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About the Junior & Ada Comstock Scholars Dean

Andrea Rossi-Reder

Andrea Rossi-Reder is the dean of the junior and Ada Comstock Scholars classes. She holds a master’s and doctorate in medieval studies from the University of Connecticut, and a bachelor’s in medieval studies from Mount Holyoke College. She was a class dean at Connecticut College for 11 years before coming to Smith.

Dean Rossi-Reder has lived in Italy and England, where she studied medieval bestiaries and Anglo-Latin manuscripts. She taught courses in medieval literature, British women’s contemporary literature and Latin at The College of Idaho, Baylor University and Connecticut College. Her hobbies include cooking and painting.


To Meet with Dean Rossi-Reder

To make an appointment with Dean Rossi-Reder, please call the office at 413-585-4915 or visit her during her walk-in hours:

Monday 2–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.–noon

Please see Announcements for any special changes to the above hours.