Calderwood Faculty

  • Theodora L. and Stanley H. Feldberg Professor of Art

    B.A., Hampshire College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Art historian specializing in the art and visual culture of the late 19th-, 20th-, and 21st centuries. 

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  • Lecturer in the Writing Program

    A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Specialist in twentieth-century British and Irish literature; writer.

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  • Ralph Emerson and Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of Political Science

    B.A., University of Minnesota (Minneapolis); M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research focuses on the role of courts, rights, and litigation in public policy and politics.

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  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., Victoria University; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Works on philosophy of literature and moral philosophy, with a focus on personal narration, memoir and meaning in life.

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  • Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

    B.A., Linfield College; M.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University

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  • Michael and Denise Kellen '68 Chair in the Sciences; 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 and public writing.

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  • 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.

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  • Phyllis Henderson Carey Professor of Music

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

    Research and Teaching Interests: Early Music, Women Composers, Symphonic and Chamber Music Repertoire, J.S. Bach

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  • Professor of Psychology

    A.B., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

    Developmental psychologist studying relationships, real and imagined, with a focus on young children's imaginary companions.

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  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

    Diploma, Ph.D., University of Würzburg (Germany)

    Plant physiologist investigating various processes that allow plants to optimize photosynthesis.

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  • Theresa Mall Mullarkey Associate Professor of Mathematics

    B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Professor Lange's interests are in computability theory, an area of logic that explores the algorithmic content encoded in mathematical problems.

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  • Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics

    B.S., City College of City University of New York; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Award-winning teacher and education innovator; development economist specializing in labor issues; policy work throughout Africa and East Asia.

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  • Katharine Lee Bates and Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English

    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Specialist in Chaucer, medieval dreaming, literary and cultural biography, cultural geography, gender, and food; advocate for the humanities and freedom of expression on campus.

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  • Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director, The Camilla Chandler Frost ’47 Center for the Environment

    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Researches and teaches the ethics, politics, and aesthetics of cultural heritage, art, and the environment.

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  • Professor of English

    B.A., Wellesley College; J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D., Boston University

    Research and teaching focuses on the 19th-and 20th-century British novel.

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  • Professor of Economics

    B.A., M.P.P., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research interests include macroeconomics, economic growth, technology, and economic measurement.

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  • Professor of Environmental Studies

    B.S., Washington and Lee University; A.M., Brown University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Researcher on the recent history of U.S. environmental politics and policy, including public lands, climate change, and science and technology.

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