• Hendrix College

    Faculty

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    David C. Sutherland Interim Executive Vice President and ProvostProfessor of Mathematics B.A., Hendrix College
    M.A., North Texas State University
    Ph.D., North Texas State University
    Todd Tinsley 2023
    Todd M. Tinsley, 2007- Associate Provost for Academic AffairsProfessor of Physics B.A., Hendrix College, '98
    Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, '05
    Templeton, Leslie
    Leslie Templeton, 1998- Associate Provost for Faculty DevelopmentCharles S. and Lucile Esmon Shivley Odyssey Professor of Psychology B.A., Hendrix College, 1991
    M.A., University of Arkansas, 1995
    Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1998
    Kolev, K
    Kiril Kolev, 2011- Associate Provost for Engaged LearningProfessor of Politics B.A., Whittier College, 2004
    M.S., Duke University, 2008
    Ph.D., Duke University, 2011
    Ablondi, Fred
    Fred R. Ablondi, 1998- Professor of Philosophy B.A., College of William and Mary, 1987
    M.A., Catholic University of America, 1989
    Ph.D., Marquette University, 1995
    Anderson, Jake
    Jakob Anderson, 2023- Assistant Professor of Chemistry A.A. , Santa Fe College, 2012
    B.S. , Belhaven University, 2015
    Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2022
    Axxe, Erick
    Erick Axxe, 2023- Assistant Professor of Sociology B.A., University of Arkansas, 2015
    M.A., Ohio State University, 2019
    Ph.D., Ohio State University , 2023
    Battle, Jericka S.
    Jericka S. Battle, 2020- Assistant Professor of Psychology B.A, Hendrix College, 2016
    Ph.D., Texas A&M, 2022
    Bergfield, Gina
    Gina Bergfeld, 2015- Associate Professor of Economics and BusinessChair, Department of Economics and BusinessCoordinator, Master of Arts in Accounting Program B.A., Hendrix College, 2003
    M.A., Hendrix College, 2004
    C.P.A., Arkansas, 2006
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    Todd Berryman, 2006- Associate Provost for Advising & Academic SuccessProfessor of History B.A., Millsaps College, 1997
    M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
    Bonebright, Terri
    Terri Bonebright, 2014- Professor of Psychology B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1986
    M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1992
    Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1996
    Brandner, Zach
    Zachary Brandner, 2023- Assistant Professor and Murphy Fellow in Spanish B.A., Texas Tech University , 2014
    M.A., Texas Tech University , 2017
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University , 2022
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    Christopher Camfield, 2010- Professor of MathematicsFaculty Athletics Representative B.S., University of Cincinnati, 2002
    Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2008
    Campolo, Chris 2018
    Christian K. Campolo, 2002- Professor of Philosophy B.A., Bucknell University, 1990
    M.A., University of Kansas, 1994
    Ph.D., University of California-Riverside, 2003
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    Andres Caro, 2007- Professor of Chemistry B.S., University of Buenos Aires, 1993
    M.S., University of Buenos Aires, 1993
    Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1999
    Contreras-Silva, Lilian-8
    Lilian Contreras-Silva, 2000- Professor of Spanish B.S., Louisiana State University, 1994
    M.A., Louisiana State University, 1997
    Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2000
    Corey, Emmy
    Emmy Corey, 2022- Assistant Professor of Religious Studies B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 2008
    M.Div., Candler School of Theology, 2013
    Ph.D., Emory University, 2023
    Cottrant-Estell, Severine
    Severine Cottrant-Estell, 2012- Instructor of French B.A., Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, 1998
    B.A., Universite Stendhal de Grenoble, 1999
    M.A., University of Arkansas, 2002
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    Hope Coulter, 2016- Director of Hendrix-Murphy ProgramsAssociate Professor of English-Creative Writing A.B., Harvard University, 1982
    M.F.A., Queens University of Charlotte, 2011
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    Jennifer Dearolf, 2002- Professor of BiologyChair, Health Sciences Program B.A., St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1996
    M.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1998
    Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002
    Dow, James 2022
    James Dow, 2011- Professor of PhilosophyChair, Steel Center B.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, 2002
