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Andrew G. Reiter Assistant Professor of Politics
Andrew Reiter, a Mount Holyoke College expert on Latin American politics, was featured in several forums speaking about the Colombian Peace Agreement.
Diana Wells of Ashoka will speak at Mount Holyoke College’s Global Challenges Conference on Feb. 16, 2018.
This year’s Global Challenges Conference focuses on changing global–local inequalities and features keynote speaker Diana Wells of Ashoka.
Lynn Morgan standing by tree in front of building
Reproductive politics touch everything, says Lynn Morgan, MHC anthropology professor who has studied the subject extensively in Latin America and Europe.
Christopher Pyle
Christopher Pyle, MHC professor and civil liberties expert, calls Edward Snowden patriotic and says espionage charges against him should be dropped.
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18, with the competition’s founding director, Thomas White.
A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.
MHC’s Elizabeth Markovits argues that perceived over-preparedness works against female politicians in public debates with male counterparts.
On The Issues: electoral politics graphic
Visiting instructor of politics Adam Hilton offers his insight on the presidential election and explains the history of the electoral college.
Christopher Mitchell, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Politics
“I’m very excited about being able to forge direct connections with the students I teach, and to teach bright students in a small-class environment.”
This is a photograph of Joan Biren.
Biren, whose ground-breaking photography and filmmaking have spotlighted the LGBT community, will receive an honorary degree at Commencement.
Photo of the capital building in Washington D.C.
Mount Holyoke students can now study and work in the nation’s capital — advancing the College’s legacy of shaping leaders in politics, policy and advocacy.
Adam Hilton Mount Holyoke College
The Democratic Party is expected to eliminate superdelegates, which would affect the 2020 election, writes Adam Hilton in the Washington Post.
Entrpreneurship_Highlight
Mount Holyoke’s new minor in entrepreneurship, organizations, and society is attracting students with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds.
John Tawa, Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Teaching and Learning Initiative challenges faculty to learn and implement innovative and inclusive ideas to reach and inspire their students.
Portrait of Anjelica Jarrett
A mental exercise in opinion-writing transformed one student’s academic analysis and expertise into an op-ed and a radio commentary on the #resist movement
Dean of Faculty Jon Western (far left) and Acting President Sonya Stephens (far right) present the Faculty Awards to (from left) Douglas Amy and Kavita Khory (politics), Peter Scotto (Russian) and Michael Davis (art history).
Mount Holyoke professors of art history, politics, international relations and Russian were honored for their outstanding teaching and scholarship.
Becky Wai-Ling Packard
Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.