Faculty Profiles

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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.

  • Kathryn L. Lynch

    Katharine Lee Bates and Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English; Dean of Faculty Affairs
    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Teacher and scholar of Chaucer, medieval dream vision, food in Chaucer's poetry, medieval period boundaries

  • Barbara Lynn-Davis

    Barbara Lynn-Davis

    Visiting Lecturer in Art
    B.A., Brown University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research focuses on how Venetians experienced, represented, and imagined the natural world.

  • Paul K. MacDonald

    Assistant Professor of Political Science
    B.A., University of California Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    My primary area of research and teaching in political science is international relations, with a focus on American foreign policy.

  • Yoshimi Maeno

    Senior Lecturer in Japanese
    B.A., Baika Women’s College (Japan); M.A., West Virginia University; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Japanese Program co-director, interested in Japanese narratives, Japanese pedagogy, second language acquisition, and psycholinguistics.

  • Martin A. Magid

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., Brown University; M.S., Yale University; Ph.D., Brown University

    Professor Magid has been working recently on timelike submanifolds in various ambient spaces.

  • Sherry D. Makerney

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice
    B.S., University of Northern Colorado

    Head golf coach and LPGA Class A teaching professional

     

  • Frances Malino

    Sophia Moses Robison Professor of Jewish Studies and History
    B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University

    Director of Jewish Studies, research in Jewish and European history, founding member of Digital Heritage Mapping and Diarna project.

  • Layli Maparyan

    Layli Maparyan

    Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Professor of Africana Studies
    B.A., Spelman College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Temple University

    Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women; expert on the womanist worldview and activist methodology.

  • Stephen Anthony Marini

    Elisabeth Luce Moore Professor of Christian Studies; Professor of Religion
    B.A., Dickinson College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Academic and public interpreter of religion in American history in the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Early National periods.

  • Louise Marlow

    Professor of Religion
    B.A., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Program Director for Middle Eastern Studies.

  • Nancy Marshall

    Adjunct Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
    B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., University of Connecticut (Storrs); Ed.D., Harvard University

    Studies women and employment, with a focus on working conditions and health and on work-family systems, and studies of child care policy and early care and education.

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    Eugene Marshall

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Avid teacher and historian of modern philosophy studying Spinoza, Cavendish, and the 17th Century.

  • Lance Alexander Martin

    Music Performace Faculty in Jazz Flute
    Flute and Theory, Carnegie Mellon University; B.M. Berklee College of Music
  • Catherine Masson

    Professor of French
    Licence, Maîtrise, Université de Haute Bretagne (Rennes); Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
  • Irene Mata

    Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
    B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Interests include Chicana/Latino literature and culture; and analysis of gender, labor, immigration, sexuality, and representation in cultural production.

  • Katherine Matasy

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Clarinet and Classical Saxophone
    B.A., M.M.A., New England Conservatory of Music
  • Y. Tak Matsusaka

    Professor of History
    B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Japanese specialist focusing on Japanese imperialism, nationalism of the Meiji era, and the history of the Imperial Japanese Army.

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