Asian Languages and Civilizations Faculty

Fumiko U. Brown

Five College Senior Lecturer in Japanese

413-542-5841 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Webster Hall

Mohamed H. Hassan

Senior Lecturer in Arabic and Director of the Five College Arabic Program (On Leave 1/1/2019 - 6/30/2019)

413-542-5532 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 301F Johnson Chapel
Ikumi Kayama

Ikumi Kayama

Senior Lecturer in Asian Languages and Civilizations (Japanese)

413-542-7927 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 113 Webster Hall
Weijia Li

Weijia Li

Senior Lecturer in Chinese

413-542-2126 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 109 Webster Hall
Trent E. Maxey

Trent E. Maxey

Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations and History; Chair of Asian Languages and Civilizations

413-542-8202 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 21 Chapin Hall
Kozue Miyama

Kozue Miyama

Senior Lecturer in Asian Languages and Civilizations (Japanese)

413-542-8194 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 111 Webster Hall
Samuel C. Morse

Samuel C. Morse

Howard M. and Martha P. Mitchell Professor of the History of Art and Asian Languages and Civilizations; Chair of Art and the History of Art

413-542-2282 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 106 Fayerweather Hall
George Qiao

George Qiao

Assistant Professor of History and Asian Languages and Civilizations

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 23 Chapin Hall
Yael R. Rice

Yael R. Rice

Assistant Professor of Art & the History of Art and of Asian Languages and Civilizations (On Leave 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019)

413-542-5520 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 208 Fayerweather Hall

Monica M. Ringer

Professor of History and Asian Languages and Civilizations (On Leave 7/1/2018 - 12/31/2018)

413-542-8566 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 308 Fayerweather Hall
Dwaipayan Sen

Dwaipayan Sen

Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations and History

413-542-5606 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 26 Chapin Hall
Tong Shen

Tong Shen

Senior Lecturer in Asian Languages and Civilizations (Chinese)

413-542-8455 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 105 Webster Hall
Wako Tawa

Wako Tawa

Willem Schupf Professor in Asian Languages and Civilizations and Director of Language Study

413-542-7919 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 108 Webster Hall
Xiaoping Teng

Xiaoping Teng

Senior Lecturer in Asian Languages and Civilizations (Chinese)

413-542-5847 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 107 Webster Hall

Timothy J. Van Compernolle

Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations (Japanese); Chair of Film and Media Studies (On Leave 1/1/2019 - 6/30/2019)

413-542-2269 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 104 Webster Hall

Contributing Faculty

Amrita Basu

Amrita Basu

Domenic J. Paino 1955 Professor of Political Science, and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies; Chair of Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542-2942 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 301 Cooper House

Christopher T. Dole

Professor of Anthropology

413-542-5816 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 204 Morgan Hall

May George

Five College Lecturer in Arabic

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu
Maria R. Heim

Maria R. Heim

Professor of Religion and Elizabeth W. Bruss Reader

413-542-8475 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 207 Chapin Hall
Tariq Jaffer

Tariq Jaffer

Associate Professor of Religion; Chair of Religion

413-542-2921 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 209 Chapin Hall
Kerry E. Ratigan

Kerry E. Ratigan

Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-5610 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 203 Clark House
Krupa Shandilya

Krupa Shandilya

Associate Professor of Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542-5464 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 301E Johnson Chapel

Steven N. Simon

Visiting Professor of History

413-542-5916 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 306 Fayerweather Hall

Ajay Sinha

Visiting Professor in Art and the History of Art

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

Hitomi Sovjani

Language Assistant in Japanese

413-542-8558 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Webster Hall

Emeritus Faculty

Lawrence A. Babb

Lawrence A. Babb

Willem Schupf Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations and Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

Jerry P. Dennerline

Olin Professor in Asian Studies (History and Asian Languages and Civilizations), Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

Ray A. Moore

Professor of History and Asian Languages and Civilizations, Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

David B. Reck

Professor of Music and Asian Languages and Civilizations, Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

Staff

Jessie K. Berlingo

Academic Department Coordinator

413-542-5841 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 110 Webster Hall