Faculty Profiles

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  • Heather Bryant

    Heather Corbally Bryant

    Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program
    A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Specialist in twentieth-century British and Irish literature; novelist and practicing poet.

  • Charles Bu

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.S., M.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

    Professor Bu's work focuses on boundary value problems for important evolution equations. 

  • Emily A. Buchholtz

    Gordon P. Lang and Althea P. Lang ’26 Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., George Washington University

    Vertebrate paleontologist with interests at the interface of morphology, evolution, and development.

  • Susan Buck

    Susan Buck

    Instructor in Computer Science Laboratory
    B.A., University of North Carolina (Asheville); M.P.S., New York University (Tisch School of the Arts)

    Web programmer and educator; co-founder of the Women's Coding Collective.

  • Tom Burke portrait, 2012

    Tom Burke

    Professor of Political Science
    B.A., University of Minnesota (Minneapolis); M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research focuses on the role of courts, rights, and litigation in public policy and politics.

  • Bryan Burns

    Bryan E. Burns

    Associate Professor of Classical Studies
    B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Archaeologist engaged in the study of Mediterranean exchange in the Late Bronze Age, conducting fieldwork in Greece.

  • Kristin Butcher

    Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., London School of Economics; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Researcher on labor and health economics, with a focus on immigration issues and issues surrounding childhood obesity.

  • Bill Cain

    William E. Cain

    Mary Jewett Gaiser Professor of English
    B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Expert in nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature;  Shakespeare; and modernism in the arts.

  • Samantha Cameron

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics
    B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Dancer by trade. Poet by heart. Yogini by spirit. Multimedia artist by convergence.

  • John S. Cameron

    Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Comparative animal physiologist; focused on the role of ion channels in tolerating low oxygen; teaching physiology, introductory biology.

  • Christopher Candland

    Associate Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Haverford College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Focused on the political dimensions of human development, based on comparative and quantitative studies within Southern Asia. 

  • George M. Caplan

    Senior Instructor in Physics Laboratory
    B.A., Swarthmore College; S.M., Harvard University

    Physics laboratory instructor; interested in electric power, lab instrumentation, and old-fashioned string theory.

  • Linda Carli

    Senior Lecturer in Psychology
    B.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Interests include women leaders, social influence, gender differences in interaction and influence, and reactions to victimization.

  • Angela C. Carpenter

    Wellesley Faculty Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Professor of linguistics; research interests include artificial language learning and acquisition of phonology.

  • Dora Carrico-Moniz

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    B.S., SUNY (Purchase College); M.S., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interested in synthesis of novel anticancer and antiviral agents; teaching introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, and synthetic methods.

  • David Carrier

    Music Instructor in Organ
    B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Currently Director of Music for The Wellesley Congregational Church, The Newton Choral Society and Temple Shalom of Newton.

  • Margaret D. Carroll

    Professor of Art
    B.A., Barnard College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Primary research in the field of 16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish painting, with specialized work on Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Rubens, and Rembrandt.

  • Karl Case

    Professor Emeritus of Economics
    B.A., Miami University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research is concerned with the causes and effects of boom and bust cycles in real estate; co-developed Case-Shiller Index, a leading measure of home pricing trends.

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