Faculty Profiles

  • Sophia Moses Robison Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and English
    A.B., Harvard College ; Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Research, writing, and teaching at the intersection of Jewish Studies and American literary and cultural studies.

  • Knafel Assistant Professor of Humanities; Assistant Professor of Art
    B.A., Vassar College; M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    Visual artist interested in the photographic representation of Latinx and immigrant communities.

  • 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.

  • Music Performance Faculty in Trombone
    B.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.

  • Senior Music Performance Faculty in Jazz-Rock-Latin Drums
    B.A., Berklee College of Music
  • Lecturer in Mathematics
    B.Math., University of Waterloo; M.Sc., McGill University; Ph.D., Yale University
  • Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies
    B.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 against women 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 European cinema.

  • Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
    B.A., M.A., University of California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Research focus: nineteenth-century French literature; Interested in postcolonial nineteenth-century studies; travel writing and photography; theories of Orientalism; modern continental thought.

  • Visiting Lecturer in Women's & Gender Studies
    B.A., Williams College ; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    My teaching and research expertise are positioned at the intersection of Gender Studies, Media Studies, and Asian Studies.

  • Senior Instructor in Computer Science Laboratory
    B.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.

  • Professor of Korean
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

    Director of Korean program; focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based linguistic analysis and learner corpus research

  • Visiting Lecturer in Political Science
    A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    My primary research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of foreign policy and international institutions.

  • Professor of English
    A.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.

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

    I study computer security and privacy, and especially their interactions with social systems, the law, and human needs.

  • Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics
    B.S., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Applies statistical methods to address social issues like college access, abortion and births, early childhood education, gun violence, and more broadly, to evaluate policies designed to improve the well-being of disadvantaged youth.

  • Professor of Sociology
    B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 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.

  • Associate Professor of Art
    B.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).

  • Professor of Psychology and Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

    My research focuses on economic decision-making from an evolutionary perspective.

  • 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.
  • Lecturer in Art
    B.A., Brown University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Research focuses on the city of Venice, Renaissance to the eighteenth-century.