2008-2010 Faculty

William D. Adams, M.A. ’00, Ph.D., 2000-
President; Professor of Philosophy

Edward H. Yeterian, M.A. ’91, Ph.D., 1978-
Professor of Psychology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 1998-
 
Faculty
The faculty is arranged alphabetically. In parentheses are listed colleges and universities from which earned degrees have been received, followed by years of employment. Faculty members on leave are listed at the end of the alphabetical list. Footnotes indicate part-time and shared appointments.
 
Hideko Abe, Ph.D. (Shikoku Christian College [Japan], Arizona State), 1993-1995; 2006-
Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies

Thomas Philip Abowd, Ph.D. (Michigan, Columbia), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

William D. Adams, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Colorado College, California at Santa Cruz), 2000-
President; Professor of Philosophy

Syed Tariq Ahmad, Ph.D. (Aligarh Muslim University [India], Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research [India], Notre Dame), 2009-
Assistant Professor of Biology

Debra A. Aitken, M.A. ’01, B.A. (Plymouth State, Frostburg State), 1985-
Adjunct Professor of Athletics

Richard A. Ammons, M.B.A. (Amherst, Stanford), 2003-
Professor of American Studies; Vice President for College Relations

Jeffrey D. Anderson, Ph.D. (Knox, Chicago), 1996-
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Lisa Arellano, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr, San Francisco State, Stanford), 2005-
Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Teresa J. Arendell, M.A. ’99, Ph.D. (United States International, California at Berkeley), 1994-
Professor of Sociology

Ariel C. Armony, Ph.D. (Buenos Aires [Argentina], Ohio, Pittsburgh), 1998-
Audrey Wade Hittinger Katz and Sheldon Toby Katz Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Government; Co-Director, Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, 2005-2006

Martha Arterberry, Ph.D. (Pomona, Minnesota), 2006-
Professor of Psychology

Catherine Ashcraft, M.S. (Pennsylvania, Yale), 2008-
Visiting Instructor in Government

Joseph E. Atkins, Ph.D. (Vassar, Rochester), 2002-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology; Coordinator of Multicultural Student Programs and Support

Sally A. Baker, A.B. (Duke), 1989-1998; 2002-
Faculty Member without Rank: Vice President and Secretary of the College

Lisette Balabarca, Ph.D. (Pontificia Universidad [Peru], Boston University), 2006-
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Debra A. Barbezat, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Smith, Michigan), 1992-
Mitchell Family Professor of Economics

James C. Barrett, Ph.D.1 (California at Santa Cruz, Cornell), 2000-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and English

Jared R. Beers ’01, B.A. (Colby), 2006-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

James Behuniak Jr., Ph.D. (Southern Maine, Hawaii at Manoa), 2006-
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Amy C. Bernatchez, B.S. (Maine), 2004-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

Kimberly A. Besio, Ph.D. (Hawaii at Manoa, California at Berkeley), 1992-
Ziskind Associate Professor of East Asian Studies [Chinese]

Catherine L. Besteman, M.A. ’05, Ph.D. (Amherst, Arizona), 1993-
Professor of Anthropology

Parker J. Beverage, M.A. (Dartmouth, Stanford), 1985-
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Catherine R. Bevier, Ph.D. (Indiana, Connecticut), 1999-
Associate Professor of Biology

Chandra D. Bhimull, Ph.D. (Kenyon, Michigan)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies

Adrian Blevins, M.F.A. (Virginia Intermont, Hollins, Warren Wilson), 2004-
Assistant Professor of English [Creative Writing]

Robert T. Bluhm Jr., M.A. ’03, Ph.D. (NYU, Princeton, Columbia, Rockefeller), 1990-
Sunrise Professor of Physics

María Dolores Bollo-Panadero, Ph.D. (Seville [Spain], Michigan State), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Todd M. Borgerding, Ph.D. (Mankato State, Minnesota, Michigan), 1997-1998, 2008-
Associate Professor of Music

Liliana Botcheva-Andonova, Ph.D. (Mount Holyoke, Harvard), February 2004-2009
Assistant Professor of Government and Environmental Studies

Laura Chakravarty Box, Ph.D. (California State at Fullerton, San Diego State, Hawaii at Manoa), February 2002-2009
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance

Jennifer Finney Boylan, M.A. ’01, M.A.1 (Wesleyan, Johns Hopkins), 1988-
Professor of English

