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Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff

Lee Smithey

Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Sociology

Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies

Pronouns: He/Him

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2064
  2. Kohlberg 241
  3. Office Hours:

    By appointment
    Tuesdays, 4:15- 5:00pm and Wednesdays, 1:30- 3:00pm

picture of Lee Smithey

Israa Al-Helli

Administrative Assistant II

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7674

Faculty Committee

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor of Spanish and Department Chair

Peace & Conflict Studies

Latin American & Latino Studies

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8163
  2. Kohlberg 339
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues and Thurs: 1:00-3:00pm and by appointment.

    Please make an appointment for office hours to avoid waiting a long time at www.swarthmore.edu/officehours.

    Calendar name is Nanci Buiza.

Interests: Latin American literature, Central American and Mexican cultural studies, U.S. Latino/a studies, and diasporic and transnational community formations.

Nanci Buiza

Denise Crossan

Director of Community and Strategic Initiatives

Interim Director of the Center for Innovation and Leadership

Director of Social Innovation Lab

President's Office

Dean of Student Affairs

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6165
  2. Parrish E260
  3. Parrish W101
Denise Crossan

Amy Kapit

Visiting Assistant Professor

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8240
  2. Parrish 221
Amy Kapit

Rachel Mattson

Director of Special Collections + Curator of the Peace Collection

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8572
  2. McCabe Library

Emily Paddon Rhoads

Associate Professor of Political Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8689
  2. Trotter 305
  3. Office Hours:

    Thursday 12:45-2:15pm

Sangina Patnaik

Associate Professor

On Leave Fall 2022

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8150
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 304
  3. Office Hours:

    Tue 11:15-1:15

Ellen Ross

Howard M. and Charles F. Jenkins Professor of Quakerism and Peace Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8691
  2. Pearson 215
Professor Ellen Ross photo

Lee Smithey

Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Sociology

Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies

Pronouns: He/Him

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2064
  2. Kohlberg 241
  3. Office Hours:

    By appointment
    Tuesdays, 4:15- 5:00pm and Wednesdays, 1:30- 3:00pm

picture of Lee Smithey

Krista Thomason

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Acting Department Chair

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8429
  2. Beardsley 209
  3. Office Hours:

    S'23 Weds 2:00-4:00pm and by appointment

Interests: Ethics, Moral Psychology, Kant's Moral Theory, Social/Political Philosophy
Ph.D., Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Dominic Tierney

Professor of Political Science

Department Chair

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8097
  2. Trotter 318
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesday/Thursday 4:15-5:15 or by appointment

Dominic Tierney is a professor of political science, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and an official correspondent at The Atlantic.

Dominic Tierney

Andrew Ward

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology

Psychology and Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6861
  2. Office: Singer Hall 207
  3. Lab: Singer 250

Interests: Social psychology: self-control of emotions, thoughts, and behaviors; bargaining and negotiation; social perception.

Office Hours: By email appointment

Andrew H. Ward

Michael Wilson Becerril

Visiting Assistant Professor

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3358
  2. Parrish Hall 225