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Directory

2015 Board of Trustees

Officers of the Corporation

  • David C. Blowers, chair
  • Cory L. Nettles, vice chair
  • Dale R. Schuh, secretary
  • Alice O. Boeckers, assistant secretary
  • Christopher Lee, treasurer
  • Julia H. Messitte, assistant secretary
  • Amy Price, assistant treasurer

Trustees

Derrell C. Acon Derrell C. Acon '10

Sidney K. Ayabe Sidney K. Ayabe '67
Owner, Ayabe Resolution

William J. Baer William J. Baer '72
Attorney, Arnold & Porter LLP

David C. Blowers David C. Blowers '82
President, National Services, The Northern Trust Company

Renee Goral Boldt Renee Goral Boldt '85
Community Volunteer

Mark Burstein (ex-officio)Mark Burstein (ex-officio)
President

Louis B. Butler, Jr. Louis B. Butler, Jr. '73
Attorney, Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

Michael P. Cisler Michael P. Cisler '78

Shelley A. Davis Shelley A. Davis '92
President/Executive Director, Forest Preserve Foundation

Joanna de Plas Joanna de Plas '94
Supervisory Manager (complex financial institutions), Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Dean G. DuMonthier Dean G. DuMonthier '88
Managing Director - Client Portfolio Manager, Winslow Capital

Richard G. Fessler Richard G. Fessler '74
Professor of Neurosurgery, Rush University

Tamika Watson Franklin Tamika Watson Franklin '05
Director of Development, The Preuss School, University of California-San Diego

Bao Ha Bao Ha '07
Future Technical Leaders, Northrop Grumman

William O. Hochkammer William O. Hochkammer '66
Attorney/Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP

Lydia A. Howarth Lydia A. Howarth '75

John D. Huber John D. Huber '84
Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

Susan Stillman Kane Susan Stillman Kane '72
Community Volunteer

Dennis L. Klaeser Dennis L. Klaeser '80
Chief Financial Officer, Chemical Financial Corporation

David N. Knapp David N. Knapp '89
Managing Director, Wealth Management, The Northern Trust Company

Laura KohlerLaura Kohler
Vice President-Human Resources & Stewardship, Kohler Company

Barbara Smith Lawton Barbara Smith Lawton '87

Christopher W. Murray Christopher W. Murray '75
Officer, Department of State, U.S. Foreign Service

Peter M. Musser Peter M. Musser '78
Manager, Angeline Properties, LLC

Scott D. Myers Scott D. Myers '79
Retired

Cory L. Nettles Cory L. Nettles '92
Founder and Managing Director, Generation Growth Capital, Inc.

Martha J. Olson Martha J. Olson '77
Former Corporate Officer and Group President, The Warnaco Group, Inc.

Robert F. Perille Robert F. Perille '80
Managing Member, Calvello Investments, LLC

Sara A. Quandt Sara A. Quandt '73
Professor/Epidemiology & Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Omer Sayeed Omer Sayeed '87
Senior Vice President/Management Consulting, Optum

Sarah E. Schott Sarah E. Schott '97
Executive Officer, Vice Pres. and Chief Compliance Officer, Northwestern Mutual

Dale R. Schuh Dale R. Schuh '70
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sentry Insurance

Abir Sen Abir Sen '97
CEO and Co-Founder, Gravie

Charlot Nelson Singleton Charlot Nelson Singleton '67
Educator, Menlo Park City School District

Anton R. Valukas Anton R. Valukas '65
Attorney, Jenner & Block

Stephanie H. Vrabec Stephanie H. Vrabec '80
Retired Educator

Emeriti Trustees

Edith G. Andrew

Robert A. Anker '64
Retired

Peter R. Betzer '64
CEO Business Development Group
St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, Inc.

Retired Professor of Marine Science
University of South Florida

Oscar C. Boldt
Chairman/Contractor, The Boldt Group, Inc.

Robert C. Buchanan '62
Retired

Margaret Carroll '61
Retired

John H. Ellerman '58
Retired

James D. Ericson
Chairman, Northwestern Mutual

James L. Fetterly '58
Of Counsel, Robins Kaplan LLP

J. Terrence Franke '68
Senior Consultant, Franke Associates

Richard L. Gunderson
Retired

Catheryn E. Hoehn '64
Counseling Consultant, Troy High School

J. Thomas Hurvis '60
President/CEO, Old World Industries, LLC

Harold E. Jordan '72

Kim Hiett Jordan '58

Thomas C. Kayser '58
Attorney/Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP

Herbert V. Kohler, Jr.
Executive Chairman, Kohler Company

Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. '77
Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

John A. Luke, Jr. '71
Non-executive chairman, WestRock Company

George W. Mead II
Chairman, Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.

Overton B. Parrish, Jr. '55
President and Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Health Care, Inc.

Dwight A. Peterson '55
Retired Vice President and Treasurer, 3M Company

Jeffrey D. Riester '70
Attorney-Of Counsel, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Nancy Scarff
Trustee, Stephen Edward Scarff Memorial Foundation

Robert J. Schaupp '51
President, P & S Investment Company, Inc.

Mary B. Sensenbrenner

Cynthia Stiehl '89
Singer

Priscilla Weaver '69
Retired, Mayer Brown

Faculty

Minoo Adenwalla (1959)
Professor Emeritus of Government
University of Bombay, B.A.; Northwestern University, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): South Asian and British politics, political philosophy

Akimi Adler
Instructor of Japanese

Dewa Adnyana (2009)
Lecturer of Music
Conservatory of Indonesian Musical Arts (Sekolah Menengah Karawitan Indonesia), Batubulan, Bali, Indonesia
Interest(s): Traditional and contemporary Balinese music and dance

Ingrid V. Albrecht (2013)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Wake Forest University, B.A.; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Ethics (with an emphasis on Kant), Moral Psychology

Tim Albright (2016)
Assistant Professor of Music-Trombone
Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music

Madera Allan (2008)
Associate Professor of Spanish
Reed College, B.A.; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Medieval and early modern Spanish and Latin American cultural production, theater, literary theory, ethics

Matthew E. Ansfield (2000)
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.; University of Virginia, Ph.D.
Interest(s): social psychology

Matthew R. Arau (2014 -)
Assistant Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Bands
University of Colorado Boulder DMA in Instrumental Conducting and Literature, May 2015 Southern Oregon University MS in Arts and Letters in Music Education, August 2003 Lawrence University BM in Mus
Interest(s): Leadership, Potential, Learning Theory, Talent Research, Music Education, Motivation, Stravinsky, Engagement in Rehearsals, Paul Taffanel Chamber Wind Society in Paris 1879-1893, Jazz, Wind Ensembles,

Chloe Armstrong (2015)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
University of Victoria, B.A.; University of Western Ontario, M.A.; University of Michigan, Ph.D.
Interest(s): history of philosophy (17th and 18th centuries, ancient Greek philosophy); science fiction and philosophy; logic.

