First Year Seminar Contributing Faculty

Daniel P. Barbezat

Ward H. Patton Professor of Economics

413-542-7948 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 317 Converse Hall
Ron Bashford

Ron Bashford

Associate Professor of Theater and Dance; Chair of Theater and Dance

413-542-5349 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu G30 Webster Hall
Ute Brandes

Ute Brandes

Georges Lurcy Professor of German

413-542-2481 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 207 Barrett Hall
Amy M. Coddington

Amy M. Coddington

Assistant Professor of Music

413-542-5967 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 6 Arms Music Center
Andrew C. Dole

Andrew C. Dole

Professor of Religion

413-542-5001 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 208 Chapin Hall
Lawrence R. Douglas

Lawrence R. Douglas

James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought

413-542-7926 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 205 Clark House
Thomas L. Dumm

Thomas L. Dumm

William H. Hastie '25 Professor of Political Science

413-542-2349 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 104 Clark House
Jyl Gentzler

Jyl Gentzler

R. John Cooper '64 Presidential Teaching Professor of Philosophy Director of the Writing Center, Faculty Director of the Teaching and Learning Center, and Humanist Advisor

413-542-5806 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 207 Cooper House
Alexander George

Alexander George

Rachel and Michael Deutch Professor of Philosophy

413-542-5802 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 307 Cooper House
Adi Gordon

Adi Gordon

Associate Professor of History; Chair of European Studies

413-542-5669 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 22 Chapin Hall

Amy C. Hall

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

413-542-8311 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 203 Morgan Hall
Robert T. Hayashi

Robert T. Hayashi

Associate Professor of American Studies

413-542-5346 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 302 Morgan Hall
Maria R. Heim

Maria R. Heim

Professor of Religion and Elizabeth W. Bruss Reader (On Leave 1/1/2020 - 6/30/2020)

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 208 Chapin Hall
Rachel A. Levin

Rachel A. Levin

Senior Lecturer in Biology & Environmental Studies

413-542-8333 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu B312 Science Center
Rick A. Lopez

Rick A. Lopez

Professor of History and Environmental Studies; Dean of New Students; Chair of Latinx and Latin Amer Studies

413-542-2337 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 17 Chapin Hall
Jen Manion

Jen Manion

Associate Professor of History

413-542-5873 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 111 Chapin 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

Molly Mead

Lecturer in American Studies

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

Edward D. Melillo

Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies

413-542-5415 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 103 Beneski Building
Ingrid L. Nelson

Ingrid L. Nelson

Associate Professor of English; Director of Studies

413-542-5458 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
Patricia B. O'Hara

Patricia B. O'Hara

Amanda and Lisa Cross Professor of Chemistry; Chair of Biochemistry-Biophysics

413-542-2732 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu A218 Science Center
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

Monica M. Ringer

Professor of History and Asian Languages and Civilizations

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
Christian Rogowski

Christian Rogowski

G. Armour Craig Professor in Language and Literature In the Department of German; Chair of German

413-542-5809 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 204 Barrett Hall
Ronald C. Rosbottom

Ronald C. Rosbottom

Winifred L. Arms Professor in the Arts and Humanities and Professor of French and European Studies (On Leave 1/1/2020 - 6/30/2020)

413-542-4050 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 210 Converse Hall

Catherine M. Sanchez

Sr Writing Associate & Coordinator of Inclusion Initiatives

413-542-2139 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Charles Pratt Dormitory

Benigno R. Sanchez-Eppler

Lecturer in English

413-687--5049 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 005 Johnson Chapel
Austin D. Sarat

Austin D. Sarat

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; Associate Provost and Associate Dean of the Faculty; Chair of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought

413-542-2308 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 102D Converse Hall
Leah C. Schmalzbauer

Leah C. Schmalzbauer

William R. Kenan Professor of American Studies and Sociology; Chair of Anthropology and Sociology

413-542-5858 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 306 Morgan Hall
Nishiten Shah

Nishiten Shah

Professor of Philosophy; Chair of Philosophy (On Leave 1/1/2020 - 6/30/2020)

413-542-8556 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 202 Cooper House

Sarah M. Turgeon

Professor of Psychology (Neuroscience).; Chair of Neuroscience

413-542-2625 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu D212 Science Center

Timothy J. Van Compernolle

Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations (Japanese)

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
Vanessa Walker

Vanessa Walker

Morgan Assistant Professor in Diplomatic History

413-542-5662 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 25 Chapin Hall
Boris Wolfson

Boris Wolfson

Associate Professor of Russian; Chair of Russian

413-542-2084 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 205 Webster Hall
Amelia Worsley

Amelia Worsley

Assistant Professor of English (On Leave 1/1/2020 - 6/30/2020)

413-542-5678 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 102 Johnson Chapel