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    Davidson College
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


Continuing Faculty, 2007-2008
(as of August 1, 2007)

  ^ TOP

(tenured/tenure-track appointments) 

Peter J. Ahrensdorf, Professor of Political Science and Humanities

(1989, 2003)

    

B.A. (Yale), Ph.D. (University of Chicago)

 

 

 

Daniel W. Aldridge III, Associate Professor of History

(2000, 2004)

 

B.A. (Michigan State), J.D. (Northwestern University Law School), Ph.D. (Emory)

 

 

 

Dennis R. Appleyard, James B. Duke Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics

(1989, 1989)

 

A.B. (Ohio Wesleyan), A.M., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

 

 

 

Ruth L. Ault, Nancy and Erwin Maddrey Professor of Psychology

(1979, 1989)

 

B.A. (Pomona), M.A., Ph.D. (UCLA)

 

 

 

Ben Baker, Professor of Economics

(1997, 2006)

 

B.A. (Wofford), M.A. (University of South Carolina, Columbia)

 

 

 

Robin Bruce Barnes, Professor of History

(1980, 1994)

 

B.A. (Colby), M.A., Ph.D. (Virginia)

 

 

 

Cole Barton, Professor of Psychology

(1983, 1994)

 

B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (Utah)

 

 

 

Ruth Freitag Beeston, Professor of Chemistry

(1984, 1998)

 

B.S. (Bucknell), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

Mario J. Belloni, Associate Professor of Physics

(1998, 2005)

 

B.A. (University of California, Berkeley), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Connecticut)

 

 

 

Jonathan P. Berkey, Professor of History and Humanities

(1993, 2004)

 

B.A. (Williams), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)

 

 

 

Karen Kabat Bernd, Associate Professor of Biology

(1998, 2004)

 

B.A. (Franklin and Marshall), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)

 

 

 

Irl C. Bivens, Professor of Mathematics

(1982, 1992)

 

A.B. (Pfeiffer), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

David N. Blauch, Professor of Chemistry

(1993, 2006)

 

B.S. (Lebanon Valley College), Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena)

 

 

 

Mauro Botelho, Associate Professor of Music

(1990, 1996)

 

B.M., M.M. (University of Cincinnati), Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

 

 

 

Daniel M. Boye, Professor of Physics

(1989, 2001)

 

B.S. (Emory & Henry), Ph.D. (University of Georgia, Athens)

 

 

 

Laurence S. Cain, Professor of Physics

(1978, 1992)

 

B.S. (Wake Forest), M.S., Ph.D. (Virginia)

 

 

 

A. Malcolm Campbell, Professor of Biology

(1994, 2007)

 

B.S. (Davidson), Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)

 

 

 

Shireen E. Campbell, Associate Professor of English

(1993, 1999)

 

B.A. (Florida Atlantic), M.A., Ph.D. (Tulane)

 

 

 

Felix Alvin Carroll, Jr., Joseph R. Morton Professor of Chemistry

(1972, 1986)

 

B.S. (UNC Chapel Hill), Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

Verna M. Case, Charles A. Dana Professor of Biology

(1974, 1991)

 

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State)

   

Tara Villa Chamra, Assistant Professor of Music

(2003, 2007)

 

B.A. (Franklin and Marshall), M.M. (Penn State University), D.M.A. (University of South Carolina, Columbia)

 

 

 

+Timothy P. Chartier, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

(2003, 2003)

  B.S., M.S. (Western Michigan), Ph.D. (University of Colorado, Boulder)  

 

 

Kelly A. Chaston, Associate Professor of Economics

(1997, 2003)

  B.A. (Rhode Island), M.A. (University of New Hampshire), Ph.D. (Boston College)  

 

 

Keyne A. Cheshire, Assistant Professor of Classics

(2002, 2002)

  B.A. (Carleton), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Helen Cho, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

(2002, 2002)

  B.A., B.S. (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Missouri, Columbia)  

 

 

Wolfgang Christian, Herman Brown Professor of Physics

(1983, 1993)

  B.S., Ph.D. (North Carolina State)  

 

 

+Suzanne W. Churchill, Associate Professor of English

(1996, 2002)

  B.A. (Middlebury), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

Ann Marie Costa, Professor of Theatre

(1994, 2004)

  B.F.A. (Boston Conservatory of Music), M.F.A. (University of Pittsburgh)  

 

 

●●Russell Crandall, Associate Professor of Political Science

(2000, 2006)

  B.A. (Bowdoin), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)  

 

 

Stephen L. Davis, Professor of Mathematics

(1981, 1996)

