Nov 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

New Faculty and Instructional Appointments, 2018-19


(as of July 1, 2018)
 

David H. Backus, Covington Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies
A.D. (Haverford), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Washington, Seattle)

Katherine Bersch, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A. (University of Notre Dame), Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)

Jason N. Blum, Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing
B.A. (Lafayette), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

Michael T. Bovino, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., M.S. (SUNY at Oswego), Ph.D. (SUNY at Buffalo)

Heather Burch, Adjunct Practicum Facilitator in Psychology
B.A. (Davidson), M.S. (Florida State)

John S. P. Cho, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A. (Carleton), M.A. (Yonsei University), Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Britta H. Crandall, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A. (Miami University), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)

Charles B. Davis, Technical Director/Lecturer in Theatre
B.A. (UNC Asheville), M.F.A. (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Nneka D. Dennie, Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
B.A. (Williams), M.A., Ph.D. (expected) (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Angela Donate, Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
B.A., M.A., M.S.T. (University of Oviedo, Spain), M.S. (University of Salamanca, Spain), M.S., Ph.D. (expected) (Georgetown)

Brandon M. Eberly, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S. (Lebanon Valley College), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh)

Daria V. Ezerova, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies
B.A. (Lomonosov Moscow State University), M.Phil., Ph.D. (expected) (Yale)

Lisa A. Forrest, Leland M. Park Director of the Davidson College Library
B.S., M.L.S. (SUNY at Buffalo)

David Gilliland, Artist Associate in Piano
B.M. (DePauw), M.M. (Eastman School of Music), D.M.A. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)

Takiyah D. Harper-Shipman, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
B.A. (Howard University), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Connecticut, Storrs)

Katie Horowitz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies
B.A. (Wesleyan), M.A., Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Phil F. Icard, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

Stephen Kaliski, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.A. (Davidson), M.F.A. (Brooklyn College, CUNY)

Rayed Khedher, Visiting Assistant Professor of Arab Studies
B.A. (Université des Sciences Humaines et Sociales), M.A. (California State), Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)

Erik Kojola, Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A. (Oberlin), M.A. (American University), Ph.D. (expected) (University of Minnesota)

Barrett B. Kollme, Adjunct Lecturer in Economics
B.S. (University of Virginia), M.B.A. (Duke)

Anthony N. Kuchera, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S. (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh), Ph.D. (Florida State)

Yi Yi Mon Kyo, Assistant Professor of Art and Chinese Studies
B.A. (Carleton), M.A. (Loyola Marymount), Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Cynthia Lawing, Artist Associate in Piano
B.M. (Wittenberg), B.M., M.M. (Cleveland Institute of Music)

Timo Lochocki, James K. Batten Professor of Public Policy
B.A. (University of Washington), M.S. (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin und Universitet i Bergen), Ph.D. (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
(Fall Semester)

C. Douglass Locke, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A. (Kalamazoo), Ph.D. (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Christopher R. Marsicano, Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
B.A. (Davidson), M.P.P. (Duke), Ph.D. (expected) (Vanderbilt)

Christina Mekonen, Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies
B.A., M.A. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin),
Ph.D. (expected) (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Shanaaz Mohammed, Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
B.A. (University of the West Indies), M.A., Ph.D. (Florida State)

Dáša P. Mortensen, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
B.A. (Harvard), M.A. (Duke), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

Lesa Offermann, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S. (Canisius), Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, Columbia)

Sarah L. Perry, McGee Professor of Creative Writing
B.A. (Davidson), M.F.A. (Columbia University)
(Spring Semester)

Sokrat Postoli, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
B.A. (Dartmouth), M.A. (University of California, Irvine),
Ph.D. (expected) (University of California, Berkeley)

Andrew Rippeon, Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing
B.A. (University of Delaware), M.A. (University of Chicago), Ph.D. (SUNY at Buffalo)

Sabriya N. Rosemond, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. (Hampton), PhD. (University of California, Berkeley)

Dolores Santamaria, Visiting Instructor in Hispanic Studies
Licenciada (University Complutense de Madrid), M.A. (University of South Carolina, Columbia)

Rosalba Esparragoza-Scott, Visiting Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
B.A (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá), M.A. (University of Southern Mississippi)

Carlos E. Seminario, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S. (St. Mary’s University), M.S. (Georgia Institute of Technology), M.S., Ph.D. (UNC Charlotte)

Heather C. Smith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A. (Houghton), M.S. (Virginia Commonwealth), Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, Columbia)

Antonio L. Spikes, Visiting Instructor in Communication Studies
B.S. (Georgia Southern), M.A., Ph.D. (expected) (Southern Illinois)

Kristen K. Stern, Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
B.A. (Nazareth College), M.A. (Boston College), Ph.D. (Boston University)

Yurika Tamura, Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities and Gender and Sexuality Studies
B.A. (Ouachita Baptist University), M.A. (University of Texas at Dallas),
M.A. (University of Arizona, Tucson), Ph.D. (Rutgers)

Deborah Thurtle-Schmidt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. (Santa Clara), Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Yi-Ting Tsai, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Studies
B.A. (National Chiayi University, Taiwan), M.A. (National Taiwan Normal University)

Susana M. Wadgymar, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. (University of Texas at Austin), Ph.D. (University of Toronto)

Monica M. White, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. (University of Missouri, Columbia), M.A., Ph.D. (Ohio State)

Yan Zhuang, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A. (Goucher College), Ph.D. (Brandeis)