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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Sibelan Forrester

Professor of Russian, Russian Section Head

Coordinator of 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

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

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

Program Committee

Farid Azfar

Associate Professor

History

Contact

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

    Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

Interests: Early Modern Europe, urban, sexuality

Osman Balkan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Contact

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

    By appointment only

Osman Balkan

Jean-Vincent Blanchard

Professor of French

On leave AY 2022-23

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:

    Wednesdays, 1-4:30 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or by appointment.

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

Rachel Sagner Buurma

Co-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:

    Wednesday 12:30-2 in LPAC 302 and by appointment.

Sibelan Forrester

Professor of Russian, Russian Section Head

Coordinator of 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

Grace Ledbetter

Professor of Classics and Philosophy

Classics and Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8372
  2. Trotter 204
  3. Office Hours:

     

    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:

    F'22 Tues 12:35-2:00pm; Thurs 1:30-3:00pm  and by appointment

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

Professor Tamsin Lorraine

Rosaria Munson

J. Archer and Helen C. Turner Professor

On leave Spring 2023

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 and Anthropology

Contact

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

    By appointment

Olivia Sabee

Chair, Dance Program, Dept. of Music & Dance

Associate Professor of Dance

Music & 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

James Hormel Professor of Social Justice

Contact

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

Patricia White

Professor

Coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Centennial Chair

Film and Media Studies Department

Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Contact

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

    Monday 1-3 pm via zoom; sign up here or email