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Faculty and Staff

Program Coordinators

Tamsin Lorraine

Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8423
  2. Beardsley 211A
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 -  and by appointment

Interests: Phenemonology, Existentialism, Post-Structrualism, Feminist Theory

Professor Tamsin Lorraine

Tariq al-Jamil

Associate Professor of Religion

Coordinator of Islamic Studies Program

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8054
  2. Pearson 205
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Diego Armus

Professor

Coordinator of Latin American and Latino Studies

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8094
  2. Trotter 220
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-5pm,
    & by appointment

Interests: Latin America, urban, diseases, migrations, social and cultural history

Diego Armus

Carr Everbach

The Isaiah V. Williamson Professorship of Civil and Mechanical Engineering; Faculty Coordinator, Environmental Studies

Engineering

Environmental Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8079
  2. Singer Hall 113

Daniel Grodner

Associate Professor

Psychology and Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8436
  2. Office: Singer Hall 205
  3. Lab: Singer Hall 251

Interests: Human language understanding: pragmatics and conversational inferencing; sources of linguistic complexity; structural ambiguity resolution.

Office Hours: By email-appointment (dgrodne1)

Daniel Grodner

Alexandra Gueydan-Turek

Associate Professor of French and Section Head

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8309
  2. Kohlberg 311
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesday 10-11am; Thursday 4-5pm; and by appointment on Wednesday morning only.

Interests: Postcolonial Theory; Francophone Literature of the Maghreb and the Mashreq;  Comics and Graphic Novels in the Arab World; Local Publishing Markets in North Africa; (Neo)colonial representations; Representations of Islam in France.

 

Alexandra Gueydan-Turek

Ayse Kaya

Professor of Political Science

Program Coordinator for Global Studies

Contact

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

    Wednesdays 10-11am

Joseph Derrick Nelson

Associate Professor (on sabbatical 2022-23)

Educational Studies

Black Studies

Contact

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

Patricia Reilly

Associate Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3730
  2. Beardsley 205
  3. Office Hours:

    Students can schedule appointments through WASE.

Patricia Reilly

Lee Smithey

Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Sociology

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2064
  2. Kohlberg 241
  3. Office Hours:

    Pronouns: he/him

     

    Tuesdays, 3- 4:30pm ET
    Fridays, 10- 11:30am ET
    Please make an appointment.

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Patricia White

Professor

Coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Studies Spring 2022

Centennial Chair

On leave Fall 2021.

Film and Media Studies Department

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8148
  2. Kohlberg 111A
  3. Office Hours:

    On leave Fall 2021.

Patricia White

Tyrene White

Professor of Political Science

On Leave Fall 2022

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8138
  2. Trotter 307
  3. Office Hours:

    Online Office Hours: https://swarthmore.zoom.us/j/463122253

Tyrene White's current research is on the local political influence of Chinese NGO's and on the use of litigation to improve the status of Chinese women. She teaches courses on contemporary China, East Asia, and population issues, and introductory courses in comparative politics.

Tyrene White

Craig Williamson

Professor, The Alfred H. and Peggi Bloom Professorship

Coordinator of Medieval Studies

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8154
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 203
Craig Williamson

Staff

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

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

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Interdisciplinary Programs

Classics

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

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