Otto K. Bretscher, Ph.D.1 (Zurich [Switzerland], Harvard, Zurich [Switzerland]), 1998-
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Betsy Brown, Ph.D. (Boston University, Delaware), 1990-2008
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Associate Director of Corporate, Government, and Foundation Relations, 1990-2008; Research Scientist in Biology, 2008-

Lyn Mikel Brown, M.A. ’05, Ed.D.2 (Ottawa, Harvard), 1991-
Professor of Education

Audrey Brunetaux, Ph.D. (Poitiers [France], Michigan State), 2008-
Assistant Professor of French

Cedric Gael Bryant, M.A. ’05, Ph.D. (San Diego State, California at San Diego), 1988-
Lee Family Professor of English

Kyle Timothy Bulthuis, Ph.D. (Calvin, Utah State, California at Davis), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Patricia A. Burdick, A.L.M. (Cedar Crest, Georgia Institute of Technology, Simmons, Harvard), 2001-
Faculty Member without Rank: Special Collections Librarian

Michael D. Burke, M.A. '09, M.F.A.1 (California at Berkeley, Massachusetts at Amherst), 1987-
Professor of English

Thomas K. Burton, B.A. (Hamilton), 1999-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics

Alec D. Campbell, Ph.D. (Columbia, UCLA), 1998-
Associate Professor of Sociology

Debra Campbell, M.A. ’02, Ph.D. (Mt. Holyoke, St. Michael’s [Canada], Boston University), January-June 1983, 1986-
Professor of Religious Studies

Murray F. Campbell, M.A. ’92, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State, Cornell), 1980-
William A. Rogers Professor of Physics

James Capreedy, Ph.D. (Hamilton, Tufts, British Columbia [Canada]), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Gail Carlson, Ph.D.1 (St. Olaf, Wisconsin at Madison), 2004-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Colin Carman, Ph.D.1 (Hamilton, California at Santa Barbara)
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Jennifer Coane, Ph.D. (Illinois State, Washington University [St. Louis]), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Daniel H. Cohen ’75, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Colby, Indiana), 1983-
Professor of Philosophy; Christian A. Johnson Professor of Integrative Liberal Learning

María Colbert, Ph.D. (Harvard), 2002-
Assistant Professor of Spanish

F. Russell Cole, M.A. ’90, Ph.D. (Massachusetts, Illinois at Urbana), 1977-
Oak Professor of Biological Sciences

Susan Westerberg Cole, M.S.1 (Knox, Illinois), 1978-
Faculty Member without Rank: Science Librarian

Lynne Conner, Ph.D. (Oberlin, Stony Brook, Pittsburgh), 2008-
Associate Professor of Theater and Dance

Charles W.S. Conover III, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Middlebury, Virginia), 1990-
Professor of Physics

Rebecca R. Conry, Ph.D. (Eastern Washington, Washington), 2000-
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Allison A. Cooper, Ph.D. (Knox, UCLA), 2002-
Paul D. and Marilyn Paganucci Assistant Professor in Italian Language and Literature

Anthony J. Corrado Jr., M.A. ’01, Ph.D. (Catholic University, Boston College), February 1986-
Professor of Government

Sharon L. Corwin, M.A. ’06, Ph.D. (New College of Florida, California at Berkeley), 2003-
Professor of Art; Carolyn Muzzy Director of the Colby College Museum of Art and Chief Curator

Tracey A. Cote, M.S. (Northern Michigan, Wyoming), 1998-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics; Assistant Director of Athletics 2008-


Todd James Coulter, Ph.D. (St. Olaf, Colorado at Boulder), 2009-
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance

Erin F. Curren ’97, Ph.D. (Colby, Columbia), 2005-2006, 2007-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Italian

G. Russell Danner, D.V.M.1 (Wisconsin at Madison, Idaho at Moscow, Wisconsin at Madison), 2004-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology 2004-2009; Research Scientist in Biology, 2009-

Michael J. Dell’Olio, J.D.1 (Maine, New Hampshire College, Massachusetts School of Law), January-May 2004; 2005-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Administrative Science

Guilain P. Denoeux, M.A. ’03, Ph.D. (Grenoble [France], Georgetown, Princeton), 1990-
Professor of Government

Julie W. de Sherbinin, M.A. ’07, Ph.D. (Amherst, Yale, Cornell), 1993-
Professor of Russian

