The First-Year Seminars draw faculty from academic departments across campus. You can find information about those Middlebury College faculty with the course listings that they teach.

We are delighted to welcome three new FYS faculty. You can read their profiles below.

Ron Mordechai Makleff


Robert A Jones ’59 House 111

Sarika Sharma

Assistant Teaching Professor

Karl Lindholm

Emeritus Dean of Advising, Assistant Professor of American Studies, First-Year Seminar Lecturer

331 Axinn Center
Office Hours:
Please email to schedule an appointment


Amy Morsman

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

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


Judy Mayer

Academic Coordinator: History, Axinn Center for the Humanities, First Year Seminar

Axinn Center 338
Office Hours:
Fall 2023: In Office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:30 AM-12:00PM, 12:30-3:45 PM, Remote Wednesday and Fridays