Faculty

Faculty of Barnard College

Debora Spar, 2008, President of Barnard College and Dean in the University and Professor of Political Science and Economics
B.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Linda A. Bell, 2012, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Harvard University

Nadia Abu El-Haj, 2002, Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., Duke University

Bashir Abu-Manneh, 2004, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Haifa, Israel; M.A., University of Warwick, U.K.; Ph.D., University of Oxford, U.K.

Alexander Alberro, 2008, Bloedel Wright ’51 Professor of Art History
B.A., M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Jacob Alexander, 2005, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Isaura Arce Fernandez, 2012, Associate, Spanish
B.A., Information Sciences University of Madrid; M.S., CEDECO Institute of Madrid

Gail Archer, 1988, Professor of Professional Practice in Music and Director of the Barnard-Columbia Chorus
B.A., Montclair State College; M.A., University of Hartford ; M.M., Mannes College of Music; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music

Severine Autesserre, 2007, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Sorbonne University; M.A., Sciences-Po, France; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., New York University

Gergely Baics, 2010, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., ELTE University, Budapest; M.A., Central European University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Peter D. Balsam, 1975, Samuel R. Milbank Chair for Health and Society and Professor of Psychology
B.A., SUNY, Stony Brook; M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina University

James G. Basker, 1987, Richard Gilder Professor of Literary History and Professor of English
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Cambridge University; D. Phil., Oxford University

Christopher Baswell, 2008, Ann Whitney Olin Professor in English
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Elizabeth P. Bauer, 2008, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
A.B., Amherst College; Ph.D., New York University

Kadambari Baxi, 2005, Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture
B.A, Center of Environmental Planning and Technology; M.S., Pratt Institute; M.S., New York University

David Allen Bayer, 1987-88; 1990, Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Debbie Becher, 2010, Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Virigina; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Lee Anne Bell, 2002, The Barbara Silver Horowitz Director of Education and Adjunct Professor of Education
B.A., Indiana University; M.Ed., University of Hartford, Ed.D., University of Mass.

Orlando Bentancor, 2008, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., Universidad de la Republica; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Beth A. Berkowitz, 2012, Ingeborg Rennert Chair, Director of Jewish Studies and Visiting Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Columbia College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia University

Sheri Berman, 2005, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Elizabeth Bernstein, Jan. 2002, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Peter M. Bower, 1986, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science
B.S., Yale University; M.A., Queens College; M.P.H., Ph.D., Columbia University

Anne Boyman, 1979, Senior Lecturer in French
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Toronto University

Ronald D. Briggs, 2008, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., University of the South (Sewanee); M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D. New York University

Constance Brown, 1980, Lecturer in English and Registrar
A.B., Barnard College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

André C. Burgstaller, 1977, Professor of Economics
Licence, University of Geneva; M.A., Toronto University ; Ph.D., Columbia University

Marisa C. Buzzeo, 2009, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
A.B., Barnard College; DPhil, University of Oxford, St. John’s College

Hilary S. Callahan, 1999, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Tina Marie Campt, 2010, Professor of Women's Studies and Africana Studies
B.A., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Taylor Carman, 1994, Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., Stanford University

Mark C. Carnes, 1982, Professor of History
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Elizabeth A. Castelli, 1995, Professor of Religion
A.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School

Collomia Charles, Lecturer in Classics
B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

Tavius Cheatham, 2001, Senior Associate in Physical Education and Director of the Intramural and Recreation Program
B.A., Goucher College; M.S., Brooklyn College

Yvette Christiansë, 2010, Professor of English and Africana Studies
B.A., Ph.D., University of Sydney

Laurence Clerfeuille, 2010, Lecturer in French
M.A., Tulane University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Pamela Beth Cobrin, 2002, Senior Lecturer in English, Director of the Writing Program
B.A., University Of Delaware: M.A., Brooklyn College; Ph. D., New York University

