People

Faculty

Professor of Psychology and Education; Thematic Minors Co-chair
413-538-2390
206 Reese Psych-Ed Building
Contact
By appointment only
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education; Senior Advisor to the President; Thematic Minors Co-chair
413-538-2189
309 Reese Building
Contact
By appointment only
Associate Professor of Classics
413-538-2872
138 Porter
Contact
T 2:30-3:30pm; Th 9:00am-10:00am or by appointment
Dean of Studies and Lecturer in English
413-538-2855
21, 8 Park Street
Contact
By appointment only
Professor of Politics; Chair of Africana Studies, on leave Fall 2016

Preston H. Smith II regularly teaches courses on Urban Policy, Black Migrations, Black Metropolis, and American Politics. He received a Whiting fellowship to study race and social housing in the Netherlands. His research interests include class and African-American politics, neoliberalism, and urban policy, and affordable housing policy. He is the author of Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago as well as numerous articles and book chapters.

413-538-3528
214 Shattuck Hall
Contact
Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00-5:30
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Economics, Chair Africana Studies

Lucas Wilson focuses much of his work on the philosophy and methodology of economics, Marxism, the political economy of race, and exploring the various economic and noneconomic conditions that restrict opportunities and inhibit social progress for African-Americans.

413-538-2751
114 Skinner Hall
Contact
By Appointment Only

Staff

Cheryl McGraw

Department Coordinator

In the morning, Cheryl Mcgraw is the Psychology Department Coordinator providing office support to the faculty, staff and students. In the afternoon, as the Education Division Department Coordinator, she provides office/computer support to the two Directors of the Teacher Licensure Programs and the Five-College Teacher Licensure Coordinator. Cheryl also coordinates paperwork between the division and local schools, and the paperwork sent to the Massachusetts Department of Education for the program completers’ teacher licenses. If you are at all interested in the teacher preparation programs or the education minor, stop by and Cheryl will direct you to the appropriate person. She is also responsible for maintaining the Education Curriculum Library.

413-538-2338
303 Reese Psychology and Education Building
Contact
1:00-5:00 pm