  B.A. (Lindenwood), Ph.D. (Rutgers)  

 

 

Scott D. Denham, Professor of German

(1990, 2004)

  B.A. (University of Chicago), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard)  

 

 

Joseph R. Dennis, Assistant Professor of History

(2005, 2005)

  B.S. (University of Wisconsin-Madison), J.D., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)  
   

+Vivien E. Dietz, E. Craig Wall, Jr. Distinguished Teaching Professor in Humanities and Associate Professor of History and Humanities

(1990, 1996)

  A.B. (Harvard), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

Michael Edwin Dorcas, Associate Professor of Biology

(1998, 2004)

  B.S., M.S. (University of Texas at Arlington), Ph.D. (Idaho State)  

 

 

Hansford M. Epes, Jr., Registrar and Professor of German and Humanities

(1964, 1985)

  A.B. (Davidson), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

** Amanda Ewington, Assistant Professor of Russian

(2002, 2002)

  B.A. (Barnard), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Chicago)  
   
Caroline Beşchea Fache, Assistant Professor of French (2007, 2007)
 

DEUG et Licence, Maîtrise (Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana)

 
   
Maria Fackler, Instructor in English (2007, 2007)
 

B.A. (Duke), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (expected) (Yale)

 

 

 

+Nancy J. Fairley, Professor of Anthropology

(1993, 2003)

  B.A. (CUNY), Ph.D. (SUNY at Stony Brook)  

 

 

Brenda A. Flanagan, Edward M. Armfield Sr. Professor of English

(1996, 1996)

  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

Mark C. Foley, Associate Professor of Economics

(2000, 2006)

  B.S. (William and Mary), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)  

 

 

W. Trent Foley, Professor of Religion

(1984, 1997)

  B.A. (Kalamazoo), M.Div. (McCormick Theological Seminary), M.A., Ph.D. (Chicago)  

 

 

Ann M. Fox, Associate Professor of English

(1999, 2005)

  B.S., B.A. (SUNY at Buffalo), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana University, Bloomington)  

 

 

Joseph Tate Gardner, Jr., Professor of Theatre

(1974, 1990)

  A.B. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Florida State)  

 

 

*Richard R. Gay, Associate Professor of Education

(1999, 1999)

  B.A., M.A. (University of Richmond), Ph.D. (UNC Greensboro)  

 

 

Timothy H. Gfroerer, Associate Professor of Physics

(1999, 2004)

  B.S. (University of the South), M.S. (Georgia Institute of Technology), Ph.D. (Dartmouth)  

 

 

Gail McMurray Gibson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English and Humanities

(1983, 1992)

  B.A., M.A. (Duke), Ph.D. (Virginia)  

 

 

Irwin Stuart Goldstein, Professor of Philosophy

(1983, 1998)

  B.A. (Carleton University), M.Litt. (Bristol), Ph.D. (Edinburgh)  

 

 

Sharon L. Green, Associate Professor of Theatre

(1999, 2006)

  B.A. (University of Rochester), M.A. (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (CUNY)  
   
Gillian S. Gremmels, Leland M. Park Director of the Davidson College Library (2007, 2007)
  B.A. (Wartburg), M.L.S. (University of Maryland, College Park)  

 

+Meghan E. Griffith, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

(2005, 2005)

  B.A. (Bucknell), Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)  

 

 

Michael J. Guasco, Associate Professor of History

(2001, 2007)

  B.A. (University of Portland), M.A. (Villanova), Ph.D. (College of William and Mary)  

 

 

Karen Gwen Hales, Associate Professor of Biology

(2000, 2006)

  B.A. (Swarthmore), Ph.D. (Stanford)  

 

 

Cindy DeForest Hauser, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

(2002, 2002)

  B.S. (Washington and Lee), M.S. (UNC Wilmington), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Pamela C. Hay, Associate Professor of Biology

(1985, 1991)

  B.A. (Hendrix), M.S. (University of Arkansas), Ph.D. (North Carolina State)  

 

 

Burkhard J. Henke, Professor of German

(1993, 2006)

  Zwischenprüfung (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität), M.A. (University of California, Santa Barbara), Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine)  

 

 

*J. Alberto Hernández-Chiroldes, Professor of Spanish

(1979, 1991)

  B.A. (Puerto Rico), M.A. (Middlebury), Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)  

 

 

Peter Neal Hess, Gail M. and Ernest G. Doe Professor of Economics

(1980, 1993)

  B.A. (Bowdoin), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Laurie J. Heyer, L. Richardson King Associate Professor of Mathematics

(2000, 2006)

