Kate McCaffrey, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

 

Faculty

 

Shari Ackerman-Morris

Faculty Associate in Biology

M.S., Northeastern University

 

Matthew Harp Allen

Ruby Professor of Music

Ph.D., Wesleyan University

 

Kirk R. Anderson

Goldberg Professor of French

Ph.D., Princeton University

 

Thomas Sylvester Armstrong

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

Vicki L. Bartolini

Williams Professor of Education

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Janina M. Benoit

Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

 

Michael B. Berg

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

Amy Beumer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University Dayton

 

John Bezis-Selfa

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

 

Alberto Bianchi

Associate Professor of Italian Studies

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Bradford H. Bishop

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Duke University

 

William L. Bloch

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University California Berkeley

 

Alexander Bloom

Professor of History

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Laura Bohn Case

Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Ph.D., M.A., Yale University

 

Kenneth A. Bray

Visiting Instructor of Business and Management

M.B.A., Johnson & Wales University

 

Jonathan D Brumberg-Kraus

Professor of Religion

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

 

Deyonne T. Bryant

Samuel Valentine Cole Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University Houston

 

Claire E. Buck

Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Kent

 

Maria T. Buthelezi

Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University Florida

 

James P. Byrne

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., University College Cork, Ireland

 

Constance M. Campana

Faculty Associate in English

M.F.A., Brown University

 

Delvyn Case

Associate Professor, Music

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

 

Dolita D. Cathcart

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., Boston College

M.A, University of Massachusetts/Boston

 

Deborah Ann Cato

Instructor of Biology

M.S., Bridgewater State College

 

Anni P. Cecil

Professor of History

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Maria Teresa Celada

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Phoebe Chan

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Stanford University

 

Charles Chapman

Visiting Instructor in Business and Management

A.B., Bentley University

 

Xuesheng Chen

Professor of Physics

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Jonathan Chow

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University California Berkeley

 

Shawn Anthony Christian

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University Michigan Ann Arbor

 

Beverly Lyon Clark

Professor of English

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Samuel C. Coale V

Professor of English

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Geoffrey Clark Collins

Professor of Geology

Ph.D., Brown University

 

John M. Collins

Professor of Physics

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Katherine Conway

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

Cecile Danehy

Associate Professor of French

Ph.D., University of Virginia

 

Stephanie B. Daniels ‘97

Associate Professor of Theater

M.F.A., Rhode Island College

 

Barbara Darling-Smith

Assistant Professor of Religion

Ph.D., Boston University

 

Rachelle C. DeCoste

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Thomas W. Dolack

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Ph.D., University of Oregon

 

Sara W Donaldson

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

Nick Dorzweiler

Visiting Assistant Professor

M.A., Northwestern University

 

Michael D.C. Drout

Professor of English

Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago

 

Betsey Dyer

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Boston University

 

Leah Dyjak

Assistant Professor of Visual Art

M.F.A., University Texas Austin

 

Linda Eisenmann

Professor of History, Professor of Education

Ed.D., Harvard University

 

Katherine E. Eskine

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., City University New York

 

Talitha C. Espiritu-Charara

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., New York University

 

Matthew J. Evans

Associate Professor of Environmental Science

Ph.D., Cornell University

 

Nancy A. Evans

Associate Professor of Classics

Ph.D., Brown University

 

R. Tripp Evans

Mary Heuser Professor of Art/Art History

Ph.D., Yale University

 

Francisco Fernandez de Alba

Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., Cornell University

 

Claudia R. Fieo

Professor of Art

M.F.A., Studio Art Centers International

 

Emily M. Fischer

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Cornell University

 

Lindsay B. Flynn

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Virginia

 

Ruth E. Foley

Associate Faculty in English

M.F.A., University of Southern Maine

 

James A. Freeman

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Florida State University

 

Tommasina Gabriele

Professor of Italian Studies

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Martin Gagne

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., University California Davis

 

Hilary Thompson Gaudet ‘09

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Scott M. Gelber

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., M.A., Harvard University

 

John Gildea

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Duke University

 

Matthew Gingo

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., M.A., University California Berkeley

 

Kelly Goff

Associate Professor of Art

M.F.A., Rhode Island School Of Design

 

Jason C. Goodman

Associate Professor of Physics

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Michael B. Gousie

Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

 

Mary Lee Prescott Griffin

Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

 

Noah Patrick Hammond

Post Doctoral Fellow in Physics

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Timothy T. Harbold

Professor of Music, Coordinator of Mus. Performance & Choral Director

M.Mus., New England Conservatory

 

Wanda S. Henry

Brown Fellow

M.A., Brown University

 

James Gerard Huiskamp

Henrietta Jennings Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Patrick H. Johnson

Associate Professor of Filmmaking

M.F.A., Boston University

 

Michael J. Kahn

Prof. of Math/Dir. of Quantitative Analysis

Ph.D., University of Washington

 

