Amherst College 2015-16 Catalog

  • Introduction
  • About Amherst College
  • Admission & Financial Aid
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Amherst College Courses
  • Five College Programs & Certificates
  • Honors & Fellowships

Introduction

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

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Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

 

Honors & Fellowships

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Administrative and Professional Officers

Administrative and Professional Officers

 

Biddy Martin, President of the College.  B.A. (1973) The College of William and Mary; M.A. (1974) Middlebury College; Ph.D. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2011) Amhert College; L.H.D. (2012) The College of William and Mary; LL.D. (2014) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty.  A.B. (1985) Brown University; M.Sc. (1987) London School of Economics; Ph.D. (1998) Harvard University; A.M. (hon. 2012) Amherst College.

 

Jennifer Acker, Editor-in-Chief, The Common.  A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2011) Bennington College.

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, Senior Development Officer. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

Patricia M. Allen, Director of Conferences and Special Events. B.A. (1974) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Carol Allman-Morton, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2000) Brandeis University; M.Div. (2005) Andover Newton Theological School.           

Jacqueline Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Counseling Center.  B.A. (1985) University of Notre Dame; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1992) The Ohio State University. 

Richard J. Ampiah-Bonney, Academic Manager, Chemistry Department.  B.Sc.(1993) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. (1996), M.Phil. (2008)  University of Hull, United Kingdom; Ph.D. (2006) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

A. Elizabeth Anema, ExecutiveDirector of Alumni and Parent Programs and Annual Giving.  A.B. (1991) Mount Holyoke College; Ed.M. (2000) Harvard University.

Jack A. Arena, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. A.B. (1983) Amherst College; M.S. (1988) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Richard A. Aronson, Assistant Dean of Students/Health Professions Advisor.  A.B. (1969) Amherst College; M.D. (1974) University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.P.H. (1988) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kristen H. Atwood, Associate Director of the 1821 Society.  B.A. (2008) Ithaca College.

Eddy Augustin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1994) Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1998) John F. Kennedy University.

Jacqueline K. Bagwell, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1982) Indiana University.

Ellie Swain Ballard, Director of the Annual Fund.  A.B. (1995) Amherst College.

Matthew C. Ballard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1990), M.A. (1993) University of Albany.

T. Adam Banks, Assistant Coach and Physical Education Instructor.  B.A. (2005) Georgetown University; M.Ed. (2007) Marymount University.

Jesse D. Barba, Associate Registrar/Associate Director of Institutional Research.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sarah C. Barr, Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Chatham College; M.A. (2012) Hartford Seminary.

Dawn M. Bates, Manager, Investment Operations.  B.B.A. (1991) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; CPA (1994).

Jane A. Beebe, Head of Cataloging/Music Librarian. B.A. (1977) College of Wooster; M.M. (1980) University of Tennessee; M.S.L.S. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Janna K. Behrens, Director of International Experience. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Laurie M. Bouchard, Assistant Controller.  B.S. (1991) American International College; CPA (1995).

Emily Gold Boutilier, College Editor and Web Content Manager.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Coordinator of Academic Support. B.A. (1983) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1984) Cambridge College.

Christopher G. Boyko, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (2000) University of Massachusetts at Lowell; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

James D. Brassord, Chief of Campus Operations, Facilities.   B.S. (1982) University of Connecticut; M.S. (1985) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A. (1993) University of Connecticut.   

Demetrius L. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Life.  B.A. (1998), M.S. (2000) Mississippi State University.

 J. Luke Bussard, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1999) Dickinson College; M.B.A. (2006) Norwich University.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary. A.B. (1984) Amherst College.

John B. Carter, Chief of Campus Police/Director of Public Safety.  B.S. (1985) University of Lowell; M.S. (1998) Fitchburg State College.

Patrick Chehade, Director of Rental Property.  A.A. (1990) Holyoke Community College; B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

John T. Cheney, Associate Dean of the Faculty. B.A. (1970), M.A. (1972) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1975) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 1987) Amherst College.

