Faculty Resident Directors
Barbara K. Hofer, PhD
Barbara Hofer is an educational, developmental, and cultural psychologist and recipient of the McKeachie Teaching Award from the American Psychological Association. She has taught U.S. students abroad four previous semesters, as a visiting faculty fellow at DIS Copenhagen in 2013 and 2018 and twice with the Associated Kyoto Program in Japan. She is the author of The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) while Letting Them Grow Up (Hofer & Moore), and most recently, Science Denial: Why It Happens and What To Do About It (Sinatra & Hofer). She is an enthusiastic cultural traveler, cyclist, and hiker who loves teaching as well as continuing to learn.
Timothy E. Case, PhD
Timothy Case is a geographer, photographer, and educator who has taught both at Middlebury and at DIS in Copenhagen. In his career with the federal government, he conducted agriculture, food aid, and migration projects for the Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State and conducted studies on technology issues for the U.S. Congress. His photographs and films have been exhibited by organizations such as National Geographic, and his most recent exhibit at Middlebury was “Landscaped: Altered Environments.” He is also an avid road cyclist and hiker, and he is currently photographing old-growth forests.
Sunderland Language Center, First Floor
356 College Street
Middlebury, VT 05753