Faculty Profiles

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  • Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
    B.A., Universite Moulay Ismail (Morocco); M.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Binghamton University

    I teach Arabic literature and language 

  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Research in development economics, with an emphasis on firm behavior in developing economies.

  • Senior Music Performance Faculty in Vocal Jazz
    B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Teaches commercial singing styles and technique, specializing in jazz, blues, pop, and Brazilian music.

  • Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Spanish
    B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

    Poet, human rights activist, literary critic. Interested in Jewish literature and literature of human rights in the Americas; women writers of Latin America; migration, identity, and ethnicity.

  • Senior Music Performance Faculty in Piano; Director, Music Performance Program
    B.M., Kunitachi College of Music (Japan); M.M., D.M.A., New England Conservatory of Music

    Pianist, teacher, and performer of piano and chamber music.

  • Professor of Psychology
    B.A., University of California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research in nonverbal communication:  the ability to decode nonverbal cues in social interaction; also interested in the psychological analysis of advertising.

  • Senior Music Performance Faculty in French Horn
    B.M., New England Conservatory of Music

    Boston-based freelance musician; performs regularly with prominent area symphony orchestras as well as chamber groups.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    I use computational, experimental, and symbolic methods to understand meaning in natural language.

  • Lecturer in Computer Science
    B.S., Yale University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Professor Anderson's teaching interests include web application programming, including databases, web frameworks, and computer graphics. His research interests are similar, but also include artificial intelligence (particularly planning and natural language processing), simulation, system software and system administration.

  • Carillon Instructor, Director of Guild of Carillonneurs
    Bachelors, Wellesley College; Masters of Music, New England Conservatory

    Having taught piano and music theory at Stonehill College for 9 years, she now teaches carillon at Wellesley College, where she acts as advisor to the 25-member student Guild of Carillonneurs.  She also serves as organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sharon.

  • Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies
    B.A., Williams College

    Focused on suiting the word to the action and the action to the word.

  • Lecturer in Writing and Anthropology
    B.A., Wilfred Laurier University (Waterloo, ON); M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)

    Research focuses on experimental ethnography, anthropology of exchange, Iceland, Micronesia and the Faroe Islands, as well as island cultural ecology and ghost towns.

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science
    B.A., University of Oregon; M.Ed., Boston University; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

    Research interests include race & ethnicity, public opinion, immigration, intergroup solidarity, methodology.

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish
    B.S., University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras; Ph.D., Harvard University
    Research and teaching interests: early modern Spanish literature, visual culture and Luso-Castilian bilingualism, theories of poetic inspiration, literature in language teaching.
  • Professor of Chemistry
    A.B., Harvard University; Ph.D., Stanford University

    I am a physical chemist who uses surface chemistry techniques to study radiation chemistry.