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Faculty 2010-2012 2010-2012

The faculty is arranged alphabetically. In parentheses are colleges and universities from which earned degrees have been received, followed by years of employment. Faculty members on leave are listed on the "sabbaticals" link on the left. Footnotes indicate shared and part-time appointments.

Hideko Abe, Ph.D. (Shikoku Christian College [Japan], Arizona State), 1993-1995; 2006-
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies

Anthony J. Adams, Ph.D. (Wesleyan, Toronto), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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

Cagdas Agirdas, M.A. (Bogazici [Turkey] Central Michigan), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Economics

Syed Tariq Ahmad, Ph.D. (Aligarh Muslim [India], PGIMER, Chandigarh [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

Bobby Dean Allbritton, M.A. (Valdosta State, Syracuse), 2011-
Instructor in Spanish

Jeffrey D. Anderson, Ph.D. (Knox, Chicago), 1996-2011
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Matthew E. Archibald, Ph.D. (Massachusetts at Amherst, Washington), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

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

Martha Arterberry, M.A. ’06, Ph.D. (Pomona, Minnesota), 2006-
Professor of Psychology

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

Milan Babik ’01, Ph.D.1 (Colby, LSE [England], Oxford), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

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

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. (California at Santa Cruz, Cornell), 2000-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Classics

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

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

Kimberly A. Besio, M.A. ’10, Ph.D. (Hawaii at Manoa, California at Berkeley), 1992-
Ziskind Professor of East Asian Studies

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

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

Chandra D. Bhimull, Ph.D. (Kenyon, Michigan), 2008-
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies

Adrian Blevins, M.F.A. (Virginia Intermont, Hollins, Warren Wilson), 2004-
Associate 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

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 and Statistics

Mark D. Brewer, Ph.D. (Syracuse), 2002-2004, 2010-2011
Visiting Associate Professor of Government

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

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; Assistant Director of Athletics, 2002-

Alec D. Campbell, Ph.D. (Columbia, UCLA), 1998-2011
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

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

Susan Childers, Ph.D. (North Carolina State, Connecticut), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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

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

Cathy D. Collins, Ph.D. (Pitzer, Arizona, Kansas), 2011-
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Biology

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

Charles Conover, 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 of Italian Language and Literature

Tina Cormier, B.A. (New Brunswick), March 2011-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

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; Associate Director of Athletics 2008-

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

Teresa E. Cowdrey, M.P.P.M., (Wesleyan, Yale), 2011-
Faculty Member without Rank: Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

G. Russell Danner, D.V.M.1 (Wisconsin at Madison, Idaho at Moscow, Wisconsin at Madison), 2004-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Cristina Lynn Delano, Ph.D. (South Florida, Emory), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Michael J. Dell’Olio, J.D.1 (Maine, New Hampshire College, Massachusetts School of Law), January-May, 2004; 2005-2011
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

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

Valérie M. Dionne, Ph.D. (Montreal [Canada], Princeton), 2007-
Assistant Professor of French

Justin J. Domingos, B.A. (Gettysburg), 2010
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

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, 2008-2011

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

Deborah Dutton Cox, M.S., (Maine, Lesley), 2006-
Faculty Member without Rank, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Brian Stewart Eastwood, Ph.D.1 (Vermont, North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2009-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Finley C. Edwards, M.A. (Wheaton, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Economics

Bevin L. Engman, M.A. ’11, M.F.A. (William and Mary, Portland School of Art, Pennsylvania), 1996-
Professor of Art

Nancy Epifano, M.D.1 (Dartmouth), February-May 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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

Andrea N. Eslick, M.A.1 (Iowa State, Duke), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Psychology

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

Natesan Burnad Fathima, B.A.1 (Chennai [India]), September-December 2011
Visiting Professor of Global Studies and Oak Human Rights Fellow

Joseph A. Feely, M.Arch. (Williams, Washington), 1995-2011
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

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

Patrice M. Franko, M.A. ’00, Ph.D. (Bucknell, Notre Dame), 1986-
Grossman Professor of Economics

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

Yuri Lily Funahashi, D.M.A. (Wisconsin at Madison, UCLA, Julliard), 2009-2011
Assistant Professor of Music

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

Beatrix Gates, M.F.A.1 (Antioch, Sarah Lawrence), February-May 2011
Visiting Instructor in English

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

Karen J. Gillum ’76, M.L.S. (Colby, Oxford, Oklahoma, South Carolina), 2009-
Faculty Member without Rank: Electronic Resources Librarian

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; Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Faculty, 2011-

Samara R. Gunter, Ph.D. (Chicago, 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

Robb K. Haberman, Ph.D. (Alabama, Georgia State, Connecticut), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

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

Britt E. Halvorson, Ph.D.1 (Albion, Michigan), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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

Paula Harrington, Ph.D. (Columbia, San Francisco State, California at Davis), 2008-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English; Director of the Writers’ Center 2009-2012

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

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

Brendan W. Hennessey, Ph.D. 1 (Wisconsin at Madison, Notre Dame, California at Los Angeles), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Italian

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

Jan E. Holly, M.A. ’11, Ph.D. (New Mexico, Illinois), 1996-
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

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

William M. Hope, Ph.D.1 (College of Charleston, Winthrop, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Meghan Kathleen Housley, M.A. (Mary Washington, Miami [Ohio]), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

Masako O. Hoye, Ph.D. (Baiko Gakuin [Japan], North Texas, Colorado), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies [Japanese]

Anthony G. Hunter, Ph.D. (Canterbury [New Zealand], Cornell), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Rachel M. Isaacs, B.A.1 (Wellesley), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Jewish Studies and Jewish Chaplain