Stephan Desrochers, Ph.D.1 (Nevada-Reno, California State at San Bernardino), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Thomas A. Dexter, M.S. (SUNY at Cortland), 1989-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics

Valerie M. Dionne, M.A. (Montreal [Canada], Princeton), 2008-
Assistant Professor of French

Peter B. Ditmanson, Ph.D. (Minnesota, Harvard), 1999-2009
Assistant Professor of History and East Asian Studies

Priscilla A. Doel, M.A. ’93, M.A. (Colby Junior, NYU), 1965-
Professor of Portuguese and Spanish

Michael R. Donihue ’79, M.A. ’07, Ph.D. (Colby, Michigan), 1989-
Professor of Economics; Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Faculty, 2008-

Patrick S. Donnelly, M.F.A.1 (Warren Wilson), 2007-2009
Visiting Instructor in English

Linwood C. Downs ’83, M.A.1 (Colby, Columbia, Maine), 2003-
Assistant Professor of Administrative Science

Bevin L. Engman, M.F.A. (William and Mary, Portland School of Art, Pennsylvania), 1996-
Associate Professor of Art

Margaret D. Ericson, M.L.S. (Florida State), 1998-
Faculty Member without Rank: Art and Music Librarian

Ben W. Fallaw, Ph.D. (North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chicago), 2000-
Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies

Joseph A. Feely, M.Arch. (Williams, Washington), 1995-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art; Supervisor of Special Projects/Architect

Frank A. Fekete, M.A. ’96, Ph.D. (Rhode Island, Rutgers), 1983-
Professor of Biology

David W. Findlay, M.A. ’99, Ph.D. (Acadia [Canada], Purdue), 1985-
Pugh Family Professor of Economics

David H. Firmage, M.A. ’88, Ph.D. (Brigham Young, Montana), 1975-
Clara C. Piper Professor of Environmental Studies

James R. Fleming, M.A. ’02, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State, Colorado State, Princeton), 1988-
Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

Gillian Frank, Ph.D. (York [Canada], Brown), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies

Patrice M. Franko, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Bucknell, Notre Dame), 1986-
Grossman Professor of Economics; Director, Oak Human Rights Institute 2006-

Toni M. Fredette ’89, M.S.1 (Colby, Lehigh), February-May 2009
Visiting Instructor in Computer Science

David M. Freidenreich, Ph.D. (Brandeis, Columbia), 2008-
Pulver Family Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies

Lily Funahashi, D.M.A. (Wisconsin at Madison, UCLA, Julliard), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Nora Ganter, Ph.D. (Bonn [Germany], MIT), 2007-2009
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Emma García, Ph.D. (California at Santa Cruz, Michigan at Ann Arbor), 2005-
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Robert A. Gastaldo, M.A. ’99, Ph.D. (Gettysburg, Southern Illinois), 1999-
Whipple-Coddington Professor of Geology

Lori A. Gear McBride, M.A. (North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Seton Hall), 2005-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Alexandru Ghitza, Ph.D. (McGill, MIT), 2006-2009
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Northeastern), 1987-
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies

Melissa J. Glenn, Ph.D. (Memorial [Canada], Concordia [Canada]), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Jill P. Gordon, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Claremont McKenna, Brown, Texas at Austin), 1991-
Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy

Fernando Q. Gouvêa, M.A. ’01, Ph.D. (Universidade de Sao Paulo [Brazil], Harvard), 1991-
Carter Professor of Mathematics

Gary M. Green, M.F.A.1 (SUNY Empire State, Bard), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Art

Arthur D. Greenspan, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. (Columbia, Indiana), 1978-
Professor of French and Italian

Paul G. Greenwood, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Knox, Florida State), 1987-
Professor of Biology and Dr. Charles C. and Pamela W. Leighton Research Fellow

Lodovica Guidarelli, B.A. (Universita Di Bologna [Italy]), 2009-
Visiting Instructor in Italian

Samara R. Gunter, Ph.D. (Chicago, Michigan, Michigan), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Economics

Clement P. Guthro, Ed.D. (Manitoba [Canada], Point Loma Nazarene, Western Ontario [Canada], Nova Southeastern), 2003-
Faculty Member without Rank: Director of the Colby Libraries


Jonathan F. Hallstrom, Ph.D. (Oregon State, Iowa), 1984-
Associate Professor of Music

