Faculty Profiles

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  • Brett Danaher

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    B.S., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

    Researches the effects of digital technologies on consumers and firms; focus on online file sharing and copyright issues.

  • Veronica Darer

    Veronica Darer

    Senior Lecturer in Spanish
    M.A.T. School for International Training/World Learning; Ph.D., University of Florida

    Engaged in research on teaching and learning processes.  Specializes in Spanish language and culture courses.  Teaches courses on diversity in education and classroom interaction.

  • Louise Darling

    Louise Darling

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Rice University

    Examining the localization and interactions of membrane proteins implicated in human health and disease primarily via fluorescence microscopy.

  • Venita Datta

    Professor of French
    A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialist of French cultural and intellectual history.

  • Helena de Bres

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    B.A., Victoria University; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Researches and teaches political and moral philosophy, with a focus on questions of distributive justice in global politics.

  • Pauline de Tholozany

    Pauline de Tholozany

    Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow
    B.A., Paris IV La Sorbonne; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

    Specialist in Nineteenth-century French Literature, with a focus on the novel.

  • Elizabeth R. DeSombre

    Camilla Chandler Frost Professor of Environmental Studies
    B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Focuses on environmental politics, international environmental law, ocean and atmospheric issues, and protection of the global commons.

  • Christen Deveney

    Christen Deveney

    Assistant Professor of Psychology
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research explores how aberrant cognitive and emotion regulation processes contribute to the development of psychopathology in children and adults. 

  • Gabriela Diaz

    Music Instructor in Violin
    B.M. & M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
  • Alexander J. Diesl

    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Noncommutative ring theorist, sees mathematics as a central part of a well-rounded liberal arts education.

  • Bonnie M. Dix

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice
    B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

    Swimming coach, fascinated by psychological aspects of sport performance, sport and positive psychology.

  • Nicholas K. Doe

    Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., M.S., University of California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Stanford University

    Creates and teaches organic and introductory chemistry labs.

  • Jocelyne L. Dolce

    Instructor in Biological Sciences Laboratory
    B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Rhode Island

    Background in functional and evolutionary morphology of vertebrates (i.e., how vertebrate forms relate to function and evolution); teaches introductory cell and organismal biology and comparative physiology and anatomy of vertebrates.

  • Carol Dougherty

    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classical Studies
    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of California (Santa Barbara); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specializes in the literature and culture of Ancient Greece; teaches Greek drama and myth, and the theme of travel in literature.

  • Marion Dry

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Voice; Director, Music Performance Program
    A.B., Harvard University; M.M., Northwestern University

    Contralto who loves opera and songs; fascinated by singing. Hopes to inspire student musicians. Enjoys to teach, learn, and grow.

  • Theodore W. Ducas

    Professor of Physics
    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Engaged in laser spectroscopy, physics applied to biological systems, curricular development across disciplines, outreach to young learners and the public.