New Faculty 2018

Meet the faculty who joined the Mount Holyoke Community in 2018.

A common thread that drew these bright minds to campus? “The students I spoke with here were articulate, curious and insightful — a dream combination for any professor hoping to have lively conversations in the classroom.” Well said, Hannah Goodwin, assistant professor of film and media studies.

“My favorite aspect of teaching is making connections between different fields of study, as well as connecting course material to real-world application.”
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“Mount Holyoke students have genuine stakes in their learning. I can detect those motivations driving their questions and fortifying their commitments.”
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“Earning degrees in three countries has been a defining experience, one I bring into my classroom. I strive for an inclusive, multicultural environment.”
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“I encourage students to be fearless as they forge a deeply personal interdisciplinary practice and find independent solutions to visual problems.”
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“I particularly enjoy when my classes help students create a bridge between their individual journeys and a collectivist sense of worldmaking.”
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“Lots of smart students on campus are interested in research opportunities and I look forward to collaborating with them to produce publishable results.”
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“Offering space for students to develop and refine possibilities for critical thinking and engaged scholarship is an incredible privilege of teaching.”
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“Fieldwork is the best part of being a cultural anthropologist. What a privilege it is to immerse oneself in a new context and learn how that world works.”
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“Just when I’m settling into a particular conviction, a student will say something that opens up a whole new way of seeing things.”