Lynn Hannum, Ph.D. (Bates, Yale), 2001-
Associate Professor of Biology

Frederick Andrew Hanssen, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins, Chicago), 2009-
Associate Professor of Economics

Paula Harrington, Ph.D.1 (Columbia, San Francisco State, California at Davis), 2008-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English; Director of the Writers’ Center 2009-2010

Natalie B. Harris, Ph.D.1 (Indiana), 1978-1980, 1982-1985, 1986-
Associate Professor of English

Peter B. Harris, M.A. ’89, Ph.D. (Middlebury, Indiana), 1974-
Zacamy Professor of English

Stephen Harrison, Ph.D. (Portsmouth [U.K.], Connecticut), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Walter F. Hatch, Ph.D. (Macalester, Washington), 2002-
Assistant Professor of Government


Carol Hawkins, Ph.D. (Montana State, Colorado, New Hampshire), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric and Composition) and Director of the Writers’ Center

Karen L. Henning, M.A. (Maryland, Adelphi), August 2007-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Jan E. Holly, Ph.D. (New Mexico, Illinois), 1996-
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Jennifer L. Holsten ’90, M.Ed. (Colby, Springfield), 1995-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics

M. Adam Howard, Ph.D. (Berea, Harvard, Cincinnati), 2003-2004, 2008-
Associate Professor of Education

Anthony Hunter, M.A. (Canterbury [New Zealand]), 2008-2009
Visiting Instructor in Classics

Anupama Jain, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr, Wisconsin at Madison), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Russell R. Johnson, Ph.D. (Colorado College, Washington State), 1996-
Associate Professor of Biology

Paul R. Josephson, Ph.D. (Antioch, Harvard, MIT), 2000-
Professor of History

Brooke A. Jude ’00, Ph.D. (Colby, Dartmouth), 2007-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Brian Karl, M.A. (UCLA, Columbia), 2008-2009
Visiting Instructor in Anthropology

Kristina Katori, M.Ed. (Plymouth State), 2009-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Jeffrey L. Katz, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania, Harvard), 2002-
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Toni D. Katz, M.S. (Maine at Portland, Simmons), 1983-
Faculty Member without Rank: Assistant Director for Technical Services, Colby Libraries

Peter Joshua Kavaler, Ph.D. (Haverford, Pennsylvania), 2004-
Assistant Professor of Biology

Sarah K. Keller, Ph.D. (St. Olaf, Western Michigan, Chicago), 2008-
Assistant Professor of English

Martin F. Kelly, M.L.S. (New College of Florida, San Jose State), 2006-
Faculty Member without Rank: Visual Resources Librarian

Anne Kenney, M.F.A.1 (Amherst, Yale), 2008-2009
Irving D. Suss Visiting Guest Artist, Theater and Dance

Sakhi Khan, M.A. (Tufts, Harvard), 2001-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

D. Whitney King, M.A. ’02, Ph.D. (St. Lawrence, Rhode Island), 1989-
Dr. Frank and Theodora Miselis Professor of Chemistry

Arne Koch, Ph.D. (Kenyon, Pennsylvania State, North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2007-
Assistant Professor of German

Karen Kusiak ’75, M.Ed.1 (Colby, Lesley), 1990-
Assistant Professor of Education

Elizabeth LaCouture, M.I.A. (Barnard, Columbia), 2009-
Instructor in History and East Asian Studies

Scott A. Lambert, Ph.D. (Maine at Farmington, Binghamton, Montana at Missoula), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Elizabeth D. Leonard, M.A. ’05, Ph.D. (College of New Rochelle, California at Riverside), 1992-
John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History

Leo Livshits, M.A. '08, Ph.D. (Waterloo [Canada], Toronto [Canada]), 1994-
Professor of Mathematics

Jason M. Long, Ph.D. (Wheaton, Northwestern), 2002-
Associate Professor of Economics

Virginia C. Long, Ph.D. (Williams, North Carolina), 2000-2009
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics

Paul S. Machlin, M.A. ’87, Ph.D. (Yale, California at Berkeley), 1974-
The Arnold Bernhard Professor of Arts and Humanities, Professor of Music

G. Calvin Mackenzie, M.A. ’86, Ph.D. (Bowdoin, Tufts, Harvard), 1978-
The Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of American Government; Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, 1985-1988