  B.S., M.S. (University of Texas at Arlington), Ph.D. (University of Colorado, Boulder)  

 

 

Ann M. Ingram, Associate Professor of English

(1994, 2000)

  B.A. (Stanford), M.A. (Monterey Institute of International Studies), M.A., Ph.D. (Emory)  

 

 

Randall M. Ingram, Associate Professor of English

(1995, 2000)

  A.B. (Davidson), Ph.D. (Emory)  

 

 

+Walter Herbert Jackson, Douglas Houchens Professor of Fine Arts

(1969, 1983)

  A.B. (Davidson), M.F.A. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Everett Frank Jacobus, Jr., Professor of French

(1971, 1988)

  B.A. (Duke), Ph.D. (Cornell University)  

 

 

Gayle H. Kaufman, Associate Professor of Sociology

(1999, 2005)

  B.S., M.S. (Cornell University), Ph.D. (Brown)  

 

 

John E. Kello, Professor of Psychology

(1974, 1991)

  B.S. (Old Dominion), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)  
   

Hilton Kelly, Assistant Professor of Education

(2007, 2007)
 

B.A. (UNC Charlotte), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

 

 

 

Kyra A. Kietrys, Assistant Professor of Spanish

(2001, 2001)

  B.A. (Wellesley), M.A. (Middlebury), Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)  

 

 

Benjamin G. Klein, Beverly F. Dolan Professor of Mathematics

(1971, 1985)

  A.B. (University of Rochester), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)  

 

 

+Peter M. Krentz, W. R. Grey Professor of Classics and History

(1979, 1993)

  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)  

 

 

Carole Ann Kruger, Associate Professor of French

(1987, 1994)

  A.B., A.M. (UNC Greensboro), Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Vikram Kumar, Professor of Economics

(1986, 2004)

  B.A. (St. Stephen's College), M.A. (Delhi School), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)  

 

 

Zoran Kuzmanovich, Professor of English

(1988, 2002)

  B.A., M.A. (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)  

 

 

**William David Lawing, J. Estes Millner Professor of Music

(1976, 1994)

  A.B. (Davidson), M.M., D.M.A. (Cleveland Institute of Music)  

 

 

+Jung Lee, Assistant Professor of Religion

(2001, 2002)

  B.A. (Amherst), Ph.D. (Brown)  

 

 

Neil Lerner, Associate Professor of Music

(1997, 2003)

  B.A. (Transylvania), A.M., Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Ralph B. Levering, Vail Professor of History

(1986, 1992)

  B.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

+Cynthia Lynn Lewis, Charles A. Dana Professor of English

(1980, 1993)

  B.A. (Ohio State), Ph.D. (Harvard)  

 

 

*Larry L. Ligo, Professor of Art History

(1970, 1988)

  A.B. (Muskingum), B.D. (Princeton Seminary), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Barbara Mary Lom, Associate Professor of Biology

(2000, 2006)

  B.A. (Lawrence), Ph.D. (Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience)  

 

 

Eriberto P. Lozada, Jr., Associate Professor of Anthropology

(2002, 2006)

  A.B., A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard)  
   

B. Andrew Lustig, Holmes Rolston III Professor of Religion

(2005, 2005)

  B.A. (University of San Francisco), M.A. (Princeton), Ph.D. (University of Virginia)  
   

William K. Mahony, Professor of Religion

(1982, 1996)

  A.B. (Williams), M.Div. (Yale), Ph.D. (Chicago)  

 

 

Maria Magdalena Maiz-Peña, Professor of Spanish

(1992, 2006)

  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Arizona State)  

 

 

Jane E. Mangan, Malcolm O. Partin Assistant Professor of History

(2004, 2004)

  B.A. (Vassar), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Gerardo Marti, Assistant Professor of Sociology

(2004, 2004)

  B.A. (Pepperdine), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Southern California)  

 

 

David W. Martin, Professor of Economics

(1984, 1997)

  B.A. (DePauw), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)  

 

 
Sarah Mason, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2007, 2007)
 

B.S. (University of Georgia), Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

 

 

 

Margaret R. McCarthy, Associate Professor of German

(1995, 2001)

  B.A. (Connecticut College), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Rochester)  

 

 

Mark R. McCulloh, Professor of German

(1982, 1996)

  A.B. (Alabama), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)  
   

Sean D. McKeever, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

(2005, 2005)

  B.A. (Wesleyan), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Sally G. McMillen, Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History

(1988, 1998)

  B.A. (Wellesley), M.L.S. (Pratt Institute), M.A. (UNC Charlotte), Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Kenneth J. Menkhaus, Professor of Political Science

(1991, 2004)

