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Faculty and Staff

Program Coordinators

Tariq al-Jamil

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Islamic Studies

Religion

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8054
  2. Pearson Hall 205
photo of Professor al-Jamil

James Blasina

Assistant Professor

Program Coordinator, Medieval Studies

Music

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6003
  2. Lang Music Building 403

Desiree Diaz

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Comparative Literature

Spanish

Comparative Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg Hall 338
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    10:30 am - 12:00 pm (or by appointment)

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. 

Sibelan Forrester

Susan W. Lippincott Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

Program Coordinator, Interpretation Theory

Section Head, Russian

Modern Languages & Literatures-Russian

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8162
  2. Kohlberg Hall 340

Interests: Russian and East European women writers; gender and sexuality in language and literature; Modernism; literary and scholarly translation and translation theory

Chris Graves

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Environmental Studies

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Environmental Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6260
  2. Science Center 184

Research interests: synthetic inorganic & organometallic chemistry, catalyst development

Dan Grodner

Associate Professor

Department Chair, Psychology

Psychology

Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8436
  2. 220

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

Office Hours: By email-appointment (dgrodne1)

Daniel Grodner

Sam Handlin ’00

(he-him-his-himself)

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Latin American & Latinx Studies

Political Science

Latin American & Latino Studies

Contact

  1. Trotter Hall 313

Steven Hopkins

Mari S. Michener Professor

Division Chair, Interdisciplinary

Program Coordinator, Asian Studies

Religion

Contact

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

Ayse Kaya

Professor

Program Coordinator, Global Studies

On Leave - Academic Year

Political Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8471
  2. Trotter Hall 311

Lei Ouyang

Associate Professor

Department Chair, Music

Program Coordinator, Asian American Studies

Music

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2020
  2. Lang Music Building 412

Lee Smithey

(he-him-his-himself)

Professor

On Leave - Academic Year

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2064
  2. Parrish Hall
  3. Office Hours:

    By appointment

Professor Lee Smithey

William Turpin

Scheuer Family Chair of Humanities

Department Chair, Classics

Classics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8681
  2. Trotter Hall 114

Interests: Roman history

William Turpin

Patricia White

Centennial Chair

Director, Aydelotte Foundation

Program Coordinator, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Film & Media Studies

Contact

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

    Wednesdays 10:00am-12:00pm on Zoom
    Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm in Kohlberg 111A

Staff

Cheryl Sharp

(she-her-hers-herself)

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

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

Deb Sloman

(she-her-hers-herself)

Administrative Assistant II, Classics; Administrative Assistant II, Asian Studies

Classics

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8165
  2. Trotter Hall 110
  3. Trotter Hall 107
Deb Sloman