Faculty Profiles

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  • Carol Dougherty

    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classical Studies
    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of California (Santa Barbara); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specializes in the literature and culture of Ancient Greece; teaches Greek drama and myth, and the theme of travel in literature.

  • Marion Dry

    Senior Music Performance Faculty in Voice; Director, Music Performance Program
    A.B., Harvard University; M.M., Northwestern University

    Contralto who loves opera and songs; fascinated by singing. Hopes to inspire student musicians. Enjoys to teach, learn, and grow.

  • Theodore W. Ducas

    Professor of Physics
    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Engaged in laser spectroscopy, physics applied to biological systems, curricular development across disciplines, outreach to young learners and the public.

  • Sylvaine V. Egron-Sparrow

    Senior Lecturer in French
    Licence de Lettres Modernes, Université de Haute Bretagne; Maîtrise de Français et de Linguistique, Université de Vincennes

    Specializes in French civilization and conversation courses.

  • Sharon K. Elkins

    Professor of Religion
    B.A., Stetson University; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Scholar of the history of Christianity and contemporary Catholicism with special attention to the Virgin Mary and to women’s spiritual writings.

  • David Ellerby

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., University of Manchester, UK; Ph.D., University of Leeds, UK

    Investigating the physiology and mechanics of animal locomotion.

  • Donald E. Elmore

    Associate Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

    Uses experiments and computation to study membrane proteins; teaches biochemistry, introductory chemistry and courses in computational modeling.

  • Alla L. Epsteyn

    Senior Lecturer in Russian
    M.A., Moscow University; Ph.D., Academy of Sciences Institute of World History (Russia)

    Teaches Russian language; Wintersession in Moscow Program Director; at Wellesley since 1998.

  • Roxanne Euben

    Ralph Emerson and Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of Political Science
    B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Comparative political theorist, specializes in interactions between Islamic and Western thought.

  • Elizabeth Falconi

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology
    B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Linguistic anthropology, Mexico & the U.S., migration and transborder communities, citizenship, indigeneity, language and social inequality, narrative, language shift and revitalization

  • Oscar E. Fernandez

    Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    B.A., B.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

    Research is in geometric mechanics and specifically in Nonholonomic Mechanics. Presently researching Hamiltonian-like properties of some special types of nonholonomic systems.

  • Dan Fetter

    Daniel Fetter

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    B.A., Wesleyan University; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., Harvard University
  • Paul Fisher

    Associate Professor of American Studies
    A.B., Harvard College; B.A., M.A., Trinity College (Cambridge); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interdisciplinary scholar with focus on American literature; biographer of the James family; historian of the Belle Époque.

  • Charles B. Fisk

    Phyllis Henderson Carey Professor of Music
    A.B., Harvard College; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University School of Music

    Engaged in thinking and writing about the repertoire I perform as a pianist, and psychological and philosophical issues in music.

  • Nolan T. Flynn

    Associate Professor of Chemistry
    B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Illinois

    Interests include nanoscience and biomaterials for environmental and medical applications; teaching in analytical chemistry and nanoscience.

  • Claire Fontijn

    Professor of Music
    B.A., Oberlin College; Certificate, The Royal Conservatory of The Hague; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

    Interests include early music in general, Western Europe 1000-1750, music composed by women such as Fanny Hensel and St. Hildegard.

  • Richard G. French

    Louise Sherwood McDowell and Sarah Frances Whiting Professor of Astrophysics; Professor of Astronomy; Dean of Academic Affairs
    B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Planetary astronomer, fascinated by planetary rings and atmospheres, committed to teaching science, and a devotee of all the liberal arts.

  • Alice T. Friedman

    Grace Slack McNeil Professor of American Art; Professor of Art
    A.B., Radcliffe College; M.Phil., University of London; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Interested in building an interdisciplinary, feminist approach to architecture through research, teaching, and public education.

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