Mary Cochran, 2003, Professor of Professional Practice in Dance
B.A., State University of New York; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Deborah Coen, 2006, Assistant Professor of History
A.B., Harvard University; M.Phil, Univ of Cambridge; Ph.D., Harvard University

Peter Tracey Connor, 1991, Associate Professor of French
B.A., Trinity College, University of Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Alexander A. Cooley, 2001, Tow Professor of Political Science
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Andrew C. Crowther, 2012, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Karen Santos Da Silva, 2010, Lecturer in French
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Flora S. Davidson, 1973, Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies
A.B., Barnard College; M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Patricia D. Denison, 1990, Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Diane K. Dittrick, 1993, Senior Associate in Environmental Science
B.A., Georgian Court College; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

Daniela De Silva, 2009, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Naples “Federico II”; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rosalyn Deutsche, 2001, Term Professor of Art History
B.A., Montclair State College; Ph.D., Graduate School and City University of New York

Celia Deutsch, 1985, Adjunct Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Trinity College (Washington D.C.); M.A., Ph.D., St. Michael's College, University of Toronto

Alan D. Dye, 1995, Professor of Economics
B.A., Texas Tech; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Jason Earle, 2011, Lecturer in French
A.B., University of Chicago; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Rachel Eisendrath, 2012, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., St. John's College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Margaret R. Ellsberg, 1988, Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Elizabeth Esch, 2007, Assistant Professor of History and American Studies
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Karen Fairbanks, 1996, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture
B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M. Arch., Columbia University

Helene Peet Foley, 1979, Professor of Classics
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A.T., M.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Severin Fowles, 2006, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Lynn Garafola, 2003, Professor of Dance
A.B., Barnard College; M.Phil, Ph. D., City Univ. of New York

Helena Garcia-Camino Mateos, 2011, Associate in Spanish & Latin American Cultures
CAP, M.A., University of Salamanca; MEELE, University of Nebrija

Abosede George, 2007, Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies
B.A., Rutgers College, M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Katie Glasner, 1998, Senior Associate in Dance
B.A., Columbia University

John I. Glendinning, 1996, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Hampshire College; Ph.D., University of Florida

Kaiama Glover, 2001, Associate Professor of French
B.A., Harvard University; D.E.A., Université de Paris IV, la Sorbonne; M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D., Columbia

Sandra Goldmark, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Theatre
B.A., Harvard University; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama

Jessica Goldstein, 2004, Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., Washington Univ.

Lisa Gordis, 1993, Professor of English
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Mary Gordon, 1988, Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing
A.B., Barnard College; M.A., Syracuse University

Erk Grimm, 1994, Associate Professor of German
M.A., University of Waterloo; Ph.D., Queen’s University

Achsah Guibbory, 2004, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English
B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Ayten Gündoğdu, 2008, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., M.A., Boğazici University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Sumati Gupta, 2012, Term Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Duke University; M.S., Ph.D., Columbia University

Nicole Hagouel, 2011, Associate in Physical Education
B.A., California State University, Northbridge; M.A., California State University, Long Beach

Najam I. Haider, 2010, Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Darmouth College; M.Phil., Oxford University; Ph.D., Princeton University

Kim Hall, 2006, Lucyle Hook Chair and Professor of English, Director of Africana Studies
B.A., Hood College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Timothy Halpin-Healy, 1989, Professor of Physics
A.B., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Ross Hamilton, 1996, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Queen’s University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Saskia Hamilton, 2003, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., New York University

Sharon Harrison, 1997, Professor of Economics
B.S. Tufts University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

John Stratton Hawley, 1986, Professor of Religion
A.B., Amherst College; M.Div., Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Harvard University

Paul E. Hertz, 1979, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Larry Heuer, 1990, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Leslie Hewitt, 2012, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Art History
B.A., Cooper Union; M.F.A., Yale University

Anne Higonnet, Jan. 2003, Professor of Art History
B.A., Harvard College; Ph. D., Yale Univ.