Ameya S. Balsekar (2009)
Associate Professor of Government
Brown University, B.A.; Cornell University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Political participation, identity politics and ethnic conflict, politics of Asia, comparative democratization, politics of human rights, multiculturalism

Celia B. Barnes
Associate Professor of English
College of William and Mary, B.A.; Indiana University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Eighteenth-century British literature; women's writing, letters, and diaries

Rachel Barnes (2001)
Lecturer
University of East Anglia, B.A.; Barber Institute of Fine Arts, M.Phil.
Interest(s): art history

Philip A. Baruth
Teacher of Guitar and Voice

Ian Bates (2011)
Associate Professor of Music Theory
The University of Western Ontario, B.Mus.; Yale University, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Post-common-practice tonality and modality, music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, theories of harmonic function, music theory pedagogy, performance as analysis, music of Alberto Ginastera, analysis of tran

Loren PQ. Baybrook
Visiting Professor of Film Studies
University of Virginia, PhD

David Bell (2005)
Associate Professor of Music
Oberlin College, B.Mus.; Northwestern University, M.Mus.
Interest(s): Marathon running

John H. Benson (1997)
Instructor of Music
University of Minnesota, B.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.Mus.; University of Washington, M.Mus.
Interest(s): theory, composition

Jim E. Berg
Lecturer of Film Studies

Gene Biringer (1995)
Associate Professor of Music
Rutgers University, B.A.; University of Illinois, M.Mus.; Yale University, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): music theory, composition, music history

Nathan Paul Birkholz
Staff Accompanist

Marcia Bjornerud (1995)
Walter Schober Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology
University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, B.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): structural geology, tectonics, rock mechanics, earth history

Peter A. Blitstein (2001)
Associate Professor of History
Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): History of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, Nationalism and Ethnicity, Historical Theory

Ann K. Boeckman (1992)
Instructor of Music and Teacher of Music Fundamentals
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; Western Illinois University, M.A.
Interest(s): music theory, piano, early childhood education

Austin J. Boncher
Lecturer of Music

Garth Bond (2004)
Associate Professor of English
Trinity University, B.A.; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph. D.
Interest(s): Renaissance literature, poetry and drama, manuscript studies, history of the book, film

Helen Boyd Kramer (2008)
Instructor of Gender Studies
City College of New York, B.A. (English) City College of New York, M.A. (Writing)
Interest(s): transgender issues

Joanne H. Bozeman (1993)
Instructor of Music
University of Arizona, Tucson, B.Mus.
Interest(s): voice, singing diction, vocal technique and pedagogy

Kenneth W. Bozeman (1977)
Frank C. Shattuck Professor of Music and Teacher of Voice
Baylor University, B.Mus.; University of Arizona, M.Mus.; Hochschule für Musik, Munich
Interest(s): voice, voice science and pedagogy

John R. Brandenberger (1968-2008)
Alice G. Chapman Professor Emeritus of Physics
Carleton College, B.A.; Brown University, Sc.M., Ph.D.

Adriana Brook (2015-)
Assistant Professor of Classics
McMaster University, BASc; University of Western Ontario, MA; University of Toronto, PhD
Interest(s): Greek tragedy, especially Sophocles, poetics, ritual, narratology, Roman reception of Greek tragedy, literature and culture of fifth-century Athens

Jason Brozek (2008)
Stephen Edward Scarff Professor of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Government
Wayne State College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Freshwater, international security, conflict bargaining, US foreign policy, International law

Karen L. Bruno (1997)
Director of the Academy of Music
A.B., Smith College M.Mus, Boston University
Interest(s): choral music education, student-centered pedagogy

Nell Jorgensen Buchman (1994)
Teacher of Piano and Early Childhood Music and Lecturer of Music
Meredith College, B. Mus; University of Oklahoma, M.M.
Interest(s): piano

Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd (2015)
Assistant Professor of Education
PhD Philosophy and Education; M.A.; Columbia University M.Ed Philosophy for Children; Montclair State University B.A. Philosophy; Transylvania University

David John Burrows (2005)
Professor of Psychology and Director of Inclusive Pedagogy
Columbia University, B.A.; University of Toronto, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): cognitive psychology

Elizabeth Carlson (2006)
Associate Professor of Art History
University of Cincinnati, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Modern and Contemporary Art History and Visual Culture

Maria G. Carone (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of German
University of Cologne: B.A., M.A.; University of Bonn: M.A.; University of Wisconsin Madison: PhD in German, PhD in Italian.
Interest(s): 18th-19th century German literature, postcolonial theory, migrant literature, transcultural studies, literature and philosophy (H. Blumenberg, W. Benjamin).

Kelley K. Carpenter
Lecturer of Music and Teacher of Saxophone and Saxophone Quartet Coach

Karen L. Carr (1987)
McNaughton Rosebush Professor of Liberal Studies and Professor of Religious Studies
Oberlin College, B.A.; Stanford University, A.M., Ph.D.
Interest(s): 19th- and 20th-century religious thought, philosophy of religion, comparative religion

Bill Carrothers
Lecturer of Music

Hillary Caruthers (2014)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Brigham Young University, B.A.; University of Wisconsin at Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Economic Development, Labor Migration, Global Nutrition and Health, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, East and Southeast Asian Studies

Sara Gross Ceballos (2008)
Associate Professor of Music
Colby College, B.A.; University of California, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): musicology

Abhishek Chakraborty
Instructor of Statistics

Dominica Chang (2007)
Margaret Banta Humleker Professor of French Cultural Studies and Associate Professor of French
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.; Middlebury College, M.A.; University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Romance languages and literature

Terence Charlston (2004)
Lecturer
Oxford University, M.A.; University of Wales; Royal Academy of Music and University of London, M.Mus.
Interest(s): Restoration keyboard music and computational methods of analysis

Maureen A. Chavez-Kruger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Cory Chisel
Lecturer of Music

Yu-Lin Chiu (2012)
Schmidt Fellow and Instructor of Chinese
Taipei Municipal University of Education, B.E.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.
Interest(s): Generative linguistics, Chinese linguistics, syntax and phonology interface

Jeffrey J. Clark (1998)
Professor of Geology and Special Assistant to the President
Middlebury College, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): geomorphology, earth surface processes, human influences on the environment

Michael Clayville
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Engagement

Mike Clement (2017)
Instructor of Chemistry
Marquette University, B.S.

Paul M. Cohen (1985)
Patricia Hamar Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies and Professor of History
Clark University, B.A.; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): modern European intellectual history

Jeffrey A. Collett (1995)
Associate Professor of Physics
St. Olaf College, B.A.; Harvard University, A.M., Ph.D.
Interest(s): condensed matter physics, x-ray scattering, phase transitions, and critical phenomena, atomic physics, quantum information

Sigma Colon (2017)
Hurvis NEH Fellow in the Humanities
Yale University, Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A. American Studies; University of Arizona, M.A. History, B.A. English
Interest(s): 19th through the 21st century environmental and cultural politics; cultural geography; environmental humanities; visual culture; intersections of environmental issues with systems of social injustice

Katherine Connelly
Lecturer

Tony Gerald Conrad (2012)
Visiting Professor of Art
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, M.F.A.

