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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  • Senior 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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  • Senior Research Scientist; Visiting Lecturer in Education

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Research interests include risky and resilient digital media behaviors within vulnerable peer and family contexts as well as digital citizenship and how to engage youth in (re)defining and monitoring healthy digital media use

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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; leads pedagogical development and assessment research; 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 Emeritus 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 German Studies

    Staatsexamen, Universität Tübingen; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

    Professor of Comparative Literary Studies and Chair of German Studies at Wellesley College. Research and teaching in the fields of comparative literature, Jewish Studies, media studies, and German culture and literature.

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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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  • Stanford Calderwood 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 climate change, the clean energy transition, and public lands management.

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