Toby B. Holtz, 1970, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
A.B., Barnard College; MAT, Harvard University; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Elizabeth W. Hutchinson, Jan., 2001, Associate Professor of Art History
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Stanford University

Maire Jaanus, 1968, Professor of English
A.B., Vassar College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Janet Jakobsen, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women's Studies
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Claremont; Ph.D., Emory University

Olympia T. Jebejian, 1969, Senior Associate in Chemistry
B.A., M.S., American University of Beirut

Kimberley S. Johnson, Jan., 2000, Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig, 1987, Senior Associate in French
B.A., M.A., Université de Paris

Mara Kashper, 1989, Senior Associate in Russian
M.A., Leningrad State

Jennie A. Kassanoff, 1994, Associate Professor of English
A.B., Harvard University; M.Litt., Jesus College, Oxford University; Ph.D., Princeton University

Laura E. Kay, 1991, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Physics
B.A., Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California

Joel B. Kaye, 1992, Professor of History
B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Daniela Kempf, Associate in Education
B.A., University of Zagreb; M.A., Emerson College

Gale L. Kenny, 2012, Term Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Christel Kesler, 2010, Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Tovah P. Klein, 1995, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Toddler Center
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Dorothy Y. Ko, 2001, Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Paul Kockelman, 2003, Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Brian Larkin, 1998, Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Birmingham University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University

Janna Levin, January 2004, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
A.B., Barnard College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Karen S. Lewis, 2012, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Queen's University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Kenneth R. Light, 2012, Lecturer of Psychology
B.A., Ramapo College; M.S., Rutgers University; Ph.D. Rutgers University

Meredith B. Linn, July 2012, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A.; University of Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia University

Xavier Llovet Vila, 2010, Associate in Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., B.A., M.A., University of Barcelona

Maria Eugenia Lozano, 2010, Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., Universidad del Valle; M.A., Washington State University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Xiaobo Lu, 1994, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages, China; M.A., Institute of Foreign Affair Beijing; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Alfred Mac Adam, 1983, Professor of Spanish
B.A., Rutgers College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

David Macklovitch, 2010, Lecturer in French
B.A., M.A., McGill University; Ph.D., Columbia University

John Stedman Magyar, 2007, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
A.B., Dartmouth College; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Brian J. Mailloux, Jan., 2006, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Princeton University

Kimberly J. Marten, 1997, Professor of Political Science
A.B., Radcliffe College; Ph.D., Stanford University

Maggie Martini, 2011, Associate in Physical Education
B.A., M.S.A., Canisius College 

Laura Masone, 1992, Senior Associate in Physical Education
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; MBA, Simmons School of Management

Maria S. Rivera Maulucci, 2004, Assistant Professor of Education
A.B., Barnard College; M.S., Yale University

Robert A. McCaughey, 1969, Professor of History and the Janet H. Robb Chair in the Social Sciences
A.B., University of Rochester; M.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., Harvard University

Koleen McCrink, 2009, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.S., M.Ph., Ph.D., Yale University

Rachel McDermott, 1994, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
A.B., University of Pennyslvania; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Dusa McDuff, Helen Lyttle Kimmel ’42 Chair and Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Krista L. McGuire, 2009, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Muhlenberg College; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Perry G. Mehrling, 1987, Professor of Economics
B.A., Harvard University; M.Sc., London School of Economics; Ph.D., Harvard University

Dina C. Merrer, 2001, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Nara Milanich, 2004, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

John Miller, 2003, Professior of Professional Practice in Art History
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA, California Institute of the Arts

Monica L. Miller, 2001, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Kristina Milnor, 1998, Tow Professor of Classics
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Masha Mimran, 2012 Lecturer in French
B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., Princeton University

Debra C. Minkoff, 2005, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Sociology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Scott L. Minkoff, 2011, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Shayoni Mitra, 2010, Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.A., M.A., St.Stephen's College, Delhi University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Nelson J. Moe, 2000, Associate Professor of Italian
B.A., Wesleyan; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

David Moerman, 1998, Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
A.B., Columbia University; Ph.D., Stanford University