  B.A. (Xavier), M.A., Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, Columbia))  

 

 

Paul B. Miller, Associate Professor of English

(1999, 2005)

  B.A. (College of Wooster), M.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Ohio State)  

 

 

Elizabeth M. Mills, Professor of English

(1985, 1999)

  B.A., M.A. (University of Texas at El Paso), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Donna K. Molinek, Associate Professor of Mathematics

(1992, 1998)

  B.S. (University of Alaska, Anchorage), M.S. (Northern Arizona), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Michael J. Mossinghoff, Associate Professor of Mathematics

(2002, 2006)

  B.S. (Texas A&M), M.S. (Stanford), Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)  

 

 

Kristi S. Multhaup, Associate Professor of Psychology

(1996, 2002)

  B.A. (Gustavus Adolphus College), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

+Margaret P. Munger, Professor of Psychology

(1994, 2007)

  B.A. (University of Chicago), M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D. (Columbia University)  

 

 

Richard D. Neidinger, Professor of Mathematics

(1984, 1997)

  B.A. (Trinity), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)  

 

 

Randy F. Nelson, Virginia Lasater Irvin Professor of English

(1977, 1988)

  B.A., M.A. (North Carolina State), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

Jeanne M. Neumann, Associate Professor of Classics

(1994, 2000)

  B.A. (Union College), M.A. (Indiana), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard)  

 

 

William Rodger Nutt, Professor of Chemistry

(1971, 1985)

  A.B. (Ohio Wesleyan), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Louis L. Ortmayer, Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science

(1977, 1989)

  B.A. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (Denver)  
   

Douglas F. Ottati, Craig Family Distinguished Professor in Reformed Theology and Justice Ministry

(2007, 2007) 

 

A.B. (University of Pennsylvania), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Chicago)

 

 

 

Edward L. Palmer, Wayne M. and Carolyn A. Watson Professor of Psychology

(1970, 1986)

  A.B. (Gettysburg), B.D. (Gettysburg Seminary), M.S., Ph.D. (Ohio)  

 

 

Christopher J. Paradise, Associate Professor of Biology

(2000, 2006)

  B.S. (SUNY at Albany), M.A. (SUNY at Binghamton), Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State)  

 

 

+Alan Michael Parker, Professor of English

(1998, 2007)

  B.A. (Washington University), M.F.A. (Columbia University School of the Arts)  
   
Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Assistant Professor of History (2007, 2007)
 

Zwischenprüfung (University Tübigen), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

Luis H. Peña, Professor of Spanish

(1987, 1997)

  B.A. (Universidad de Monterrey), M.A., Ph.D. (Arizona State)  

 

 

Patricia A. Peroni, Professor of Biology

(1992, 2007)

  B.A. (SUNY College at Plattsburgh), M.L.S. (SUNY at Albany), M.S. (Bucknell), Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Karl A. Plank, James W. Cannon Professor of Religion

(1982, 1995)

  B.A. (Hanover), M.Div., M.A., Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)  

 

 

Lynn M. Poland, Associate Professor of Religion and Humanities

(1990, 1991)

  A.B. (Bates), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Chicago)  

 

 

Jeremiah Lee Putnam, Paul B. Freeland Professor of Biology

(1973, 1988)

  B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Texas A & M)  

 

 

Julio J. Ramirez, R. Stuart Dickson Professor of Psychology

(1986, 1995)

  B.S. (Fairfield), M.A., Ph.D. (Clark)  

 

 

Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of Political Science

(1993, 2006)

  A.B. (Princeton), Ph.D. (Harvard)  

 

 

William M. Ringle, Professor of Anthropology

(1986, 1998)

  B.A. (Johns Hopkins), M.A., Ph.D. (Tulane)  

 

 

Carlos M. Rivera, Assistant Professor of Spanish

(2000, 2002)

  B.A. (University of Puerto Rico), M.A. (New York), Ph.D. (Arizona State)  

 

 

David M. Robb, Associate Professor of Philosophy

(1999, 2003)

  B.A. (Stanford University), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell University)  

 

 

Susan L. Roberts, Associate Professor of Political Science

(1993, 1994)

  B.A. (Wake Forest), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame)  

 

 

Clark G. Ross, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, and Frontis W. Johnston Professor of Economics

(1979, 1990)

  B.A. (University of Pennsylvania), Ph.D. (Boston College)  
   
Thomas W. Ross, President of the College (2007, 2007)
 

B.A. (Davidson), J.D. (UNC Chapel Hill), LL.D. (UNC Greensboro)

 

 

 

Robert D. Ruth, Associate Professor of Sociology

(1971, 1980)

