Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., M.A., Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and University of Paris; Ph.D., University of Provence
Art historian working on the art and architecture of the Islamic world and their interweaving with global art history.
Associate Professor of French
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Specializes in early modern literature and culture, with a focus on theatrical works and institutions, and their connection to 17th- and 18th -century developments in political power.
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.
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.
Phyllis Henderson Carey 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 Western Europe 1100-1750, gender and music, the resuscitation and performance of women’s music, and the history of music at Wellesley College.
Professor of Spanish
Licenciatura, University of Madrid; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Researches topics from Spanish medieval and Golden Age literature and feminist studies, to Spanish postmodernism and Spanish and Mexican cinema; an educator who intends to teach a higher spiritual and ethical attitude toward life.
Wellesley Faculty Assistant Professor of History
A.B., Harvard University; M.Phil., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Intellectual and cultural historian of early modern Europe.
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
Interested in questions of language and representation in the colonial, trans-Atlantic, and trans-Pacific realms.
Professor of English
B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Cambridge University (Clare College); Ph.D., Yale University
Shakespearean engaged in bringing theatre and academia into greater dialogue; can also be found at home with kids or on soccer field.
Professor of French
B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Interests: intellectual history of the French Renaissance; confessional writing; post-war Paris; exploring the power of interactive media to teach language and culture.
Katharine Lee Bates and Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English; Dean of Faculty Affairs
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Dean for arts and humanities departments; specialist in Chaucer, medieval dreaming, cultural geography, gender, film, and food; advocate for the humanities.
Professor of Art
B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Specialist in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art.
Associate Professor of Italian Studies
Laurea in Lettere, Universitˆ degli studi di Torino (Italy); M.A., Ph. D., Brown University
Teaches Italian language and literature, literary theory, and writing; works as a translator.
Associate Professor of History
A.B., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Medieval historian of southern Italy and the Mediterranean, with special interest in the relationship between Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities.
Professor of Spanish
A.B., Columbia University; A.M., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Harvard University
Spanish literature, hagiography, gender issues, study-abroad theory and practice.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Wellesley College; M.Phil, St. John’s College (Oxford University); Ph.D., Harvard University
Interests include Renaissance literature, book history, and the history and theory of literary genre.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., University of Western Ontario
Researches and teaches topics in early modern philosophy, with a focus on theories of human freedom and philosophical method in both rationalist and empiricist traditions.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D. Duke University
Researches and teaches late medieval English literature, especially Chaucer and romance. Also studies medieval religious conflict and the history of race.