Faculty Profiles

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  • Sherry D. Makerney

    PERA Associate 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.

  • Helen Ward Mannix

    Music Performance Faculty in Organ
    BA, Mount Holyoke College; BM & MM in Organ Performance, New England Conservatory of Music

    Organist and Choir Director at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Associate 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.

  • Julie Ann Matthaei

    Professor of Economics
    B.A., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Marxist-feminist-anti-racist-ecological economist, specializing in women, gender, feminism, and work, and involved in research about and promotion of the emerging solidarity economy.

  • Erich Hatala Matthes

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Researches and teaches moral and political philosophy, environmental ethics, heritage ethics, and philosophy of art.

  • Andrea Matthews

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Voice
    A.B., Princeton University

    Soprano (opera/oratorio/concert), voice teacher, Alexander Technique teacher.

  • Heather Rose Mattila

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada)

    Studies the organization of animal societies, insect communication, and the evolution of cooperation, using the honey bee as a model.

  • Deborah Matzner

    Deborah C. Matzner

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Cultural anthropologist of media and South Asia specializing in the ethnography of media production and visual culture in India.

  • Amanda M. McCarthy

    Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.S., M.S., Syracuse University

    Involved in teaching and developing both introductory and organic chemistry laboratories.