Department Chairs

Michael Sheridan

Professor of Anthropology

Department Chair of Anthropology

Munroe Hall 105
Office Hours:
Fall Term: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am, and 1-2pm

Samuel Liebhaber

Professor of Arabic

Department Chair of Arabic

Voter Hall 002

David Allen

Associate Professor of Biology

Department Chair of Biology

McCardell Bicen Hall 372
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 10:30am-noon and Fridays 9:00-10:30am

AJ Vasiliou

Associate Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry

Department Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry

McCardell Bicentennial Hall 544
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Wednesday's 1:05pm -2:30pm & Friday's 9:15am - 10:45am

Carrie Wiebe

Dept. Chair/CV Starr Professor of Chinese

Department Chair of Chinese

Voter Hall 103

Pavlos Sfyroeras

Professor of Classics

Department Chair of Classics & Classical Studies

Twilight Hall 210
Office Hours:
F23: Wednesday 2-4, Thursday 2-3, Friday 1-2 or by appointment

Amy Briggs

Professor and Chair of Computer Science

Department Chair of Computer Science

75 Shannon 213
Office Hours:
Mon 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Tues 2:30 - 3:30 pm, Fri 11 am - 12 pm (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:
Tues, Wed, Thurs from 2:00-3:00 pm and by appointment

Will Amidon

Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences

Department Chair of Earth & Climate Sciences

McCardell Bicen Hall 413

Andrea Robbett

Professor of Economics

Department Chair of Economics

Warner 304

Marion Wells

Henry N. Hudson Professor of English

Department Chair of English

Axinn Center 313

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, CHAIR

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, CHAIR

Department Chair of French & Francophone Studies

Le Chateau 105
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Tues 9:00-10:30, Thurs 10:30-12:00 & by appointment

Peter Nelson

Professor of Geography

Department Chair of Geography

McCardell Bicen Hall 637
Office Hours:
Fall '23- Mon 1:30- 3:30 pm & Wed 11:00am- 12:30pm

Roman Graf

Chair of German Department, Professor of German & Comparative Literature

Department Chair of German

FIC 231
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Monday 11:00-12:00, Thursday 11:00-12:00 and by appointment

Rebecca Bennette

Department Chair, Professor of History

Department Chair of History

Axinn Center 333

Edward Vazquez

Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture

Department Chair of History of Art & Architecture

Mahaney Arts Center 212
Office Hours:
Fall Term 2023- Monday 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., and by appointment

Tom Van Order

Dept. Chair/Professor of Italian

Department Chair of Italian

Voter Hall 111
Office Hours:
FALL 2023: 9:40-10:40 TR, 10:40-11:40 F, and by appointment.

Linda White

Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Chair

Department Chair of Japanese Studies

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

Luis Hernán Castañeda

Associate Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies, Department Chair

Department Chair of Luso-Hispanic Studies

Voter Hall 209

Stephen Abbott


Professor of Mathematics, Department Chair

Department Chair of Mathematics

Warner 211
Office Hours:
Mon 2:00-3:00 PM, Tue/Wed/Thu 3:30-4:30 PM

Damascus Kafumbe

Professor of Music; 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:
Fall 2023: Mon., 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Tue., 3:00-4:00 p.m.; or by appointment

Heidi Grasswick

George Nye & Anne Walker Boardman Professor of Mental and Moral Science

Department Chair of Philosophy

Twilight Hall 312

Noah Graham

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics

Department Chair of Physics

McCardell Bicen Hall 533
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Monday 2:00 -- 3:00 PM, Tuesday 1:00 -- 2:00 PM, Friday 1:00 -- 2:00 PM, and by appointment

Amy Yuen

Professor of Political Science and Department Chair

Department Chair of Political Science

Munroe Hall 312
Office Hours:
Fall Term 2023: T 9:00-10:30 am, TH 1:00-2:15 pm or by appointment

