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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

Director, Teaching & Learning Commons

Associate Professor

Educational Studies


  1. Phone: (610) 328-8635
  2. Pearson Hall 203
Smiling photo of Elaine Allard

Ogechi Irondi

Graduate Fellow, TLC (LT)

Teaching & Learning Commons


Ogechi Irondi

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

Associate Professor of Physics

Coordinator of NSE Educational Support Initiatives

Director, Swarthmore Summer Scholars (S3P) Program

Physics & Astronomy


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6287
  2. Science Center 038

Hannah Harris

Head Coach

Physical Education & Athletics


  1. Phone: (610) 690-6884

Jennifer Magee

Director of Program Development, Implementation & Assessment

Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility


  1. Phone: (610) 328-7320
  2. Lang Center 204

Jennifer provides leadership and support for key programs of the Center that fund the work of social responsibility, including the Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program, the Project Pericles Fund of Swarthmore College, and Davis Projects for Peace. Office hours by appointment.


Jen Moore, CPACC

Course Content Accessibility Manager

Information Technology

Physical Education & Athletics


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6055
  2. Office Hours:

    Schedule a meeting

Jen Moore holding a bat and smiling on the whispering bench in the cherry tree glen on campus.

Maya Nadkarni

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology


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

    By appointment
    Wednesdays, 10:40- noon & Fridays, 11:00- 12:20 

Professor Maya Nadkarni

Maura O'Leary

Visiting Assistant Professor



  1. Pearson Hall 117

Ashley Turner

Senior Academic Technologist

Information Technology


  1. Phone: (610) 957-6130
  2. Beardsley 103 A
Ashley Turner

Roberto Vargas

Head of Research & Instruction Services

Research Librarian for Humanities + Interdisciplinary Studies


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