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Faculty & Staff and Affiliated Faculty

Swarthmore Faculty & Staff

Kirby Conrod

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6011
  2. Pearson Hall 104

Rikker Dockum

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

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

Mike Donovan

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3356
  2. Pearson Hall 116

Melanie Drolsbaugh

Instructor American Sign Language

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Pearson Hall 116

Tarsia Duff

Administrative Assistant

Linguistics

Contact

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

Jeremy Fahringer

Laboratory Technologist

Linguistics

Contact

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

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

Ted Fernald

Professor

On leave Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8437

Nicté Fuller Medina

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6014
  2. Pearson Hall 103

Emily Gasser

Associate Professor and Chair

Director of Pacific Languages & Linguistics Lab

Linguistics

Contact

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

K. David Harrison

Professor

On leave Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Linguistics

Contact

Maura O'Leary

Visiting Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Pearson Hall 117

Jonathan Washington

Associate Professor

Director of Phonetics Lab

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6134
  2. Pearson Hall 105

Donna Jo Napoli

Professor of Linguistics and Social Justice, Faculty Member at Large, Maurice Eldridge Faculty Fellow

Contact

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

Bi-Co Faculty & Staff

Jane Chandlee

Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Haverford College

Contact

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

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

Associate Professor and Haverford Chair of Linguistics (TriCo)

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Haverford College Chase 103A

Amanda Payne

Visiting Assistant Professor

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Chase 206

Katherine Riestenberg

Visiting Assistant Professor

Haverford College Linguistics

Contact

  1. Haverford College

Affiliated Faculty

Elaine Allard

Associate Professor

Educational Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8635
  2. Pearson Hall 203
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Peter Baumann

Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8433
  2. Beardsley 212
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 Tues 1:00-3:00pm and by appointment

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

Modern Languages & Literatures

Contact

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

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

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

Varun Khanna

Visiting Assistant Professor

Classics

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8165
  2. Clothier 17
  3. Trotter Hall
Varun Khanna

Jenn Phuong

Visiting Assistant Professor - Part Time

Educational Studies

Contact

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

Benjamin Ridgway

Assistant Professor

Chinese

Contact

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

Richard Wicentowski

Professor

Computer Science

Contact

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

Natural Language Processing 

Rich Wicentowski

Craig Williamson

Professor, The Alfred H. and Peggi Bloom Professorship

English Literature

Contact

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

Tsvetelina Yordanova

Lecturer

Russian

Contact

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

Benjamin Zinszer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Cognitive Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6127
  2. Office: Singer Hall 216
  3. Lab: Singer Hall 256

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

Benjamin Zinszer