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Faculty 2011-2013

The faculty is arranged alphabetically. In parentheses are listed colleges and universities from which earned degrees have been received. For a list of faculty members on leave, see Sabbaticals.

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

Anthony J. Adams, M.A. (Wesleyan, Toronto [Canada]), 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, Ph.D. (Bogazici [Turkey], Central Michigan, Illinois), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of 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, Ph.D. (Valdosta State, Syracuse, Stony Brook), 2011-
Assistant Professor of Spanish

David R. Angelini, Ph.D. (St. Mary's of Maryland, Indiana), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Biology

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-
Associate 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), 1998-2012
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, M.A. '07, 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

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 Catolica [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), 2000-2012
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-
Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett 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

Maria 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

Sarah Braunstein, M.S.W.*1 (Mount Holyoke, Iowa, Smith), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English [Creative Writing]

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

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

Denise A. Bruesewitz, Ph.D. (Winona State, Notre Dame), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

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; Associate Director of Athletics

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), 2011-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Joseph E. Clark, Ph.D. (British Columbia, Brown), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies

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-
William A. Rogers Professor of Physics

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

Allison A. Cooper, Ph.D. (Knox, UCLA), 2002-2012
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

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

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

Sahan Tharanga Dissanayake, Ph.D. (Ohio Wesleyan, Illinois), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

Finley C. Edwards, Ph.D. (Wheaton, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

Andrea N. Eslick, Ph.D.*1 (Iowa State, Duke), 2011-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

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

Luz B. Fuentes, M.A. (Universidad Pedagogica Nacional [Colombia], Carthage, Marquette), 2012-
Visiting Instructor in Spanish

Yuri Lily Funahashi, D.M.A. (Wisconsin at Madison, UCLA, Julliard), 2009-
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

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

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

Joseph P. Hayes, Ph.D. (St. Francis Xavier [Canada], Alberta [Canada]), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Brendan W. Hennessey, Ph.D.*1 (Wisconsin at Madison, Notre Dame, UCLA), 2011-
Visiting Instrictor of Italian

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

Livia K. Hinegardner, M.A. (Bryn Mawr, Washington University [St. Louis]), 2012-
Visiting Instructor in Anthropology

Jan E. Holly, M.A. '11, Ph.D. (New Mexico, Illinois), 1996-
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 (Charleston, Winthrop, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2011-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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), 2011-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies [Japanese]

Timothy P. Hubbard, Ph.D. (New Hampshire, Iowa), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Economics

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), 2011-2012
Faculty Member without Rank: Colby Libraries

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), 2004-2012
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

Elizabeth Ketner, Ph.D. (Georgia, Vermont, Minnesota), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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

Michael D. Kiser, M.A. (Wabash, Purdue), 2011-
Faculty Member without Rank: Vice President for Communications

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

Ann Marie Kloppenberg, M.F.A. (Middlebury, Ohio State), 2010-
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

Mary Kosloski, B.A. (SUNY at Geneseo), 2012-
Visiting Instructor in Geology

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, E.Ed.*1 (Colby, Lesley, Maine), 1990-
Assistant Professor of Education

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

Daniel R. LaFave, M.A. (Boston College, Duke), 2012-
Instructor in Economics

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

Donghyun Lee, Ph.D. (Arizona State, Wisconsin, Oregon), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

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), 2002-2012
Associate Professor of Economics

Blaise J MacDonald, B.A. (Rochester Institution of Technology), 2012-
Adjunct Instructor of Athletics

G. Calvin Mackenzie, M.A. '86, Ph.D. (Bowdoin, Tufts, Harvard), 1978-
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), 2010-2012
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 of the Colby in Washington Program, 1987-1995; Director, Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, 2003-2012

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. (Angers [France], Paris-Sorbonne [France]), 2009-
Professor of French

Bruce A. Maxwell, M.A. '12, Ph.D. (Swarthmore, Cambridge [England], Carnegie Mellon), 2007-
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 of Indiana, 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

