Faculty Profiles

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  • Kimberly Cassibry

    Kimberly Cassibry

    Assistant Professor of Art
    B.A., Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge); M.A., University of Texas (Austin); Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Art historian focusing on cross-cultural connections in the ancient Mediterranean

  • Margaret Cezair-Thompson

    Margaret Cezair-Thompson

    Senior Lecturer in English
    B.A., Barnard College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., City University of New York

    Author of two novels and a screenplay. Fields: fiction-writing, screenwriting, postcolonial studies and modern British literature.

  • Gil Chalamish

    Gil Chalamish

    Visiting Lecturer in Jewish Studies
    B.E.D., Beit Berl College; M.A., Boston College

    Teaching focuses on conversational and written Hebrew.

  • Clara Chan

    Clara S. Chan

    Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics
    A.B., Harvard University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Combinatorics of polyhedral complexes, cryptology, comparative genomics.

  • Stanley S. Chang

    Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., University of California (Berkeley); M.A., Cambridge University (England); Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Research on positive scalar curvature and rigidity of manifolds, noncommutative geometry, tools of surgery theory; interested in issues on campus diversity and curricular rigor.

  • Maud Chaplin

    Professor Emerita of Philosophy
  • Jonathan M. Cheek

    Professor of Psychology
    B.A., George Washington University; M.A., University of Texas (Austin); Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Professor of Personality Psychology. Research interests include shyness, self-concept, and identity orientations. 

  • Dai Chen

    Senior Lecturer in Chinese
    B.A., Shanghai Teachers’ University; M.A., University of Iowa

    Interested in Chinese language pedagogy and second language acquisition.

  • Stephen Chen

    Assistant Professor of Psychology
    B.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research explores how culture and family processes influence development and mental health across the lifespan.

  • Dan Chiasson

    Associate Professor of English
    B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Poet and critic.

  • James David Christie

    Wellesley College Organist
    B.A., Oberlin College; M.M.A., New England Conservatory of Music

    College organist and organ teacher; oversees the care of all the pipe organs on campus.

  • Paul A. Cohen

    Professor Emeritus of History
    Cornell University, B.A. University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D. Harvard University

    Retired from teaching in 2000, but continues to be active in the field of Chinese history.

  • Courtney C. Coile

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

    Public economist, interested in using economic principles and research to inform our thinking about critical public policy issues.

  • William F. Coleman

    Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
    B.S., Eckerd College; Ph.D., Indiana University (Bloomington)

    Physical/Inorganic chemist, doing quantum chemistry and applications of computers in chemical education.

  • David Collins

    B.M., Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo); M.M., University of Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., New England Conservatory of Music
  • Glorianne Collver-Jacobson

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Guitar and Lute
    B.A., University of California (Berkeley)

    Classical and flamenco guitarist and lutenist; teacher and performer, developing instructional materials for the study of classical guitar.

  • Catia Confortini

    Assistant Professor of Peace and Justice Studies
    B.S., Università degli Studi di Firenze; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Southern California

    Scholar and activist around issues of peace and gender.

  • Ann Congleton

    Professor Emerita of Philosophy
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

    Professor Emerita of the history of philosophy, particularly Plato and Aristotle and feminist theory.