Faculty & Staff

  • Paul Fisher

    Associate Professor of American Studies

    A.B., Harvard College; B.A., M.A., Trinity College (Cambridge); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interdisciplinary scholar with focus on American literature; biographer of the James family; historian of the Belle Époque.

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    Michael Jeffries

    Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences; Assistant Professor of American Studies

    A.B., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Qualitative sociologist with emphasis on race, gender, politics, identity, and popular culture.

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  • Yoon Sun Lee

    Professor of Engish

    A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Yale University

    My research and teaching span two areas, British eighteenth and nineteenth century prose fiction, and Asian American literature.

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  • Alex Orquiza

    R. Alexander D. Orquiza

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in American Studies

    B.A., University of California (Berkeley); M.S., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Cultural historian researching 20th century American empire and Philippine history.

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Contact Us

Contact Us

Department of American Studies
Pendleton East
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
 

Yoon Sun Lee
Program Director
ylee@wellesley.edu

Tel: 781.283.2561

 

In the News

Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Alex Orquiza is quoted in a BBC News article: "Philippine chefs look to take national cuisine mainstream."