Elizabeth McGrath, Ph.D. (Vassar, Hawaii), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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

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), 1989-2012
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-
Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Professor of Chemistry

Luis Millones, M.A. '12, Ph.D. (Pontificia Catolica [Peru], Stanford), 1998-
Charles A. Dana 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), 2011-2012
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

Aurore P. Mroz, M.A. (De Pau Et Des Pays De L'Adour [France], Iowa), 2012-
Instructor in French and Italian

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

Zandile Nhlengetwa, Diplomas (Eshowe [South Africa], Natal [South Africa], South Africa [South Africa], Sept.-Dec. 2012
Oak Human Rights Fellow

Mouhamedoul 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

Steven M. Opgenorth, M.A. (Winona State, Carroll), 2012-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

William E. Orchard, Ph.D. (Santa Clara, Chicago), 2010-
Assistant Professor of 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

Julie Faith Parker, Ph.D. (Hamilton, Yale), 2010-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor in Religious Studies

Ronald F. Peck, Ph.D. (Linfield, Wisconsin), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Biology

Keith R. Peterson, Ph.D.*1 (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

Jessica Piney, Ph.D. (Michigan, NYU, Madrid [Spain], Michigan), 2010-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of 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

Erin Elizabeth Ponnou-Delaffon, Ph.D. (Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Yale), 2011-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of French

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 [Washington, D.C.], 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, Ph.D. (Brown, Vermont, Washington), 2011-
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Valerie Reynolds, Ph.D. (North Carolina at Wilmington, Tennessee at Knoxville), 2008-2012
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), 2011-2012
Visiting Instructor in Government

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

Hanna Roisman, M.A. '94, Ph.D. (Tel Aviv [Israel], Washington at Seattle), 1990-
Arnold Bernhard Professor in Arts and Humanities, 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), 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], Zurich [Switzerland], Brandeis), 1994-
Audrey Wade Hittinger Katz and Sheldon Toby Katz Professor of History

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

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

Mark R. Serdjenian '73, B.A. (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

Daniel M. Shea, M.A. '12, Ph.D., (SUNY at Oswego, West Florida, SUNY at Albany), 2012-
Director of Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement; Professor of Government

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 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

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, B.A. (Colby), 2011-
Adjunct Instructor in Athletics

David J. Strohl, Ph.D. (Texas, Virginia), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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

Justin E. Sukiennik '03, Ph.D. (Colby, Rochester), 2012-
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

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

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), 1987-
Vice President for Administration and Treasurer, Professor of Administrative Science 2005-

Dasan M. Thamattoor, M.A. '12, Ph.D. (Government Arts and Science College [India], Karnatak [India], Princeton), 1999-
Professor of Chemistry

Sonja M. Thomas, Ph.D. (Minnesota, NYU, Rutgers), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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-
J. Warren Merrill Associate Professor of Biology

Daniel J. Tortora, Ph.D. (Washington and Lee, South Carolina, Duke), 2011-
Assistant Professor of History

John P. Turner, Ph.D. (Furman, Michigan at Ann Arbor), 2006-
Associate 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. (La Plata [Argentina], Maryland), 2007-
Assistant Professor of Economics

Andreas Waldkirch, Ph.D. (Tuebingen [Germany], Boston College), 2005-
Associate 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, M.A. '12. Ph.D. (Cornell, Kansas), 1998-
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

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

Steven James Wurtzler, M.F.A. (Wisconsin at Madison, Iowa, Columbia), 2010-
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies

Man Xu, Ph.D. (Peking [China], Columbia), 2011-2012
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), 2008-2012
Assistant Professor of Economics

Marcella K. Zalot, M.S. (Smith, Massachusetts at Amherst), 1997-
Faculty Member without Rank: Director of Athletics

Natalie K. Zelensky, Ph.D. (Northwestern), 2012-
Assistant Professor of Music

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

Connie Zhu, M.F.A.*1 (Southern Maine, Oregon), February-May 2012
Visiting Instructor in East Asian Studies

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