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Swat FLI Staff

Karen Henry ’87

Dean of First Year Students

Student Affairs


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8169
  2. Parrish Hall 130
Karen Henry

Gab White


Assistant Director, First Generation & Low Income Student Initiatives

Student Affairs


  1. Phone: (610) 690-5541
  2. Parrish Hall E126
Gab White

Rosemary Tourish

Administrative Assistant II

Student Affairs


  1. Phone: (610) 690-5744
  2. Parrish Hall E140

Swat FLI Interns

Aleina Dume  '23

Gaven Green  '24

Lena Massengale  '25

Devin Freeman-Robinson  '25

Kuzivakwashe Mavera  '26

Karla Estrada  '26

Ragad Ahmad  '26

First in Family Advisory Group

Liz Vallen

Howard A. Schneiderman '48 Professorship in Biology

On Leave



  1. Phone: (610) 328-8048
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 310

Research: Symbiosis in corals/anemones

Krista Thomason

Associate Professor


First Generation & Low-Income Student Initiatives


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

    F'23 - Wednesday 2:00– 4:00 pm and by appointment

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

Krista Thomason

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor

Department Chair, Spanish


Latin American & Latino Studies

Peace & Conflict Studies


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

    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30-4:00 p.m. and by appointment.

    Please email Prof. Buiza to make an appointment for office hours.

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

Nanci Buiza