Graduate Faculty

Erica ScharrerProfessor and Chair, B.A., New York at Genesee, 1992; M.A., Syracuse, 1995; Ph.D., 1998.

Leda M. Cooks, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, B.S., Miami, 1986; M.A., Ohio, 1990; Ph.D.,1993.

Bae, Soo Young, Assistant Professor, B. A. & BBA., Korea University, Seoul, 2008; Ph.D, University of Michigan, 2014.

Benjamin Bailey, Associate Professor, B.A., Brown, 1987; M.A., California at Los Angeles, 1996; Ph.D., 1999.

Donal A. Carbaugh, Professor, B.S., Manchester College, 1977; M.A., Montana, 1980; Ph.D., Washington, 1984.

Mari Castañeda, Professor, B.A., California at Los Angeles, 1993; Ph.D., California at San Diego, 2000.

Briankle G. Chang, Associate Professor, B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, 1976; M.A., Alabama, 1978; M.A., Illinois, 1981; Certificate, Ph.D., 1990.

Anne T. Ciecko, Associate Professor, B.A., LaSalle, 1986; M.A., Pennsylvania State, 1988; Ph.D., Pittsburgh, 1997.

Gonen Dori-Hacohen, Assistant Professor, B.A., Open University of Israel, 1996; M.A., Hebrew
University, Jerusalem, 2000; M.A., California at Los Angeles, 2003; Ph.D., Haifa, Israel, 2009.

Martha Fuentes-Bautista, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1996; M.A., New York at Buffalo, 2000; Ph.D., Texas at Austin, 2007.

Stephen Olbrys Gencarella, Associate Professor,B.A., Providence College, 1993; M.A., Tufts, 1995; Ph.D., Indiana, 2003.

Seth K. Goldman, Assistant Professor, B.A., George Washington, 2004; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2007; Ph.D., 2010.

Henry Geddes Gonzalez, Associate Professor, B.A., Oberlin, 1978; Ph.D., Texas at Austin, 1989.

Jarice Hanson, Professor, B.A., Northeastern Illinois, 1976; M.A., Northwestern, 1977; P.h.D., 1979.

Lisa HendersonProfessor, B.A., Ryerson Polytechical Institute, Canada, 1980; M.A., Pennsylvania, 1983; Ph.D., 1990.

Sut Jhally, Professor, B.A., York, England, 1977; M.A., Victoria, Canada, 1980; Ph.D., Simon Fraser, Canada, 1984.

Claudio Moreira, Associate Professor, B.A., Universidad de Campinas, Brazil, 1999; M.A., Illinois, 2002; Ph.D., 2007.

Michael Morgan, Professor, B.A., New College, 1974; M.A., Pennsylvania, 1977; Ph.D., 1980.

Martin F. Norden, Professor, B.J., Missouri, 1973; M.A., 1974; Ph.D., 1977.

Kimberly Perez, Assistant Professor, B.A., California State, 2003; M.A. University of Maine, 2005; Ph.D., Arizona State, 2014.

Demetria Shabazz, Assistant Professor, B.A., Houston, 1995; M.A., Alabama, 2000; Ph.D., 2005.

Shawn Shimpach, Associate Professor, B.A., Brandeis, 1993; M.A., New York University, 1996; Ph.D., 2004.

Alena L. Vasilyeva, Assistant Professor, B.A., Minsk State Linguistic University, 1996; Graduate Degree, 2002; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2010.

Emily West, Associate Professor, B.A., McMaster, Canada, 1997; M.A., Pennsylvania, 2000; Ph.D., 2004.


Adjunct/Associate Faculty

Amrita Basu, Professor of Political Science & Women's & Gender Studies, Amherst College

Barton Byg, Professor of German and Scandinavian Studies.

Daniel Horowitz, Professor of American Studies, Smith College

Alexandra E. Keller, Associate Professor of Film Studies, Smith College

Jina E. Kim, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Smith College

Catherine Portuges, Professor of Comparative Literature.


Faculty Emeriti

Carolyn Anderson, Professor Emerita (2006).

Vernon Cronen, Professor Emeritus (2011).

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