  A.B. (SUNY at Buffalo), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Samuel Sánchez-Sánchez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

(2004, 2004)

  B.A. (University of Huelva, Spain), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

Sophia D. Sarafova, Assistant Professor of Biology

(2006, 2006)

  B.S. (Swarthmore), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Columbia University)  

 

 

Cort Savage, Professor of Art

(1992, 2007)

  B.A. (Indiana), M.F.A. (Syracuse)  

 

 

Merlyn D. Schuh, James G. Martin Professor of Chemistry

(1975, 1986)

  B.A. (South Dakota), Ph.D. (Indiana)  

 

 

Patrick Joel Sellers, Associate Professor of Political Science

(2000, 2002)

  B.A. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Nina E. Serebrennikov, Professor of Art

(1987, 2001)

  B.A. (George Washington University), M.S.L.S., M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Thomas C. Shandley, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

(1994, 1994)

  B.A. (Simpson College), M.A. (Bowling Green State University), Ph.D. (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)  

 

 

Ping Shao, Assistant Professor of Chinese

(2002,2003)

  B.A. (Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages), M.A. (Illinois State), Ph.D. (Washington University)  

 

 

Brian J. Shaw, Professor of Political Science

(1982, 1996)

  B.A. (SUNY at Stony Brook), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Vivian Shen, Associate Professor of Chinese

(1998, 2004)

  B.A. (Shandong University), M.A., Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)  

 

 

Catherine Slawy-Sutton, Professor of French

(1985, 1999)

  Licence d'anglais, Maitrise d'anglais (University of Nice), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana)  

 

 

C. Shaw Smith, Jr., Professor of Art History and Humanities

(1986, 2000)

  A.B., M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

+Fred H. Smith, Associate Professor of Economics

(2000, 2006)

  B.A. (Kenyon), M.A. (University of Delaware), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)  

 

 

Mark A. Smith, Associate Professor of Psychology

(1998, 2004)

  B.A. (Lenoir-Rhyne), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)  

 

 

Harlow Gregory Snyder, Associate Professor of Religion

(2000, 2004)

  B.S. (Seattle Pacific), M.S. (Columbia University), M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D. (Yale)  

 

 

Raymond Sprague, Professor of Music

(1999, 1999)

  B.A. (Williams), M.M. (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque), D.M.A. (University of Colorado, Boulder)  

 

 

Mark T. Stanback, Associate Professor of Biology

(1995, 2001)

  B.S. (Davidson), Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)  

 

 

Jennifer E. Stasack, Professor of Music

(1991, 2007)

  B.M., M.M. (University of Hawaii-Manoa), D.M.A. (University of Cincinnati)  

 

 

Lance Keith Stell, Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy

(1976, 1985)

  B.A. (Hope), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

Erland P. Stevens, Associate Professor of Chemistry

(1998, 2004)

  B.S. (Duke), Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

Durwin R. Striplin, Associate Professor of Chemistry

(1996, 2002)

  B.S. (Eastern New Mexico), Ph.D. (Washington State)  

 

 

+Paul H. Studtmann, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

(2004, 2005)

  B.A., M.A., (University of Iowa), Ph.D. (University of Colorado)  
   

Homer Bates Sutton, Professor of French

(1980, 1995)

  A.B. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana)  
   

John R. Swallow, J.T. Kimbrough Professor of Mathematics

(1994, 2007)

 

B.A. (University of the South), M. Phil., M.S., Ph.D. (Yale)

 

 

 

I. Job Thomas, Professor of History

(1979, 1994)

  B.A., M.A. (Madras), Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

Mary Caroline Thornberry, Professor of Political Science

(1980, 1991)

  B.A., M.A. (Duke), Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)  

 

 

+Patricia A. Tilburg, Assistant Professor of History

(2003, 2003)

  B.A. (The College of New Jersey), M.A., Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)  

 

 

Scott Tonidandel, MacArthur Assistant Professor of Psychology

(2002, 2002)

  B.A. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Rice)  

 

 

Michael K. Toumazou, Professor of Classics

(1987, 2000)

  A.B. (Franklin and Marshall), M.A. (Loyola University of Chicago), M.A., Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr)  

 

 

Mary S. Vásquez, Joel O. Conarroe Professor of Spanish

(1996, 1996)

  B.A. (Florida State), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Washington)  
   

Onita M. Vaz-Hooper, Assistant Professor of English

(2005, 2005)

  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Southern California)  

 

 

Russ C. Warren, Professor of Art

(1978, 1992)

  B.F.A. (New Mexico), M.F.A. (University of Texas at San Antonio)  

