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TLC Leadership

The TLC has a full-time faculty director and a part-time graduate fellow, both of whom are Swarthmore alumnae and scholars of education. A faculty and staff committee, appointed by COFP,  advises TLC program development.  

Office Of the Teaching and Learning Commons

Elaine Allard

Associate Professor

Director, Teaching & Learning Commons

Educational Studies


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8635
  2. Pearson Hall 203
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Caroline Cheung

Program Coordinator, Teaching & Learning Commons

Teaching & Learning Commons


  1. Phone: (610) 690-3704
  2. Dan and Sidney West House 201
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TLC Advisory Board Members (22-23)

Adrienne Benally

Assistant Professor

Environmental Studies


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6269
  2. Parrish Hall W219
Adrienne Benally

Ben Geller ’01

Associate Professor of Physics

Director, Swarthmore Summer Scholars Program and Coordinator of NSE Educational Support Initiatives

Physics & Astronomy-Physics


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6287
  2. Science Center L38

Hannah Harris

Head Coach

Athletics, Physical Education & Recreation


  1. Phone: (610) 690-6884

Jennifer Magee

Director, Program Development, Implementation, & Assessment

Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility

Peace & Conflict Studies


  1. Phone: (610) 328-7320
  2. Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility 204

Dr. Magee provides leadership and support for key programs of the Center that fund the work of social responsibility, including the Engaged Scholarship Research Grant program for faculty and for students: Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program, Lang Social Impact Fellowship, Pilot Project Grant Program, Project Pericles Fund of Swarthmore College, and Davis Projects for Peace. Office hours by appointment.

Jen Moore

Course Content Accessibility Manager

Information Technology Services (ITS)-Academic Technology

Athletics, Physical Education & Recreation


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6055
  2. Beardsley Hall 103 3/4
  3. Fieldhouse
  4. Office Hours:

    Schedule a meeting

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Maya Nadkarni

Associate Professor of Anthropology

On Leave - Academic Year

Sociology & Anthropology-Anthropology


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8111
  2. Kohlberg Hall 244
  3. Office Hours:

    On sabbatical 2023-24

Professor Maya Nadkarni

Maura O'Leary

Visiting Assistant Professor



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

Ashley Turner

Senior Academic Technologist

Information Technology Services (ITS)


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6130
  2. Beardsley Hall 116
Ashley Turner

Roberto Vargas

Head, Research & Instructional Services

Libraries-Research & Instruction


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6107
  2. McCabe Library 120
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