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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Sibelan Forrester

Professor of Russian, Russian Section Head, Coordinator for Interpretation Theory

Contact

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

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

Program Committee

Farid Azfar

Associate Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5765
  2. Trotter 212
  3. Office Hours:

    Fridays, 12 - 2 pm

Interests: Early Modern Europe, urban, sexuality

Professor Farid Azfar

Osman Balkan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3546
  2. Trotter Hall 312
  3. Office Hours:

    Remote  M 5:30-7:30 PM EST and by appointment

Osman Balkan

Jean-Vincent Blanchard

Professor of French

Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Programs

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8159
  2. Kohlberg 313

Timothy Burke

Professor

Co-Director of the Aydelotte Foundation

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter 206
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays, 9 - 11am & 1 - 4pm

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

Rachel Sagner Buurma

Director, Aydelotte Foundation

Associate Professor, English

Aydelotte Foundation

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8666
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 302
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    Tuesday 12-2 and by appointment. Email me for online meeting room link. 

Grace Ledbetter

Professor of Classics and Philosophy, Chair of Classics, Director of the Honors Program

Classics and Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8372
  2. Trotter 112
  3. Office Hours:

    M, T, Th, F 12:00-1:00 pm and by appointment

    Please email gledbet1@swarthmore.edu for zoom link

Interests: Plato, Ancient Philosophy, Greek poetry

Grace Ledbetter

Tamsin Lorraine

Professor of Philosophy

Contact

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

    Fall 2020 via Zoom Tues & Thurs 1:00-2:30, Weds 1:15-2:15 and by appointment. Check my Google calendar for an appointment.

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

Professor Tamsin Lorraine

Rosaria Munson

J. Archer and Helen C. Turner Professor

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8370
  2. Trotter 113
Interests: Greek historiography, narratology, Greek politics, ethnography, the Ancient Near East
Rosaria Munson

Maya Nadkarni

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8111
  2. Kohlberg 244
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays 1:45- 3:45pm, by appointment

Patricia Reilly

Associate Professor of Art History

Contact

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

    Virtual Office Hours for the Fall '20 semester can be scheduled here through WASE.

Patricia Reilly

Olivia Sabee

Assistant Professor of Dance

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8237
  2. LPAC 006

Eric Song

Associate Professor and Chair

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6223
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 204

Mark Wallace

Professor of Religion

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7829
  2. Pearson 216
Mark Wallace headshot

Patricia White

Department Chair of Film & Media Studies

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8148
  2. Kohlberg 111A
Patricia White