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
  • Philip L. Kohl

    Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies; Professor of Anthropology
    B.A., Columbia University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research on prehistory of Eurasia, current political use of remote past; anthropology as the study of cultural and biological evolution.

  • Nancy Harrison Kolodny

    Nellie Zuckerman Cohen and Anne Cohen Heller Professor of Health Sciences; Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Authority on nuclear magnetic resonance and its application to problems in medicine and biology.

  • Martina Koniger

    Martina Königer

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    Diploma, Ph.D., University of Würzburg (Germany)

    Plant physiologist investigating various processes that allow plants to optimize photosynthesis.

  • Joel Krieger

    Norma Wilentz Hess Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Yale College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Joel Krieger is a scholar of comparative and international politics.

  • Jennifer A. Kroll

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice
    B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., University of Kentucky

    Varsity basketball coach; promoting and teaching physical fitness and lifelong positive health habits.

  • Jens Kruse

    Professor of German
    Staatsexamen, Universität Hamburg; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Researching Goethe and Kafka; teaching across the curriculum; involved in college governance.


  • Brian K. Kuscher

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice
    B.A., Franklin Pierce University; M.A., Concordia University

    Coaching and teaching tennis for more than 17 years, including private coaching, club coaching, college coaching, and national teams.

  • 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.