L. Sandy Maisel, M.A. ’83, Ph.D. (Harvard, Columbia), 1971-
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government; Director of the Colby in Washington Program, 1987-1995; Director, Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, 2003-

Carleen R. Mandolfo, Ph.D. (California State at San Francisco, Jesuit School of Theology, Emory), 2002-
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Phyllis F. Mannocchi, M.A. ’96, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania, Columbia), 1977-
Professor of English

Michael A. Marlais, M.A. ’95, Ph.D. (St. Mary’s of California, California at Hayward, Michigan), 1983-
James M. Gillespie Professor of Art

D. Benjamin Mathes, M.A. ’03, Ph.D. (Middlebury, New Hampshire), 1990-
Professor of Mathematics

Harriett Matthews, M.A. ’84, M.F.A. (Sullins Junior, Georgia), 1966-
Professor of Art

Bénédicte Nicole Mauguière, Ph.D. (Université d’Angers [France], Université Paris Sorbonne [France]), 2009-
Professor of French

Bruce A. Maxwell, Ph.D. (Swarthmore, Cambridge [England], Carnegie Mellon), 2007-
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Victoria L. Mayer, Ph.D. (Cornell, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wisconsin at Madison), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Tilar J. Mazzeo, Ph.D. (New Hampshire, Washington), 2004-
Assistant Professor of English

Brenda McAleer, Ph.D.1 (St. Mary’s College, Vermont College, Walden), 2003-
Visiting Associate Professor of Administrative Science

Jonathan Howard McCoy, Ph.D. (Haverford, Maryland, Cornell), 2009-
Assistant Professor of Physics

Margaret T. McFadden, Ph.D. (Wells, Duke, Yale), 1996-
Associate Professor of American Studies

Michael C. McGuire ’89, M.L.S. (Colby, Syracuse), 2000-
Faculty Member without Rank: Systems/Reference Librarian

James W. Meehan Jr., M.A. ’82, Ph.D. (Saint Vincent, Boston College), 1973-
Herbert E. Wadsworth Professor of Economics

Carolyn Megan, M.F.A.1 (Boston College, Vermont College), 2006-2009
Visiting Instructor in English

Ferdi Memelli, Ph.D.1  (Lausanne [Switzerland], Purdue), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Margaret P. Menchen, M.L.S. (Southampton [England], Maine), 1989-
Faculty Member without Rank: Assistant Director for Public Services, Colby Libraries


Edward J. Mestieri, M.A. ’06, M.Ed. (Springfield, Norwich), 1989-
Adjunct Professor of Athletics

Jonathan Patrick Michaeles, B.A. (Bates), 2005-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

Julie T. Millard, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Amherst, Brown), 1991-
The Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Professor of Chemistry

Luis Millones, Ph.D. (Pontificia Universidad Catolica [Peru], Stanford), 1998-
Charles A. Dana Associate Professor of Spanish

David H. Mills ’57, M.A. (Colby, Illinois, Harvard), 1980-1981, 1984-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English for Speech and Debate

Mary Elizabeth Mills, M.A. ’07, Ph.D. (Western Ontario [Canada], California at Berkeley), 1992-
Professor of Anthropology

Garry J. Mitchell, M.F.A.1 (Hawaii at Honolulu, Pratt Institute), 1996-1998; 1999-
Assistant Professor of Art

Lydia Moland, Ph.D. (Boston University), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell, Ph.D. (Piatigorsk State Institute of Foreign Languages [Russia], Iowa, Indiana), 2009-
Assistant Professor of Russian

Caterina Mongiat Farina, M.A. (Universita di Padova [Italy], Harvard), 2009-
Instructor in Italian

Thomas J. Morrione ’65, M.A. ’85, Ph.D. (Colby, New Hampshire, Brigham Young), 1971-
Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology


Maria K. Morrison, M.A.1 (Princeton, Virginia), 2001-2009
Instructor in German

Elisa M. Narin van Court, Ph.D. (California at Berkeley), 1996-
Associate Professor of English

Barbara Kuczun Nelson ’68, M.A.1 (Colby, Middlebury), 1978-
Associate Professor of Spanish

Randy A. Nelson, M.A. ’90, Ph.D. (Northern Illinois, Illinois), 1987-
Douglas Professor of Economics and Finance

