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Faculty & Staff and Affiliated Faculty

Swarthmore Faculty & Staff

Kirby Conrod

Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6011
  2. Pearson Hall

Pearson Hall 104

Rikker Dockum

(he-him-his-himself)

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8203
  2. Pearson Hall 106

Michael Donovan

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3356
  2. Pearson Hall 105

Melanie Drolsbaugh

Language Lecturer

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8421
  2. Pearson Hall

Pearson Hall 116

Tarsia Duff

Administrative Assistant II

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8421
  2. Pearson Hall 118

Jeremy Fahringer ’06

Laboratory Technologist

Laboratory Instructor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6131
  2. Pearson Hall 102
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesday 10:30am-11:30am, Wednesday 11am-12pm

Theodore Fernald

Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8437
  2. Dan and Sidney West House 301S

Nicté Fuller Medina

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6014

Pearson Hall 103

Emily Gasser ’07

(she-her-hers-herself)

Associate Professor

Department Chair, Linguistics

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6162
  2. Pearson Hall 101

P.I., Pacific Languages & Linguistics Lab

David Harrison

Professor

On Leave - Academic Year

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5785
  2. Pearson Hall 102

Maura O'Leary

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3348
  2. Pearson Hall 117

Bilge Palaz

Visiting Assistant Professor Part-Time

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5011
  2. Pearson Hall 116

Jonathan Washington

Associate Professor

On Leave - Academic Year

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6134
  2. Pearson Hall 111

Donna Jo Napoli

Professor of Linguistics and Social Justice

Maurice Eldridge Faculty Fellow

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8422
  2. Parrish Hall 213

Bi-Co Faculty & Staff

Jane Chandlee

Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics (BiCo)

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 795-3371
  2. Haverford College Chase 106
Jane Chandlee

Noah Elkins

Visiting Instructor

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

Headshot of Noah Elkins

Shizhe Huang

C.V. Starr Professor of Asian Studies; Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics, Haverford College

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 896-1262
  2. Haverford College Chase 103B

Brook Lillehaugen

Contact

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Haverford College

Chase 103A

610-795-6138

blilleha@haverford.edu

Amanda Payne

Visiting Assistant Professor

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Chase 206

Affiliated Faculty

Elaine Allard

Associate Professor

Director, Teaching & Learning Commons

Educational Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8635
  2. Pearson Hall 203
Smiling photo of Elaine Allard

Peter Baumann

Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy and Religion

On Leave - Academic Year

Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8433
  2. Beardsley Hall 212

Interests:Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Practical Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy and Contemporary Analytical Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Göttingen.

John Bundschuh

Visiting Assistant Professor

Section Head, Japanese

Modern Languages & Literatures-Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5537
  2. Kohlberg Hall 308

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

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

Varun Khanna

Visiting Assistant Professor

Classics

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3384
  2. Clothier Memorial Hall 17
  3. Trotter Hall
Varun Khanna

Jenn Phuong

Visiting Assistant Professor

Educational Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6244
  2. Pearson Hall 107

Benjamin Ridgway

Assistant Professor

Modern Languages & Literatures-Chinese

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7675
  2. Kohlberg Hall 305

Rich Wicentowski

Professor

Computer Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5643
  2. Science Center 251

Natural Language Processing 

Rich Wicentowski

Craig Williamson

Alfred H. and Peggi Bloom Professor

English Literature

Contact

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

Tsvetelina Yordanova

Lecturer

Modern Languages & Literatures-Russian

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8506
  2. Kohlberg Hall 303
Tsvetelina  Yordanova

Benjamin Zinszer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6127
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 216

Research Interests: cognitive neuroscience, language learning, category representation, bilingualism, statistical learning, computational and neuroimaging methods.

Benjamin Zinszer