 

 

John Wertheimer, Professor of History

(1993, 2006)

  B.A. (Oberlin), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)  

 

 

David R. Wessner, Associate Professor of Biology

(1998, 2004)

  A.B. (Franklin and Marshall), Ph.D. (Harvard)  

 

 

+Angela L. Willis, Assistant Professor of Spanish

(2002, 2004)

  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)  

 

 

*Anne Blue Wills, Assistant Professor of Religion

(2003, 2003)

  B.A. (Davidson), M.Div. (Yale), Ph.D. (Duke)  

 

 

Lauren W. Yoder, James Sprunt Professor of French

(1973, 1989)

  B.A. (Eastern Mennonite), M.A., Ph.D. (Iowa)  

 

 

John Nicholas Yukich, Associate Professor of Physics

(1998, 2004)

  B.A. (Kenyon), Ph.D. (University of Virginia)  

 

The first date shown in parentheses is that of the original academic-year appointment to the faculty and the second is that of appointment to current faculty rank. 

 

*

 

On Leave Fall Semester 2007-08

**

 

On Leave Spring Semester 2007-08

+

 

On Leave 2007-08

 

Study Abroad Year Program: Germany or France

●●

 

Study Abroad Semester Program: Art, Classics, India, or Peru

 

Other Instructional Appointments, 2007-08

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Anthony S. Abbott, Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Humanities

 

A.B. (Princeton), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

M. Christopher Alexander, McGee Director of the Dean Rusk International Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science

   

B.S. (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

Pat Baker, Adjunct Lecturer in Communication Studies

 

B.A., M.A. (Queens)

 

Timothy A. Beach-Verhey, Director of Exploration of Vocation Program, Associate Chaplain, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion

 

B.A. (Hope College), M.Div. (Union Theological Seminary), Ph.D. (Emory)

 

Jack M. Beasley, Adjunct Associate Professor of Theatre

 

B.A. (Vanderbilt), M.F.A. (University of Georgia, Athens) 

 

(Fall Semester)

 

 

Iain Ross Bolton, Adjunct Instructor in Political Science

 

B.A. (University of Virginia), M.S. (London School of Economics and Political Science)

 

(Spring Semester)

  

Maurya M. Boyd, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology

 

B.A. (Davidson), M.S., Ph.D. (Ohio State)

  

Ann Lee Bressler, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History

 

B.A. (Pennsylvania State), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Virginia)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

David M. Brown, Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry

 

B.A. (Berry), Ph.D. (Emory)

            

Frieda F. Brown, Adjunct Professor of Education

 

A.B., M.Ed.  (UNC Chapel Hill), Ph.D. (University of Louisville)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

●D. Henry Buckley, Visiting Professor of French

 

B.A. (Tufts), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

 

 

Ashley Y. Butler, Adjunct Lecturer in Communication Studies

 

B.A. (Eastern), M.A. (Wake Forest)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Tonya J. Clay, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

 

B.F.A. (University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign), M.F.A. (SUNY at Stony Brook)

 

 D’Lane R. Compton, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology

 

B.A., Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), M.A. (University of Missouri)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Ruskin K. Cooper, Artist Associate in Piano

 

B.M. (Oberlin College Conservatory of Music), M.M. (University of South Florida), D.M.A. (UNC Greensboro)

 

Jacquelyn Culpepper, Artist Associate in Voice

 

B.S. (Western Carolina), M.M. (Baylor)

 

Hassan El Menyawi, Kemp Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

 

B.Sc., B.C.L., LL.B. (McGill Law School, Montreal), LL.M. (York University, Toronto)

 

Fannie Flono, James K. Batten Professor of Public Policy

 

B.A. (Clark Atlanta University)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Andrea Gazzaniga, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

 

B.A. (Wellesley), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)

 

Evelyn C. Gerdes, Lecturer in Education

 

B.S., M.A. (East Carolina)

 

 

Pamela C. Grundy, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History

 

B.S. (Yale), M.S., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

 M. Bassam G. Halaweh, Adjunct Lecturer in Arabic

 

B.S., M.S. (Central Missouri State University)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Kifah Hanna, Visiting Instructor in Arabic

 

B.A. (Homs University), M.Sc., Ph.D. (expected) (Edinburgh University)

 

Karmella A. Haynes, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

 

B.S. (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University), Ph.D. (Washington University)

 

Carol L. Higham, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities

 

B.A. (Wellesley), M.A. (Yale), Ph.D. (Duke)

 

Elizabeth Huddleston, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology

 