Christopher S. Kalberg

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Duke University

 

Nancy E. Kendrick

Prentice Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University Illinois Urbana

 

Donna O. Kerner

Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., City University New York

 

Hyun Sook Kim

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., New School University

 

Jessie Knowlton

Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph.D., SUNY At Stony Brook

 

Christopher M. Kotyk

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University California Irvine

 

Nancy S. Lane

Teaching Associate in Chemistry

M.A., Harvard University

 

Jennifer S. Lanni

Assistant Professor Biology

Ph.D., Mass. Institute of Technology

 

Mark D. LeBlanc

Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

 

Lisa T. Lebduska

Professor of English, Director of College Writing

Ph.D., University Rhode Island

 

Domingo A. Ledezma

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Tessa Chi Hyung Lee

Associate Professor of German

Ph.D., Yale University

 

Rochelle Leibowitz

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Sarah Leventer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Film and New Media

Ph.D., Boston University

 

Shenglan Li

Assistant Professor of History

M.A., SUNY Ctr Binghamton

 

Laura J. Macesic Ekstrom

Associate Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Florida Atlantic Unv

 

Jennifer A. Madden

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater

M.A., Brown University

B.A., Bridgewater State College

 

Lisa Y. Maeng

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Dipankar Maitra

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Ph.D., Yale University

 

Katherine A Mason

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., University California Berkeley

 

William Mason

Assistant Professor of Music

Ph.D., Columbia University

 

Stephen E. Mathis

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University Of Kansas

 

Ellen M. McBreen

Associate Professor of Art History

Ph.D., New York University

 

S. Shawn McCafferty

Associate Professor of Biology

Ph.D., SUNY At Stony Brook

 

Karen M. McCormack

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Hector Medina

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Charlotte A. Meehan

Professor of English, Playwright-in-Residence

Ph.D., Brown University

 

John Miller

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

 

Kimberly A. Miller

Professsor of Women’s Studies and Art History

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

Kathleen N. Morgan

Associate Professor of Psychology (Psychobiology)

Ph.D., University California Davis

 

Robert Linder Morris

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Harvard University

 

Cheryl Mrozowski

Professor of Dance, Director of Dance

M.A., American University

 

Bianca Cody Murphy

Professor of Psychology

Ed.D., Boston University

 

Rolf A. Nelson

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Macalester College

 

Leah N. Niederstadt

Associate Professor of Museum Studies, Art History

Ph.D., Oxford University

 

Clinton E. O’Dell

Associate Professor of Theater/Dance

M.F.A., University Tennessee Knoxv

 

Bruce M. Owens

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Columbia University

 

John K. Partridge

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

Montserrat I. Perez-Toribio

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., University of Illinois

 

Dana M. Polanichka

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., M.A., University California Los Angeles

 

Earl Raney, Jr.

Associate Professor of Music

B.Mus., Boston University

 

Thomas C. Ratliff

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Northwestern University

 

Joel C. Relihan

Professor of Classics, Research Compliance Officer

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

Christina L. Riggs Romaine

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Drexel University

 

Francoise Rosset

Associate Professor of Russian

Ph.D., Yale University

 

Gail K. Sahar

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., University California Los Angeles

 

Angie Sarhan Salvatore

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

M.F.A., Emerson College

 

Justin L Schupp

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Ohio State University

 

Julie A. Searles

Instructor of Music

M.A., Wesleyan University

 

Elizabeth Ann Sears

Professor of Music

Ph.D., Catholic University Amerca

 

Kent Shaw

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Houston

 

Walter W. Shaw

Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Alireza Shomali

Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., M.A., Syracuse University

 

Srijana Shrestha

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Penn State University

 

Scott W. Shumway

Bojan Jennings Professor of Natural Science

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Janice Carol Sklensky-Ratliff

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Northwestern University

 

Sabrina Speights

Assistant Professor of Business and Management

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

Evelyn R. Staudinger

Professor of Art History

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Josh A. Stenger

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., Syracuse University

 

Patricia Stone

Associate Professor of Art

M.F.A., Yale University

 

Mary Beth Tierney-Tello

Professor of Hispanic Studies

Ph.D., Brown University

 

Jeffrey R. Timm

Professor of Religion

Ph.D., Temple University

 

Kathryn Ann Tomasek

Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

Zhou Tong

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., Florida State University

 

M. Gabriela Torres

Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., York University

 

A. Javier Trevino

J. Oxford Keiter Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Boston College

 

Jonathan D. Walsh

Professor of French

Ph.D., University California Santa Barbara

 

George A. Watson

Visiting Instructor of Hispanic Studies

M.A., Middlebury College

 

Joanna Weaver

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., SUNY, Albany

 

Winter Jade Werner

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., Northwestern University

 

Aubrey Westfall

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University Colorado Boulder

 

Russell E. Williams

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Amherst College

 

Brenda Wyss

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst