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32 New Faculty Members Join Smith Community

A host of new faculty members has joined the Smith ranks this fall.

The college welcomes 32 new faculty members in every academic sector of campus-the humanities, the sciences, social sciences, art and the performing arts; more than 30 new academicians in all serving 22 different departments.

Below is a list of new faculty members and their respective departments. Watch this site for subsequent profiles of new Smith community members.

Anthropology: Joanne Cullinane

Art: Valija Evalds; Mimi Hellman; Lynne Yamamoto

Biological sciences: Richard Dearborn

Chemistry: Heather Shafer

Classical languages and literatures: Timothy Allison

Computer science: Mikhael Milita

East Asian languages and literatures: Grant Xiaoguang Li

Education and child study: Wendy Kohler

Engineering: Susannah Howe

Film studies: Lucretia Knapp

Geology: Mark Besonen; Lawrence Meinert

Government: Jacques Hymans; Tuong Vu, Mendenhall Fellow

History: Jennifer Guglielmo; Crystal Lewis-Coleman, Mendenhall Fellow

Italian language and literature: Serena Grattarola

Mathematics: P. Martin Conway; Nicholas Horton

Physics: Gary Felder; Joyce Palmer-Fortune

Psychology: Byron Zamboanga

Sociology: Gabriele Klein, Hamburg Exchange Professor

Spanish and Portuguese: Jose Cartagena-Calderon; Malcolm McNee

Theatre: Don Jordan; Julie Nelson

Women’s Studies: Lauren Berlant, Neilson Professor; Amina Jamal, Ford Fellow

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