Faculty Profiles

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  • Nicholas K. Doe

    Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory
    B.A., M.S., University of California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Stanford University

    Creates and teaches organic and introductory chemistry labs.

  • Jocelyne L. Dolce

    Instructor in Biological Sciences Laboratory
    B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Rhode Island

    Background in functional and evolutionary morphology of vertebrates (i.e., how vertebrate forms relate to function and evolution); teaches introductory cell and organismal biology and comparative physiology and anatomy of vertebrates.

  • 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.

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