2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog

2008-2009 Catalog

Who's Who: Faculty

EMERITI

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), LL.D., Litt.D., L.H.D., President Emeritus of the College

Alfonso M. Albano, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Stony Brook), Marion Reilly Professor Emeritus of Physics

Jeffrey Applegate, Ph.D. (Boston College), Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Nina M. Baranov, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Assistant Professor Emeritus of Russian

Carol L. Bernstein, Ph.D. (Yale University), Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor Emeritus of English and Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature

Sandra M. Berwind, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Professor Emeritus of English

Charles Brand, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of History

Merle Broberg, Ph.D. (The American University), Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Robert B. Burlin, Ph.D. (Yale University), Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor Emeritus of English

Jane Caplan, D.Phil. (Oxford University), Marjorie Walter Goodhart Professor Emeritus of History

Isabelle Cazeaux, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Alice Carter Dickerman Professor Emeritus of Music

Maria Corwin, Ph.D. (Smith College School of Social Work), Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Maria Luisa Crawford, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor Emeritus of Science and Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology

William A. Crawford, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor Emeritus of Geology

Frederic Cunningham Jr., Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Christopher Davis, B.A. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Lecturer Emeritus in the Arts

Susan Dean, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Professor Emeritus of English

Nancy Dersofi, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of Italian and Comparative Literature

Gregory W. Dickerson, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Professor Emeritus of Greek

Nancy C. Dorian, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Professor Emeritus of Linguistics in German and Anthropology

Richard B. DuBoff, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Samuel and Etta Wexler Professor Emeritus of Economic History

Arthur P. Dudden, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Professor Emeritus of History and Fairbank Professor Emeritus of the Humanities

Richard S. Ellis, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Professor Emeritus of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Noel J.J. Farley, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of Economics and Harvey Wexler Professor Emeritus

Julia H. Gaisser, Ph.D. (University of Edinburgh), Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus of the Humanities and Professor of Latin

Jane C. Goodale, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Richard C. Gonzalez, Ph.D. (University of Maryland), Class of 1897 Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Michel Guggenheim, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of French

Margaret M. Healy, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), L.H.D., Treasurer Emeritus of the College

Helen Manning Hunter, Ph.D. (Radcliffe College), Professor Emeritus of Economics, and Mary Hale Chase Professor Emeritus of the Social Sciences and Social Work and Social Research

Thomas H. Jackson, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of English

Fritz Janschka, Akad. Maler (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna), Professor Emeritus of Fine Art and Fairbank Professor Emeritus of the Humanities

Anthony R. Kaney, Ph.D. (University of Illinois), Professor Emeritus of Biology

George L. Kline, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Milton C. Nahm Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Joseph E. Kramer, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Professor Emeritus of English

Jane C. Kronick, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Catherine Lafarge, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of French

Barbara Miller Lane, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of the Humanities and Professor Emeritus of History

Mabel Louise Lang, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Litt. D., Paul Shorey Professor Emeritus of Greek

Philip Lichtenberg, Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University), Mary Hale Chase Professor Emeritus of Social Science and Social Work and Social Research, and Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Mario Maurin, Ph.D. (Yale University), Eunice Morgan Schenck 1907 Professor Emeritus of French

Ethel W. Maw, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor Emeritus of Human Development

Susan E. Maxfield, M.S. (Syracuse University), Associate Professor Emeritus of Human Development

Stella Miller-Collett, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Rhys Carpenter Professor Emeritus of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Carolyn E. Needleman, Ph.D. (Washington University), Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

Harriet B. Newburger, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin), Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics

Nicholas Patruno, Ph.D. (Rutgers University), Professor Emeritus of Italian

Lucian B. Platt, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of Geology

Judith R. Porter, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of Sociology

David J. Prescott, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor Emeritus of Biology

John R. Pruett, Ph.D. (Indiana University), Professor Emeritus of Physics and Computer Science

Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Rhys Carpenter Professor Emeritus of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Eugene V. Schneider, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Alain Silvera, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor Emeritus of History

James R. Tanis, Th.D. (University of Utrecht), Constance A. Jones Director Emeritus of the Bryn Mawr College Libraries and Professor Emeritus of History