Jennifer M. Christian Wright, Assistant Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1995) Appalachian State University; M.S. (1999) Miami University, Ohio.

Lauren E. Clarke, Dean of International Students and Global Engagement. B.A. (1983) Pomona College; M.S.Ed. (1989) University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. (2011) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Martha B. Clarke, Associate Director of Donor Relations.  B.A. (1994) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1998) Georgetown University.

Suzanne R. Coffey, Chief Student Affairs Officer. B.A. (1980) University of New Hampshire; M.A. (2001) Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Sara R. Cohen, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2012) Middlebury College.

Matthew Cook, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., A.S. (2003) Keene State College.

Colonna A. Corry, Associate Director of Residential Life. B.A. (1999) Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA; M.A. (2003) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Will Cummins, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2010) Grinnell College.

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian.  B.A. (2009) Smith College; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bridget M. Dahill, Interim Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services. B.A. (1990) Wesleyan University; M.A. (1994) Middlebury College; M.A. (1999) The Ohio State University; M.S. (2003) University of Massachusetts

John R. Dailey, Investment Officer. B.S. (1999), M.B.A, M.S.F. (2007) Boston College; CFA.

Thomas K. Davies, Director of Design and Construction, Facilities.  B.A., B.S. (1986) University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1994) Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberta L. Diehl, Director of Digital Communications. B.A. (1981) University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. (1985) University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Gregg W. DiNardo, Assistant Director of Athletics, Assistant Coach, A.B. (2001) Amherst College; M.B.A. (2009) Cornell University.

Kendall D. Doble IV, Senior Investment Analyst.  B.A. (2007) Connecticut College.

Todd Doebler, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1996) Bloomsburg University; M.S. (1998) University of Hartford.

Blake E. Doherty, Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian.  B.A. (2002) Colby College; M.S.L.I.S. (2012) University of Illinois.

Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Sustainability.  B.E. (2003) Villanova University; Ph.D. (2007) Georgia Institute of Technology.

 Gretchen Dwyer, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving.  B.A. (1994) St. Lawrence University; Ed.M. (1999) Boston University.

Thomas J. Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis.  B.A. (1995) Pomona College; M.B.A. (2001) Harvard University.

Debra Edelman, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1978), M.Ed. (1987), Ph.D. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mark D. W. Edington, Director, Amherst College Press.  A.B. (1983) Albion College; M.Div. (2000) Harvard Divinity School; M.A.L.D. (2007) The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Katie O’Hara Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.  A.B. (1987) Amherst College; M.B.A. (1991) INSEAD.

Thomas A. Ehrgood, Jr., Director of 50th Reunion Giving. A.B. (1973) Amherst College; J.D. (1978) George Washington University Law School.

Michael P. Ellison, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.  B.B.A. (1989) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.B.A. (1998) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Sarah Jean Erickson, Psychologist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2000) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; M.A. (2005), Psy.D. (2008) Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Suzanne J. Everden, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.Sc. (1977) Slippery Rock University; M.Ed. (1980) Springfield College.

Donald R. Faulstick, Jr., Director of Athletics. B.S. (1986) Mansfield University; M.S. (1988) Shippensburg University.

Kristen L. Ford, Assistant Director of Classes and On-Campus Programs. A.A.S. (1987) SUNY Broome Community College; B.A. (1989) SUNY Freedonia.

Mary Foulk, Director of Donor Relations.  A.B. (1991) Princeton University; M.A. (1996) Columbia University.

Laurie A. Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, Office of General Counsel.  B.A. (1996) University of New Hampshire; J.D. (2000) Suffolk University Law School.

Katharine L. Fretwell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. A.B. (1981) Amherst College; Ed.M. (1985) Harvard University.

Anthony R. Fucillo, Assistant Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2012 ) Tufts University.

Cassie Funke-Harris, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2005) Carleton College; M.A. (2008) University of Texas at Austin.

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (2002) Amherst College; MSW (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Mauricia A. Geissler, Chief Investment Officer.  B.B.A. (1985) University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dean Gendron, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Kathleen A. Gentile, Senior Associate Dean of Financial Aid. B.A. (1977) State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S. (1979), Ed.S. (1979) State University of New York at Albany.