    Ph.D., City University of New York, 2010
    Carol Ann Downes
    Carol Ann Downes, 2017- Associate Professor of Mathematics B.S., Westmont College, 2012
    M.A., Rice University, 2014
    Ph.D., Rice University, 2017
    Duina, Andrea
    Andrea A. Duina, 2004- Professor of BiologyChair, Department of Biology B.S., University of Illinois-Champaign, 1992
    Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1998
    Postdoc, Harvard Medical School, 1998-2004
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    Daniel J. Edquist-Whelan, 2006- Professor of PoliticsChair, Department of Politics B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, '88
    M.A., American University, '93
    Ph.D., University of Denver, '06
    El Amoor, Izat (1)
    Izat El Amoor, 2022- Assistant Professor of Sociology B.A., Ben Gurion University, 2010
    M.A., University of Cincinnati, 2016
    M.Phil., New York University, 2020
    Ph.D., New York University, 2022
    Ernst, Fredrick
    Fred Ernst, 2021- Assistant Professor of Psychology B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1968
    M.A., Wichita State University, 1971
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1976
    Fabricio, Irmina-6
    Irmina Fabricio, 2005- Instructor of Spanish B.A., University of Havana, 1983
    M.A., University of Central Arkansas, 2005
    Ferrer, Gabriel
    Gabriel Ferrer, 2002- Dr. Brad P. Baltz & Reverend William B. Smith Odyssey Professor of Computer ScienceChair, Study of the Mind/ Neuroscience Program B.A., Rice University, 1994
    M.S., University of Virginia, 1996
    Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2002
    Freiley, Melissa
    Melissa Freiley, 2021- Assistant Librarian B.A., Texas Women's University, 2006
    M.S.I.S., University of North Texas, 2018
    French, Cori-7
    Cori French, 2011- Instructor of Spanish B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 2008
    M.A., University of Central Arkansas, 2010
    J.D. Gantz, Ph.D.
    J.D. Gantz, 2018- Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., Mount Union College, 2010
    M.S., Miami University, 2014
    Ph.D., Miami University, 2018
    Gill, Mellissa
    Melissa Gill, 2008- Professor of Art B.F.A., University of Arizona, 1994
    M.A., Purdue University, 1997
    M.F.A., Indiana University, 2000
    Mark Goadrich 2024-FINAL667x1000
    Mark Goadrich, 2014- Professor of Computer ScienceChair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science B.A., Kenyon College, 1998
    M.S., University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2000
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2007
    Goldburg, Anne
    Anne J. Goldberg, 2005- Professor of AnthropologyChair, Department of Sociology/ Anthropology B.A., College of William and Mary, 1991
    M.A., Arizona State University, 1999
    Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2005
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    William M. Gorvine, 2006- Professor of Religious StudiesChair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies B.A., Connecticut College, 1991
    M.A., University of Virginia, 1997
    Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2006
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    Liz U. Gron, 1994- Executive Director of Advising and Academic SuccessProfessor of Chemistry B.A., Colgate University, 1982
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1987
    Gunderson, Bill-1
    Bill Gunderson, 2016- Associate Professor of ChemistryDirector, Odyssey Program B.S., Allegheny College, 2002
    Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
    Gunderson, Julie-1
    Julie Gunderson, 2016- Cynthia Cook Sandefur Odyssey Associate Professor of Physics B.A., Hendrix College, 2006
    Ph.D., Emory University, 2012
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    William Haden Chomphosy, 2017- Associate Professor of Economics B.A., Hendrix College, 2013
    M.A., Colorado State University, 2015
    Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2018
    Hales, David
    David Hales, 1992- Thomas E. Goodwin Odyssey Professor of ChemistryChair, Department of Chemistry B.A., Pomona College, 1984
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1990
    Postdoctoral Research, UCLA, 1990-1992
    Hancock, Jonathan
    Jonathan Hancock, 2013- Associate Professor of HistoryChair, Department of History B.A., Dartmouth College, 2006
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
    Courtney Hatch 2024-4963-667x1000
    Courtney Hatch, 2008- Nancy and Craig Wood Odyssey Professor of ChemistryChair, Natural Sciences Area B.A., Hendrix College, 2000
    Ph.D, University of Colorado, 2006
    Hicks, Latorya D.
