Faculty Profiles

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  • Susan M. Reverby

    Marion Butler McLean Professor in the History of Ideas; Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
    B.S., Cornell University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Boston University

    Historian of American health care, women, race, and public health with a focus is on equality and ethics.

  • Wilbur C. Rich

    William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science, emeritus
    B.S.Tuskegee Institute, Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Retired from teaching, but just released a new book entitled, The Post-Racial Society Is Here: Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State.

  • Daniela Rivera

    Daniela Rivera

    Associate Professor of Art
    M.F.A., Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

    Visual artist doing work that attempts to understand the object quality of images.

  • Lois P. Roach

    Lecturer in Theatre Studies
    B.S., Emerson College; M.A., Lesley College

    Engaged in presenting creative works for the stage, bringing performance opportunities to Boston youth, and producing community-focused events.

  • Sarah Robbins-Cole

    Protestant Chaplain
  • Nicholas L. Rodenhouse

    Professor of Biological Sciences
    A.B., Hope College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Dartmouth College

    Exploring how climate change affects forest songbirds and the environments in which they live.

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    Lisa Rodensky

    Associate Professor of English
    B.A., Wellesley College; J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D., Boston University

    Research and teaching focuses on the 19th-and 20th-century British novel.

  • Guy Rogers

    Guy M. Rogers

    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of History and Classical Studies; Professor of History and Classical Studies
    B.A., University of Pennsylvania; B.A., University of London; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Classicist and historian of Greek and Roman history, ancient religion and warfare, Alexander the Great and western civilizations.

  • 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.

  • Katherine Ruffin

    Katherine M. Ruffin

    Book Arts Program Director
    A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.F.A., University of Alabama

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

  • David Russell

    Music Performance Faculty in Cello; Director, Wellesley Chamber Music Society
    B.M., Eastman School; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., SUNY (Stony Brook)
  • Dana Russian

    Music Performance Faculty in Trumpet
    B.A., Colby College
  • 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

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