Department Chairs

Marybeth Nevins

Department Chair, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Department Chair of Anthropology

Munroe Hall 110
Office Hours:
Spring Term: Mondays 12:30-2pm, Wednesdays 3-4:30pm, and by appointment.

Usama Soltan

Surdna Professor of Linguistics and Arabic

Department Chair of Arabic

Voter Hall 016
Office Hours:
SPRING 2023: Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30pm, Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:45pm, and by appointment.

David Allen

Associate Professor of Biology

Department Chair of Biology

McCardell Bicen Hall 372
Office Hours:
Tuesday 10:00-11:30 and Wednesday 1:30-3:00

AJ Vasiliou

Associate Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry

Department Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry

McCardell Bicentennial Hall 544
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Monday's 10:30am -12:00pm (in-person) and 7:30pm - 9:00pm (zoom)

Thomas Moran

John D. Berninghausen Professor of Chinese

Department Chair of Chinese

Voter Hall 105
Office Hours:
SPRING 2023: Monday 9:30-11:00, Wednesday 4:00 to 5:30, and by appointment.

Pavlos Sfyroeras

Professor of Classics

Department Chair of Classics & Classical Studies

Twilight Hall 210
Office Hours:
Spring 2023:Tuesday 3:00-4:00, Wednesday 2:30-3:30, Friday 12:15-2:15, and by appointment

Amy Briggs

Professor and Chair of Computer Science

Department Chair of Computer Science

75 Shannon 213
Office Hours:
Mon, Wed 12:45-2:45 (in person in 75 Shannon 213) and by appointment

Lida Winfield

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Department Chair of Dance

Mahaney Arts Center 204
Office Hours:
Monday 1:00-2:00 PM, Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:00 AM and by appointment

Peter Ryan

Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences

Department Chair of Earth and Climate Sciences

McCardell Bicen Hall 427
Office Hours:
Tuesday 10:30 - 12:00, Wednesday 9:30 - 11:00, or by appointment

Jeffrey Carpenter

James B. Jermain Professor of Political Economy and International Law

Department Chair of Economics

Warner 305
Office Hours:
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM and by appointment

Daniel Brayton

Julian W. Abernethy Professor of Literature

Department Chair of English

Axinn Center 310
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tues/Thurs 10:00-11:30

Louisa Stein

Associate Professor of Film and Media Culture

Department Chair of Film & Media Culture

Axinn Center 206
Office Hours:
Fall 2022: Friday 10:00am-12:00pm and by appointment

Julien Weber

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Department Chair of French & Francophone Studies

Le Chateau 105
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Mon & Wed 11:30-2:30, Fri 11:00-12:00 & by appointment

Peter Nelson

Professor of Geography

Department Chair of Geography

McCardell Bicen Hall 637
Office Hours:
Spring '23- Mon 1:00- 3:00 pm & TH 9:00- 11:00am

Roman Graf

Chair of German Department, Professor of German & Comparative Literature

Department Chair of German

FIC 231
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Monday 12:30-1:30 and Thursday 11:00-12:00

Jacob Tropp

Department Chair, John Spencer Professor of African Studies

Department Chair of History

Axinn Center 341
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30-3:00 PM, or by appointment.

Edward Vazquez

Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture

Department Chair of History of Art & Architecture

Mahaney Arts Center 212
Office Hours:
Spring Term 2022- Monday 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Thursday 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., and by appointment

Tom Van Order

Professor of Italian

Department Chair of Italian

Voter Hall 111
Office Hours:
SPRING 2023: 9:40-10:10 MTWRF and by appointment

Linda White

Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Chair

Department Chair of Japanese Studies

FIC 221
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Monday and Wednesday: 2:30-4:00 p.m. and by appointment