Kathleen S. Gerrity, Metadata Management Librarian. B.A. (1988) Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.L.I.S. (2007) Simmons College.

Kristen Greenland, Science Librarian.  B.A. (2001) Carleton College; Ph.D. (2008), M.L.I.S. (2010) University of Washington.

Emily Griffin, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement.  B.A. (2000) Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. (2012) Columbia University.

George P. Gromacki, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1993), M.A. (1996), M.P.A. (1996) The Ohio State University.

Chelsea Haight, Development Officer.  B.A. (2013) Hamilton College.

David L. Hamilton, Chief Information Officer.  B.A. (1991) College of Wooster.

Brian Hamm, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2002) Middlebury College; M.S. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Caroline J. Hanna, Director of Media Communications.  B.A. (1998) St. Lawrence University; M.S. (1999) Syracuse University.

Howard J. Hanna IIIInterim Assistant Director, Web Services.  B.A. (1999) St. Lawrence University; M.A. (2004) Binghamton University.

Amanda Hart, Associate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Diversity Outreach.  B.A. (2007) Bucknell University; M.S. (2009) Miami University.

Michael T. Hawkins, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1984) Williams College; M.T.S. (1990) Harvard Divinity School.

Dale R. Hendricks, SeniorAssociate Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1999) Wesleyan University.

Rebecca Henning, Cataloger of Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Colby College; M.L.S. (2000) Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

David D. Hixon, Senior Coach and Senior Associate Athletic Director.  A.B. (1975) Amherst College; M.S. (1979) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Gail W. Holt, Dean of Financial Aid.  B.A. (1994) Boston College; Ed.M. (1998) Boston University.

Tiffani Hooper Bromberg, Assistant Dean of Admission. A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.F.A. (2010) Yale University.

Meri Hoverman, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. B.A. (1995) Gettysburg  College.

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Case Management.  B.A. (2003), M.Ed. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer Hughes, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics.  B.A. (1997) Colgate University; M.S. (2004), M.B.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; J.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Amanda L. Huhmann, Associate Director of Marketing.  B.A. (2003) Northwest Missouri State University; M.F.A. (2007) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Alexandra Hurd, Associate  Dean of Admission.  A.B. (2006) Amherst College; M.ED. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jennifer B. Innes, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1983) Kalamazoo College; Ph.D. (1993) Yale University.

Katherine Jekanowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (1996) Westfield State University; M.Ed. (2002) Springfield College.

Jessica A. Johnson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) Wheaton College; M.A. (2002) Lesley University.

Janet Marie Jourdain, Head of Library Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

Stephen A. Judycki, Director, IT Communications Infrastructure. A.S. (1984) Holyoke Community College; B.S. (1990) Westfield State University.

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art.  M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Zurich.

Michael Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library.  B.A. (1991) Boston College; M.A. (1992) University of Virginia; M.L.S. (1996) University of Texas at Austin.

Kathleen Kilventon, Registrar.  B.S. (1985) North Adams State College; M.Ed. (2001) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Susan J. Kimball, Head of Access Services, Frost Library.  A.B. (1995) Bowdoin College; M.S.L.S. (1997) The Catholic University of America.

Mark T. Klingensmith, Associate Athletic Trainer. B.S. (1991) Westfield State University

Carol Knerr, Senior Head Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1998) University of Richmond.

Mitchell S. Koldy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Facilities.  B.S. (1983) Keene State College.

Ernest A. LeBlanc, Benefits and Systems Manager, Human Resources. B.S. (1973) University of Maine at Orono.

Paullette M. Leukhardt, Assistant Director, Administrative Information  Services. B.S. (1976) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum.  B.A. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Amanda Rivera López, Associate Director of Regional Programs.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; MS. Ed. (1997) Bank Street College of Education.

Rick A. López, Dean of New Students.  A.B. (1993) Amherst College; M.A. (1998), Ph.D. (2001) Yale University.

Pete Mackey, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (1986), M.A. (1986) Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. (1995) University of South Carolina.

