Faculty Profiles

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  • Michelle Labonte

    Michelle LaBonte

    Instructor in Biological Sciences Laboratory
    B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Molecular biologist with current interests in science education and the ethical implications of new genetic technologies.

  • Yuan-Chu Ruby Lam

    Professor of Chinese
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Interested in China's contemporary issues, especially those concerning the Mongols and the Tibetans.

  • Karen Lange

    Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Professor Lange's interests are in computability theory, an area of logic that explores the algorithmic content encoded in mathematical problems.

  • Gabriel Langfur

    Music Instructor of Trombone
    B.A., Oberlin College; B.M., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., New England Conservatory

    Bass trombonist in the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony Orchestras; performs frequently with the Boston Symphony and Pops, the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and in orchestras and theaters throughout New England and beyond.

  • Steve Langone

    Music Performance Faculty in Jazz-Rock-Latin Drums
    B.A., Berklee College of Music
  • Riyaz Latif

    Visiting Lecturer in South Asia Studies
    Dip.Arch., Institute of Environmental Design, India; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

    Teaches elementary and intermediate Hindi/Urdu, as well as classes in art history, Islamic cultures and premodern Islamic travelers.

  • Flavia Laviosa

    Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies
    B.A., University of Bari (Italy); M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

    Involved in foreign language education, testing, study abroad programs, international internships, and Italian cinema.

  • Josh Lederman

    Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program
    B.A., Clark University; M.F.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    English compositionist, interested in teaching and research and the theories behind the practice, matters of language and power.

  • Yoon Sun Lee

    Mildred Lane Kemper Professor of English; 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.

  • Eun-Jo Lee

    Eun-Jo Lee

    Lecturer in Korean
    B.A., Ewha Women’s University; M.A., University of Texas (Austin); Ph.D., The Ohio State University

    A teacher and researcher with a sincere heart and enthusiasm.

  • Sohie Moody Lee

    Senior Instructor in Computer Science Laboratory
    B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Interested in the intersection of cognitive science and computer science as well as the development of introductory computer science curriculum.

  • Sun-Hee Lee

    Associate Professor of Korean
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

    Focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based analysis of Korean and learner error corpus

  • Mary Lefkowitz

    Mary Lefkowitz

    Professor Emerita of Classical Studies
    B.A., Wellesley College; A.M., Ph.D., Radcliffe College; L.H.D., Trinity College; Ph.D. (hon.), University of Patras; L.H.D., Grinnell College

    Retired from teaching in 2005, but continues to work on scholarly projects and give the occasional lecture.

  • Callie Lekas

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics
    B.A., Wellesley College

    Assistant field hockey coach and intramurals assistant.

  • Phillip Levine

    Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics
    B.S., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Applies statistical methods to social issues such as abortion and the well-being of children in research and teaching.

  • Peggy Levitt

    Professor of Sociology
    B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Studies international migration, transnational studies, development, religion, globalization, global arts and culture.

  • Andrea Gayle Levitt

    Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor of French and Linguistics
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Professor of linguistics and French. Interested in language learning and speech perception and production.

  • David Lindauer

    Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics
    B.S., City College of City University of New York; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Award-winning teacher and development economist specializing in labor issues; policy work throughout Africa and East Asia.

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