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Andrea Rossi-Reder

Dean of the Sophomore and Ada Comstock Scholars Classes

Andrea Rossi-Reder


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Andrea Rossi-Reder is the dean of the sophomore 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.

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Office Hours

Dean Rossi-Reder offers walk-ins and short, self-scheduled 15-minute appointments on the following days (all times Eastern). To schedule an appointment, please fill out this Google form, or visit Dean Rossi-Reder during her walk-in hour:

Monday: short appointments from 11 a.m. to noon.

Tuesday: short appointments from 11 a.m. to noon.

Wednesday: walk-in from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Thursday: short appointments from 2 to 3 p.m.

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