Kim Cronise

Associate Professor of Psychology

Department Chair of Psychology

McCardell Bicen Hall 278

James Calvin Davis

George Adams Ellis Prof of Liberal Arts; Professor of Religion

Department Chair of Religion

Munroe Hall 201

Tatiana Smorodinska

Department Chair of Russian

FIC 208

Chong-suk Han

Professor of Sociology

Department Chair of Sociology

Munroe Hall 414
Office Hours:
Fall Term: Tues 9:00-11:00am and Wed 6:30-7:30pm

Hedya Klein

Fletcher Professor of the Arts

Department Chair of Studio Art

Johnson 311

Claudio Medeiros

Professor of Theatre & Department Chair

Department Chair of Theatre

Mahaney Arts Center 325

Program Directors

William Nash

Professor of American Studies and English

Program Director of American Studies

Axinn Center 250
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Tues 1:30-3:00; Thurs 10:30-12:00

Jerry Philogene

Associate Professor of Black Studies

Program Director of Black Studies

Carr Hall Room 201

Roman Graf

Chair of German Department, Professor of German & Comparative Literature

Program Director of Comparative Literature

FIC 231
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Monday 11:00-12:00, Thursday 11:00-12:00 and by appointment

Jay Parini

D. E. Axinn Professor of English and Creative Writing

Program Director of Creative Writing

Axinn Center 203
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Tues/Thurs 12-12:45 and 3:30-5

Tracy Weston

Associate Professor of Education Studies

Program Director of Education Studies

Twilight Hall 109
Office Hours:
F23: Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 a.m. & by appointment

Christopher Klyza

Stafford Prof of Public Policy, Political Science & Environmental Studies

Program Director of Environmental Studies

Franklin Env Ctr-Hillcrest 206
Office Hours:
Monday 2:00 - 4:00, Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 and by appointment

Amy Morsman

Professor of History; Interim Director, Ctr. for Teaching, Learning and Research, First-Year Seminar Director

Director of the First Year Seminar Program

Axinn Center at Starr Library 331
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: In Davis Family Library 360: Tues. 8:30 to 10:00 AM; Thurs. 1:30 to 3:00 PM, and by appointment

Michael Sheridan

Professor of Anthropology

Program Director of Food Studies

Munroe Hall 105
Office Hours:
Fall Term: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am, and 1-2pm

Laurie Essig

Professor of Gender, Sexuality, Feminist Studies

Program Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Chellis House 202
Office Hours:
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Pam Berenbaum

Professor of the Practice of Global Health

Program Director of Global Health

Office Hours:
Fall '23- By Appointment-

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:
On Leave for 2023/24 Acadmic Year

Sunder Ramaswamy

Distinguished College Professor of International Economics, Director of International and Global Studies

Program Director of International and Global Studies

Munroe Hall 121

John Maluccio

Professor of Economics

Program Director of International Politics & Economics

Warner 018
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 PM, Thursdays 11:00 AM -12:00 PM or by appointment

Robert Schine

Curt & Else Silberman Professor of Jewish Studies

Program Director of Jewish Studies

Munroe Hall 211
Office Hours:
Fall Term: Mondays 2-4 and Thursdays 3-4pm

Brandon Baird

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

Program Director of Linguistics

Voter Hall 208
Office Hours:
Wed. 2:00-3:00pm, Fri. 10:45am-12:45pm, and by appt.

Grace Spatafora

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

Program Director of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Old Chapel 205
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Tuesday 1:00pm - 3:00pm and Friday 9:00am - 10:30am in MBH 354 or by appointment

Clarissa Parker

Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Program Director of Neuroscience

McCardell Bicen Hall 274
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: Mondays 12:45pm - 1:45pm; Wednesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm; And by appointment

Catharine Wright

Associate Professor, Writing and Rhetoric/GSFS

Program Director of Writing & Rhetoric

Chellis House
Office Hours:
Tues & Thurs 3-4:30 pm and by appointment

Academic Coordinators

Jennifer Nuceder, Manager of Academic Office Support

Subject Coordinator Email
American Studies Molly Johnson
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
Earth and Climate Sciences Kelly Norris     
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
Gender, Sexuality,&Feminist Studies Victoria Luksch

German Danielle Denis
Global Health Amy Moody  
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 Kelly Norris
Political Science Linda Booska
Professors of the Practice Vijaya Wunnava

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