Ellen F. Morris, 2012, Assistant Professor of Classics
B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

John Morrison, 2009, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Brian R. Morton, 1995, Endowed Chair and Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Irene Motyl-Mudretzkyj, 1998, Senior Associate in German
B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Patricio Keith Moxey, 1988, Barbara Novak ’50 Professor of Art History
B.A., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jose C. Moya, 2005, Professor of History
B.A. Kean University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Reshmi Mukherjee, 1997, Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Physics
B.S., Presidency College, University of Calcutta; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Lalith Munasinghe, 1997, Professor of Economics
B.A., Princeton University, B.A., Cambridge University; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Celia E. Naylor, 2010, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., UCLA; Ph.D., Duke University

Catharine T. Nepomnyashchy, 1987, Professor of Slavic
B.A., M.A., Brown University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Frederick Neuhouser, 2003, Viola Manderfeld Professorship of German Language and Literature and Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Wabash College, M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Walter D. Neumann, Jan. 2000, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.A., University of Adelaide; Ph.D., University of Bonn, Germany

Joshua James New, 2009, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Lisa Northrop, 2004, Senior Associate in Physical Education
A.B. Barnard College; M.A., Teacher’s College, Columbia University

Brian O’Keeffe, 2005, Lecturer in French
B.A., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

George G. Padilla, 2000, Senior Associate in Physical Education
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, M.S., West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Elliott Paul, 2011, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Toronto; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Stephanie L. Pfirman, 1993, Professor of Environmental Science and the Alena Wels Hirschorn ‘58 and Martin Hirschorn Professor of Environmental and Applied Sciences   
B.A., Colgate; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard M. Pious, 1973, Adolph S. and Effie Ochs Chair in History and American Studies and Professor of Political Science
B.A., Colby College; Ph.D., Columbia University

Peter G. Platt, 1994, Professor of English
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Middlebury College; D.Phil., Oxford

Cary H. Plotkin, Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Laurie J. Postlewate, 1997, Senior Lecturer in French
B.A., Southern Methodist, M.A., Ph.D., NYU

Anupama Rao, 2001, Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Meenakshi S. Rao, 1991, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Bangalore University, India; M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York

Alice Reagan, 2010, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Theatre
B.A., Bates College; M.A., New York University; M.F.A., Columbia University

Randall Reback, 2003, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., Stanford University

Robert Remez, 1980, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Jonathan M. Reynolds, 2007, Associate Professor of Art History
A.B., Harvard College; A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University

Jonathan Rieder, 1990, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Yale University

Wadda C. Ríos-Font, 2005, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., The John Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Christian M. Rojas, 1997, Tow Professor of Chemistry
B.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Indiana University

Russell D. Romeo, 2007, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior
B.A., Edinboro University; M.S. Villanova University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Luci Rosalia, 2000, Senior Associate in Physical Education
B.A., SUNY, Stony Brook, M.S., Smith College

Stiliana N. Savin, 2004, Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Sofia State University, Bulgaria; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Wendy Schor-Haim, 2010, Associate in English and the Writing Program
B.A., McGill University, M.A., M.Phil., New York University

Aaron Schneider, 1985, Lecturer in English and Associate Dean of Studies
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Paul Scolieri, 2003, Assistant Professor of Dance
A.B., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Ann Senghas, 1999, Tow Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rajiv Sethi, 1995, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Southampton; Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Mary J. Sever, 2010, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Knox College; Ph.D., Purdue University

Lesley A. Sharp, 1994, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

William Sharpe, 1984, Professor of English
B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Rae Silver, 1976, Helene L. and Mark N. Kaplan Professor of the Natural and Physical Sciences and Professor of Psychology
B.A., McGill University; M.A., City University of New York; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Herbert Sloan, 1986, Professor of History
B.A., Stanford University; J.D., University of Michigan; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

David Smiley, 2004, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies
B.A., Vassar College: M.A., M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Princeton University

