Faculty & Staff
Peace and Justice Studies Program Co-Directors
Victor Kazanjian | firstname.lastname@example.org | Dean of Intercultural Education and Religious and Spiritual Life
Lawrence Rosenwald | email@example.com | Department of English
Catia Confortini | firstname.lastname@example.org | Assistant Professor, Peace and Justice Studies
- Christopher Candland | Department of Political Science
- Catia Confortini | Department of Peace and Justice Studies
- Lidwein Kapteijns | Department of History
- Victor Kazanjian | Department of Peace and Justice Studies
- James Kodera | Department of Religion
- Craig Murphy | Department of Political Science
- Lawrence Rosenwald | Department of English
- Susan Skeath van Mulbergt | Department of Economics
- Helena de Bres | Department of Philosophy
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.
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.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Victoria University; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Researches and teaches political and moral philosophy, with a focus on questions of distributive justice in global politics.
Elizabeth Kimball Kendall and Elisabeth Hodder Professor of History
B.A., Universiteit van Amsterdam; M.A., University of London; Doctoraal, Ph.D., Universiteit van Amsterdam
African historian focusing on Somalia and Sudan; translator of historical and popular culture texts in Arabic and Somali.
Dean of Intercultural Education and Religious and Spiritual Life, Director of Experiential Education
Dean Kazanjian supports Wellesley College’s commitment to educating students for national and global citizenship by implementing an integrated co-curricular program of intercultural and interreligious education.
Professor of Religion
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
An educator and a scholar in the comparative and historical study of religion with a focus on Asia, as the word "Asia" is understood historically and broadly to include West Asia, South Asia and East Asia.
M. Margaret Ball Professor of International Relations; Professor of Political Science
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
The politics of globalization and inequality absorb me. I study them using archives, interviews, and direct observation of international development agencies.
Anne Pierce Rogers Professor of American Literature; Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Americanist, translator, performer (music, theater), verse-writer, pacifist
Professor of Economics
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Interests in microeconomics, advanced and intermediate theory applied game theory, and experimental economics.