Amherst College 2017-18 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams 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) Amherst 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.

 

Casey C. Accardi, Associate Director of the Annual Fund. A.B. (2015) Mount Holyoke College.

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

Brent W. Alderman Sterste, ExecutiveDirector of Leadership Giving. A.B. (2000) Amherst College; M.Div. (2004) Harvard Divinity School.

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

Carol Allman-Morton, Director of Alumni Engagement.  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.

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.

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.

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, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Registrar Services.  B.A. (1998) Ohio University, M.A. (2005) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christina E. Barber, Deputy Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2008) University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.L.S. (2013) Simmons College.

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

Tina Barsby, Senior Development Officer for Leadership Engagement.  B.A. (1984), M.A. (1988) University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Jesse Beal,  Director of the Women’s and Gender Center. B.A. (2009) University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2013) Brandeis University. 

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;  M.Div. (2017) Andover Newton Theological School.

Janna K. Behrens, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad. B.S. (1994) Syracuse University; M.P.P. (2005) Tufts University.

Jennifer Bolmarcich, Bicentennial Project Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2004) Arcadia University;M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Beth M. Bouloukos, Senior Acquisitions Editor of the Amherst College Press and Lever Press.  B.A. (2002) Hamilton College; Ph.D. (2011) Cornell University.

Emily Gold Boutilier, Editorial Director.  B.A. (1996) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charri J. Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Dean for the Class of 2019.  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.  

 Annery Batista Brown, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center.  B.S. (2010), M.S.W. (2013) Springfield College.

Gregory W. Brown, Visiting Director of Choral Music. A.B. (1998) Amherst College; M.M. (2001) Westminster Choir College; Ph.M. (2006) University of Georgia.

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

Dawn C. Cadogan, Social Sciences Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (1998) Wesleyan University; M.S.L.I.S. (2008) Syracuse University.

Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. B.A. (2002) University of Georgia; M.A. (2006) University of California; Ph.D. (2011) University of California.

Chris Campbell, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Staff Training and Development.  B.A. (2015) College of the Holy Cross; M.Ed. (2017) University of Vermont.

Elizabeth Cannon Smith, Alumni Secretary/Interim Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Programs. 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.

Christopher Casey, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Information Systems. B.S. (2009) Johnson & Wales University.

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.

Min Cheng, Bilingual Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2005) Shanghai University; M.A. (2009) University of Central Florida; Ph.D. (2016) Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

Robin Claremont, Director of Family Giving and Engagement.  A.B. (2000) Mount Holyoke College.

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Dean of the Class of 2020.  B.A. (1991) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1998) University of Wisconsin at Madison; A.M. (hon. 2014) Amherst College.

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.

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

Carla Costa, Executive Assistant to the President for Communications and Project Management. B.A. (2000) University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A. (2009) Columbia University.

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

Kelly A. Dagan, Research, Instruction, and User Experience Librarian, Frost Library.  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.

Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking.  B.A. (1979) Mount Holyoke College; Certificate of Completion (1981) Drama Studio London.

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

Elizabeth M. Davis, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (2015) University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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

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

Kendall D. Doble IV, Investment Officer.  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, Frost Library.  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, Executive Director of Development and Campaign Director. 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.

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, Associate Director of the 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.

Joe Flueckiger, Director of Dining Services. B.A. (1991) Providence College.

Jodi M. Foley, Accessibility Services Manager, Student Affairs.  B.A. (2000) Bay Path University; M.Ed. (2013) Springfield College.

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.

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

Laura Fusari, Psychotherapist, Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Specialist, Counseling Center.  A.B. (2002) Amherst College; M.S.W. (2004) Smith College School of Social Work.

Paul Gallegos, Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2011), M.P.A. (2013) University of Wyoming.

Bryn Geffert, Librarian of the College.  B.A. (1990) St. Olaf College; M.S. (1992) University of Illinois; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2003) University of Minnesota.

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

Dean Gendron, SeniorAssociate Dean of Students.  B.S. (1996) Tufts University; M.S.E.L. (1998) Vermont Law School.

Sandy Genelius, Chief Communications Officer.  B.A. (2009) New York University.

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.

Jyl Gentzler, Director of the Writing Center and  Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning.  A.B. (1985) Bryn Mawr College; M.A. (1988), Ph.D. (1991) Cornell University; A.M. (hon. 2003) Amherst College.

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

Jessica Gifford, Associate Director of Health Education, Mental Health Promotion.  B.A. (1995) Antioch College, M.S.W. (2000) Smith College School for Social Work.

Katherine Godin, Director of Advancement Writing. B.A. (1990) Bates College; M.A. (1995) The New School.