 Vanja V. Malloy, Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (2008) Duke University; M.A. (2009) Sotheby’s Institute of Art; Ph.D. (2014) Courtauld Institute of Art.

John W. Manly, Director, Systems and Networking. A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018.  B.A. (1986) Colgate University; M.S. (1992) Syracuse University; Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan; A.M. (hon. 2013) Amherst College.

Jeffrey M. Matthews, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.S. (1995) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. (2002) American International College.

Billy T. McBride, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Coach. B.S. (1979) Tennessee State University; M.A. (2006) Smith College. 

Darien F. S. McFadden, Psychotherapist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Lyle A. McGeoch, Dean of the Class of 2017.  B.S.E. (1981) Princeton University; M.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1987) Carnegie Mellon University; A.M. (hon. 2000) Amherst College.

Denise McGoldrick, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Health Education.  B.A. (1971) Lehman College; M.S. (1977) Hunter College.

Dunstan C. McNutt, Research and Instruction Librarian.  B.A. (2006) East Tennessee State University; M.A., M.L.S. (2009) Indiana University.

Molly Mead, Senior Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty.  A.B. (1971) Cornell University; M.B.A. (1979) Simmons College; Ed.D. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Bryan A. Mendiola, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.F.A. (2000) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.A. (2006), Psy.D. (2008) University of Denver.

Douglas R. Meneke, Senior Application Developer and Database Administrator.  B.S. (1989) Sam Houston State University.  

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Regional Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

Keith R. Michel, Senior Development Officer.  B.A. (2007) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Dana Miller, Donor Relations Officer.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College.

Karen Miller, Director of Student Leadership, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (1998) Stonehill College; M.Ed. (2006), Ed.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Edward J. Mills, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1988) University of Dayton.

Sandra J. Miner, Director, Administrative Information Services.  B.S. (1985) Bentley College.

Megan E. Morey, Chief Advancement Officer.  B.A. (1989) Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Woman Administrator and Head Coach.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

Warren H. Morgan, Director of Student Health Services. B.S. (1974) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.D. (1980) University of Vermont.

Lillian Mosgofian, Associate Registrar.  B.S. (1980) Northeastern University; M.Ed. (1991) Rhode Island College.

Carly N. Nartowitz, Director of Digital Engagement. B.A. (2007), M.S. (2010) Quinnipiac University.

Erik L. Nedeau, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.S. (1994) Northeastern University; M.S. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Peter A. Nelson, Archivist, Frost Library.  A.B. (1982) Hamilton College; M.A. (1987) Cornell University; M.L.S. (1991) State University of New York at Albany.

Zamir Nestelbaum, Psychiatrist, Counseling Center.  B.S. (1975) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.P.H. (1981) University of Michigan; M.D. (1981) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Suzanne W. Newby-Estes, Director of Advancement Operations. B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University.

George D. Nichols III, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1982) St. Lawrence University.

Stephen M. Nigro, Controller.  B.S. (1990) Westfield State University; CPA (1995).

Ursula H. Olender, Director of the Career Center.  B.A. (1991) Greenville College; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Evan Ostrowski, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012), M.S. (2014) Central Connecticut State University.

Christine Paradis, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.B.A. (1984) The College of William and Mary; M.Ed. (1993) Springfield College.

Sarah Parker, Development Officer. B.A. (2011) University of Michigan.

Mardi Pierson-Buell, Development Officer, Emily Dickinson Museum.  B.A. (2002) Hollins University.

Susan Pikor, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Laura Poore, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2012) Westfield State University; M.S. (2014) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Researcher for Academic Projects, Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1970) University of Rochester; M.Ed. (1975) Harvard University.

Maria Rello, Director of Sports Medicine. B.S. (1989), M.S. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lauren M. Reutenauer, Academic Manager in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department. B.S. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; Ph.D. (2010) University of Connecticut.

Sandra M. Riley, Director of 50th Reunion Programs.