Horacio Contreras (2017)
Assistant Professor of Music - Cello
Conservatoire National de Région de Perpignan, Médaille d'Or; University of Michigan, M.M., D.M.A.
Interest(s): New Music; Cello Pedagogic Materials; Latin-American Classical Music

Scott Corry (2007)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Reed College, B.A.; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Number theory, algebraic geometry, combinatorics, and mathematical physics

Andrew J. Crooks (2017)
Assistant Professor of Music-Vocal Coach
University of Otago (New Zealand): BA (German), MusB (Piano, Oboe) Indiana University: MM (Choral Conducting) University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music: Artist Diploma (Opera Coaching)

John Daniel (2002)
Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of Trumpet
Ball State University, B.Mus.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Michigan
Interest(s): trumpet

Patricia A. Darling (2007)
Instructor of Music
Lawrence University, B.Mus.
Interest(s): jazz, composition

Carla Daughtry (2000)
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Mount Holyoke College, B.A.; University of Michigan, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Middle East and North Africa, new immigrants in Italy, migrants and refugees, food and culture, cultural research methods, race and ethnicity across cultures, sex/gender/sexuality systems.

Bart T. De Stasio (1988-89, 1992)
Dennis and Charlot Nelson Singleton Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Biology
Lawrence University, B.A.; University of Rhode Island; Cornell University, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Postdoctoral Researcher
Interest(s): evolutionary ecology, aquatic biology, predator-prey interactions

Elizabeth Ann De Stasio (1988-89; 1992)
The Raymond H. Herzog Professor of Science and Professor of Biology
Lawrence University, B.A.; Brown University, Ph.D.; University of Wisconsin Madison, postdoctoral fellow
Interest(s): interactions of biological molecules, evolution

James H. DeCorsey (1990)
Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of Horn
Stanford University, B.A.; Yale University, M.A., M.M.A., D.M.A.
Interest(s): horn, chamber music, music history

Stefan Debbert (2007)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.S.; Cornell University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Organic and organometallic chemistry, synthesis, medicinal chemistry

Israel Del Toro (2016)
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2009-2014, M.Sc., Ph.D. University of Copenhagen, Denmark- 2014-2016, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Interest(s): Community Ecology, Biodiversity Science, Biogeography

Loren Dempster (2016)
Lecturer of Music
MM in Cello Performance from San Francisco Conservatory BA/BM in Cello Performance from University of Washington
Interest(s): Performance, Education, Improvisation, Composition, Electronic Music, Recording, Music For Dance

Cecile C. Despres-Berry (2002)
Instructor in English as a Second Language and Director of the Waseda Program
Earlham College, B.A.; University of Texas at Austin, M.A.
Interest(s): second language writing

Donna DiBella (1996)
Instructor of Music
Rutgers University, B.A.; Westminister Choir College; Suzuki Institute, University of Maine-Orono
Interest(s): theory, sight-singing, organ

Daniell DiFrancesca (2015)
Postdoctoral Fellow of Education
North Carolina State University, Ph. D. Educational Psychology, 2015 University of Pittsburgh, M.A.T. Science, 2005 University of Pittsburgh, B.S. Biology, 2002

Kimberly Dickson (2007)
Associate Professor of Biology
Smith College, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University. M.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Interest(s): protein structure and function

Erin K. Dix (2010)
University Archivist and Assistant Professor
Lawrence University, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.

Judith Dobbs (1991)
Lecturer
Vassar College, B.A.; Bedford College, University of London, M.Phil.
Interest(s): Victorian art, history, and literature

Deanna L. Donohoue (2013)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Augustana College: B.A. in Chemistry, University of Miami: Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry

Sonja Lynn Downing (2008)
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Swarthmore College, B.A.; University of California-Santa Barbara, M.M., Ph.D.
Interest(s): ethnomusicology, gender studies, traditional Balinese music

John P. Dreher (1963)
Lee Claflin-Robert S. Ingraham Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy
St. Peter’s College, B.A.; Fordham University, M.A.; University of Cologne; University of Chicago, Ph.D.
Interest(s): history of philosophy, environmental ethics, American pragmatism

Dianne Droster (2000)
Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Freshman Studies
Lawrence University, B.A.; Warren Wilson College, M.F.A.
Interest(s): history and creative writing

Cindy Lee Duckert (2010 -)
Lecturer of Biology
California Institute of Technology, Engineering, 1977
Interest(s): science communication, informal science education

Dale L. Duesing (1992)
Artist-in-Residence
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; Hochschule für Musik, Munich, Artist Diploma
Interest(s): voice, opera

David E. Duncombe (2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government
D.Phil, M.Phil., International Relations, Oxford University; MSc., Predictive Analytics, Northwestern University; Asian Studies, BA, Northwestern University.
Interest(s): Travel, Skiing,

Emily J. Dupere
Lecturer of Music

Mark Dupere (2016)
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies
Michigan State University, D.M.A.; Royal Conservatory of the Hague, NL, B.Mus, M.A.; University of Texas at Austin, B.Mus
Interest(s): orchestra, music education, chamber music, cello, musicology

Ann Ellsworth
Assistant Professor of Music: Horn

Jose L. Encarnacion (2011)
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies
Berkeley School of Music - BM, Music Performance Eastman School of Music - Masters of Music - Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media
Interest(s): Improvisation, Music Theory, Arranging/Composition and World Music

Margaret Engman (2001)
Lecturer of Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.
Interest(s): teacher education

Marty D. Erickson (2002)
Instructor of Music and Teacher of Tuba
Michigan State University
Interest(s): tuba, chamber music

Gustavo C. Fares (2000)
Professor of Spanish
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, B.A.; Universidad de Buenos Aires, J.D.; West Virginia University, M.A. in Languages and Literature, M.A. in Visual Arts; University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D. in Latin Ame
Interest(s): Latin American Cultural Studies, literature and visual arts. Border Studies. Latin@ Studies.

Anna Farrell
Waseda Program Assistant

Merton D. Finkler (1979)
John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the American Economic System and Professor of Economics
University of California-San Diego, B.A.; London School of Economics, M.Sc.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.
Interest(s): health policy, economic growth and development, macroeconomic policy, the economics of China

Dylan B. Fitz (2017-)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Princeton University, A.B.; University of Wisconsin, Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Development Economics; Social Policy; Effective Altruism; Political Economy; Risk, Learning, and Technology Adoption; Latin America; Brazil

Allison M. M. Fleshman (2013)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Oklahoma: B.S. in Physics, University of Oklahoma: Ph.D. in Chemistry
Interest(s): Fundamental transport phenomena of ions and molecules in liquids (primarily conductivity, diffusion, and viscosity). Also investigating pigments and inks in art objects using confocal Raman microscopy

Jake Frederick (2006)
Professor of History
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, B.A; Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Mexican history, Afro-Latino history, environmental history

Adam Galambos (2006)
Dwight and Marjorie Peterson Professor of Innovation and Associate Professor of Economics
University of Northern Iowa, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): microeconomic theory, game theory, social choice theory, innovation and entrepreneurship

Alexandra Galambosh
Instructor of Linguistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD (Linguistics); University of Northern Iowa, MA (French); UNI, MA (TESOL); Moscow State Linguistic University, BA (Linguistics, English and French, summa cum laude)

