Faculty Profiles

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  • Professor of Chinese
    B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

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

  • Associate 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.

  • Music Performance Faculty in 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.

  • Music Performance Faculty in Jazz-Rock-Latin Drums
    B.A., Berklee College of Music
  • Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies
    B.A., University of Bari (Italy); M.S., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

    In my research I examine representations of violence against women in world cinema and media. I am the Principal Editor of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies, and I teach Italian culture and European cinema.

  • Professor of English
    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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    B.A., Amherst University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

    I study computer security and privacy, and especially their interactions with social systems, the law, and human needs.

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

    Applies statistical methods to address social issues like abortion and teen childbearing and to evaluate policies designed to improve the well-being of disadvantaged youth.

  • Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor Emerita 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.

  • Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies; 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.

  • Elisabeth Luce Moore Postdoctoral Fellow
    B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Anthropologist of religion and medicine specializing in Tibet and South Asia.

  • 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 education innovator; development economist specializing in labor issues; policy work throughout Africa and East Asia.

  • Associate Professor of Art
    B.A., Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages (China); M.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Asian art historian and specialist in Chinese painting of the Song dynasty (960-1279).

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science
    B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Villanova University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

    International & comparative political economy, politics & foreign policy of Russia & other post-communist states.

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  • Lecturer in Theatre Studies
    B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Boston University

    Playwright and performer, with plays produced at the Huntington Theatre, Steppenwolf, and off-Broadway.

  • Professor of Psychology and Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

    My research focuses on economic decision-making from an evolutionary perspective.

  • Professor of French
    B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interests: intellectual history of the French Renaissance; confessional writing; post-war Paris; exploring the power of interactive media to teach language and culture.

  • Katharine Lee Bates and Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English
    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Dean for arts and humanities departments; specialist in Chaucer, medieval dreaming, cultural geography, gender, film, and food; advocate for the humanities.

  • Lecturer in Art
    B.A., Brown University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research focuses on the city of Venice, Renaissance to the eighteenth-century.