Peter H. Robson, Senior Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (1981) Trent University, Ontario.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Staff, Administration, and Visitors.  M.B.A. (2006) University of Phoenix; M.A. (2006) Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Peter R. Root, Director of Operations, Facilities.  B.A. (1979), M.Arch. (1983) University of California at Los Angeles.

Melissa Roser, Head of Research and Instruction, Frost Library. A.B. (1994) Amherst College; M.L.I.S. (2003) Dominican University; M.A. (2010) DePaul University.

Pamela J. Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Mead Art Museum.  A.B. (1976) Yale University; Ph.D. (1986) University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Rutherford, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel.  B.A. (1989) Hamline University; J.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin Law School at Madison.

Austin D. Sarat, Associate Dean of the Faculty.  B.A. (1969) Providence College; M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) University of Wisconsin; A.M. (hon. 1984) Amherst College; J.D. (1988) Yale Law School, LL.D. (hon. 2008) Providence College.

Walter C. Schaeffler, Director of Treasury Operations and Analysis.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Web Developer.  A.S. (1998) Monroe Community College;  

B.S. (2001) Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Serpone, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics, Director of LEADS. B.A. (2001) Drew University; M.B.A. (2010) Bay Path College; M.A. (2011) Northwestern University; M.H.E. (2013) Bay Path College.

Erika P. Shelburne, Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Director of International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins College.

Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1992) Iowa State University; M.S.L.I.S (1998) Simmons College.

Susan M. Sheridan, Head of Technical Services, Frost Library. B.A. (1973) Douglass College; M.L.S. (1974) Rutgers University; M.P.A. (1984) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Justin H. Smith, Associate General Counsel.  B.A. (2004) Trinity University; J.D. (2007) Washington and Lee University.

 Sara Smith, Arts and Humanities Librarian.  B.A. (1995) Hampshire College; M.F.A. (2003) Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.L.I.S. (2010) Simmons College.

Hanna S. Spinosa, Chief Institutional Research and Planning Officer. B.A. (2004) University of California at Berkeley; M.A. (2006) Stanford University; M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011) University of California at Los Angeles.

Michael Stephens,  Ombudsperson, B.A. (1977) University of Colorado; M.B.A. (1986) New York University.

Lisa C. Stoffer, Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1987) Haverford College; A.M. (1990) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Mary E. Strunk, Assistant Director, Grants Office. A.B. (1994) Georgetown University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

Charles G. Thompson, Director of Dining Services. A.O.S. (1977) Culinary Institute of America.

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University.

Janet S. Tobin, Associate Dean for Academic Administration.  B.A. (1982) Bates College; M.A. (1990) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Paul M. Trumble, Head of Serials, Frost Library. B.A. (1979) State University of New York at Potsdam; M.L.S. (1989) University of Rhode Island.

Frances E. Tuleja, Associate Dean of Admission. B.A. (1974) Douglass College, Rutgers University; M.A. (1984) University of Pennsylvania; J.D. (2006) Western New England University.

Melody Lynn Twigg, Director of Gift Planning.  B.A. (1992) Mary Baldwin College; J.D. (1998) University of Virginia School of Law.

Martha M. Umphrey, Director of the Humanities Center. B.A. (1986), J.D. (1991), Ph.D. (2000) University of Michigan; A.M. hon. 2007) Amherst College.

Amanda Collings Vann, Sexual Respect Educator/Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students. B.S. (1993), M.S. (1995) University of Albany, State University of New York; Ph.D. (2014) Boston College.

Jane H. Wald, Executive Director, Emily Dickinson Museum.  A.B. (1980) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1987) Princeton University.

Sarah Walden, Digital Projects Librarian.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist andMuseum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masarka University.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial Officer.  B.B.A. (1993) University of Notre Dame; M.B.A. (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. (2005) University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Jeanne E. Weintraub, Associate Director, Grants Office.  B.S. (1980) Cook College, Rutgers University.

Megan Murphy Wolf, Director of 25th Reunion Giving.  B.A. (2005) Eckerd College.

Cate Granger Zolkos, Dean of Admission.  B.A. (1983) Middlebury College; M.Ed. (2008) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.