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Meet Our Newest Hires

Our community is made up of diverse and talented individuals who embody our mission of inclusive excellence. Across our various administrative and academic departments, the following faculty and staff members have joined Swarthmore over the last three months (between July 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018):

Human Resources New Hires

Lakiyah Chambers
Lakiyah will support the College as our human resources manager for talent management and retention. She brings nearly two decades of experience in talent management to her new role, and has a track record as both a committed advocate for the employees she serves and a strategic partner for the organizations she works with. Lakiyah holds a a B.S. in communications from Morgan State University, an M.S. in human resources development from Towson University, and is completing her Ed.D. in organizational learning, leadership, and innovation at Wilmington University.

New Hires Across Campus

Danny Anderson, Dining Services

Kendra Ashenfelder, Animal Facility Manager, Biology

Rebecca Black '08, Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

Jason Box, Men’s Tennis Head Coach, Athletics

Rachel Cantave, Visiting Assistant Professor, Latin American Studies

Peiyao Chen, Research Fellow, Psychology

Thomas Crawford, Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

Christina Danberg, Admissions Counselor, Admissions

Stephanie Daniels, Environmental Services

Maura Deming, Associate Director, Individual Giving, Advancement

Shani Evans, Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology/Anthropology

Youssef Ezzyat, Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

Jena Fioravanti, IRB and Research Compliance Manager 

Molly Flaherty, Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

Jazmin Delgado Flores, Leave Replacement, English

Natalie Gainer ’15, Admissions Counselor, Admissions

Samuel Handlin, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Simone Hayes, Administrative Assistant, Black Cultural Center

Hilary Hla, Psy.D. Psychology Resident, Counseling and Psychological Services

Lorin Jackson, Research and Instruction Resident Librarian, Libraries

Michelle Jacquette, Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Athletics

Bob Kain, Maintenance, Facilities

Wing-Ho Ko, Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics/Astronomy

Jeremy Koepf, Residential Communities Coordinator, Dean’s Office

Catalina Lassen, Administrative Assistant, Film and Media Studies

Molly Lawrence, Administrative Assistant, Peace and Conflict Studies

Brenna Leary, Sustainability and Engaged Scholarship Fellow, Lang Center

Tiffany Lee, Visiting Assistant Professor, Art

Matthew Leslie, Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

Stephanie Liapis, Assistant Professor, Dance

Kyle Mahoney, Visiting Assistant Professor, Classics

Eric Marshall, Dining Services

Sara Martin, Research Lab Assistant, Biology

Joanne McCole, Access and Lending Services Supervisor, Libraries

Kyle Miller, Environmental Services

Jackie Moriniere '12, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Career Services

Guilu Murphy, Sustainability and Engaged Scholarship Fellow, Lang Center

Alexander Novarro, Visiting Assistant Professor & CFD Fellow, Biology

Maria Pia Olivero, Visiting Associate Professor, Economics

James Padilioni, Visiting Assistant Professor, Religion

Dawn Philip, Clinical Community Liaison, Counseling and Psychological Services

Kathy Reinersmann, Administrative Assistant, Computer Science

Benjamin Ridgway, Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese

Charlie Shaw, Admissions Technical Specialist, Admissions

Nafisa Essop Sheik, Cornell Visiting Professor, History

Scout Sinclair, Lecturer, Computer Science

Joe Small ’05, Assistant Professor, Dance

Hillary Smith, Assistant Professor of Physics, Physics/Astronomy

Jim Terhune, Interim Dean of Students, Dean’s Office

Caiju Wen, Lecturer, Chinese 

Youkun Zhou, Admissions Counselor, Admissions