John T. Gates (2006)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Teacher of Voice
University of South Carolina, B. Mus, M.M.; Florida State University, D.M.
Interest(s): voice

Samantha George (2008-)
Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of Violin
Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music (1992) Performer's Certificate, Eastman School of Music (1993) Master of Music, Eastman School of Music (1993) Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Conne

David Gerard (2009)
The John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor of the American Economic System and Associate Professor of Economics
Grinnell College, B.A.; University of Illinois, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Institutional & Organizational Economics, Energy & the Environment, Regulation & Public Policy

Peter J. Gilbert (1990)
Alice G. Chapman Director of the Library
Carleton College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.
Interest(s): reference, networked information resources, American library history

Peter Glick (1985)
Henry Merritt Wriston Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology
Oberlin College, A.B.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.
Interest(s): stereotyping, discrimination, prejudice

Terry L. Gottfried (1986)
Professor of Psychology
University of Minnesota, B.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): perception of speech and singing, psychology of cognition and perception

Joseph N. Gregg (1991)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Texas A&M University, B.S., M.S.; Princeton University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): architecture of large software systems, software for math education, complex systems

Miyoko Grine
Lecturer of Cello

Wen-Lei Gu (2006)
Associate Professor of Music
The Juilliard School, B.Mus.; Mannes College of Music, M. Mus.; Indiana University School of Music, D.Mus.
Interest(s): violin, piano, foreign languages, literature

Alison C. Guenther-Pal (2007)
Associate Professor of German
University of California-Santa Cruz, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): German cinema; 20th century German cultural studies; race and ethnicity in German culture; queer studies; feminist theory and pedagogies; film theory; equity, inclusion, and social justice in higher

Beth A. Haines (1992)
Professor of Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): cognitive development, problem-solving, social development, learning styles

Alyssa S. Hakes (2012)
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Louisiana State University B.S. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Interest(s): spatial ecology, herbivory, plant defense

David J. Hall (2002)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Butler University, B.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Interest(s): mechanisms by which rhinovirus activation of immune cells leads to the exacerbation of asthma

Kathrine Handford (2004)
Lecturer of Music and University Organist
Concordia College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, B.Mus.; Eastman School of Music, M.Mus., D.M.A.
Interest(s): organ

Christine Harris
Lecturer

Anne Haydock (2014)
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.; The University of Iowa, M.F.A.

James R. Heiks (Faculty since 2011)
Lecturer of Music and Conductor of Young Men's Chorus
BA Music Education - Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio 1972 MM Music Education - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1973
Interest(s): Choral Music, music education, wildlife, native prairie restoration

Cecilia Herrera (2009)
Instructor of Spanish
Universidad de Playa Ancha, Chile, B.A., M.A.
Interest(s): Latin American literature, Spanish civilizations and culture

Bruce E. Hetzler (1976)
Professor of Psychology
DePauw University, B.A.; Northwestern University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): neuropharmacology, effects of alcohol on the brain, computer analysis of brain waves

Callum Hicks (2018-)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Sydney, B.Sc., Ph.D.; Temple University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Interest(s): Behavioral pharmacology/neuroscience, drug addiction, drug discovery

Lori Michelle Hilt (2011)
Associate Professor of Psychology
Lawrence University, B.A.; Viterbo University, M.A.; Yale University, M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Clinical psychology, developmental psychopathology, adolescent depression, nonsuicidal self-injury, emotion regulation

William Hixon (2000, 2003)
Gordon R. Clapp Chair of American Studies and Associate Professor of Government
Washington University, B.A.; University of Rochester, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): public policy, environmental public policy, Congressional politics

Karen A. Hoffmann (1998)
Associate Professor of English
Lawrence University, B.A.; Indiana University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): American and African-American literature

Eilene Hoft-March (1988)
Milwaukee-Downer College and College Endowment Association Professorship of Liberal Studies and Professor of French
Carroll College, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): 20th-century and 21st-century French literature, evolution of the novel, life writing

John T. Holiday, Jr. (Faculty Since 2017)
Assistant Professor of Music - Voice
The Juilliard School - Artist Diploma in Opera Studies, 2014 The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music - Master Degree in Vocal Performance, 2012 Southern Methodist University Meado

Judith Humphries (2007)
Associate Professor of Biology
The Queen’s University of Belfast, B.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): parasitology, invertebrate immunology, gene regulation, snail neurobiology

Nicholas James (1997)
Lecturer
Oxford University, B.A.; University of London, M.A.; University of Michigan, M.A.; University of Birmingham, Ph.D.
Interest(s): archaeology, Native American studies, cultural heritage management

Brenda Jenike (2004)
Edward F. Mielke Professor of Medicine, Health and Society and Associate Professor of Anthropology
Pomona College, B.A.; University of California-Los Angeles, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): medical anthropology, disability and culture, culture and aging, family, gender, Japan and East Asia

Mark Jenike (2004)
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Harvard College, B.A.; University of California-Los Angeles, Ph.D.
Interest(s): behavioral ecology, human biology, nutritional anthropology, human evolution, reproductive ecology, anthropological demography

Thelma B. Jimenez-Anglada
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Steven Jordheim (1981)
Professor of Music and Teacher of Saxophone
University of North Dakota, B.Mus.; Northwestern University, M.Mus.
Interest(s): saxophone, instrumental pedagogy, chamber music

Suzanne Jordheim (1989)
Lecturer of Music and Teacher of Flute
Lewis and Clark College, B.Mus.; Northwestern University, M.Mus.
Interest(s): flute, flute pedagogy, woodwind techniques

Danielle B. Joyner
Assistant Professor of Art History

Constance Kassor (2016)
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Smith College, B.A.; Emory University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Asian Religions, Buddhist Philosophy, Tibetan Buddhism

Catherine C. Kautsky (1987-2002, 2008)
George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor of Music and Professor of Music
New England Conservatory, B.M.; Juilliard School, M.M.; State University of New York-Stony Brook, D.M.A.
Interest(s): chamber music, music and social history, music and literature

Edmund Michael Kern (1992)
Associate Professor of History
Marquette University, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): early modern Europe, religious culture, Hapsburgs, Austria

Claire E. Kervin (2016)
Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD (expected 2017)--Boston University (English Literature) MA--Boston University (English Literature) BA--University of Wisconsin-Madison (English Literature; Spanish Language and Culture)
Interest(s): Twentieth-century American literature; modern and contemporary fiction; nature writing; ecocriticism and environmental humanities; composition; tutoring; pedagogy

Lena L. Khor (2009)
Associate Professor of English
Middlebury College, B.A.; University of Texas at Austin, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Contemporary world Anglophone literature, human rights and humanitarian discourse, postcolonial studies, literary theory, cultural studies, film

Andrew Knudsen (2003)
Associate Professor of Geology
Hamilton College, B.A., University of Idaho, Ph.D.
Interest(s): environmental mineralogy, low-temperature geochemistry

Catherine G. Kodat
Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Margaret Koker (2018-)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Boston University, B.S.; University of Illinois, M.S.; Universitaet Stuttgart & Max Planck Institute, Dr. rer. nat.
Interest(s): synchrotron x-ray measurement techniques; mechanically induced material behavior; data analysis methods

