Faculty Profiles

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
  • Senior Coach/Accompanist
    B.M., M.M, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Lecturer in Chinese
    B.A., Nanjing Normal University; M.A., Fudan University

    Specializing in teaching Chinese as a foreign language; also a translator of literary fiction from English to Chinese.

  • Lecturer in Music; Co-Director, Wellesley Chamber Music Society; Senior Music Performance Faculty in Piano and Keyboard Skills
    B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Assistant Director of the Chamber Music Society

  • Lecturer in Mathematics
    A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Background in theoretical particle physics, focusing on a conjectured equivalence between certain quantum field theories and certain string theories.

  • Senior Lecturer in the Quantitative Reasoning Program ; Director, Quantitative Reasoning Program
    B.A., College of William and Mary; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Leading efforts to improve quantitative reasoning, teaching QR and economics of education, and providing professional development for secondary school teachers.

  • Professor of Neuroscience
    B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Research areas include neuroendocrinology, estrogen and progestin action, brain and behavior.
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  • Associate Professor of Chinese
    B.A., National University of Singapore; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Research: linguistics, with focus on word meaning, Chinese.

    Teaching: linguistics, Chinese language.

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
    B.A., Bates College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

    Licensed clinical psychologist investigating risk and resilience factors that protect against developmental psychopathology in childhood and adolescence.

  • Senior Instructor in Biological Sciences Laboratory
    B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Smith College

    Interested in environmental science, plant biology, and geospatial analysis.

  • Professor Emerita of Geosciences
    B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Retired from teaching at Wellesley, now pursuing full-time research with collaborators at MIT, University of Massachusetts and Acadia University (NS). Outreach to students and adults.

  • Music Performance Faculty in Cello
    B.M., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., Juilliard School

    In addition to her work in the Music Dept. at Wellesley, Rebecca is currently a member of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed with Opera Boston, the Chamber Orchestra of Boston, The Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Cantata Singers.

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

    Professor of computational biology and computer science.

  • Senior Lecturer in Japanese
    B.A., Kansai University (Osaka); Ed.M., Ph.D., Boston University

    Co-director of Japanese Program; study abroad advisor in Japan; applied linguist.

  • Theatre Production Manager
    M.F.A., Purchase College (State University of New York)

    Theatre production lecturer, production manager, and professional set designer.

  • Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Akron

    Chemistry laboratory instruction, development and testing of new laboratory experiments, and community science outreach.

  • Senior Lecturer in French
    D.U.T., Institut Universitaire de Technologie, (Brest); M.A., State University of New York (Stony Brook); Ph.D., University of California (Santa Barbara)

    A specialist of the 19th-century French novel; interests include the French novel, pedagogy, cultural studies, and the autobiography.

  • Professor of Mathematics
    A.B., Harvard University; M.S., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Research specialty in graph theory and partially ordered sets, teaches across the mathematics curriculum, outreach to K-12 teachers.

  • Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies; Professor of History
    B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Historian of Russia, current research on Russian historical memory of the Soviet past.

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

    Programs and programming languages are at the heart of both my teaching and research.

  • Senior Instructor Emerita in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., University of California (Berkeley)
  • Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
    B.S., Washington and Lee University; A.M., Brown University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Researcher on the recent history of U.S. environmental politics and policy, including public lands, climate change, and science and technology.

  • Lecturer in Education
    B.A., Clark University; M.Ed., Framingham State College

    Experienced educator with interests in children's literature, literacy learning, fostering communities of learners, and special education.

  • Associate Professor of English
    B.A., Southwestern University (Memphis); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Teaching interests include Southern literature, British cinema, and lyric traditions in gospel music.

  • Manager

    Jordan used to enjoy surfing no less than once a day.