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Faculty and Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Ayse Kaya

Associate Professor of Political Science

Department Chair

Program Coordinator for Global Studies


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8471
  2. Trotter 311
  3. Office Hours:

    Remote  W 9:00-12:00 pm 

Ayse Kaya

Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French and Section Head

Program Coordinator for Global Studies

French and Francophone Studies


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

Bertha Saldierna

Administrative Assistant II

Interdisciplinary Programs Office


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

Debbie Sloman

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Interdisciplinary Programs


Interdisciplinary Programs


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

Program Committee

Farha Ghannam

Eugene Lang Research Professor of Anthropology; Chair

Sociology & Anthropology


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8104
  2. Kohlberg 240
  3. Office Hours:

    Wednesdays 10:30- noon EST, by appointment


Farha Ghannam

Steven P. Hopkins

Mari S. Michener Professor of Religion

Asian Studies Program Coordinator


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

José-Luis Machado

Associate Professor

(on leave F'20-S'21)



  1. Phone: (610) 328-8562
  2. Singer 401

Research: Invasive species and plant physiological ecology of temperate and tropical ecosystems

Lynne Steuerle Schofield

Associate Professor

Associate Dean of Faculty for Diversity, Recruitment, and Retention

Mathematics and Statistics

Provost's Office


  1. Phone: (610) 328-7896
  2. Parrish E208

Area of research: statistics

Tristan Smith

Associate Professor of Physics


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8259
  2. Office: SC 127A, Lab: SC 127

Research interests: Early universe cosmology; tests of modified theories of gravity; analysis of the cosmic microwave background

Tristan Smith, Associate Professor

Dominic Tierney

Professor of Political Science


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8097
  2. Trotter 304

Dominic Tierney is a professor of political science, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and an official correspondent at The Atlantic.

Dominic Tierney