New Faces at MHC

Friday, November 17, 2006 - 2:36pm
Posted: November 17, 2006

This fall Mount Holyoke welcomed 11 new faculty and 23 visitors. Those in tenured, tenure track, or other continuing appointments are:

Katherine Aidala, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics
Patricia Banks, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Eric Benjamin, Director of Instrumental Ensembles and Lecturer in Music
Renae Brodie, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Lenore Carlisle, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education
Esther Castro, Lecturer in Spanish
Kavita Datla, Assistant Professor of History
Melanie Guldi, Assistant Professor of Economics
Carole Lee, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Rogelio Miñana, Associate Professor of Spanish
Olabode Omojola, Five College Assistant Professor of Music

New full-time faculty, visiting for a year or more, are:

Justin Behrend, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Colleen Butler, Visiting Instructor in Sociology and Anthropology
Cheryl Cobb, Visiting Lecturer in Music
José Cordero, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Robert Davis, Visiting Lecturer in German Studies
Kimberly Dunn, Interim Choral Director and Visiting Lecturer in Music
Zetta Elliot, Visiting Assistant Professor of African American and African Studies
Monica Hanna, Visiting Lecturer in Italian
Stephanie Hayes-Healy, Mount Holyoke Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Medieval Studies and History
Anissa Hélie-Lucas, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender Studies
Jacob Krans, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Barbara Lerner, Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science
Xiaoyan Li, Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ward Lopes, Mount Holyoke Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Yansi Pérez, Mount Holyoke Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Sophia Skiles, Guest Artist in Theatre Arts
Karin Stack, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
Christopher Stanisky, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Jeremiah Trudeau, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Alan van Giessen, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Jami Weinstein, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender Studies
Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Visiting Instructor in Politics
Vikash Yadav, Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

President Joanne V. Creighton greeted the new faculty with enthusiastic praise. "We're pleased to welcome such a wonderful group of new faculty to the College this year," she said. "Their scholarly interests are as varied as they are intriguing, and I'm sure they will infuse great life into the classroom and across the community."

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