Edgar Gonzalez, Assistant Dean of Admission.  B.A. (2014) University of Chicago.

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

Emily Griffin, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.  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.

Roseilyn Guzman, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Case Manager.  B.S. (2013), M.A. (2015) The Pennsylvania State University.

Chelsea Haight, SeniorDevelopment 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.

Rachael Hanley, Director of Social and New Media. B.A. (2002), Smith College; M.A. (2003), Stanford University; M. Phil. (2004), University of Cambridge.

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.

Allen Hart, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  A.B. (1982) Amherst College; A.M. (1989), Ph.D. (1991) Harvard 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, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Outreach.  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 Information Technology Support Services.  B.S. (2000) Florida Institute of Technology.

Eileen Burke Hirsch, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Counseling Center.  B.S.N. (1982) Salve Regina College; Potter Nursing Fellowship in Family Cancer Epidemiology (1990) Dana Farber Cancer Institute; M.S.N./F.N.P. (1993) University of Massachusetts; PMHNP (2015) Northeastern University.

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

Stephanie S. Hockman, Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance/Assistant Director for Career Advising.  B.B.A., M.P.A. (1994) University of Texas at Austin.

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

Adam Honig, Director of the Moss Quantitative Center.  B.A. (1997), M.A. (2000), M.Phil. (2001), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2017) Amherst College. 

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

Scott D. Howard, Associate Dean of Students/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, Associate 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.

Rachel Jirka, College Archivist, Frost Library. B.A. (2006) University of Virgina; M.A. (2009) Middlebury College; M.L.S. (2010) Simmons College.

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

Emily M. Jones, Director of Student Health Services.  B.A. (1999) Princeton University; Md. (2005) University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Norm J. Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.  B.A. (1996) Morehouse College; M.P.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2011) Pennsylvania State University.

Janet M. Jourdain, Technology Support Relations Manager,Information Technology.  B.A. (1978) Siena College; M.L.S. (1983) University of Arizona.

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

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.

Jessica Kem, Associate Director of the Writing Center.  B.A. (1998) Goucher College; M.A. (2000), M.S.L.S. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex J. Kim, Staff Counselor, Counseling Center. B.A. (2007) University of Washington; M.S.W. (2012) Smith College School for Social Work.

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.

Sophia Koff, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.S. (2012) University of Vermont; M.A. (2015) Bowling Green State University.

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

Katie Konzen, Development Officer. B.A. (2015) Smith College.

Julie Roman Lackner, Director of Gift Planning. A.B. (2002) Princeton University; J.D. (2008) Boston College Law School.

Chad LaDue, Director of the Student Affairs Budget.  B.A. (1998), M.B.A. (2001) American University.

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.  A.B. (1985) Bowdoin College; M.A. (1992) Williams College; Ph.D. (2001) Duke University.

Laura Litwiller, Associate Director for Career Advising.  B.A. (2001) Goshen College; M.A. (2009) S.I.T. Graduate Institute.

Emily A. Lombardo, Assistant Director of Student Activities.  B.A. (2010) Smith College; M.Ed. (2013) University of Washington.

Amanda Rivera López, Director of Alumni and Parent 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.

Megan L. B. Lyster, Assistant Director, Innovation and Experiential Learning Programs, Center for Community Engagement. B.A. (2002) Hampshire College; M.A. (2009) Prescott College.

Ashley Maitland, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Orientation and First-Year Programming.  B.A. (2014) University of Wisconsin; M.E. (2016) Iowa State University.

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 of IT Analysis, Planning and Budget Systems and Networking.  A.B. (1985) Amherst College.

Jess Martin, Administrative Director of the Science Center. B.A. (1995) University of Houston; M.A. (1997) Boston University.

Anna Martini, Dean of the Class of 2018 and Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History.  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/Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1988) Colgate University; Ph.D. (1999) University of Pittsburgh.

Edward R. McGlynn, Physician Assistant. B.S. (1994) Hahnemann University.

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

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

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

Sebastian Merrill, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  B.A. (2011) Wellesley College.

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.

Shirley M. Moe, Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  B.A. (2002) Bates College; B.S.N. (2009) Simmons College.

Emily K. Moreau, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Networks. B.A. (2002) University of Missouri; M.S. (2013) Bay Path University.

Michelle Morgan, Senior Women’s Administrator, Physical Education.  B.A. (1974) Colorado Women’s College, M.S. (1976) Smith College.

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.

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).

Kali R. Odell, Assistant Director for Career Advising. B.A. (2012) University of Puget Sound; M.Ed. (2015) Seattle University.