B.S. (Tulane), M.A. (Middle Tennessee State), Ph.D. (Florida Institute of Technology)

 

(Davidson-Broughton Program Summer 2008)

 

Michael Johnson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

 

B.A. (Truman State University), M.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), Ph.D. (Rutgers)

 

Martha S. Koljonen, Artist Associate in Violin and Strings 

 

B.M. (Cleveland Institute of Music)

  

Joseph C. Konen, Adjunct Lecturer in Medical Humanities

 

A.B. (Hamilton), M.D. (College of Medicine, SUNY) M.S.P.H. (University of Utah)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Jason Koo, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

 

 B.A. (Yale), M.F.A. (University of Houston), Ph.D. (University of Missouri, Columbia)

 

John Kuykendall, Samuel E. and Mary W. Thatcher Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Religion

 

B.A. (Davidson), B.D. (Union Seminary-Richmond), S.T.M. (Yale) M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), D.D. (Hanover), L.H.D. (Wofford)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Cynthia Lawing, Artist Associate in Piano

 

B.M. (Wittenburg), B.M., M.M. (Cleveland Institute of Music)

 

Carole A. Martin, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology

 

B.A. (Bates), M.A. (University of Connecticut), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin- Madison)

 

Linda C. McNally, Lecturer in Biology

 

B.S., M.S. (UNC Charlotte)

 

 

James I Miller, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
  B.A. (Kalamazoo), M.A. (Indiana University, Bloomington), Ph.D. ( University of Chicago)

 

Olga Zhitomirskaya Muller, Adjunct Lecturer in Russian
  B.S., M.S. (St. Petersburg State University)
  (Spring Semester)
 
Ryan O’Malley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
  B.F.A. (University of South Dakota), M.F.A. (Louisiana State)

 

Scott D. Ripley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

 

B.S. (U.S. Naval Academy), M.F.A. (University of California, San Diego)

 

Michael Rowland, Artist Associate in Music/Departmental Accompanist

 

B.A. (Wake Forest), M.C.M. (Southern Baptist Seminary)

 

 

C. Mathews Samson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

 

B.S. (Louisiana State), M.Div. (Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary), M.A. (Louisiana State), Ph.D. (SUNY at Albany)

 

Dolores Santamaria, Visiting Instructor in Spanish

 

Licenciada (University Complutense de Madrid), M.A. (University of South Carolina, Columbia), Ph.D. (expected) (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

 

 

Jessica Shade, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

 

B.A. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

Jialin C. Shen, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chinese

 

B.A. (Shanghai International Studies), Ph.D. (Laval University at Québec)

 

 

Adam Snow, Adjunct Lecturer in Music

 

B.A., M.A. (Winthrop)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Alica Stubnova Sparling, Adjunct Instructor in Economics

 

B.A. (Guilford), Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

Karin L. Stevens, Adjunct Lecturer in Chemistry

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.S. (University of California, Berkeley)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

 

Mark Sutch, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

 

B.A. (Iowa State), M.F.A. (Rhode Island College)

  

Terese Svodoba, McGee Professor of Writing  

 

B.F.A. (University of British Columbia), M.F.A. (Columbia University)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

Diane Basgall Thornton, Artist Associate in Voice

 

B.M., M.M. (Temple)

 

Kathleen J. Turner, Director of Oral Communication and Professor of Communication Studies

 

B.A. (University of Kansas), M.A., Ph.D. (Purdue)

 

 Felicia Van Bork, Adjunct Instructor in Art

 

AOCA   (Ontario College of Art)

 

Jean Wright Veilleux, Adjunct Lecturer in Medical Humanities

 

B.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), J.D., L.L.M. (George Washington)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

 

Eve Veliz, Visiting Instructor in Sociology

 

B.A. (Stanford), M.P.P. (Duke), M.A. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

Fiona L. Watson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

 

B.S., M.S. (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (Harvard)

 

 

Jarrett T. Welsh, Adjunct Instructor in Classics

 

A.B. (Davidson), A.M., Ph.D. (expected) (Harvard)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Robert C. Whitton, Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

  

Elizabeth L Wilkinson, Adjunct Instructor in English

 

B.A., M.Ed.  (Pennsylvania State University), M.A. (Virginia Tech), Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Greensboro)

 

(Spring Semester)

  

Douglas J. Young, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

 

A.B. (Brown), M.T.S. (Harvard), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell University)

 

 

Study Abroad Year Program: Germany or France

 

 

 

New Faculty and Instructional Appointments
(as of May 15, 2008)

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Pat Baker, Adjunct Lecturer in Communication Studies

 

B.A., M.A. (Queens)