Robert E. Nelson, M.A. ’96, Ph.D. (San Francisco State, Washington), 1982-
Professor of Geology

Mouhamedoul Amine Niang, M.A. (Université Gaston Berger [Senegal], East Tennessee State, Wisconsin at Madison), 2009-
Instructor in French

Ronald N. Norton, Ph.D.,  (Southern Maine, Iowa, Boston College), February 2009-
Visiting Professor of Economics

Daniel W. Noyes ’02, M.Ed. (Colby, St. Lawrence), 2007-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

Steven R. Nuss, Ph.D. (Wisconsin at Madison, CUNY), February 1996-
Associate Professor of Music

Philip Nyhus, Ph.D. (St. Olaf, Wisconsin at Madison), 1999-2001; 2004-
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Liam O’Brien, Ph.D. (Colorado School of Mines, Harvard), 2003-
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Jordi Olivar, M.A. (Barcelona [Spain], Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2009-
Visiting Instructor in Spanish

Jorge Olivares, M.A. ’93, Ph.D. (Miami [Florida], Michigan), 1982-
Allen Family Professor of Latin American Literature

Kerill N. O’Neill, Ph.D. (Trinity College [Dublin, Ireland], Cornell), 1992-
Julian D. Taylor Associate Professor of Classics

Jason M. Opal, Ph.D. (Cornell, Brandeis), 2003-2009
Assistant Professor of History and George C. Wiswell Jr. Research Fellow

Laurie E. Osborne, M.A. ’03, Ph.D. (Yale, Syracuse), 1990-
NEH/Class of 1940 Distinguished Professor of Humanities, English

Adrianna M. Paliyenko, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Boston University, North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1989-
Charles A. Dana Professor of French

Candice B. Parent, B.S. (Maine at Farmington), 1998-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics; Assistant Director of Athletics 2008-

Keith R. Peterson, Ph.D. (Kent State, Louisiana State, DePaul), 2008-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Raymond B. Phillips, Ph.D. (Pomona, California at Berkeley), 1984-
Assistant Professor of Biology; Director of Information Technology Services

Thane S. Pittman, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Kent State, Iowa), 2004-
Professor of Psychology

Veronique B. Plesch, Ph.D. (Swiss Maturite Federale [Switzerland], Geneva [Switzerland], Princeton), 1994-
Professor of Art

Dale Plummer, B.S.1 (Maine), 2007-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Sara L. Prahl, M.A.1 (Oberlin, Iowa), 2004-
Faculty Member without Rank: Reference Librarian

Tamae K. Prindle, M.A. ’98, Ph.D. (SUNY at Binghamton, Washington State, Cornell), 1985-
Oak Professor of East Asian Language and Literature [Japanese]

Darylyne M. Provost, M.L.S.1 (Trinity College, Maryland at College Park), 2007-
Faculty Member without Rank: Reference Librarian

Marilyn R. Pukkila, M.L.S.1 (Michigan, Aberystwyth [Wales], Columbia), March 1984-
Faculty Member without Rank: Head of Instructional Services, Colby Libraries

Tarja Raag, Ph.D. (Skidmore, Indiana), 1995-
Associate Professor of Psychology

Maple J. Razsa, Ph.D. (Vassar, Harvard), 2007-
Assistant Professor of International Studies

Scott H. Reed III, M.F.A.1 (South Florida, Rhode Island School of Design), February 1987-
Associate Professor of Art

Leonard S. Reich, M.A. ’95, Ph.D. (Bucknell, Johns Hopkins), February 1986-
Professor of Administrative Science and Science, Technology, and Society

Douglas E. Reinhardt ’71, M.B.A. (Colby, Babson), 1972-
Faculty Member without Rank: Associate Vice President for Investments

Joseph R. Reisert, Ph.D. (Princeton, Harvard), 1997-
Harriet S. Wiswell and George C. Wiswell Jr. Associate Professor of American Constitutional Law

Valerie Reynolds, Ph.D. (North Carolina at Wilmington, Tennessee at Knoxville), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Geology

Mark Rhodes, Ph.D. (SUNY at Binghamton, New Mexico State), 2006-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Kevin P. Rice ’96, Ph.D. (Colby, Wisconsin at Madison), 2005-
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Michael J. Richardson, Ph.D. (Canterbury [New Zealand], Connecticut), 2006-2009
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Kenneth A. Rodman, M.A. ’98, Ph.D. (Brandeis, MIT), 1989-
William R. Cotter Distinguished Teaching Professor of Government


