Faculty

  • Director, Collegium Musicum

    B.Mus. (Viola da Gamba/Violone) & B.Mus. (Double Bass), Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University; M.Mus., The Juilliard School; M.St., Magdalen College, Oxford

    Performer, composer/arranger, and scholar, Andrew Arceci has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

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  • 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.

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  • Associate Professor of French

    B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Specializes in French culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with a particular focus on the relationship between literary texts and the socio-historical contexts in which they emerged.

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  • Professor of Religion

    B.A., Stetson University; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Scholar of the history of Christianity and contemporary Catholicism with special attention to the Virgin Mary and to women’s spiritual writings.

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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

    Scholar of the history of music with specialization in early music and women composers.

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  • Associate Professor of History

    A.B., Harvard University; M.Phil., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Intellectual and cultural historian of early modern Europe.

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  • Associate Professor of Spanish

    B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specializes in gender, race, and philosophy of language in colonial Latin American literature and visual culture; digital humanities and blended learning; history of clothing and of food; cultural exchanges between Eastern Europe and Latin America.

     

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  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Italian Studies & English

    B.A., M.A., University of Catania (Italy); Ph.D., Scuola Normale Superiore (Italy)

    Teaches medieval Italian and comparative literature; works on the manuscript trasmission of late medieval texts and reading practices.

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  • Professor of English

    B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Cambridge University (Clare College); Ph.D., Yale University

    Shakespearean engaged in bringing theatre and academia into greater dialogue; can also be found at home with kids or on soccer field.

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  • Professor of French

    B.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.

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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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  • Professor of Art

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specialist in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art.

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  • 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.

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  • Associate Professor of History

    A.B., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Medieval historian of southern Italy and the Mediterranean, with special interest in the relationship between Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities.

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  • Professor of Spanish

    A.B., Columbia University; A.M., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Spanish literature, hagiography, gender issues, study-abroad theory and practice.

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  • Associate Professor of English

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.Phil, St. John’s College (Oxford University); Ph.D., Harvard University

    Interests include Renaissance literature, book history, and the history and theory of literary genre.

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  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

    Researches and teaches topics in early modern philosophy, with a focus on theories of human freedom and philosophical method in both rationalist and empiricist traditions. 

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  • Associate Professor of English

    B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D. Duke University

    Researches and teaches late medieval English literature, the history of race, religious and cultural conflict in the Middle Ages, and the modern literary and political uses of medievalism.

     

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