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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator

Anthony Foy

Program Coordinator for Black Studies

Associate Professor

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207
  3. Office Hours: Tue 1:30-3:30
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Molly Lawrence

Administrative Assistant

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
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Bertha Saldierna

Administrative Assistant

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

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

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

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter 206

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Syd Carpenter

Professor of Art

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

Program Coordinator for Black Studies

Associate Professor

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207
  3. Office Hours: Tue 1:30-3:30
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Sharon Friedler

Professor Emerita of Dance

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8227
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 006

Areas of interest: Dance composition, history and theory of dance (with special interests in cross-cultural study, gender, and dance as a social change agent), modern dance technique, and traditional dances of Ghana.

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Nina Johnson

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Sociology & Anthropology, Black Studies

Black Studies

Contact

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

    Tuesdays Noon- 2:00pm

Nina Johnson

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

Contact

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

Keith Reeves

Professor of Political Science and Department Chair

Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility

Contact

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

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

Micheline Rice-Maximin

Associate Professor of French and Section Head

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

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

Peter Schmidt

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8156
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 206
  3. Office Hours: Wed 4-5 and by appointment

Christy Schuetze

Associate Professor of Anthropology

On leave Spring 2019

Sociology & Anthropology

Contact

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

    On sabbatical spring 2019- fall 2019

Christy Schuetze

Val Smith

President

President's Office

Contact

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

Jamie Thomas

Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Pearson Hall

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

Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French

Program Coordinator for Global Studies

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

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