    Latorya Hicks, 2020- Assistant Professor of Chemistry B.S., Lane College, 1995
    Ph.D., Wesleyan University, 2004
    Hill, Brent
    J. Brett Hill, 2005- Nancy and Craig Wood Odyssey Professor of Anthropology B.A., University of Colorado, 1984
    M.A., Arizona State University, 1995
    Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2002
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    Antonio Horne, 2018- Associate Professor of Theatre ArtsChair, Department of Theatre Arts and Dance B.F.A., Alliant International University, 1983
    M.B.A., University of California Los Angeles, 1988
    M.F.A., University of Memphis, 1999
    Huss, Andrew
    Andy Huss, 2022- Assistant Professor of Art B.F.A., Northern Michigan University, 1988
    M.F.A., University of Michigan, 1991
    Irons, Sarah
    Sarah Irons, 2023- Assistant Professor of Psychology B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2016
    B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2016
    M.A., Rice University , 2020
    Ph.D., Rice University, Expected 2023
    Jaeger, Ty - headshot 2020
    Tyrone Jaeger, 2008- Isabelle Peregrin Odyssey Professor of English-Creative WritingChair, Department of English B.A., Rollins College, 1990
    M.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2004
    Ph.D., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2008
    Jaudon, Toni(1)
    Toni W. Jaudon, 2011- Professor of English B.A., Amherst College, 2001
    M.A., Cornell University, 2005
    Ph.D., Cornell University, 2009
    Jellenik, Cathy
    Cathy Jellenik, 2012- Professor of FrenchChair, The Engaged Citizen B.A., University of Delaware, 1991
    M.A., University of Delaware, 1997
    Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder, 2005
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    Lindsay Kennedy, 2011- Professor of PsychologyChair, Department of Psychology B.A., University of North Carolina, 2006
    M.A., University of North Carolina, 2008
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2011
    Kett, Peter
    Peter Kett, 2014- Associate Professor of Chemistry B.A., University of Cambridge, 2006
    M.S., University of Cambridge, 2007
    Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2011
    Kolenda-Mason
    Margo Kolenda-Mason, 2022- Assistant Professor of English B.A., Brandeis University, 2014
    M.A., University of Michigan, 2016
    Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2022
    Krebs, John
    John Krebs, 1992- Willis H. Holmes Distinguished Professor of Music B.M., Northwestern University, 1978
    M.M., University of Illinois, 1980
    D.M.A., University of Maryland, 1991
    Leonard, Megan
    Megan Leonard, 2008- Professor of Economics and Business B.A., Hendrix College, 2002
    Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2007
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    Wenjia Liu, 2012- Associate Professor of Chinese B.A., Fudan University, 2003
    M.A., University of Oregon, 2006
    Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2010
    Looney, Hillary
    Hillary Looney, 2015- Associate Professor of Economics and Business B.A., Hendrix College, 1996
    M.A., Hendrix College, 2003
    C.P.A., Arkansas, 2005
    Lopas, Matthew
    Matthew Lopas, 2000- Professor of Art B.A., University of Michigan, 1983
    B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1991
    M.F.A., Yale School of Art, 1995
    Lusk, Lauren 2
    Lauren Lusk, 2022- Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts B.A., University of Arkansas, 2010
    M.F.A., Indiana University, 2014
    Laura MacDonald 2021-667x1000
    Laura MacDonald, 2015- Associate Professor of Biology B.A., Hendrix College, 2009
    Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
    Maslin, Kim-1
    Kim Maslin, 1997- Bill and Connie Bowen Odyssey Professor of Politics B.A., Wells College, 1989
    Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1997
    Mayo, Colleen
    Colleen Mayo, 2023- Assistant Professor and Murphy Fellow in English B.A., Hendrix College, 2011
    M.A., The Florida State University, 2018
    Ph.D., The University of North Texas, 2023
    McClung,Maureen
    Maureen McClung, 2011- Judy and Randy Wilbourn Odyssey Associate Professor of BiologyChair, Environmental Studies Program B.A., Hendrix College, 2001
    PgDipSci, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2002
    M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
    Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 2013
    McKim, Kristi - headshot 2019
    Kristi McKim, 2008- Professor of English–Film and Media Studies B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1999
    Ph.D., Emory University, 2005
    Carmen Merrick 2023-0231FINAL_667x1000