Hanna M. Roisman, M.A. ’94, Ph.D. (Tel Aviv [Israel], Washington at Seattle), 1990-
Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Classics

Joseph Roisman, M.A. ’94, Ph.D. (Tel Aviv [Israel], Washington at Seattle), 1990-
Professor of Classics

Anindyo Roy, Ph.D. (Delhi [India], Illinois, Texas at Arlington), 1995-
Associate Professor of English

Jennifer L. Rudolph, Ph.D. (St. Xavier, Loyola, Illinois at Chicago), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Bruce F. Rueger, Ph.D. (Salem State, Colorado), 1984-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology, 2003-; Senior Teaching Associate

Ira Sadoff, M.A. ’88, M.F.A.1 (Cornell, Oregon), 1977-
Arthur Jeremiah Roberts Professor of Literature

Elizabeth H. Sagaser, Ph.D. (Brown, Brandeis), 1994-
Associate Professor of English

Daniel Salas-Diaz, M.A. (Pontificia Universidad Catolica [Peru], Colorado at Boulder), 2009-
Instructor in Spanish

Laura Saltz, Ph.D. (Chicago, Yale), 2001-
Associate Professor of Art and American Studies

Mamadou Samb, M.A. (University Cheikh Anta [Senegal]), 2008-2009
Visiting Instructor in French and Italian

Betty G. Sasaki, Ph.D. (California at Santa Barbara, California at Berkeley), 1991-
Associate Professor of Spanish

Yoshihiro Sato, Ph.D. (Hoddaido [Japan], Tokyo [Japan], Texas at Austin), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Steven E. Saunders, M.A. ’04, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh), 1990-
Charles A. Dana Professor of Music

Raffael M. Scheck, M.A. ’06, Ph.D. (Kantonsschule Wettingen [Switzerland], Universitat Zurich [Switzerland], Brandeis), 1994-
Professor of History

Carl Schwinn, Ph.D.1  (Wisconsin at Madison, Cornell), September-December 2008
Visiting Professor of Economics

James Carl Scott, Ph.D. (Macalester, California at Berkeley), 2009-
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Yukiko Sekino, Ph.D. (Harvard, Julliard, Stony Brook), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Mark R. Serdjenian ’73, B.A. (Colby), 1982-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics

Cyrus Shahan, Ph.D.1 (Virginia Polytechnic, North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2008-
Assistant Professor of German

Thomas W. Shattuck, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Lake Forest, California at Berkeley), 1976-
Professor of Chemistry

Yamile Silva Gualteros, M.A. (Universidad de los Andes [Colombia], Massachusetts at Amherst), 2008-2009
Visiting Instructor in Spanish

David L. Simon, M.A. ’88, Ph.D. (Boston University, London [U.K.]), 1981-
Ellerton and Edith Jetté Professor of Art

Nikky-Guninder K. Singh, M.A. ’99, Ph.D. (Wellesley, Pennsylvania, Temple), 1986-
Crawford Family Professor of Religion

Dale J. Skrien, M.A. ’97, Ph.D. (Saint Olaf, Washington), 1980-
Professor of Computer Science

Walter A. Skya, Ph.D. (Washington, Chicago), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History

Christopher J. Soto, Ph.D. (Harvard, California at Berkeley), January 2009-
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Debra A. Spark, M.A. ’03, M.F.A.1 (Yale, Iowa), 1995-
Professor of English

Elisabeth F. Stokes, M.F.A.1 ( Smith, Massachusetts at Amherst), 2001-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Stewart M. Stokes, M.A. (Massachusetts at Amherst, Trinity), 2000-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

Judy L. Stone, Ph.D. (Michigan, Yale, SUNY at Stony Brook), 1999-
Associate Professor of Biology

Katherine M. Stubbs, Ph.D. (Swarthmore, Duke), 1996-
Associate Professor of English

David B. Suchoff, M.A. ’02, Ph.D. (California at Berkeley), 1993-
Professor of English

Walter A. Sullivan, Ph.D. (Concord, Virginia Polytechnic, Wyoming), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Geology

Tereza M.W. Szeghi Dempster, Ph.D. (Cincinnati, Arizona), 2007-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Mark B. Tappan, M.A. ’05, Ed.D.2 (Oberlin, Ohio State, Harvard), 1991-
Professor of Education