Myra L. Uhlfelder, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Professor Emeritus of Latin

Elizabeth G. Vermey, M.A. (Wesleyan University), Director of Admissions Emeritus

William W. Vosburgh, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

George E. Weaver Jr., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Harvey Wexler Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Matthew Yarczower, Ph.D. (University of Maryland), Professor Emeritus of Psychology

George L. Zimmerman, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Greta Zybon, D.S.W. (Case Western Reserve University), Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Social Research

PROFESSORS

Marc Howard Ross, Ph.D. (Northwestern University), William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science, Co-Director of the Center for Social Sciences, Co-Director of the Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, and Chair of the General Faculty

James C. Wright, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Dana Becker, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Research and Chair of the Faculty of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Sciences

Raymond L. Albert, M.S.W., J.D. (University of Connecticut), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Leslie B. Alexander, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Elizabeth C. Allen, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature

Michael H. Allen, Ph.D. (University of London), Professor of Political Science

Grace M. Armstrong, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Eunice Morgan Schenck 1907 Professor of French and Co-Director of the Center for International Studies

James A. Baumohl, D.S.W. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Peter A. Beckmann, Ph.D. (University of British Columbia), Marion Reilly Professor of Physics

Cynthia D. Bisman, Ph.D. (University of Kansas), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Peter M. Briggs, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor of English

Peter D. Brodfuehrer, Ph.D. (University of Virginia), Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Science in Society

Sharon J. Nieter Burgmayer, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), Professor of Chemistry

Kimberly Wright Cassidy, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Provost and Professor of Psychology

David J. Cast, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Professor of History of Art

Janet Ceglowski, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor of Economics

Dan E. Davidson, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor of Russian and Director of the Russian Language Institute at Bryn Mawr College

Richard S. Davis, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of the Center for Social Sciences

Victor J. Donnay, Ph.D. (New York University, Courant Institute), Professor of Mathematics

Alice A. Donohue, Ph.D. (New York University, Institute of Fine Art), Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Robert J. Dostal, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University), Rufus M. Jones Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Michelle M. Francl, Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine), Professor of Chemistry

Karen F. Greif, Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology), Professor of Biology

Paul Grobstein, Ph.D. (Stanford University), Eleanor A. Bliss Professor of Biology

Helen G. Grundman, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor of Mathematics

Richard Hamilton, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Paul Shorey Professor of Greek and Professor Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

E. Jane Hedley, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), K. Laurence Stapleton Professor of English

Christiane Hertel, Ph.D. (Eberhard Karls-Universität Tübingen), Professor of History of Art

Rhonda J. Hughes, Ph.D. (University of Illinois), Helen Herrmann Professor of Mathematics

Madhavi Kale, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Helen Taft Manning Professor of History

David Karen, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor of Sociology

Toba Kerson, D.S.W., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Mary Hale Chase Chair in the Social Sciences and Social Work and Social Research and Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Philip L. Kilbride, Ph.D. (University of Missouri), Professor of Anthropology

Dale Kinney, Ph.D. (New York University), Eugenia Chase Guild Professor of History of Art

Christine M. Koggel, Ph.D. (Queen’s University), Professor of Philosophy

Michael Krausz, Ph.D. (University of Toronto), Milton C. Nahm Professor of Philosophy

Deepak Kumar, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Buffalo), Professor of Computer Science

Steven Z. Levine, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Leslie Clark Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History of Art

Julia Littell, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Frank B. Mallory, Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology), W. Alton Jones Professor of Chemistry

Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Ph.D. (University of Toronto), President of the College and Professor of History

Clark R. McCauley Jr., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Rachel C. Hale Chair in the Sciences and Mathematics and Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict

Elizabeth F. McCormack, Ph.D. (Yale University), Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Physics

Gary W. McDonogh, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University), Professor in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Gridley McKim-Smith, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and Professor of History of Art

Paul M. Melvin, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor of Mathematics

Mary J. Osirim, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for International Studies