    Carmen Merrick, 2019- Assistant Professor of Psychology B.A., Ouachita Baptist University, 2011
    M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2014
    M.A., University of Arkansas, 2017
    Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2019
    Miller, Rod
    Rod Miller, 1998- Professor of Art B.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1985
    M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1987
    M.A., University of Iowa, 1994
    Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1998
    Morgan, Andrew
    Andrew Morgan, 2014- Associate Professor of Music B.M., University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2003
    M.M., Temple University, 2009
    D.M.A., University of Minnesota, 2014
    Murphy, Britt Anne
    Britt A. Murphy, 1998- LibrarianDirector, Bailey Library B.A., Kenyon College, 1994
    M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1998
    Murray, Rick
    Richard C. Murray, 2003- Professor of Biology B.Sc., University of Western Ontario, 1990
    Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, 1997
    Muse, Ann
    Ann Muse, 2002- Professor of Theatre Arts B.A., Hendrix College, 1983
    M.F.A., University of Memphis, 1997
    Payne, Maxine
    Maxine Payne, 2002- Isabelle Peregrin Odyssey Professor of ArtChair, Department of Art B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1993
    M.A., University of Iowa, 1996
    M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1997
    Penner, Jennifer
    Jennifer Penner, 2005- Professor of PsychologyChair, Social Sciences Area A.A., Hesston College, 1994
    B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1999
    M.S., University of Oklahoma, 2001
    Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2005
    Peszka, Jennifer
    Jennifer J. Peszka, 1999- Virginia A. McCormick Pittman Distinguished Professor of Psychology B.S., Washington and Lee University, 1994
    M.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1998
    Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1999
    Pfau, Sasha
    Sasha Pfau, 2008- James and Emily Bost Odyssey Professor of History B.A., Wellesley College, 1999
    M.A., University of York, 2000
    Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008
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    Stanly H. Rauh, 2012- Associate Professor of ClassicsChair, Department of Languages B.A., University of Washington, 2001
    B.A., University of Washington (Post-Baccalaureate), 2005
    M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
    Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012
    Ray, Allie
    Allie Ray, 2023- Assistant Professor of Mathematics B.S., Oklahoma Baptist University, 2007
    Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, 2015
    Reeb, Celeste
    Celeste Reeb, 2022- Assistant Professor of English- Film and Media Studies B.A., Salisbury University, 2012
    M.A., Salisbury University, 2015
    Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2020
    Reid, Matthew
    Matthew Reid, 2023- Assistant Professor of Biology B.A., Hendrix College, 2009
    M.S., University of Louisiana, 2013
    Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2018
    Renshaw James, Gretchen
    Gretchen Renshaw, 2015- Associate Professor of MusicChair, Department of Music Coordinator of Assessment B.M., Pennsylvania State University, 2010
    M.M., University of Arkansas, 2012
    M.M., Michigan State University, 2015
    D.M.A., Michigan State University, 2015
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    Rebecca Resinski, 2000- Professor of ClassicsChair, Classics Program B.A., Bucknell University, 1990
    M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1993
    Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
    Roberts, Lavinia
    Lavinia Roberts, 2022- Assistant Professor and Murphy Fellow in Theatre Arts B.F.A., University of Kansas, 2009
    M.A., New York University, 2012
    M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, Expected 2022
    Brigitte Brumbelow
    Brigitte Rogers, 2006- Professor of Dance B.A., Henderson State University, 1995
    M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1998
    Lyle Rupert 2023.10.25-0082-667x1000
    Lyle M. Rupert, 1987- C. Louis and Charlotte Cabe Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business B.A., Hendrix College, 1982
    M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1985
    Ph.D., University of Central Arkansas, 2015
    C.P.A., Illinois, 1985
    Schurko, Andrew
    Andrew M. Schurko, 2011- Morris and Ann Henry Odyssey Professor of BiologyChair, Biochemistry-Molecular Biology Program B.Sc., University of Manitoba, 1997
    Ph.D., University of Manitoba, 2003
    Posdoctoral Researcher, University of Iowa
    Posdoctoral Researcher, Emory University
