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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Tyrene White

Professor of Political Science

Coordinator of Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8138
  2. Trotter 307
  3. Office Hours:

    Remote TTh 1:30-3:00 and by appointment.

    Online Office Hours

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://swarthmore.zoom.us/j/463122253

Tyrene White's current research is on the local political influence of Chinese NGO's and on the use of litigation to improve the status of Chinese women. She teaches courses on contemporary China, East Asia, and population issues, and introductory courses in comparative politics.

Tyrene White

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
Photo of Cheryl Sharp

Debbie Sloman

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Interdisciplinary Programs

Classics

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8165
  2. Trotter Hall 110 Classics
  3. Trotter Hall 107 Interdisciplinary Programs
Debbie Sloman

Program Committee

Farid Azfar

Associate Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5765
  2. Trotter 212

Interests: Early Modern Europe, urban, sexuality

Professor Azfar selfie in the city.

Pallabi Chakravorty

Professor

Chair

Stephen Lang Professor of Performing Arts

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6161
  2. Lang Music Building 406

Areas of interest: Kathak dance, Visual Anthropology, South Asia

BuYun Chen

Associate Professor

On leave 2021-2022

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3978
  2. Trotter 207

Interests: China, East Asia, women, science and technology

Professor BuYun Chen

Will Gardner

Professor, Section Head

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6875
  2. Kohlberg 315
Will Gardner

K. David Harrison

Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5785
  2. Pearson 103
  3. Office Hours:

    Please email: dharris2@swarthmore.edu to schedule a time to meet. 

Steven P. Hopkins

Mari S. Michener Professor of Religion

On leave 2021-2022

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8035
  2. Fax: (610) 328-7687
  3. Pearson 209
Steven Hopkins at Collioure

Yoshiko Jo

Senior Lecturer

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2047
  2. Kohlberg 306
Yoshiko Jo

Wol A Kang

Senior Lecturer

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2048
  2. Kohlberg 314
Wol Kang

Haili Kong

Professor, Section Head

Chinese

On Leave S'21

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8457
  2. Kohlberg 310
Haili Kong

Gerald Levinson

Jane Lang Professor of Music

Composition, Music Theory

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8236
  2. Lang Music Building 409
Gerald Levinson

Roseann Liu

Visiting Assistant Professor

Educational Studies

Contact

anthropology of education, ethics, migration, and urban studies

Bakirathi Mani

Professor, Department of English Literature

Coordinator, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program Fall 2021

English Literature

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8132
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 307

Benjamin Ridgway

Assistant Professor - Chinese

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7675
  2. Kohlberg Hall K-305

Tomoko Sakomura

Dean of Students

Professor of Art History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8119
  2. Parrish 108
Tomoko Sakomura

Joe Small

Asst Professor PT - Dance

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8670
  2. LPAC 008
  3. Office Hours:

    By appointment.

Kiki Speidel

Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7766
  2. Kohlberg 314
Kirsten Speidel

Atsuko Suda

Senior Lecturer

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8147
  2. Kohlberg 301
Atsuko Suda

Jonathan Washington

Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6134
  2. Pearson Hall 105

Tyrene White

Professor of Political Science

Coordinator of Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8138
  2. Trotter 307
  3. Office Hours:

    Remote TTh 1:30-3:00 and by appointment.

    Online Office Hours

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://swarthmore.zoom.us/j/463122253

Tyrene White's current research is on the local political influence of Chinese NGO's and on the use of litigation to improve the status of Chinese women. She teaches courses on contemporary China, East Asia, and population issues, and introductory courses in comparative politics.

Tyrene White

Thomas Whitman ’82

Additional Courses - Music

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8234
  2. Lang Music Building 411
Thomas Whitman