Faculty Profiles

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  • Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Associate Professor of South Asia Studies
    B.A., M.A., Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (India); M.Div., Ph.D., Harvard University
  • Randy Shull

    Professor of Computer Science
    B.A., Humboldt State University; M.S., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., Dartmouth College

    Currently studying the discrepancy of partial orders as a measure of "fairness" achievable under extension to weak or linear orders.

  • Frederic W. Shultz

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Research involves operator algebras, and quantum information theory, both of which involve linear algebra and functional analysis.

  • Olga Shurchkov

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research in behavioral and experimental economics, with emphasis on discrimination, institutions, and coordination.

  • Daniel Sichel

    Professor of Economics
    B.A., M.P.P., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research interests include macroeconomics, long-run growth, and technology. 

  • Marilyn Sides

    Marilyn Sides

    Senior Lecturer in English
    B.A., M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Teaching focuses on creative writing, mainly fiction and travel writing.

  • Linda M. Sieck

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

    Passionate about creating life balance through yoga, dance, Pilates, meditation, and humor.

  • Edward Silver

    Assistant Professor of Religion
    B.A., University of Minnesota (Twin Cities); A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Expert in ancient Israelite prophecy.

  • Steven Simon

    Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics
    B.A., Yale University; M.S., Ph.D., Courant Institute (New York University)

    Research in geometric combinatorics, algebraic topology, and especially the surprising ways the latter can be used to solve problems of the former.

  • Susan E. Skeath

    Professor of Economics
    B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Interests in microeconomics, advanced and intermediate theory applied game theory, and experimental economics.

  • Stephen Slivan

    Instructor in Astronomy Laboratory
    S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Astronomer focused on the Koronis family of asteroids; teaches introductory astronomy at Wellesley and MIT. 

  • Quinn Slabodian

    Quinn Slobodian

    Assistant Professor of History
    B.A., Lewis & Clark College; Ph.D., New York University

    Engaged in teaching and writing the history of modern Germany and the world.

  • Mingwei Song

    Assistant Professor of Chinese
    B.A., Shandong University; M.A., Fudan University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specializing in modern Chinese literature, film studies and youth culture.

  • Alexia Sontag

    Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
    B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)

    Professor Sontag taught Mathematics at Wellesley from 1975-2010.

  • Francesca Southerden

    Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
    B.A., University of Oxford (Somerville College); M.St., D.Phil., University of Oxford (Hertford College)

    Specializing in Italian medieval and early modern literature, especially Dante and Petrarch.

  • Tessa Spillane

    Tessa Spillane

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice
    B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., Smith College

    Varsity crew coach and director of intramural rowing programs; instructor in sailing and canoeing.

  • Erinn Staley

    Visiting Lecturer in Religion
    B.A., Rhodes College; M.Div., Yale Divinity School; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interests include religion, gender, public health, and disability; teaches about religion and culture with attention to scholarly, popular, and new media writings.

  • Glenn Stark

    Professor of Physics
    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Molecular spectroscopist, focused on systems in atmospheric and astrophysical research.

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