Victoria Kononova (2015-)
Assistant Professor of Russian
Lomonosov Moscow State University, "specialist" diploma (B.A. and M.A. equivalent); University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A. and Ph.D.
Interest(s): 19th-century Russian literature, theater, folklore, cultural history, nationalism, Russian and Soviet music

Karin Simonson Kopischke (2011)
Instructor of Theatre Arts and Costume Shop Supervisor
Lawrence University, B.A., B.Mus.
Interest(s): Historical renderings of real women forgotten and lost in time

Ryan M. Korb
Lecturer of Music

Kurt Krebsbach (2002)
Professor of Computer Science
Lawrence University, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): artificial intelligence, automated planning, multi-agent systems, functional programming, music, zymurgy

Elizabeth Krizenesky (1999)
Instructor of Russian
Ripon College, B.A.
Interest(s): Russian language, translation and interpreting, Russian and Soviet Republic culinary history and cooking

Ashley Scott Layton
Lecturer

Karen Leigh-Post (1996)
Professor of Music and Teacher of Voice
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; University of Arizona, M.Mus.; Rutgers University, D.M.A.
Interest(s): Vocal performance, cognitive neuroscience for the performing musician, mind-body awareness, and optimal performance.

Erin Lesser (2011)
Associate Professor of Flute
D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music, 2015 M.Mus, Manhattan School of Music, 2001 B. Mus, University of Ottawa, 1999

Nora A. Lewis
Associate Professor of Music: Oboe

Jonathan Lhost (2014-)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Amherst College, B.A.; University of Texas, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Microeconomics

Nancy Lin (2016)
Assistant Professor of Art History
Bryn Mawr College, B.A.; Columbia University, M.A.; University of Chicago, Ph.D.
Interest(s): East Asian Art History and Visual Culture

Colette Lunday Brautigam
Digital Collections Librarian and Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota, B.A.; College of Saint Catherine, MLIS

Ruth M. Lunt (1992)
Associate Professor of German
Millersville State University, B.A.; University of Pittsburgh, M.A.; Princeton University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Language and the Law, Germanic linguistics, language pedagogy, history of German

Yoshiaki Makita
Instructor of Japanese

Douglas S. Martin (2007)
Associate Professor of Physics
Pomona College, B.A.; University of Texas, Ph.D.
Interest(s): biological physics, molecular motors, cytoskeleton

Andrew Mast (2004)
Kimberly-Clark Professor of Music, Professor of Music, and Director of Bands
University of Iowa, B.Mus., D.M.A.; University of Minnesota, M.A.
Interest(s): wind ensemble and band, music education

Stephen McCardell (1999)
Instructor of Music
Lawrence University; Mannes College of Music, B.Mus., M.Mus.
Interest(s): music theory, composition

Susan Lawrence McCardell (2000)
Lecturer of Music and Teacher of Bassoon
Lawrence University, B.Mus.
Interest(s): bassoon

Meredith L. McFadden (2017)
Postdoctoral Fellow of Philosophy and Uihlein Fellow of Ethics
Beloit College, BA; University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, MA; University of California, Riverside, PhD
Interest(s): Philosophy of Action, Metaethics, Biomedical Ethics, Chinese Philosophy, Epistemology, Nietzsche, Ethics of Technology, Philosophy of Law

David E. McGlynn (2006)
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D. University of Utah English Literature and Creative Writing, 2006 M.F.A. University of Utah Creative Writing: Fiction, 2001 B.A. University of California, Irvine English and Philos

Randall McNeill (1999)
Ottilia Buerger Professor of Classical Studies and Associate Professor of Classics
Harvard University, A.B.; Yale University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Latin poetry, language and social interaction, Greek and Roman history

Julie McQuinn (2003)
Associate Professor of Music
Oberlin College, B.A., B.Mus.; New England Conservatory; University of Illinois, M.Mus.; Northwestern University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): musicology

Andrew M. McSorley
Reference and Digital Liberal Arts Librarian and Assistant Professor

Gerald I. Metalsky (1992)
Professor of Psychology
University of California-Berkeley, B.A.; State University of New York at Stony Brook, M.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Interest(s): origins of psychopathology, cognition and emotion, psychodiagnostics, psychotherapy

Joanne Metcalf (2001)
Associate Professor of Music
University of California-Santa Barbara, B.A.; Duke University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): music composition

Leslie Outland Michelic (2000)
Lecturer of Music and Teacher of Oboe
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Interest(s): oboe

Matthew C. Michelic (1987)
Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of Viola
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.F.A.; Indiana University, M.M.
Interest(s): viola, chamber music, theory

Brigetta F. Miller (1996)
Associate Professor of Music
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; Silver Lake College, M.Mus.
Interest(s): elementary and secondary education, multicultural education

Michael D. Mizrahi (2009)
Associate Professor of Music
University of Virginia, B.A.; Yale School of Music, M.Mus., D.Mus.A.
Interest(s): Chamber music, piano literature, contemporary music, music history, music education

Linda J. Morgan-Clement
Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life

Lavanya H. Murali (2010)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Delhi: B.A. (Hons.), M.A., M.Phil. (Sociology); University of Iowa: M.A., Ph.D. (Anthropology)
Interest(s): linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, ideologies about English, semiotics, gender and sexuality, post/colonialism, India

Rob Neilson (2003)
Frederick R. Layton Professor of Art and Associate Professor of Art
College of Creative Studies, B.F.A.; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, M.F.A.
Interest(s): sculpture, public art, drawing

Howard Niblock (1981)
Professor of Music and Teacher of Oboe
University of Michigan, B.A.; Michigan State University, M.M.; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Interest(s): oboe, theory, aesthetics

Amy Nottingham-Martin
Instructor of Freshman Studies
MA, Children's Literature Simmons College BA, Theatre Pomona College

Amy A. Ongiri
Jill Beck Director of Film Studies Professorship and Associate Professor of Film Studies

Anthony P. Padilla (1997)
Associate Professor of Music
Northern Illinois University, B.Mus.; Eastman School of Music, M.Mus., Performer’s Certificate; University of Washington, Artist’s Diploma
Interest(s): piano

Margaret S. Paek (2015)
Instructor of Dance
MFA in Dance from Hollins University/American Dance Festival BA in Psychology with minor in Theatre Dance from University of California, San Diego

Alan Parks (1985)
Professor of Mathematics
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): application of mathematics, computer algorithms, dynamics

Steve Peplin (2004)
Lecturer of Music
Berklee College of Music, B.A.
Interest(s): guitar, composition

Peter Neal Peregrine (1995)
Professor of Anthropology
Purdue University, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): archaeology, geophysical methods, statistical analysis, cross-cultural research, cultural evolution, resilience theory, museum curation and exhibition

Rebecca A. Perry (2017)
Assistant Professor of Music-Music Theory
Brigham Young University, B.A.; Yale University, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): sonata form, Russian art music, Prokofiev

Brian G. Pertl (2008)
Dean of the Conservatory of Music
Lawrence University, B.A., B.M.; Wesleyan University, M.A.
Interest(s): Ethnomusicology

