Faculty Profiles

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  • 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
  • Flavia Laviosa

    Flavia Laviosa

    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)
    Interests: Foreign language education, Italian cinema and media, study abroad programs and internships in Italy.
  • Sun-Hee Lee

    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

  • Yoon Sun Lee

    Mildred Lane Kemper 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.

  • 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.

  • Mary Lefkowitz

    Mary Lefkowitz

    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.

  • Callie Lekas

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics
    B.A., Wellesley College

    Assistant field hockey coach and intramurals assistant.

  • Phillip Levine

    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.

  • Peggy Levitt

    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.

  • Andrea Gayle Levitt

    Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor 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.

  • David Lindauer

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

  • Heping Liu

    Heping Liu

    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).

  • Igor Logvinenko

    Igor O. Logvinenko

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

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

  • Melinda Lopez

    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.

  • Margery Lucas

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

    Studies psychology of choice and desire with focus on decisions about money and mating; evolutionary approach to behavior.

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    Barry Lydgate

    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.