First Year Seminar Contributing Faculty

Ellen R. Boucher

Ellen R. Boucher

Associate Professor of History; Chair 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

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
Catherine A. Ciepiela

Catherine A. Ciepiela

Howard M. and Martha P. Mitchell Professor of Russian; Chair of Russian

413-542-2394 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 209 Webster Hall
Nicola M. Courtright

Nicola M. Courtright

William McCall Vickery 1957 Professor of the History of Art; Chair of Architectural Studies

413-542-2123 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 206 Fayerweather Hall
Amalia V. Culiuc

Amalia V. Culiuc

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

413-542-2836 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 501 Seeley Mudd Building
Lawrence R. Douglas

Lawrence R. Douglas

James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought; Chair of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought (On Leave 1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021)

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
Darryl Harper

Darryl Harper

Associate Professor of Music; Director of the Center for Humanistic Inquiry

413-542-5316 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 105 Arms Music Center
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
Amanda K. Henrichs

Amanda K. Henrichs

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

413-542-2231 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 108 Johnson Chapel
Hannah E. Hunter-Parker

Hannah E. Hunter-Parker

Assistant Professor of German

413-542-5676 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 203A Morgan Hall
Tariq Jaffer

Tariq Jaffer

Associate Professor of Religion; Chair of Religion (On Leave 1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021)

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
Kannan Jagannathan

Kannan Jagannathan

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

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 A118 Science Center
David S. Jones

David S. Jones

Associate Professor of Geology; Director of the Beneski Museum of Natural History

413-542-2714 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Beneski Building
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
Pavel Machala

Pavel Machala

Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank '55 Professor in International Relations

413-542-2095 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 201 Clark House
Anna M. Martini

Anna M. Martini

Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies; Chair of Geology

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
Molly Mead

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
Khary O. Polk

Khary O. Polk

Associate Professor of Black Studies and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542--551 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 304 Cooper House
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

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
Ronald C. Rosbottom

Ronald C. Rosbottom

Winifred L. Arms Professor in the Arts and Humanities and Professor of French and European 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
Benigno R. Sanchez-Eppler

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

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

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
Natasha Staller

Natasha Staller

Professor of the History of Art (On Leave 1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021)

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
Olufemi O. Vaughan

Olufemi O. Vaughan

Alfred Sargent Lee '41 and Mary Farley Ames Lee Professor of Black Studies (On Leave 1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021)

413-542-5516 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 109 Cooper House
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