Faculty Profiles

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
  • Associate Professor of Economics
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Research in the economics of discrimination and the economics of crime.

  • Professor of Italian Studies
    Laurea in Lettere, Universitˆ degli studi di Torino (Italy); M.A., Ph. D., Brown University

    Teaches Italian language and literature, literary theory, and writing; works as a translator.

  • Jack and Sandra Polk Guthman '65 Director, Quantitative Analysis Institute; Lecturer in Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematics
    A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Statistician specializing in causal inference; creating the Quantitative Analysis Institute, to expand the role of statistics at Wellesley.

  • Program Coordinator; Gallery Director; Visiting Lecturer
    B.F.A., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); M.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University

    Artist working as department coordinator, gallery director, and instructor in drawing during summer session.

  • Susan M. Hallowell and Ruby Frances Howe Farwell Professor of Biological Sciences
    B.S., Texas A & M University; Ph.D., Duke University

    Plant cell biologist who uses molecular genetics, biochemistry and confocal microscopy to study how plant cells grow and divide.

  • Professor of French and Francophone Studies
    B.A., Reed College; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Engaged in studying French poetry in its relation to contemporary French, philosophy, aesthetics, and intellectual history.

  • Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics
    B.S., Villanova University ; Ph.D., University of Virginia

    A mathematician interested in arithmetic geometry and Galois theory, especially branched Galois covers of curves over fields of arithmetic interest.

  • Lecturer in the Quantitative Reasoning Program
    B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
  • Lecturer in Psychology
    B.A., Wellesley College ; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts University

    An applied developmental psychologist whose teaching and research emphasize the application of developmental theory to optimize positive and healthy developmental outcomes across diverse populations.

  • Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor in Comparative Literary Studies
    B.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Duke University

    Theories dealing with race and inequity, colonial and postcolonial studies, the global eighteenth century, African studies, French and Francophone studies, cinema studies, Indian Ocean and Caribbean studies.

  • Instructor in Astronomy Laboratory and Observatory Manager
    B.A., State University of New York, College at Geneseo; Ph.D. Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Professor of Psychology
    B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research interests include the relationship between language and cognition, bilingualism, the psycholinguistics of sign languages, and the role of iconicity in language.