Anupama Jain, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr, Wisconsin at Madison), 2009-2010, 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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

Paul R. Josephson, M.A. ’08, Ph.D. (Antioch, Harvard, MIT), 2000-
Professor of History

Jocelyn M. Karlan, B.A.1 (Earlham), 2011-
Faculty Member without Rank: Reference Librarian

Kristina Katori, M.Ed.1 (Nichols, 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

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

Lori G. Kletzer, M.A. ’10, Ph.D. (Vassar, California at Berkeley), 2010-
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 2010- ; Professor of Economics

Ann Marie Kloppenberg, M.F.A. (Middlebury, Ohio State)
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance

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

Ethan Alfred Kohn, Ph.D.1 (Skidmore, Dartmouth), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

James C. Kriesel, Ph.D.1 (Macalester, Notre Dame), 2010-
Assistant Professor of Italian

Emily M. Kugler, Ph.D. (Scripps, California at San Diego), 2010-
Assistant Professor of English

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

Elizabeth LaCouture, Ph.D. (Barnard, Columbia), 2009-
Assistant Professor of History and East Asian Studies

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

Erin-Marie Legacey, M.A. (Guelph [Canada], Queen’s [Canada]), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor History

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

Benjamin D. Lisle, Ph.D. (Carleton, Virginia, Texas at Austin), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies

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

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

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

Susan H. MacKenzie ’80, Ph.D.1 (Colby, Michigan), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

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

Laura Malaguzzi Valeri, Ph.D. (La Sapienza [Spain], Pompeu Fabra [Spain], Michigan at Ann Arbor), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Andreas Malmendier, Ph.D. (Bonn [Germany], MIT), 2010-
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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 Mauguière, M.A. ’09, Ph.D. (Universite d’Angers [France], Universite de 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-
Clara C. Piper Associate Professor of English

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

Loren E. McClenachan, Ph.D. (Middlebury, Oregon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography), February 2012-
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Jonathan H. 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, and Christian A. Johnson Associate Professor of Integrative Liberal Learning

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

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-
Associate 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

Tyler J. Morin, Ph.D. (Winona State, Marquette), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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

Jestina Mukoko, M.B.A.1 (University of Zimbabwe), September-December 2010
Visiting Professor of International Studies and Oak Human Rights Fellow

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

Mouhamédoul Amine Niang, Ph.D. (Gaston Berger [Senegal], East Tennessee State, Wisconsin at Madison), 2009-
Assistant Professor of French

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-
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

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

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

William E. Orchard, M.A. (Santa Clara, Chicago), 2010-
Instructor in English

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-

Julie Faith Parker, Ph.D. (Hamilton, Yale), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Keith R. Peterson, Ph.D.1 (Kent State, Louisiana State, DePaul), 2008-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Jason Petrulis, M.A.1 (Harvard, Columbia), February-May 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies, Research Associate in History

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

Jessica Piney, Ph.D. (NYU, Madrid [Spain], Michigan at Ann Arbor), 2010-
Visiting Instructor in Spanish

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

Véronique B. Plesch, M.A. ’08, 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. (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 Global 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

Travis W. Reynolds, M.S. (Brown, Vermont), 2011-
Instructor in Environmental Studies

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

Mark Rhodes, Ph.D.1 (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

Charlotte L Ridge, M.A.1 (Macalester, Iowa), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Government

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

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

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

Saul Sandoval Perea, M.A.1 (Carleton [Canada], Claremont Graduate), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in Government

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

Elizabeth N. Schiller, M.F.A. (Iowa), 1987-
Faculty Member without Rank: Registrar

Stephanie N. Schmidt, Ph.D. (Grinnell, Wisconsin), 2011-
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

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

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

Cyrus Shahan, Ph.D.1 (Virginia Tech, 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

Erin S. Sheets, Ph.D. (Duke, Colorado at Boulder), 2010-
Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

Sarah A. Sloane-Barton, Ph.D.1 (Florida, Michigan), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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 Associate Professor of Athletics

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

Damien B. Strahorn ’02, A.B. (Colby), 2011-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

Timothy R. Strakosh, Ph.D. (Paul Smith’s, Cornell, Connecticut, Kansas State), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant 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 Tech, Wyoming), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Geology

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

Simge Tarhan, Ph.D. (Bogazici [Turkey], Minnesota), 2009-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

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

Scott A. Taylor, Ph.D. (Gordon, Pennsylvania State, California at Santa Barbara), 2008-2009, 2010-
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

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

Daniel J. Tortora, M.A. (Washington and Lee, South Carolina), 2011-
Instructor in History

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

Erin Tremblay Ponnou-Delaffon, M.Phil. (Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Yale), 2011-
Visiting Instructor in French

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

Julie N. Veilleux, B.A. (Maine), 2011-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

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

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-
Associate Professor of Economics

Melissa Jane Walt, Ph.D.1 (Stanford, Yale, Washington), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

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 and Statistics

Bretton Jessica White, Ph.D. (Amherst, Pennsylvania State, Wisconsin at Madison), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

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

Jennifer Lynn Winther, Ph.D. (Chicago), 2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Steve James Wurtzler, Ph.D. (Wisconsin at Madison, Columbia, Iowa), 2010-
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies

Man Xu, M.Phil. (Peking, Columbia), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History

Yoshitomo Yamashita, Ph.D. (Soka, Ohio State, Arizona), 2010-
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies (Japanese)

Edward H. Yeterian, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. (Trinity, Connecticut), 1978-
Professor of Psychology; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 1998-2010

Jennifer A. Yoder, M.A. ’11, Ph.D. (Akron, Maryland), 1996-
Robert E. Diamond Professor of Government and Global 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

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