Enrique Garcia

Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies, Department Chair

Department Chair of Luso-Hispanic Studies

Voter Hall 213
Office Hours:
M: 11:15-12:15, Th: 10:30-12:30 in Voter 213

Bill Peterson

Professor of Mathematics, Department Chair

Department Chair of Mathematics

Warner 213
Office Hours:
Mon 2:30-4:00 pm; Tues/Wed 1:30-3:00 pm; Fri 10:45-11:45 am; & by appointment

Damascus Kafumbe

Edward C. Knox Professor of International Studies; Chair, Department of Music Director, Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble; Director, Middlebury Afropop Band

Department Chair of Music

Mahaney Arts Center 308
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Mon., 10:45-11:45 a.m.; Tue., 3:00-4:00 p.m.; or by appointment

Steve Viner

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Department Chair of Philosophy

Twilight Hall 303B
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Mondays and Wednesdays 2-3 pm and Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm and by appointment.

Noah Graham

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics

Department Chair of Physics

McCardell Bicen Hall 533
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Monday 10:00--11:00 AM, Wednesday, 2:30--3:30 PM, and Friday, 1:30--2:30 PM, and by appointment

Amy Yuen

Professor of Political Science and Department Chair

Department Chair of Political Science

Munroe Hall 312
Office Hours:
Spring Term 2023: M 8-9 am, T 8:30-10:30 am, or by appointment

Jason Arndt

Professor of Psychology

Department Chair of Psychology

McCardell Bicen Hall 276
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tuesdays 9:00am - 11:00am MBH 276; Thursdays 12-1 by Zoom

Ata Anzali

Associate Professor of Religion

Department Chair of Religion

Munroe Hall 120
Office Hours:
Spring Term: Mondays and Wednesdays 10-11:30, and by appointment.

Kevin Moss

Jean Thomson Fulton Professor of Modern Languages and Literature

Department Chair of Russian

FIC 203
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Wednesday: 12:30-2:00 p.m.

Chong-suk Han

Professor of Sociology

Department Chair of Sociology

Munroe Hall 414
Office Hours:
Spring Term: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12:00-1:15pm

Alex Draper

Professor of Theatre & Department Chair

Department Chair of Theatre

Mahaney Arts Center 333
Office Hours:
Mon 10-11am, Tues 9:30-10:15am, Thu 1:00-2:00pm

Program Directors

William Nash

Prof American Studies and English & American Literatures

Program Director of American Studies

Axinn Center 250
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tuesdays 1:30-3:00PM, Thursdays 10:00-11:30AM, and by appointment.

Daniel Silva

Associate Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies

Program Director of Black Studies

Carr Hall 208
Office Hours:
By appointment

Roman Graf

Chair of German Department, Professor of German & Comparative Literature

Program Director of Comparative Literature

FIC 231
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Monday 12:30-1:30 and Thursday 11:00-12:00

Jay Parini

D. E. Axinn Professor of English and Creative Writing

Program Director of Creative Writing

Axinn Center 203
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tues/Thurs 12:00-12:45 and 2:00-3:30. And by appointment

Tracy Weston

Associate Professor of Education Studies

Program Director of Education Studies

Twilight Hall 109
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Mondays & Wednesdays, 12:45-2:15; and by appointment

Kathryn Morse

John C Elder Prof of Environmental Studies; Prof of History

Program Director of Environmental Studies

Axinn Center 240
Office Hours:
Spring: Please schedule appointments at

Amy Morsman

Professor of History; Interim Director, Ctr. for Teaching, Learning and Research

Director of the First Year Seminar Program

Axinn Center at Starr Library 331
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Mondays 9:45-10:45 AM (Axinn 331), Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 (CTLR), and by appointment

Molly Anderson

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Food Studies

Program Director of Food Studies

Robert A. Jones '59 House 202
Office Hours:
Wednesday 1:00 pm-3:30 pm and by appointment.

