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Faculty and Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Ayse Kaya

Professor of Political Science

Program Coordinator for Global Studies


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

    Wednesdays 10-11am

Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French

On leave Spring 2022

French and Francophone Studies


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

    Tues: 4:30-5:30 pm
    Thurs: 9:00-10:00 am
    And by appointment via Zoom

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs Office


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

On sabbatical Fall 2021- Spring 2022

Sociology and Anthropology


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

    On sabbatical 2021- 22


Farha Ghannam

Steven P. Hopkins

Mari S. Michener Professor of Religion

2021 Guggenheim Fellow

Coordinator of Asian Studies

On leave 2021-2022


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

José-Luis Machado

Associate Professor



  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

On Leave 2021-2022

Mathematics and Statistics


  1. Phone: (610) 328-7896

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, Professor

Dominic Tierney

Professor of Political Science

Department Chair


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8097
  2. Trotter 318
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesday and Thursday 2:45-3:45pm

    Contact for remote appointment

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