    Schwartzkopf, Stacey
    Stacey A. Schwartzkopf, 2011- Margaret Berry Hutton Odyssey Professor of AnthropologyChair, Interdisciplinary Minors Program B.A., Arizona State University, 1994
    M.A., Tulane University, 2001
    Ph.D., Tulane University, 2008
    Scott, Ralph
    Ralph D. Scott, 1979- Professor of Economics and Business B.A., Hendrix College, 1973
    Ph.D., Tulane University, 1983
    Seme, Lars
    Lars Seme, 2008- Instructor of MathematicsChair, Explorations B.A., Hendrix College, 1995
    M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri–Rolla, 1997
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    Delphia Shanks, 2018- Assistant Professor of Politics B.A., Grinnell College, 2001
    M.A., Cornell University, 2016
    Ph.D., Cornell University, 2018
    Shutt, Allison 2023
    Allison K. Shutt, 1997- Elbert L. Fausett Distinguished Professor of History B.A., William Smith College, 1983
    M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
    Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
    Skok, Deb
    Deborah Skok, 2001- Professor of History B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 1989
    M.A., University of Chicago, 1992
    Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001
    Damon Spayde 2024-FINAL667x1000
    Damon T. Spayde, 2007- Julia Mobley Odyssey Professor of PhysicsChair, Department of Physics B.A., Grinnell College, 1995
    M.A., University of Maryland, 2000
    Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2001
    Stuber, Dorian - headshot 2020
    Dorian Stuber, 2007- Professor of EnglishCoordinator, Distinguished Scholarships B.A., University of King’s College, 1997
    M.A., University of Western Ontario, 1999
    M.A., Cornell University, 2002
    Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006
    Tennakoon, Shamindri
    Shamindri Tennakoon Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2014
    Ph.D., University of Florida, 2022
    Thomas, Candice
    Candice Thomas, 2023- Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2000
    Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2010
    Truong, Phan
    Phan Truong, 2023- Assistant Professor of Chemistry B.A., Kenyon College, 2011
    Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2018
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    Alex Vernon, 2001- M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Distinguished Professor of English B.S., United States Military Academy, 1989
    M.A., University of North Carolina, 1994
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2001
    Vidal-Torreira, Garbiñe
    Garbine Vidal-Torreira, 2013- Associate Professor of Spanish B.A., University of Deusto-Bilbao, '07
    Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude. (Since 2018 considered an M.A.), University of Deusto-Bilbao, '07
    M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, '09
    Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, '13
    Vilahomat, Jose-9
    José R. Vilahomat, 2002- Professor of Spanish B.A., Universidad de la Habana, '92
    M.A., Florida International University, '97
    Ph.D., Florida International University, '03
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    Janice Weddle, 2017- Associate Librarian B.A., Truman State University, 2005
    M.A., Truman State University, 2006
    M.A., University of Missouri, 2013
    West, Carol
    Carol L. West, 1977- Harold and Lucy Cabe Distinguished Professor of English B.A., Franconia College, '72
    M.A., Yale University, '74
    M.Phil., Yale University, '76
    Ph.D., Yale University, '80
    Williamson, Robert
    Robert Williamson, 2008- Professor of Religious StudiesChair, Humanities Area B.S., Clemson University, '95
    M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary, '01
    M.St., Oxford University, '02
    Ph.D., Emory University, '11
    Wright, Ann
    Ann Wright, 1998- Charles Prentiss Hough Odyssey Professor of Physics B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, '91
    Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, '96
    Yorgey, Brent
    Brent A. Yorgey, 2015- Associate Professor of Computer Science B.A., Williams College, 2004
    Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2014
    Ruth Z. Yuste-Alonso
    Ruth Yuste-Alonso, 2021- Assistant Professor of Spanish B.A., Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2007
    M.A., Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2011
    M.A., University of Connecticut, 2015
    Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2021
    Zorwick, Leslie
    Leslie Zorwick, 2007- Professor of Psychology B.A., Emory University, 2000
    M.A., Ohio State University, 2003
    Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2007