Brent Peterson (2002)
Professor of German
Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.
Interest(s): construction of national and ethnic identities; the intersection of historical fiction and history; the “long 19th century” 1789-1918; post-war, post-wall experiences of both Germanies

Mark Phelan (2011)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ouachita Baptist University, B.A.; The University of Utah, M.S.; The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Philosophies of mind, language, and cognitive science; figurative language; theory of mind; linguistic pragmatics

Kathryn R. Phillippi-Immel
Visiting Volunteer

Brian P. Piasecki (2011 -)
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of North Texas, B.S.; University of Texas at Austin, M.A.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.; Karolinska Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow
Interest(s): cell & molecular biology, evolutionary biology, and microbiology

Megan Pickett (2006)
Associate Professor of Physics
Cornell University, B.A.; Indiana University, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Formation of solar systems, black hole and neutron star dynamics, Jupiter formation

Janet Planet (2007)
Lecturer of Music
Interest(s): Interests: vocal jazz

Jerald Podair (1998)
Robert S. French Professor of American Studies and Professor of History
New York University, B.A.; Columbia University School of Law, J.D.; Princeton University, M.A., Ph.D
Interest(s): 20th-century American history, urban history, American race relations

Bruce H. Pourciau (1976)
Professor of Mathematics
Brown University, B.A.; University of California--San Diego, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Newton's Principia, history of mathematics, optimization theory, analysis, topology, philosophy of mathematics

Antoinette Powell (2002)
Music Librarian and Associate Professor
St. Norbert College, B.Mus.; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; University of Pittsburgh, M.L.S.
Interest(s): music library

Keith Powell (2006)
Teacher of French Horn
SUNY-Stony Brook University, B.A., Carnegie Mellon University, M.Mus.
Interest(s): French horn performance, teaching, horn ensembles, composing for chamber music ensembles and orchestras

Kathy Privatt (1999)
James G. and Ethel M. Barber Professor of Theatre and Drama and Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Central Missouri State University, B.S.E.; Southwest Missouri State University, M.A.; University of Nebraska, Ph.D.
Interest(s): American theatre

Daniel J. Proctor (2011)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Eastern Washington University, B.A.; Florida Atlantic University, M.A.; University of Iowa, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Origins of bipedalism, paleoanthropology, forensic anthropology, functional anatomy

Stewart C. Purkey (1985)
Bee Connell Mielke Professor of Education and Associate Professor of Education
Stanford University, A.B.; Reed College, M.A.T.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Interest(s): educational reform, professional development, community- and place-based education, sociology of education, environmental education, film studies, ethnic studies

Leila Ann Ramagopal Pertl
Music Education Instructor, Lawrence University & Performing Arts Director, Appleton Public Montessori & Harp Instructor, Lawrence Academy of Music & Music Education Curator, Mile of Music

Linnet Ramos (2018-)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Temple University, B.S.; University of Hartford, M.S.; University of Sydney, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Behavioral pharmacology, mental health disorders, social behavior, drugs of abuse, novel therapeutics

Julie F. Rana (2017)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Undergraduate: Marlboro College, Graduate: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Melissa H. Range (2014)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A. University of Tennessee, M.F.A. Old Dominion University, M.T.S. Candler School of Theology, Ph.D. University of Missouri
Interest(s): Contemporary American poetry, 19th century poetry, abolitionist literature, African American poetry, political poetry, religious poetry, rhyme

Carl A. Rath (1978-1981; 2012 - pr)
Instructor
Lawrence University, 1971-75 B.M. with Distinction in Performance University of Denver Lamont School of Muisc: M.A. in Music Performance

Elliot A. Ratzman (2017-)
Postdoctoral Fellow of Jewish Studies
Ohio University, B.A.; Harvard Divinity School, M.T.S.; Princeton University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Modern Jews & Judaism, Religious Ethics, Secularism/Atheism, Race and Religion

Gretchen M. Revie (1997)
Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator and Associate Professor
Carleton College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.
Interest(s): reference, information literacy

Relena R. Ribbons (2016-)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Copenhagen, joint Ph.D. Forestry, Geosciences, and Natural Resources Conservation (2017) University of Bangor, joint Ph.D. Forestry, Geosciences, and Natural Resources Management(2017)
Interest(s): Biogeochemistry, Soil biology, Forest ecology, Ecosystem and Community ecology, Dendrochronology

Dane M. Richeson (1984)
Professor of Music
Ohio State University, B.Mus.; Ithaca College, M.Mus.
Interest(s): percussion

Monica Rico (2001)
Associate Professor of History
University of California-Berkeley, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): early America; the American West; gender and environment

Benjamin Rinehart (2006)
Associate Professor of Art
Herron School of Art/Indiana University, B.F.A.; Louisiana State University, M.F.A.
Interest(s): printmaking, book arts, paper making, drawing, painting, & graphic design

Monica B. Rodero
Instructor of Dance

Thomas C. Ryckman (1984)
Professor of Philosophy
University of Michigan, Flint, B.A.; University of Massachusetts, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of art

Andrew J. Sage (2018)
Assistant Professor of Statistics
College of Wooster, B.A.; Miami University, M.S.; Iowa State University, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): applied statistics, statistical machine learning, statistics education

Richard A. Sanerib, Jr. (1976)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
St. Anselm College, B.A.; University of Colorado, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): logic, algebra, topology, computers, minority education

Elizabeth K. Sattler (2018-)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
North Dakota State University, B.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): fractal geometry, symbolic dynamics, ergodic theory

Graham T. Sazama (2016)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.; Harvard University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Synthesis of coordination organometallic compounds; Small-molecule reactivity; Open-shell compounds (molecules with unpaired electrons); Magnetic properties; Luminescence; Molecular materials

Erica J. Scheinberg (2009)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
A.B. with Honors in Music, University of California, Berkeley (2000) M.A. in Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles (2003) Ph.D in Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles (2007)
Interest(s): Music in the United States, Popular Music, History of Recorded Sound

Daniel S. Schuchart
Instructor of Dance

Katie Schweighofer
Assistant Professor of Gender Studies

Jodi Sedlock (2002)
Associate Professor of Biology
Loyola University, B.A., B.S.; University of Illinois-Chicago, Ph.D.
Interest(s): tropical diversity, conservation biology, ecosystem services, sensory ecology, bat ecology

Charles Austin Segrest (2014)
Visiting assistant Professor of English
Emory University, B.A. Classics (2002); Georgia State University, M.F.A (2009); The University of Missouri, PhD (2014)

Sawa Senzaki
Lecturer of Psychology

Aaron M. Sherkow (Spring 2013)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Technical Director
MFA in Theatre Design from Boston University '11, BA Theatre with a Minor in Music from Lawrence University '04
Interest(s): Drama, Opera, Improvisation, Dance, Color, Form, Composition, Interactive Performance and Design, Carpentry, Welding, Electronics, Projections, Photography

John A. Shimon (2000)
Associate Professor of Art
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.; Illinois State University, M.S.
Interest(s): Photography, New Media, Visual Culture, Antiquarian Photographic Processes, Documentary Photography and Film, Experimental Film

Arnold Shober (2006)
Associate Professor of Government
Bradley University, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): public policy, education, charter schools, federalism, state and local government, American political development