Simge Tarhan, M.A. (Bogazici [Turkey], Minnesota), 2009-
Visiting Instructor in Economics

Duncan A. Tate, M.A. ’06, Ph.D. (Oxford [England]), 1992-
Professor of Physics

Winifred L. Tate, Ph.D. (Wesleyan, New York University), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Larissa J. Taylor, M.A. ’05, Ph.D. (Harvard, Brown), 1994-
Professor of History

Scott A. Taylor, M.A. (Gordon, Pennsylvania State), 2008-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Stephanie R. Taylor, Ph.D. (Gordon, California at Santa Barbara), 2008-
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science

James S. Terhune, M.Ed. (Middlebury, Harvard), 2006-
Faculty Member without Rank: Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Douglas C. Terp ’84, M.B.A. (Colby, Thomas)
Vice President for Administration and Treasurer; Professor of Administrative Science

Dasan M. Thamattoor, Ph.D. (Government Arts and Science College [India], Karnatak [India], Princeton), 1999-
Associate Professor of Chemistry

John Jason Thompson, Ph.D. (Texas at Austin, Chicago), 2008-2009
Visiting Associate Professor of History

Jonathon P. Thompson, B.A. (Brown), 2008-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Jennifer J. Thorn, Ph.D. (SUNY at Binghamton, Columbia), 2003-2009
Assistant Professor of English

James C. Thurston, M.F.A. (Ohio Wesleyan, Northwestern), 1988-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Theater and Dance

Andrea R. Tilden, Ph.D. (Alma, Oklahoma), 1999-
The J. Warren Merrill Associate Professor of Biology

James Tortorella, B.S. (Maine), 1996-
Adjunct Associate Professor of Athletics

John P. Turner, Ph.D. (Furman, Michigan at Ann Arbor), 2006-
Assistant Professor of History

David M. Venditti, B.A. (Southern Maine), 2004-
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Athletics

Carlos E. Villacorta Gonzales, Ph.D. (Pontificia Universidad Catolica [Peru], Boston University), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Guillermo J. Vuletin, Ph.D. (National University of La Plata [Argentina], Maryland), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Economics

Andreas Waldkirch, Ph.D. (Tuebingen [Germany], Boston College), 2005-
Assistant Professor of Economics

Doanh Wang, M.S. (SUNY at Binghamton, Wisconsin at Madison), 2007-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

James L.A. Webb Jr., M.A. ’03, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins), 1987-
Professor of History

Robert S. Weisbrot, M.A. ’90, Ph.D. (Brandeis, Harvard), 1980-
Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Teaching Professor of History

Ankeney Weitz, Ph.D. (Cornell, Kansas), 1998-
Associate Professor of Art and East Asian Studies

George Welch, Ph.D. (Cornell, Vermont, Alaska, Dartmouth), 1992-
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Christine M. Wentzel, M.A. ’94, M.A. (Massachusetts, Michigan), 1973-
Adjunct Professor of Theater and Dance

Richard L. Whitmore Jr., M.A. ’90, M.Ed. (Bowdoin, Maine), 1970-
Adjunct Professor of Athletics; Director of Athletics, 1987-2002

W. Herbert Wilson Jr., M.A. ’02, Ph.D. (North Carolina, Johns Hopkins), 1990-
Leslie Brainerd Arey Professor of Biosciences

Wynn Yamami, M.M.1 (SUNY at Fredonia, Cincinnati), 2009-
Artist in Residence in Music

Edward H. Yeterian, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. (Trinity, Connecticut), 1978-
Professor of Psychology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 1998-

Jennifer A. Yoder, Ph.D. (Akron, Maryland), 1996-
Robert E. Diamond Associate Professor of Government and International Studies

Fei Yu, Ph.D. (Dalian University of Technology [China], Princeton, Harvard), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Economics

Marcella K. Zalot, M.S. (Smith, Massachusetts at Amherst)
Faculty Member without Rank: Director of Athletics

Hong Zhang, Ph.D. (Huazhong Normal [China], Wuhan [China], Columbia), 1995-1999, 2000-
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies

James K. Zimmerman, Ph.D. (Nebraska, Northwestern), 2008-2009
Visiting Professor of Chemistry

1 Part time.
2 Professors Lyn Brown and Mark Tappan share a joint appointment.