First Year Seminar Contributing Faculty

John-Paul Baird

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Chair of Neuroscience

413-542-5828 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 323 Merrill Science
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

Wendy H. Bergoffen

Lecturer in American Studies

413-542-5524 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 101A Morgan Hall
Ellen R. Boucher

Ellen R. Boucher

Assistant Professor of History

413-542-5466 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 116 Chapin Hall
Ute Brandes

Ute Brandes

Georges Lurcy Professor of German; Chair 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
Sara J. Brenneis

Sara J. Brenneis

Associate Professor of Spanish (On Leave 1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018)

413-542-2967 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 106 Barrett Hall
Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

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
Thomas L. Dumm

Thomas L. Dumm

William H. Hastie '25 Professor of Political Science; Chair 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

Bryn I. Geffert

Librarian of the College

413-542-2212 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Frost Library
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
Frederick T. Griffiths

Frederick T. Griffiths

Class of 1880 Professor in Greek (classics); Chair of Classics

413-542-5355 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 306 Beneski Building

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
Tekla A. Harms

Tekla A. Harms

Massachusetts Professor in Chemistry and Natural History (geology)

413-542-2711 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 320 Beneski Building
Amelie E. Hastie

Amelie E. Hastie

Professor of English in Film and Media Studies (On Leave 1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018)

413-542-5438 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 101 Johnson Chapel
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
Kannan Jagannathan

Kannan Jagannathan

Bruce B. Benson '43 and Lucy Wilson Benson Professor of Physics; Chair of Physics and Astronomy

413-542-2346 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 228 Merrill Science
Justin F. Kimball

Justin F. Kimball

Professor of Art

413-542-2124 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 15A Fayerweather 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 227 McGuire Life Sciences Building
Anna M. Martini

Anna M. Martini

Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies; Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History

413-542-2067 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 202 Beneski Building
Trent E. Maxey

Trent E. Maxey

Associate Professor of Asian Languages and Civilizations and History

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
Jill S. Miller

Jill S. Miller

Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

413-542-2168 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 224 McGuire Life Sciences Building
Klara Moricz

Klara Moricz

Professor of Music

413-542-8307 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 9 Arms Music Center
Andrew Poe

Andrew Poe

Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-5459 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Clark House
David I. Ratner

David I. Ratner

Alfred Sargent Lee '41 and Mary Farley Ames Lee Professor of Biology, Emeritus

413-542-2248 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 426 McGuire Life Sciences Building
Sean Redding

Sean Redding

Zephaniah Swift Moore Professor of History; Chair of History

413-542-2032 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 13 Chapin Hall
Christian Rogowski

Christian Rogowski

G. Armour Craig Professor in Language and Literature In the Department of German (On Leave 1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018)

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; Chair of Architectural Studies

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

Senior Writing Associate

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 101 Morgan Hall
Karen J. Sanchez-Eppler

Karen J. Sanchez-Eppler

L. Stanton Williams 1941 Professor of American Studies and English; Chair of English

413-542-2186 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 106 Morgan Hall
Austin D. Sarat

Austin D. Sarat

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; Associate Dean of the Faculty; Chair of European Studies; 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

Natasha Staller

Professor of the History of Art

413-542-8171 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 209 Fayerweather Hall
April D. Trask

April D. Trask

Visiting Assistant Professor of History

413-542-2241 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 302 Frost Library
Kiara M. Vigil

Kiara M. Vigil

Assistant Professor of American Studies

413-542-5607 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 109 Morgan 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
Wendy Woodson

Wendy Woodson

Roger C. Holden 1919 Professor of Theater and Dance; Chair of Theater and Dance

413-542-8145 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 28 Webster Hall