George S. Pahomov, Ph.D. (New York University), Professor of Russian

María Cristina Quintero, Ph.D. (Stanford University), Professor of Spanish

Leslie Rescorla, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor of Psychology, Director of the Child Study Institute, Director of the Katherine Houghton Hepburn Center

Michael Rock, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh), Harvey Wexler Professor of Economics

Katherine A. Rowe, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor of English

Enrique Sacerio-Garí, Ph.D. (Yale University), Dorothy Nepper Marshall Professor of Hispanic and Hispanic-American Studies, and Professor of Spanish

Stephen G. Salkever, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Political Science

Lisa Saltzman, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Professor of History of Art

W. Bruce Saunders, Ph.D. (University of Iowa), Class of 1897 Professor of Geology

Sanford Schram, Ph.D. (State University of New York), Visiting Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Russell T. Scott, Ph.D. (Yale University), Doreen C. Spitzer Professor of Classical Studies and Latin

Azade Seyhan, Ph.D. (University of Washington, Seattle), Fairbank Professor of the Humanities and Professor of German and Comparative Literature

Elliott Shore, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr College), Chief Information Officer, The Constance A. Jones Director of Libraries, and Professor of History

Earl Thomas, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor of Psychology

Michael Tratner, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor of English

Lisa Traynor, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Stony Brook), Professor of Mathematics

Sharon R. Ullman, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Professor of History

Thomas P. Vartanian, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame), Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Nancy J. Vickers, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor of French, Italian and Comparative Literature

Robert E. Washington, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Professor of Sociology

Susan A. White, Ph.D. (The Johns Hopkins University), Professor of Chemistry

Robert H. Wozniak, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Professor of Psychology

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Juan Arbona, Ph.D. (Cornell University), Associate Professor in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Donald C. Barber, Ph.D. (University of Colorado), Associate Professor of Geology

Linda-Susan Beard, Ph.D. (Cornell University), Associate Professor of English

Douglas Blank, Ph.D. (Indiana University), Associate Professor of Computer Science

Linda Caruso-Haviland, Ed.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor in the Arts

Leslie C. Cheng, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh), Associate Professor of Mathematics

Catherine Conybeare, Ph.D. (University of Toronto), Associate Professor of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies

Alison Cook-Sather, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Education

Tamara L. Davis, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of Biology

Radcliffe Edmonds, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Associate Professor of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies

Jeremy Elkins, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of Political Science

Ignacio Gallup-Diaz, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Associate Professor of History

Marissa Martino Golden, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of Political Science on the Joan Coward Professorship in Political Economics

Carol J. Hager, Ph.D. (University of California at San Diego), Associate Professor of Political Science

Timothy C. Harte, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Associate Professor of Russian

Carola Hein, Dr. — Ing. (Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg), Associate Professor in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Francis Higginson, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of French

Homay King, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of History of Art

Karl Kirchwey, M.A. (Columbia University), Associate Professor in the Arts

Lázaro Lima, Ph.D. (University of Maryland at College Park), Associate Professor of Spanish

Mark Lord, M.F.A. (Yale University), Associate Professor in the Arts on the Theresa Helburn Fund

Dennis J. McAuliffe, Ph.D. (New York University), Visiting Associate Professor of Italian

Peter Magee, Ph.D. (University of Sydney), Associate Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology on the Rosalyn R. Schwartz Lectureship

Brigitte Mahuzier, Ph.D. (Cornell University), Associate Professor of French and Director of Institut d’études françaises d’Avignon

William P. Malachowski, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Associate Professor of Chemistry

James A. Martin, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh), Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Imke Meyer, Ph.D. (University of Washington), Associate Professor of German

Kalala Ngalamulume, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Associate Professor of African Studies and History

Michael W. Noel, Ph.D. (University of Rochester), Associate Professor of Physics

David R. Ross, Ph.D. (Northwestern University), Associate Professor of Economics

Marc Schulz, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor of Psychology

Bethany Schneider, Ph.D. (Cornell University), Associate Professor of English

Janet R. Shapiro, Ph.D. (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor), Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Research and Director of the Center for Child and Family Wellbeing

H. Rosi Song, Ph.D. (Brown University), Associate Professor of Spanish

Anjali Thapar, Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University), Associate Professor of Psychology

