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Swat FLI Staff

Karen Henry '87

Dean of First Year Students


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

Jasmine Owens

Assistant Director, FLI

Dean's Office


  1. Phone: (610) 690-5541
  2. Parrish Hall 126

Rosemary Tourish

Administrative Assistant II

Dean's Office


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

Swat FLI Interns

Zeus Borrego  '22

Aleina Dume  '23

Mary Garcia-Barrios  '24

Lena Massengale  '25

Gaven Green  '24

Dulce Ventura  '22 

First in Family Advisory Group

Liz Vallen

Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology

Cell Biology


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8048
  2. Singer 310

Research: Symbiosis in corals/anemones

Krista Thomason

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Acting Department Chair


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

    F'22 - and by appointment

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

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor of Spanish and Department Chair

Peace & Conflict Studies

Latin American & Latino Studies

Department of Spanish


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

    Wed: 1:30-3:30 pm and by appointment

    Please make an appointment for office hours to avoid waiting a long time:

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

Nanci Buiza