Faculty Profiles

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  • Koichi Hagimoto

    Associate Professor of Spanish
    B.A., Soka University of America; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

    Specialized in 19th and 20th century Latin American literature and culture; also interested in trans-pacific studies.

  • David Haines

    David R. Haines

    Associate Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., Earlham College; Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana)

    Teaches organic chemistry, introductory chemistry, and seminars in medicinal chemistry and advanced organic chemistry, helping students claim understanding and ownership of the material through collaborative work.

  • Nadya Hajj

    Nadya S. Hajj

    Assistant Professor of Political Science
    B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

    Research driven by this question: What are the origins of institutions among marginalized groups in anarchic systems? 

     

     

  • Nancy Abraham Hall

    Senior Lecturer in Spanish
    B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Specialized in 19th- through 21st-century literature with a focus on Hispanic American narrative and the literary and cultural history of modern Mexico, I am a bilingual scholar, book editor, translator and teacher.

  • Mona Hall

    Mona Lambracht Hall

    Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., Russell Sage College; Ph.D., Tufts University
  • Neal Louis Hampton

    Conductor, Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra
    B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Boston University

    Founder and Director of the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra.

  • Anjeana K. Hans

    Associate Professor of German
    A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Focuses on gender, identity, and subjectivity in Germany; teaches at all levels of German curriculum; research on horror films from the 1920s.

  • Thomas S. Hansen

    Professor Emeritus of German
    B.A., M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Harvard University

    A primary research interest of his has been German exile literature from the period 1933–1945, an area in which he wrote his dissertation and has published several articles. 

  • Gary C. Harris

    Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., Bates College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Boston)

    Research on plant cell biology, biochemistry, the chloroplast, photosynthesis; teaching cell biology and proteomics.

  • David Harris

    Music Performance Faculty in Jazz Trombone
    B.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Trombonist, composer, arranger; also plays tuba, bass trombone, and piano; specializing in improvising and the music of Eastern Europe.

  • Jane Harrison

    Music Performance Faculty in Oboe
    B.M., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.M., Manhattan School of Music
  • Bunny Harvey

    Bunny Harvey

    Elizabeth Christy Kopf Professor of Art
    B.F.A., M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

    I am a passionate painter focused on representing both seen and unseen (observed by the other senses) elements of the environment.

  • Kenneth S. Hawes

    Senior Lecturer in Education
    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Study of educational philosophy, policy, and practice, and the social sciences, humanities, and other studies relevant to them. 

  • David P. Hawkins

    Associate Professor of Geosciences
    B.A., Clark University; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Researches mechanisms and time scales of plutonic construction; connections between magma chambers, plutons, and volcanic centers in space and time; tectonic assembly of North America; and combining trace element compositon and U-Pb dates of detrital zircon crystals to more closley fingerprint the provenance of clastic sedimentary rocks.

  • Gretchen Hayden-Ruckert

    Gretchen Hayden-Ruckert

    Physical Education Instructor, Dance

    Teacher, performer, and choreographer of classical Indian kathak dance; founder and artistic director of Chhandika Institute of Kathak.

  • Michael J. Hearn

    Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Design of New Tuberculosis Antimicrobials; Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

  • Beth Ann Hennessey

    Professor of Psychology
    A.B., Brown University; M.Ed., Lesley College; Ph.D., Brandeis University

    Former elementary school teacher, now researcher focused on motivation and creativity across cultures.

  • Mark S. Henry

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Double Bass
    B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., University of Massachusetts (Lowell)

    Performer with jazz groups, classical and theatre orchestras; instructor of beginners to advanced in doublebass and electric bass.

  • Jean Herbst

    Instructor in Computer Science Laboratory
    B.S., University of Wisconsin (Madison); M.S., University of Rhode Island

    Expert in computer hardware: the nuts and bolts (or, gates and chips) that make a computer work.

  • Rosanna Hertz

    Class of 1919 – 50th Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies
    B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

    Researches families in a changing economy and how social inequality at home and in the workplace shape the experiences of women and men.

  • Alison Hickey

    Alison Hickey

    Associate Professor of English
    A.B., Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Specialist in English Romanticism; teaches Romantic Poetry and other literature courses with an emphasis on poetry.

  • Monica Higgins

    Monica R. Higgins

    Lecturer in Environmental Studies
    B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Research Interests: Environmental engineering, life cycle assessment, and the design of sustainable environmental systems.

  • Ellen C. Hildreth

    Professor of Computer Science
    B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research on human vision combining computer modeling and perceptual studies; interdisciplinary computer science education.

  • Eric Hilt

    Associate Professor of Economics
    A.B., Occidental College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Focuses on the history of American business organizations and their governance, and more generally on the role of legal institutions in shaping economic and financial development.

  • Philip Steven Hirschhorn

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.S., Brooklyn College of City University of New York; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    An algebraic topologist who works on homotopy theory in model categories, localizations of model category structures, and homotopy limit and colimit functors.

  • Edward Craig Hobbs

    Professor Emeritus of Religion
    Ph.B., S.T.B., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Specialist in the field known as hermeneutics (interpretation theory) and in New Testament.

  • Thomas Peter Hodge

    Professor of Russian
    B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Oxford University; A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Interests include history of 19th-century Russian literature, Russian nature-writing, and Russian music.

  • Randall Hodgkinson

    Music Performance Faculty in Piano
    B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
  • Soo Hong

    Soo Hong

    Associate Professor of Education
    B.A., M.T., University of Virginia; Ed.D., Harvard University

    Research on urban education, community organizing, parent engagement, and the intersection of research and practice.

  • Janie E. Howland

    Lecturer in Theatre Studies
    B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Brandeis University

    A professional scenic designer based in Boston.

  • Yue Hu

    Associate Professor of Physics
    B.S., Beijing University; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Experimental and theoretical work in complex fluids, mentoring students, using advanced computational tools in undergraduate physics curriculum.

  • Adrian Huang

    Adrian Huang

    Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., Xiantang University; Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Research on drug discovery and asymmetric synthesis methodology development.

  • Nora Hussey

    Director, Wellesley College Theatre; Director, Theatre Studies Program
    B.A., Mundelein College

    Engaged in teaching and directing, original works, new scripts and classics. I am involved in the professional future of students.