Michael WiestAssistant Professor of NeuroscienceB.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Mission: to determine the distributed neural correlates of perception.
Howard WilcoxProfessor of Mathematics, EmeritusAB Hamilton College, Ph.D. University of Rochester
Retired from Wellesley in 2007 after 37 years of teaching mathematics.
Kristin H. WilliamsMellon Postdoctoral Fellow in East Asian Languages and CulturesB.A., Mary Baldwin College; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Research in Japanese literature, children’s culture, and book history of the 17th to 19th century.
Jeremy B. WilmerAssistant Professor of PsychologyB.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Harvard University
My research probes how individuals think and see differently to illuminate principles of mind and brain and to inform applied work.
Paul M. WinkNellie Zuckerman Cohen & Anne Cohen Heller Professor in Health Sciences; Professor of PsychologyB.A., M.A., University of Melbourne; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Psychology Department chair; research interests include adult development; positive psychology; religion and spirituality; altruism; narcissism; wisdom; cross-cultural conceptions of the self.
Ann WitteProfessor of Economics, EmeritaB.A., University of Florida; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Research focuses on how to effectively empower people to manage their finances; how to improve early care and education in the US; and how memory affects and morphs as time passes.
Adele WolfsonNan Walsh Schow ’54 and Howard B. Schow Professor in the Physical and Natural Sciences; Professor of ChemistryB.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., Columbia University
Biochemistry research on hormone regulation of enzymes; educational research on core concepts in biochemistry, retention of women and minorities in science.
Josuha M. WoodVisiting Lecturer in PhilosophyB.A., University of Missouri (St. Louis, Pierre Laclede Honors College); Ph.D., Boston University
My research concerns the history of early modern philosophy with an emphasis on theories of causation and the empiricist tradition.
Winifred Jane WoodSenior Lecturer in the Writing ProgramB.A., University of Illinois (Urbana); M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Interests: language, writing, media, film. How students learn to write; how writing differs across settings; electronic discourse.
Miya WoolfalkAssistant Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Stanford University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Research on American political behavior, racial and ethnic politics, religion and politics, and social policy and inequality.