Faculty Profiles

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  • Doug Johnson

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Jazz Piano
    B.M., Michigan State University; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Doug is an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music.

  • Kristina Niovi Jones

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; Director, Wellesley College Botanic Gardens
    B.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California

    Ecologist with a dual Wellesley role: Director of the Botanic Gardens and faculty member in Biology and Environmental Studies.

  • Bill Joseph

    William A. Joseph

    Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Bill Joseph's major area of research interest is contemporary Chinese politics and ideology, particularly the radicalism of Mao Zedong and its impact on China's political and economic development.

  • Joseph Joyce

    Joseph P. Joyce

    Professor of Economics
    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

    Research deals with financial globalization, IMF; teaches courses in macroeconomics; faculty director, Albright Institute

  • Marion R. Just

    Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Research and teaching focuses on elections, politics, and the media.

  • 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.

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