Stephen M. Sieck (2010)
Associate Professor and Co-director of Choral Studies
A.B. (Music), University of Chicago M.M. and D.M.A. (Choral Conducting and Literature), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Interest(s): Inclusive pedagogy for choirs, diction pedagogy, vocal pedagogy

Claudena Skran (1990)
Edwin & Ruth West Professor of Economics and Social Science and Professor of Government
Michigan State University, B.A.; Oxford University, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): international relations, international organizations, refugees, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, African politics, European politics

Jesus G. Smith (2017-)
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
University of Texas at El Paso B.A.; Ph.D.Texas A&M University
Interest(s): Race, Racism, Gender, Sexuality, Computer and Information Technology, Health

Martyn Smith (2006)
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Prairie College-Alberta, B.Th.; Fuller Seminary, M.A.; Emory University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Islam, medieval Arabic literature, religion and the environment

Steven Spears (2004)
Associate Professor of Music
University of Louisville School of Music, B.Mus.; The Juilliard School, M.Mus.
Interest(s): voice

Timothy A. Spurgin (1990)
Bonnie Glidden Buchanan Professor of English Literature and Associate Professor of English
Carleton College, B.A.; University of Virginia, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): 19th-century English literature, the novel, Dickens, literary criticism and theory

Asha Srinivasan (2008)
Associate Professor of Music
Goucher College, B.A.; Peabody Conservatory of music-John Hopkins University, M.M. University of Maryland, D.M.A.
Interest(s): Acoustic, electronic, and multi-media composition; collaboration with other arts

Jeffrey M. Stannard (2001)
Associate Dean of the Conservatory, Professor of Music, and Teacher of Trumpet
University of Iowa, B.Mus.; University of Michigan, M.Mus., D.M.A.
Interest(s): trumpet

Alan R. Stewart (2017)
Lecturer of Economics
University of Wisconsin - Madison, BS and MS Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Wisconsin Law School, JD

Matthew R. Stoneking (1997)
Professor of Physics
Carleton College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Non-neutral plasma physics, magnetic confinement of neutral plasmas.

Meghan C. Sullivan (2015)
Uihlein Fellow of Studio Art
University of Nebraska -Lincoln, MFA in Studio Arts, University of Florida - Gainesville, Post baccalaureate in Ceramics, Massachusetts College of Art, BFA in Ceramics
Interest(s): Ceramics, Drawing, Figurative Sculpture

Kuo-ming Sung (1994)
Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics
National Taiwan University, B.A.; University of California-Los Angeles, M.A., C. Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): generative linguistics, comparative syntax, language pedagogy

Phillip A. Swan (2002)
Associate Professor of Music and Co-Director of Choral Studies
Concordia College, B.A.; University of Texas at El Paso, M.Mus.
Interest(s): choral conducting, music education, jazz

Rosa Tapia (2002)
Professor of Spanish
Universidad de Granada, B.A.; University of Delaware, M.A.; Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): Spanish and Latin American literature, film studies, gender studies

Dan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer

Craig L. Thomas (2016)
Systems and Data Services Librarian and Assistant Professor
Washington State University, B.A.; Harvard University, A.M.; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.L.I.S;
Interest(s): Library systems and services, scholarly communication, data management; literature and history of the English Renaissance

Jill G. Thomas (2010)
Director of Technical Services and Assistant Professor
Washington State University, B.A.; Simmons College, M.S.
Interest(s): Special Collections, metadata, physical and digital preservation, Early modern Europe

Peter John Thomas (2006)
Associate Professor of Russian Studies
Northwestern University, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): Russia, poetry, translation, philosophy, contemporary composers

Jacque Troy
Lecture in Theatre Arts

Timothy X. Troy (1997)
J. Thomas and Julie E. Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama and Professor of Theatre Arts
Lawrence University, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.F.A.
Interest(s): directing, musical theatre

Matthew L. Turner (2010)
Instructor
B.M. Lawrence University, 1989 M.M. New England Conservatory of Music, 1991
Interest(s): Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Music Education, New Music, Avant-Garde, Experimental Music

Kelsey B.B. Uherka
Quantitative Skills Specialist

Mark Urness (2003)
Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of String Bass
University of Northern Iowa, B.A.; University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, M.Mus.; University of Iowa
Interest(s): double bass, jazz

Mary F. Van De Loo (1993)
Instructor of Music and Teacher of Piano
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; University of Oklahoma, M.Mus.
Interest(s): piano, piano pedagogy

Brigid E. Vance (2015)
Assistant Professor of History
Carleton College, B.A.; Stanford University, M.A.; Princeton University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): East Asian history (especially early modern China and Japan), history of science and medicine, and dreams

Angela M. Vanden Elzen (2013)
Reference and Learning Technologies Librarian and Assistant Professor
Master of Library and Information Science from UW-Milwaukee, Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UW-Green Bay

Gary T. Vaughan (2009)
Coordinator of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program and Lecturer of Economics
University Wisconsin - Oshkosh Bachelor of Liberal Studies Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Masters of Science
Interest(s): Hiking the Ice Age Trail

Massimiliano Verita' (2005)
Instructor of Arabic, Italian and Religious Studies
University of Bologna, B.A., M.A.
Interest(s): Arabic/African/Italian language and literature

Lifongo Vetinde (1996)
Professor of French
Université de Yaoundé, Cameroun, B.A.; Université de Dijon, France; University of Oregon, M.A., Ph.D.
Interest(s): francophone African literature

Catherine S. Walby (2000)
Teacher of Piano and Lecturer of Music
Lawrence University, B.A., B.Mus.; University of Oklahoma, M.M.
Interest(s): piano

Nancy A. Wall (1995)
Associate Professor of Biology
Presbyterian College, B.S.; University of South Carolina, M.A.; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D.
Interest(s): neural development, pattern formation, differentiation,

Matty Wegehaupt (2008)
Instructor of Gender Studies
University of Wisconsin, B.A.; University of California, M.A.; University of Michigan, M.A.
Interest(s): Gender Studies, masculinity, sexuality, East Asia, Korean literature and film, Buddhism, translation

Bob Williams (2004)
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Education
Purdue University, B.A., B.S.M.E.; University of Colorado at Denver, M.A.; University of California-San Diego, M.S., Ph.D.
Interest(s): distributed cognition; cognitive linguistics; gesture studies; instructional discourse

Copeland Woodruff
Director of Opera Studies and Associate Professor of Music

Steven Wulf (2002)
Associate Professor of Government
Cornell University, B.A.; Yale University, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Interest(s): political philosophy, history of ideas, constitutional law

Nathan Wysock (2003)
Lecturer of Music
Illinois State University, B.Mus.; Eastman School of Music, M.Mus., D.M.A.
Interest(s): classical guitar

Allison Yakel
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Esther Oh Zabrowski
Lecturer of Music

Beth A. Zinsli (2013-)
Assistant Professor of Art History, Curator of the Wriston Art Center Galleries and Museum Studies Interdisciplinary Area Program Director
PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014 MA: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007 BA: Lawrence University, 2002
Interest(s): History and Theory of Photography, Visual Culture Studies, Contemporary Art History, Museum Studies

Emeriti Faculty

Minoo Adenwalla (1959)
Professor Emeritus of Government
University of Bombay, B.A.; Northwestern University, M.S., Ph.D.