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

Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships. B.A. (2006) Mount Holyoke College; M.A. (2009) Yale University.

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

Marisa Parham, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer. B.A. (1996) Washington University; M.A. (1997), M.Phil. (2000), Ph.D. (2004) Columbia University; A.M. (hon. 2015) Amherst College.

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

Montez Paschall, Assistant Director of Residential Life/Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards. B.A. (2011), M.S.E. (2015) University of Pennsylvania.

Alyssa Pawlowski, Nurse Practitioner, Keefe Health Center. B.A. (2007) Curry College; MSN (2010) Regis College.

David Perlmutter, Senior Development Officer. B.A. (1983) Central Connecticut State University.

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

Susan Pikor, Special Assistant to the President.  A.B. (1965) Emmanuel College.

Amanda Pizzollo, Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Frost Library. B.S. (2006) Clemson University; M.S. (2017) Simmons College.

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

Estelle (Este) P. Pope, Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library. B.A. (1999) University of Connecticut; M.A. (2001) Boston College; M.L.S. (2004) Simmons College.

Deborah A. Potee, Clinical Case Manager, Counseling Center.  B.A. (1989) Beloit College; M.L.S. (1998) Simmons College School of Library; M.S.W. (2003) Boston College School of Social Work.

Johanna E. Radding, Metadata/Discovery Librarian, Frost Library. B.A. (2005) University of Washington; M.S.L.I.S (2011) Simmons College.

Bulaong Ramiz, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).  B.A. (2011) Wesleyan University; M.S. (2013) Central Connecticut State University.

Nancy K. Ratner, Associate Dean of Admission/Director of 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, Chief Human Resources Officer/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.

Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art, Mead Art Museum. B.A. (1980) V.A. Serov Art College, Russia; M.A. (1987) Academy of Fine Arts, Russia; Ph.D. (2003) City University of New York.

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.

Stephen A. Rubin, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics.  B.A. (1991) Emory 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, Associate Chief Financial Officer.  A.B. (1997) Boston College.

Bett Schumacher, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees. B.A. (1996) University of Pennsylvania; M.A. (1998) Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. (2005) Johns Hopkins University.

Bethany Seeger, Digital Library Software Developer, Frost Library.  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, Director of Principal and International Giving.  B.A. (1990) Hollins 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.

Robert A. Siudzinski, Director of Amherst Careers in Education Professions.  B.S. (1989) Clemson University; M.A.T. (1997) College of Charleston; Ph.D. (2007) Virginia Tech University.

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

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

Sue Smoyer, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources. B.S. Pennsylvania State University.

Paul V. Sorrentino, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.  B.A. (1974) University of Rhode Island; M.A. (1977) University of Chicago; M.Div. (1994) Bethel Seminary; D.Min. (2005) Princeton Theological Seminary.

Brooke Steinhauser, Program Director, Emily Dickinson Museum. B.A. (2008) Muhlenberg College; M.A. (2011) State University of New York at Oneonta.

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.

Andrea M. Sulavik, Assistant Athletic Trainer.  B.S. (2013) Grand Valley State University; M.S. (2015) Lindenwood University.

Andy Tew, Student Affairs Case Manager.  A.B. (2007) Amherst College; MSW (2013) Smith College School for Social Work. 

Jonathon P. Thompson, Coach, Physical Education and Athletics. B.A. (2003) Brown University; M.S. (2016) Springfield College.

Angie M. Tissi-Gassoway, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.  B.S. (2008) Oregon State University; MPH (2010) Oregon State University; M.Ed. (2015) University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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.

Tyler Twilley, Associate Dean of Admission. B.S. (2010) Cornell University. 

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

Amanda Collings Vann, Associate Director of Health Education/Sexual Respect Educator.  B.A. (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed. (1996) Pennsylvania State University.

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

Sarah Walden McGowan, Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian, Frost Library.  B.A. (2010) Mount Holyoke College; M.L.I.S. (2013) Simmons College.

Miloslava Waldman, European Print Specialist and Mead Museum Study Room Supervisor.  Ph.D. (1990) Masaka University.

Xiaofeng Wan, Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Recruitment. B.A. (2010) China Foreign Affairs University; M.A. (2013) Boston College.

David Watts, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Housing Assignment and Operations. B.A. (2007) Florida International University; M.P.P. (2012) University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative 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; Ph.D. (2017) University of New Hampshire.

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

Victoria Wilson, Assistant Director of Internship Programs. B.A. (2007) University of North Carolina; M.A. (2011) Duke University.

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

Traci Wolfe, Director of the Annual Fund.  B.A. (1991) Williams College.

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