Yuan-Chu Ruby LamProfessor of ChineseB.A., National Taiwan University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Interested in China's contemporary issues, especially those concerning the Mongols and the Tibetans.
Karen LangeAssistant Professor of MathematicsB.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.
Gabriel LangfurMusic Performance Faculty in TromboneB.A., Oberlin College; B.M., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., New England Conservatory
Bass trombonist in the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony Orchestras; performs frequently with the Boston Symphony and Pops, the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and in orchestras and theaters throughout New England and beyond.
Steve LangoneMusic Performance Faculty in Jazz-Rock-Latin DrumsB.A., Berklee College of Music
Flavia LaviosaSenior Lecturer in Italian StudiesB.A., University of Bari (Italy); M.S., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)
In my research I examine representations of violence in world cinema and media. I am the Principal Editor of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies, and I teach Italian culture and world cinema.
Sun-Hee LeeAssociate Professor of KoreanB.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based analysis of Korean and learner error corpus
Yoon Sun LeeMildred Lane Kemper Professor of EnglishA.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Yale University
My research and teaching span two areas, British eighteenth and nineteenth century prose fiction, and Asian American literature.
Sohie Moody LeeSenior Instructor in Computer Science LaboratoryB.S., Cornell University; M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)
Interested in the intersection of cognitive science and computer science as well as the development of introductory computer science curriculum.
Mary LefkowitzProfessor Emerita of Classical StudiesB.A., Wellesley College; A.M., Ph.D., Radcliffe College; L.H.D., Trinity College; Ph.D. (hon.), University of Patras; L.H.D., Grinnell College
Retired from teaching in 2005, but continues to work on scholarly projects and give the occasional lecture.
Callie LekasInstructor in Physical Education, Recreation and AthleticsB.A., Wellesley College
Assistant field hockey coach and intramurals assistant.
Phillip LevineKatharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of EconomicsB.S., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Princeton University
Applies statistical methods to address social issues like abortion and teen childbearing and to evaluate policies designed to improve the well-being of disadvantaged youth.
Peggy LevittLuella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies; Professor of SociologyB.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Studies international migration, transnational studies, development, religion, globalization, global arts and culture.
Andrea Gayle LevittMargaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor of French and LinguisticsB.A., Wellesley College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of linguistics and French. Interested in language learning and speech perception and production.
David LindauerStanford Calderwood Professor of EconomicsB.S., City College of City University of New York; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Award-winning teacher and development economist specializing in labor issues; policy work throughout Africa and East Asia.
Heping LiuAssociate Professor of ArtB.A., Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages (China); M.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Asian art historian and specialist in Chinese painting of the Song dynasty (960-1279).
Igor O. LogvinenkoAssistant Professor of Political ScienceB.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Villanova University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
International and comparative political economy, politics and foreign policy of Russia and other post-communist states.
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Melinda LopezLecturer in Theatre StudiesB.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Boston University
Playwright and performer, with plays produced at the Huntington Theatre, Steppenwolf, and off-Broadway.
Margery LucasProfessor of Psychology and Cognitive and Linguistic SciencesB.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester
Studies psychology of choice and desire with focus on decisions about money and mating; evolutionary approach to behavior.
Barry LydgateProfessor of FrenchB.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.
Kathryn L. LynchKatharine Lee Bates and Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English; Dean of Faculty AffairsB.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.
Barbara Lynn-DavisLecturer in ArtB.A., Brown University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University
Research focuses on the city of Venice, Renaissance to the eighteenth-century.