 

Jack M. Beasley, Adjunct Associate Professor of Theatre

 

B.A. (Vanderbilt), M.F.A. (University of Georgia, Athens)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Florin Beşchea, Adjunct Instructor in French

 

B.A. (Babes-Boliay University, Romania), M.S. (University of Southern Indiana), M.A. (Indiana University, Bloomington)

 

(Fall Semester)

   

Michael Branch, Todd and Melissa Thomson Professor in Environmental Studies

 

B.A. (College of William and Mary), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Virginia)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

 

Robert E. Bush, Jr., Adjunct Lecturer in Theatre

 

B.S., M.A. (Appalachian)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Ruskin K. Cooper, Artist Associate in Piano

 

B.M. (Oberlin College Conservatory of Music), M.M. (University of South Florida), D.M.A. (UNC Greensboro)

  

 Hassan El Menyawi, Kemp Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

 

B.Sc., B.C.L., LL.B. (McGill Law School, Montreal), LL.M. (York University, Toronto)

 

 Virginia D. Fielder, James K. Batten Professor of Public Policy

 

B.A. (Transylvania), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana University, Bloomington)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Kristie Long Foley, Associate Director of Medical Humanities and Associate Professor of Medical Humanities

 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 
Tom Gabbard, Adjunct Lecturer in Theatre
  B.A. (Pepperdine), M.B.A. (Golden Gate University)
  (Fall Semester)
 
Heidi Hansson, STINT Visiting Professor of Literature
  B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Umeå University, Sweden)
  (Fall Semester)
 
Carol L. Higham, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities
  B.A. (Wellesley), M.A. (Yale), Ph.D. (Duke)
 
Van E. Hillard, Director of College Composition and Associate Professor
  B.A. (Ohio Wesleyan University), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Cincinnati)
 
Mark Holcomb, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
  B.S. (Pittsburg State), M.S. (University of Mississippi), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)

 

Benjamin G. Klein, Beverly F. Dolan Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

 

A.B. (University of Rochester), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Martha S. Koljonen, Artist Associate in Violin and Strings 

 

B.M. (Cleveland Institute of Music)

 

Joseph C. Konen, Adjunct Lecturer in Medical Humanities

 

A.B. (Hamilton), M.D. (College of Medicine, SUNY) M.S.P.H. (University of Utah)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Jason Koo, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

 

B.A. (Yale), M.F.A. (University of Houston), Ph.D. (University of Missouri, Columbia)

 

*Hun Lye, Assistant Professor of Religion
  B.A. (Allegheny), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Virginia)
 
Carole A. Martin, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
  B.A. (Bates), M.A. (University of Connecticut), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin- Madison)

 

(Fall Semester)

 

Rona Munro, McGee Professor of Writing

 

B.A. (University of Edinburgh)

 

(Spring Semester)

 

 

Lydia Musco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

 

B.A. (Bennington College), M.F.A. (Boston University)

 
*Jeffrey Myers, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  B.S. (Ohio State), Ph.D. (Texas A&M)
 
Ryan O’Malley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
  B.F.A. (University of South Dakota), M.F.A. (Louisiana State)

 

Sanghamitra Padhy, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

 

B.A., M.Phil. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India), M.A. Ph.D (expected) University of Southern California)

 

John Francis Paulas, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

 

B.A. (Davidson), M.A. Ph.D. (expected) (University of Chicago)

 

*David A. Pettersen, Assistant Professor of French

 

B.A. (University of Southern California, Los Angeles), M.A. Ph.D. (expected) (University of California, Berkeley)

 

 

Michael Rowland, Artist Associate in Music/Departmental Accompanist

 

B.A. (Wake Forest), M.C.M. (Southern Baptist Seminary)

 

C. Mathews Samson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

 

B.S. (Louisiana State), M.Div. (Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary), M.A. (Louisiana State), Ph.D. (SUNY at Albany)

 

Rosalba E. Scott, Visiting Lecturer in Spanish

 

B.A. (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá), M.A. (University of Southern Mississippi)

 

Alica Stubnova Sparling, Visiting Instructor in Economics

 

B.A. (Guilford), Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

Karin L. Stevens, Adjunct Lecturer in Chemistry

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.S. (University of California, Berkeley)

 

(Fall Semester)

   

*Mark Sutch, Assistant Professor of Theatre

 

B.A. (Iowa State), M.F.A. (Rhode Island College)

 

Eve Veliz, Visiting Instructor in Sociology

 

B.A. (Stanford), M.P.P. (Duke), M.A., Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

Robert C. Whitton, Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

 

 

* Tenure-track appointment