Laurie Essig

Professor of Gender, Sexuality, Feminist Studies

Program Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Chellis House 202
Office Hours:
Mon 9-10 am and Wed 1-3 pm. Please schedule via email or at

Pam Berenbaum

Professor of the Practice of Global Health

Program Director of Global Health

Munroe Hall 101
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Tuesdays 12:00-1:30 or by signup at go/pam

Tamar Mayer

Robert R. Churchill Professor of Geosciences

Program Director of Studies in Modern Hebrew and Israeli Society

Robert A. Jones '59 House 113
Office Hours:
Fall 2022: By zoom only.

Kemi Fuentes-George

Associate Professor of Political Science, Program Director of International and Global Studies

Program Director of International and Global Studies

Robert A. Jones B03A
Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 9:45 am - 11:15 am

John Maluccio

Professor of Economics

Program Director of International Politics & Economics

Warner 018
Office Hours:
Mondays 2:00-4:00 PM, Thursdays 12:00-1:00 PM or by appointment

Robert Schine

Curt & Else Silberman Professor of Jewish Studies

Program Director of Jewish Studies

Munroe Hall 211
Office Hours:
Spring Term: On Associate Status

Brandon Baird

Director of Linguistics Program, Associate Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies & Linguistics

Program Director of Linguistics

Voter Hall 208
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Wed. 12:30-2:00pm, Thurs. 10:00-11:30am, and by appt.

Grace Spatafora

Dean of Curriculum; Heinz/Given Professor of Biology and Pre-Medical Sciences

Program Director of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

McCardell Bicen Hall 354
Office Hours:
Fall 2022: Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm or by appointment

Clarissa Parker

Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Program Director of Neuroscience

McCardell Bicen Hall 274
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm; Fridays 10:00am - 11:30am; And by appointment

Tim Nguyen

Academic Director | Professor of the Practice

Director of the Professors of the Practice Program

Axinn 244
Office Hours:
Given COVID, office hours will be by appointments and through zoom.

Hedya Klein

Fletcher Professor of the Arts

Program Director of Studio Art

Office Hours:
Spring Term 2023- Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., and by appointment-Via Zoom

Catharine Wright

Associate Professor, Writing and Rhetoric/GSFS

Program Director of Writing & Rhetoric

Chellis House
Office Hours:
Mon and Wed 4-5:30 pm or by appointment

Academic Coordinators

Subject Coordinator Email
American Studies Judy Mayer
Anthropology Mari Price
Arabic Nicole Patterson
Biology Missey Thompson
Black Studies Victoria Luksch
Chemistry&Biochemistry Michelle Matot
Chinese Nicole Patterson
Classics and Classical Studies Trish Dougherty
Comparative Literature Victoria Luksch
Computer Science Amy Rose
Dance Tiffany Wilbur
Economics Amy Holbrook
Education Studies Trish Dougherty
English Molly Johnson
Environmental Studies Lily Hunt
Film and Media Culture Sheerya Berg
First Year Seminar Judy Mayer
Food Studies Heidi Sullivan
French&Francophone Studies Jolene Newton
Geography Amy Moody
Geology Thomas Wiegleb
Gender, Sexuality,&Feminist Studies Victoria Luksch

German Danielle Denis
Global Health Mari Price  
Hebrew Danielle Denis  
History Judy Mayer
History of Art and Architecture Michaela Davico
International&Global Studies Heidi Sullivan
International Politics&Economics Heidi Sullivan
Italian Nicole Patterson
Japanese Danielle Denis
Jewish Studies Vijaya Wunnava

Linguisitics Danielle Denis  
Literary Studies Sheerya Berg  
Luso-Hispanic Studies Elizabeth Kervick

Mathematics Elizabeth Kervick

Molecular Biol&Biochem Michelle Matot
Music Anne Chabot
Neuroscience Missey Thompson
Philosophy Trish Dougherty
Physics Thomas Wiegleb
Political Science Linda Booska
Professors of the Practice Vijaya Wunnava

Psychology Nancy Peters
Religion Mari Price
Russian Danielle Denis
Sociology Mari Price
Studio Art Michaela Davico  
Theatre Mirjam Brett
Writing and Rhetoric Tiffany Wilbur