First Year Seminar Contributing Faculty

Elizabeth J. Aries

Elizabeth J. Aries

Clarence Francis 1910 Professor in Social Sciences (Psychology)

413-542-2793 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu D218 Science Center
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

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

Associate Professor of History; Chair of European Studies

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
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
Francis G. Couvares

Francis G. Couvares

E. Dwight Salmon Professor of History and American Studies; Chair of History

413-542-2417 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 12 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
Judith E. Frank

Judith E. Frank

Eliza J. Clark Folger Professor of English

413-542-2071 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 104 Johnson Chapel
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
Adi Gordon

Adi Gordon

Assistant Professor of History

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
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); Chair of 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
Darryl Harper

Darryl Harper

Visiting Associate Professor of Music

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 8 Arms Music Center
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

Jerome L. Himmelstein

Winthrop H. Smith 1916 Professor of Sociology

413-542-2129 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 114 Morgan Hall
Catherine V. Infante

Catherine V. Infante

Assistant Professor of Spanish

413-542-5866 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 20 Grosvenor House
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

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

Barry O'Connell

James E. Ostendarp Professor of English, Emeritus

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 Johnson Chapel
Jonathan M. Obert

Jonathan M. Obert

Asst Prof of Political Science

413-542-5834 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 201 Keefe Health 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
Pooja G. Rangan

Pooja G. Rangan

Assistant Professor of English in Film and Media Studies

413-542-5745 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 004 Johnson Chapel
Jason Robinson

Jason Robinson

Associate Professor of Music; Chair of Music

413-542-8208 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 104B Arms Music Center
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

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 005 Johnson Chapel
Austin D. Sarat

Austin D. Sarat

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; 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
John W. Servos

John W. Servos

Anson D. Morse Professor of History

413-542-2035 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 18 Chapin Hall
Nishiten Shah

Nishiten Shah

Professor of Philosophy; Chair of Philosophy

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 209 Cooper House

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

Sarah M. Turgeon

Professor of Psychology (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
Niko K. Vicario

Niko K. Vicario

Assistant Professor of Art and the History of Art

413-542-5876 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 108 Fayerweather 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