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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator

Micheline Rice-Maximin

Associate Professor of French

Coordinator of the Black Studies Program

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8680
  2. Kohlberg 341
Micheline Rice-Maximin

Peter Schmidt

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor

Coordinator of the Black Studies Program

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8156
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 206
  3. Office Hours:

    Wed 4-5 and by appointment

Bertha Saldierna

Administrative Assistant II

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7674
  2. Trotter Hall 107

Debbie Sloman

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Political Science

Classics

Political Science

Contact

  1. Phone: 328-8165/8129
  2. Trotter Hall 110 Classics
  3. Trotter Hall 308 Political Science
Debbie Sloman

Program Committee

Tariq al-Jamil

Associate Professor of Religion

Coordinator of Islamic Studies Program

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8054
  2. Pearson 205
photo of Professor al-Jamil

Timothy Burke

Professor

Co-Director of the Aydelotte Foundation

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter 206
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays, 9 - 11am & 1 - 4pm

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

Syd Carpenter

Professor of Art

On leave Fall 2020

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8069
  2. Beardsley 217
Syd Carpenter

Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Anthony Foy

Associate Professor, On Leave AY 20-21

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207 (On Leave)
  3. Office Hours:

    On Leave, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Foy 2015

Nina A. Johnson

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Program in Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5773
  2. Kohlberg 243
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays noon- 2:00pm, by appointment

Dion Lewis

Associate Dean and Director of the Black Cultural Center

Black Cultural Center

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8455
  2. Black Cultural Center Main
  3. Parrish Hall 122
Dion Lewis

Joseph Derrick Nelson

Assistant Professor

Educational Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6493
  2. Pearson 109

Keith Reeves

Professor of Political Science

Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6862
  2. Trotter 310
  3. Office Hours:

    On leave Fall 2020

A 1988 graduate of Swarthmore who majored in political science with the concentration in Black Studies and public policy and who attended Exeter College at Oxford University, England, Reeves teaches courses across the arenas of American government, electoral politics, and public opinion; racial politics and voting rights policy; the urban underclass, poverty, and public policy; and behavioral research methods.

Keith Reeves

Christy Schuetze

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8108
  2. Kohlberg 238
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15- 12:15pm, by appointment

Christy Schuetze

Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French and Section Head

Program Coordinator for Global Studies

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8167
  2. Kohlberg 309

Program Associates

Val Smith

President

President's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8314
  2. Parrish Hall E236S
Valerie Smith

Sarah Susannah Willie-LeBreton

Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Sociology

Provost's Office

Sociology & Anthropology / Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8319
  2. Parrish Hall 228