Faculty Profiles

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  • Stella Kakavouli

    Stella Kakavouli

    Instructor in Computer Science Laboratory
    B.S., National Technical University (Athens, Greece); M.S., Brown University

    Teaches introduction to computer science for majors and non-majors, as well as data structures.

  • Lidwien Kapteijns

    Elizabeth Kimball Kendall and Elisabeth Hodder Professor of History
    B.A., Universiteit van Amsterdam; M.A., University of London; Doctoraal, Ph.D., Universiteit van Amsterdam

    African historian focusing on Somalia and Sudan; translator of historical and popular culture texts in Arabic and Somali. 

  • Anastasia Karakasidou

    Professor of Anthropology
    B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Social anthropologist doing research,  writing and teaching on the topics of health, illness and cancer.

  • Margaret Keane

    Professor of Psychology
    A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Interested in exploring the cognitive and neural bases of human memory capacities; teach courses in memory, cognition, and neuropsychology.

  • David Kelley

    Assistant Professor of Art
    B.A., Trinity College; M.F.A., University of California (Irvine)

    Artist doing work at the intersection of photography, performance, video, and critical studies.

  • Megan Kerr

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

    Research in global Riemannian geometry, especially the interplay of curvature constraints in the context of large symmetry groups.

  • Pinar Keskin-Bonatti

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    B.A., Bilkent University; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Applied micro-economist focusing primarily on the environmental challenges facing decision makers in developed and developing countries

  • Rebecca Kimball

    Director of Sport Performance and Fitness and Assistant Professor of the Practice
    B.S., University of Southern Maine; M.A. Springfield College;
  • Julia King

    Julia King

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice
    B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Trinity College

    Head field hockey coach, instructor of strength training, and assistant to the intramural program.

  • Steven Kirby

    Music Instructor, Jazz Guitar
    B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M. University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
  • Vanja Klepac-Ceraj

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., Beloit College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Microbiologist, interested in understanding stability and resilience of microbial communities; teaching introductory biology and microbiology

  • Nicholas A. Knouf

    Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies
    B.S., California Institute of Technology; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Cornell University

    Media scholar and artist researching noise, interferences, sound, information, and affect in media of the 20th and 21st centuries.

  • Yu Jin Ko

    Professor of English
    B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Cambridge University (Clare College); Ph.D., Yale University

    Shakespearean engaged in bringing theatre and academia into greater dialogue; can also be found at home with kids or on soccer field.

  • T. James Kodera

    T. James Kodera

    Professor of Religion
    B.A., Carleton College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    An educator and a scholar in the comparative and historical study of religion with a focus on Asia, as the word "Asia" is understood historically and broadly to include West Asia, South Asia and East Asia.

  • Philip L. Kohl

    Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies; Professor of Anthropology
    B.A., Columbia University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research on prehistory of Eurasia, current political use of remote past; anthropology as the study of cultural and biological evolution.

  • Nancy Harrison Kolodny

    Nellie Zuckerman Cohen and Anne Cohen Heller Professor of Health Sciences; Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Authority on nuclear magnetic resonance and its application to problems in medicine and biology.

  • Martina Koniger

    Martina Königer

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    Diploma, Ph.D., University of Würzburg (Germany)

    Plant physiologist investigating various processes that allow plants to optimize photosynthesis.

  • Joel Krieger

    Norma Wilentz Hess Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Yale College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Joel Krieger is a scholar of comparative and international politics.

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