Faculty Profiles

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  • Ruth R. Rogers

    Curator of Special Collections
    B.A., Middlebury College; M.S., Simmons College

    Book and manuscript studies, text and image, contemporary artists' books.

  • Judith Rollins

    Judith Rollins

    Professor Emerita of Africana Studies and Sociology
    B.A., M.A., Howard University; Ph.D., Brandeis University

    Sociologist with a focus on social psychology; women’s studies; and the intersection of gender, race and class.

  • Lawrence A. Rosenwald

    Anne Pierce Rogers Professor of American Literature; Professor of English
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Americanist, translator, performer (music, theater), verse-writer, pacifist.

  • Casey Rothschild

    Casey G. Rothschild

    Associate Professor of Economics
    A.B., Princeton University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Public finance theorist interested in the role of government in taxation and insurance markets.

  • Noah A. Rubin

    Noah A. Rubin

    Visiting Lecturer in Education; Director, Elementary Education Program
    B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; MS. Ed. Bank Street College of Education, Ed.D., Harvard University

    Research on teacher education, urban education, teacher and youth participatory action research, and the unity of theory and practice in education.

  • Katherine Ruffin

    Katherine M. Ruffin

    Book Studies & Book Arts Program Director
    A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.F.A., University of Alabama, Ph.D. Simmons College

    Expert in letterpress printing, bookbinding, and and papermaking, combined with various aspects of the liberal arts.

  • David Russell

    Lecturer in Music; Co-Director, Wellesley Chamber Music Society; Music Performance Faculty in Cello
    B.M., Eastman School; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., SUNY (Stony Brook)
  • Markella B. Rutherford

    Associate Professor of Sociology
    B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Cultural sociology with research interests in childhood, family, emotions, social inequality, & consumer culture.

  • Daniel Ryan

    Music Instructor in Early Keyboard
  • Margery Sabin in her office

    Margery M. Sabin

    Lorraine C. Wang Professor of English
    B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Teacher and scholar of English and comparative literature.

  • Nancy Scherer

    Associate Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Lafayette College; J.D., Emory University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Professor of American politics and constitutional law. Research focuses on the U.S. justice system.

  • Andrew Schultz

    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    B.S., Davidson College; M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Mathematician interested in studying absolute Galois groups of fields through their cohomological invariants.

  • Inela Selimović

    Assistant Professor of Spanish
    B.A., University of the South; M.A., Ph.D, University of Kentucky

    My research and teaching interests focus on the 20th and 21st century Latin American women’s literary, cultural, and film productions.

  • Andrea Sequeira

    Andrea S. Sequeira

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
    M.S., Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

    Evolutionary biologist with interest in conservation genetics.

  • Orit Shaer

    Associate Professor of Computer Science
    B.A., Academic College of Tel-Aviv; M.S., Ph.D., Tufts University

    Explores new human-computer interaction techniques that provide seamless interfaces between people, computers, and the physical world.

  • Sima Shakhsari

    Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
    B.S., M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Stanford University

    Currently working on a book manuscript titled Blogging in Times of War: Iranian Diaspora, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan.
     

  • Lois Shapiro

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Piano
    B.Mus., Peabody Institute of Music; M.Mus., Yale University School of Music; D.Mus., Indiana University School of Music (Bloomington)

    Founding member of the Triple Helix Piano Trio

  • Kartini Shastry

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    A.B., Brown University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Conducts research on economic development, including questions related to education, health, and savings behavior.