Michelle R. Smith, 2011, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Joan Snitzer, 1986, Senior Lecturer in Art History
B.A., Pratt Institute; M.F.A., Hunter College

Jonathan Whitehead Snow, 2012, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Lisa K. Son, 2002, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Rebecca J. Stanton, 2003, Assistant Professor of Russian
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Steven John Stroessner, 1992, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Hope College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Martin Stute, 1993-94; 1995, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Environmental Science
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Heidelberg

Jesus Suarez-Garcia, 2002, Senior Associate in Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., University of Leon, Spain

Timea Szell, 1979, Senior Lecturer in English
A.B., Barnard College; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., SUNY, Stony Brook

Neferti Xina M. Tadiar, 2006, Professor of Women’s Studies
B.A., University of Philippines; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Duke University

Lisa S. Tiersten, 1993, Professor of History
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Dominique Townsend, 2012, Term Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
B.A., Barnard College; M.T.S., Harvard University

Phillip Usher, 2008, Assistant Professor of French
B.A., Royal Holloway College, University of London; Ph.D., Harvard University

Deborah Valenze, 1989, Professor of History
B.A., Harvard College; Ph.D., Brandeis University

Margaret Vandenburg, 1998, Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Idaho; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Caroline Weber, 2005, Associate Professor of French
A. B., Harvard University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

David F. Weiman, 2001, Alena Wels Hirschorn '58 Chair and Professor of Economics
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Yale; Ph.D., Stanford University

Carl Wennerlind, 2001, Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Paige West, 2001, Tow Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A. Wofford College; M.A., The University of Georgia; M.Phil., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Barbara A. Woike, 1995, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Cleveland State University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Nancy Worman, 1996, Professor of Classics
A.B., Barnard College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Hana Worthen, 2008, Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Helsinki

William B. Worthen, 2008, Alice Brady Pels Professor of Theatre
B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Ph.D., Princeton University

Rebecca Jordan-Young, 2004, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Colleen Thomas, 2007, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Dance
B.A., SUNY Empire State College & SUNY Purchase; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Javier Perez Zapatero, 2007, Senior Associate in the Department of Spanish and Latin American Cultures
B.A., M.A., University of Granada, Spain

Homa S. Zarghamee, 2012, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Named and Endowed Professorships and Directorships

Richard Gilder Professor of Literary History
James G. Basker, Professor of English

Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor
Reshmi Mukherjee, Professor of Physics

Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Chair in Economics
David F. Weiman, Professor of Economics

Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 and Martin Hirschorn Professor of Environmental and Applied Sciences
Stephanie Pfirman, Professor of Environmental Science

Lucyle Hook Chair in English
Kim Hall, Professor of English

Barbara Silver Horowitz Director of Education
Lee Ann Bell, Director of Education

Helen Lyttle Kimmel ’42 Chair in Mathematics
Dusa McDuff, Professor of Mathematics

Helene L. and Mark N. Kaplan Professor of the Natural and Physical Sciences
Rae Silver, Professor of Psychology

Viola Manderfeld Professorship of German Language and Literature
Frederick Neuhouser, Professor of Philosophy

Millicent C. McIntosh Professor of English and Writing
Mary Gordon, Professor of English

Samuel R. Milbank Chair for Health and Society
Peter Balsam, Professor of Psychology

Barbara Novak ’50 Professor of Art History
Patricio Keith Moxey, Professor of Art History

Adolph S. and Effie Ochs Chair in History and American Studies
Richard Pious, Professor of Political Science

Ann Whitney Olin Foundation Chairs
Christopher Baswell, Professor of English
Karen Fairbanks, Professor of Professional Practice of Architecture
Achsah Guibbory, Professor of English
Larry Heuer, Professor of Psychology
Anne Higonnet, Professor of Art History
Janet Jakobsen, Professor of Women's Studies
Laura Kay, Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Rachel McDermott, Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
Debra Minkoff, Professor of Sociology
Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics
Lesley A. Sharp, Professor of Anthropology
Steven Stroessner, Professor of Psychology
Martin Stute, Professor Environmental Science

Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts
William Worthen, Professor of Theatre

Ingeborg Rennert Professor in Judaic Studies
Beth A. Berkowitz, Visiting Professor of Religion

Janet H. Robb Professor of the Social Sciences
Robert A. McCaughey, Profesor of History

Tow Associate Professor
Alex Cooley, Professor of Political Science
Kristina Milnor, Associate Professor of Classics
Christian Rojas, Professor of Chemistry
Ann Senghas, Associate Professor of Psychology
Paige West, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Virginia Bloedel Wright ’51 Professor of Art History
Alexander Alberro, Professor of Art History

Faculty Emeriti

Margarita Ucelay, Ph.D., 1943-1981, Professor Emerita of Spanish

Chilton Williamson, Ph.D., 1942-1982, Professor Emeritus of History

Jeanette S. Roosevelt, Ph.D., 1951-1958; 1962-1986, Professor Emerita of Dance

John Meskill, Ph.D., 1959-1988, Professor Emeritus of Oriental Studies

Maristella Lorch, Ph.D., 1951-1990, Professor Emerita of Italian

Ruth M. Kivette, Ph.D., J.D., 1952-1992, Professor Emerita of English

Suzanne F. Wemple, Ph.D., J.D., 1966-1992, Professor Emerita of History

Joan Vincent, Ph.D., 1968-1994, Professor Emerita of Anthropology

Marina Ledkovsky, Ph.D., 1969-1996, Professor Emerita of Russian

Deborah Milenkovitch, Ph.D., 1965-1996, Professor Emerita of Economics

Barbara S. Schmitter, Ph.D., 1957-1995, Professor Emerita of Psychology

Lila Ghent Braine, Ph.D., 1974-1998, Professor Emerita of Psychology

Lydia H. Lenaghan, Ph.D., 1962-1998, Professor Emerita of Classics

Barbara Novak, Ph.D., 1958-1998, Professor Emerita of Art History

Abraham Rosman, Ph.D., 1966-1998, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Paula G. Rubel, Ph.D., 1965-1998, Professor Emerita of Anthropology

Jane Rosenthal, Ph.D., 1952-1955; 1971-1998, Professor Emerita of Art History

Mirella Servodidio, Ph.D., 1964-2000, Professor Emerita of Spanish & Latin American Cultures

Richard F. Gustafson, Ph.D., 1965-2002, Professor Emeritus of Russian

Joseph L. Malone, Ph.D., 1967-2002, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics

Philip V. Ammirato, Ph.D., 1974-2003, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences

Elizabeth Dalton, Ph.D., 1965-2003, Professor Emerita of English

Richard M. Friedberg, Ph.D., 1968-2003, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy

Joan S. Birman, Ph.D., 1973-2004, Professor Emerita of Mathematics

Demetrios Caraley, Ph.D., 1961-2004, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Janet H. Robb Chair in the Social Sciences Emeritus

Sandra Genter, M.A., 1960-2004, Professor Emerita of Dance

Janet Soares, Ed.D., 1968-2005, Professor Emerita of Dance

Susan Riemer Sacks, Ph.D., 1971-2005, Professor Emerita of Education

Marcia Welles, Ph.D., 1970-2005, Professor Emerita of Spanish & Latin American Cultures

Nan Rothschild, Ph.D., 1981-2006, Professor Emerita of Anthropology

Jeanne Poindexter, Ph.D., 1991-2007, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences

Dennis G. Dalton, 1969-2008, Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Natalie B. Kampen, 1988-2009, Professor Emerita of Women’s Studies

Anne Lake Prescott, 1959-1962; 1963-2010,  Professor Emerita of English

Elizabeth S. Boylan, 1995-2011 Provost and Dean of the Faculty Emerita

Alan Gabbey, 1992-2012, Professor Emerita of Philosophy

Flora S Davidson, 1979-2014, Professor Emerita of Political Science and Urban Studies