Kate Thomas, Ph.D. (University of Oxford, Magdalen College), Associate Professor of English

Karen M. Tidmarsh, Ph.D. (University of Virginia), Dean of the Undergraduate College and Associate Professor of English

Arlo B. Weil, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Associate Professor of Geology

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Mehmet-Ali Ataç, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Assistant Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Annette Martine Baertschi, Ph.D. (Humboldt University of Berlin), Assistant Professor of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies

Monica Chander, Ph.D. (University of Connecticut), Assistant Professor of Biology

Gregory K. Davis, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Assistant Professor of Biology

Jonas Goldsmith, Ph.D. (Cornell University), Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Yonglin Jiang, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota), Visiting Associate Professor in East Asian Studies

Astrid Lindenlauf, Ph.D. (University College, London), Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Pauline Lin, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies

Warren Liu, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Assistant Professor of English

Sara Bressi Nath, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Christopher Oze, Ph.D. (Stanford University), Assistant Professor of Geology

Melissa Pashigian, Ph.D. (University of California at Los Angeles), Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Roberta Ricci, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University), Assistant Professor of Italian and Director of Summer Study in Pisa

Kevin Joseph Robinson, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Assistant Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Michael B. Schulz, Ph.D. (Stanford University), Assistant Professor of Physics

Jennifer Spohrer, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Assistant Professor of History

Ellen Stroud, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Assistant Professor of Growth and Structure of Cities and Environmental Studies

Ayumi Takenaka, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Assistant Professor of Sociology

Jamie Taylor, M.A. (University of Colorado-Boulder), Assistant Professor in English

Elly Truitt, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Assistant Professor of History

Bharath Vallabha, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Amanda Weidman, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Neal Williams, Ph.D. (State University of New York, Stony Brook), Assistant Professor of Biology

Nathan Wright, Ph.D. (Northwestern University), Assistant Professor in Sociology

Dianna Xu, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor of Computer Science

OTHER FACULTY ON CONTINUING APPOINTMENT

Inés Arribas, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin), Senior Lecturer in Spanish

Madeline Cantor, M.F.A. (University of Michigan), Senior Lecturer in the Arts

Benjamin Cherel, D.E.A. de Recherches sur l’Imaginaire (Grenoble), Lecturer in French

Tz’u Chiang, B.A. (Tunghai University), Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Lecturer in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Jody Cohen, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Lecturer in the Education and College Seminar Programs and Director of Writing for College

Anne Dalke, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Lecturer in English

Lynne J. Elkins, M.S. (University of New Mexico), Instructor in Geology

Stephen L. Gardiner, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), Senior Laboratory Lecturer in Biology

Gail C. Hemmeter, Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University), Senior Lecturer in English and Director of the Writing Center

David Kenosian, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Lecturer in German

Hiroshi Iwasaki, M.F.A. (Boston University), Senior Lecturer and Designer/Technical Director of Theater

Jason Kandybowicz, Ph.D (University of California, Los Angeles), Tri-Co Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Peter G. Kasius, M.A. (Princeton University), Instructor in Mathematics

David Kenosian, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Lecturer in German

Sooyong Kim, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Visiting Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies

Alice Lesnick, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Lecturer in Education

Krynn DeArman Lukacs, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Mark Matlin, Ph.D. (University of Maryland), Senior Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator in Physics

Kaylea Mayer, M.A. (University of New York at Geneseo), Instructor in Spanish

Mary Ellen Nerz-Stormes, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Laboratory Lecturer in Chemistry

Paul Neuman, Ph.D. (Temple University), Lecturer in Psychology

Tamara Neuman, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Visiting Assistant Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies and Anthropology

David Nice, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics

Agnès Peysson-Zeiss, Ph.D. (University of Michigan), Lecturer in French

Hoang Tan Nguyen, M.A.( University of California, Berkeley), Lecturer in English

Daniela Holt Voith, M.Arch. (Yale University), Senior Lecturer in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Michelle Wein, Ph.D. (Harvard University), Lecturer in Biology

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Updated August 25, 2008 by Tracy Kellmer