Janet Anthony (1984)
George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor Emerita of Music and Teacher of Cello
University of Arizona, B.Mus.; Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna; State University of New York at Stony Brook, M.Mus.

Corry F. Azzi (1970)
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Lawrence University, B.A.; Harvard University, Ph.D.

Jill Beck
President Emerita

David E. Becker (2004)
Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies
University of Chicago, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Robert Below (1964-96)
Professor Emeritus of Music
University of Louisville, Mus.B., Mus.M.; Hochschule für Musik, Köln/Rhein

Mary Blackwell (1989)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Illinois-Urbana, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, Ph.D.

John R. Brandenberger (1968-2008)
Alice G. Chapman Professor Emeritus of Physics
Carleton College, B.A.; Brown University, Sc.M., Ph.D.

William W. Bremer (1969-98)
Professor Emeritus of History
Stanford University, B.A., Ph.D.; University of Wisconsin–Madison, M.A.

David M. Cook (1965-2008)
Professor Emeritus of Physics and Philetus E. Sawyer Professor Emeritus of Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.A.; Harvard University, M.S., Ph.D.

George Edward Damp
Associate Professor Emeritus of Music

Mark L. Dintenfass (1968-2006)
Professor Emeritus of English
Columbia University, B.A., M.A.; University of Iowa, M.F.A.

Franklin M. Doeringer (1972-2007)
Professor Emeritus of History
Columbia University, B.A., Ph.D.

John P. Dreher (1963)
Lee Claflin-Robert S. Ingraham Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy
St. Peter’s College, B.A.; Fordham University, M.A.; University of Cologne; University of Chicago, Ph.D.

Merton D. Finkler (1979)
John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the American Economic System and Professor of Economics
University of California-San Diego, B.A.; London School of Economics, M.Sc.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.

Richmond Frielund (1979-84; 1985)
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
University of Minnesota, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Superior, M.A.; University of Michigan, M.F.A.

Peter A. Fritzell (1966-2003)
Professor Emeritus of Eng, and Patricia H. Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies
University of North Dakota, B.A.; Stanford University, M.A., Ph.D.

Chong-do Hah (1961)
Professor Emeritus of Government
Indiana University, B.A., Ph.D.; University of Virginia, M.A

J. Michael Hittle (1966-2001)
Professor Emeritus of History and David G. Ormsby Professor Emeritus of History and Political Economy
Brown University, B.A.; Harvard University, M.A., Ph.D.

Marjory Irvin (1947-87)
Professor Emerita of Music
Illinois Wesleyan University, Mus.B., Mus.M.; Juilliard School of Music; Aspen Institute of Music; American Conservatory; Indiana University

Nick Keelan (1985)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
Henderson State University, B.M.E.; University of Northern Colorado, M.Mus.

Bonnie Koestner (2001)
Associate Professor Emerita of Music
Lawrence University, B.Mus.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.Mus.

John Koopman (1960-94)
Professor Emeritus of Music
Drake University, B.Mus.Ed., M.Mus.Ed.; Indiana University

Jules N. LaRocque
Professor Emeritus of Economics

Carol L. Lawton (1980)
Ottilia Buerger Professor Emerita of Classical Studies
Vassar College, B.A.; University of Pittsburgh, M.A.; Princeton University, M.F.A., Ph.D.

Robert Levy (1979-2005)
Trumpet Teacher
Ithaca College, B.S.; North Texas State University, M.M.E.

Jerrold P. Lokensgard (1967)
Robert McMillen Professor of Chemistry
Luther College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., Ph.D.

Nicholas C. Maravolo (1966)
Professor of Biology
University of Chicago, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Hugo Martinez-Serros (1966-95)
Professor Emeritus of Spanish
University of Chicago, B.A.; Northwestern University, M.A., Ph.D.

Ronald J. Mason (1961-95)
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.; University of Michigan, M.A., Ph.D.

John C. Palmquist (1968-96)
Professor Emeritus of Geology
Augustana College, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.S., Ph.D.

William J. Perreault (1971-2006)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Siena College, B.A.; Adelphi University, M.S.; University of Michigan, Ph.D.

Mary H. Poulson (1964-93)
Professor Emerita of Physical Education
Valparaiso University, B.A.; Miami University, M.Ed.; Colorado State College

Theodore L. Rehl (1958-92)
Professor Emeritus of Music
Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Mus.B., Mus.M.; University of Southern California, Indiana University

Bradford G. Rence (1979)
Professor of Biology
University of Iowa, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, Ph.D.

Dennis Ribbens (1971-98)
Professor and University Librarian Emeritus
Calvin College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin–Madison, M.A., Ph.D.

Sumner Richman (1957-95)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Hartwick College, B.A.; University of Massachusetts, M.A.; University of Michigan, Ph.D.

Theodore W. Ross (1966-99)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Geology
Indiana University, B.S., M.A.; Washington State University, Ph.D.

Judith H. Sarnecki (1985-87; 1990)
Professor Emerita of French
Knox College, B.A.; Portland State University, M.A.T.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

George R. Saunders (1977-2002)
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Claremont Men's College, B.A.; University of California, San Diego, M.A., Ph.D.

Dan Sparks (1963-93)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, B.M., M.M.; Eastman School of Music

John M. Stanley (1961-99)
Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Williams College; University of Colorado, B.A.; Pacific School of Religion, B.D.; Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary, Ph.D.

Nancy M. Stowe
Assistant to the Dean of the Conservatory

Ronald W. Tank (1962-90)
Professor Emeritus of Geology
University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.S., M.S.; Indiana University, Ph.D.

Daniel J. Taylor (1974-2007)
Professor Emeritus of Classics
Lawrence University, B.A.; University of Washington, M.A., Ph.D.

Hans Ternes (1968)
Professor of German
University of Illinois, B.A., M.A.; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.; University of Freiburg; University of Munich; University of Bucharest

Leonard L. Thompson (1965-66, 1968-95)
Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
DePauw University, B.A.; Drew University, B.D.; The University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D.

Herbert K. Tjossem (1955-93)
Professor Emeritus of English
University of Minnesota, B.A.; The University of Chicago, M.A.; Yale University, Ph.D., University of Heidelberg

Patricia Vilches (2000)
Professor of Spanish and Italian
University of Illinois-Chicago, B.A.; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D.

Dirck Vorenkamp (1997)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
University of Tulsa, B.S.; University of Kansas, M.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

Allen C. West (1966-93)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Princeton University, B.A.; Cornell University, Ph.D.

Ernestine Whitman (1978)
Professor Emerita of Music
Emory University, B.A.; New England Conservatory, M.Mus.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, D.M.A.

Jane Parish Yang (1991)
Associate Professor of Chinese
Grinnell College, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

Richard L. Yatzeck (1966)
Professor of Russian
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., Ph.D.; University of Chicago, M.A.

Dominique-Rene S. de Lerma
Visiting Adjunct Professor of Music


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