Marlboro College

Academics The Faculty

Marlboro faculty come to the college from around the world, bringing with them knowledge gained from extensive research, travel and practical experience, as well as schooling at the world's top institutions.

What brings such talented people to Marlboro? They like the autonomy and the freedom to teach as they see fit within their area of expertise. They appreciate the absence of departmental politics and bureaucracy. They like the unpretentious atmosphere at Marlboro.

Regular FacultySubjectExtension

Biamonte, Gloria email
B.A., Montclair State University, 1982; M.A., Montclair State University, 1982; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1991

Writing & Literature x269

Charkey, Stan email
B.M., Hartt College of Music, 1970; M.M., University of Massachusetts, 1977

Music x287

Craven, Jay email
M.F.A., Goddard College, 1977; Honorary B.A., Sterling College, 2006

Film/Video x251

de Swanson, Rosario email
B.A., Smith College, 1998; M.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2003; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2008

Spanish x581

Edelglass, Williamemail
B. A., St. John's College, 1993; M.A., Emory University, 1999; Ph.D., Emory University, 2004

Philosophy x311

Foley, Brendaemail
B.A., University of Santa Clara, 1982; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, 1984; A.M., Brown University, 2000; Ph.D., Brown University, 2004

Theater x554

Franklin-Lyons, Adam email
B.A., Oberlin College, 2000; M.A., Yale University, 2006; Ph.D., Yale University, 2009

History x279

Glejzer, Richard; dean of faculty email
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1986; M.A., University of New Hampshire, 1989; PhD., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1994

Humanities x234

Harter, Seth email
B.A., Yale University, 1989; M.A., University of Michigan, 1996; PhD., University of Michigan, 2006

History & Asian Studies x265

Hendrickson, Carol email
B.S., Bates College, 1971; M.A., University of Chicago, 1979, 1983; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986

Anthropology x224

Horrigan, Kristinemail
B.A., Princeton University, 1999; M.F.A., Ohio State University, 2002

Dance x278

Howell, Dana email
B.A., Barnard College, 1970; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1974; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1984

Cultural History x313

Lantin, Martinaemail
B.A., Earlham College, 1996; M.F.A., Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, 2009

Ceramics       x299

Latif, Amer email
B.A., Bard College, 1995; Ph.D.,SUNY-Stony Brook, 2009

Religion x558

Li, Grantemail
B.A., Heilongjiang University, 1982; M.A., University of California, Irvine, 1995; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 1997

Chinese & Linguistics x148

Lyndgaard, Kyhl email
B.A., Saint John's University, 1999; M.A., University of California at Davis, 2002; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno 2010

Writing       x319

Mahoney, Jim email
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987

Computer Science x255

Mott, Meg email
B.A., Norwich University, 1992; Ph. D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2001 (on sabbatical spring 2014)

Politics x556

Ollis, Matt email
M.Sci., Queen Mary University of London, 1999; Ph.D., Queen Mary University of London, 2003

Mathematics x215

Osman, Cathy email
B.F.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1977; M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1979

Painting x293

Park, Rebekah email
B.A., Northwestern University, 2002; M.A., University of Amsterdam, 2003; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Anthropology  x139

Pittman de Batlle, Geraldine email
B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1958; M.A., Southern Illinois University, 1965; advanced graduate study, Southern Illinois University and Columbia University

Literature x239

Ramstetter, Jennifer email
B.S., Marlboro College, 1981; M.A., University of Montana, 1983; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988

Biology x216

Ratcliff, Kathryn email
B.A., Colgate University, 1980; M.A., University of Minnesota, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1989

American Studies x256

Ratté, Felicity email
B.A., Tufts University, 1985; M.A., New York University Institute of Fine Arts, 1988; Ph.D., New York University Institute of Fine Arts, 1995

Art History x271

Rickenbacker, Katherine  email
B.A., Smith College, 2004; M.A., Northeastern University, 2007; Ph.D., Northeastern University, 2011

Sociology       x641

Rubinstein, Matan email
B.M., Manhattan School of Music, 1999; M.M., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2009

Music       x286

Rummel, Lynette email
B.A., Manchester College, 1976; C. Phil., UCLA, 1983; M.A., UCLA, 1979; Ph.D., UCLA, 1989

Politics x267

Salimbeni, Sara email
Laurea, The Sapienza University of Rome, 2003; Ph.D., Tor Vergata University of Rome, 2007

 Physics x229

Sawadogo, Boukary email
B.A., University of Dakar, 2001; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2008; Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2012

French x280

Segar, Tim email
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 1975; M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1978; M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1979

Sculpture x612

Sheehy, John email
B.A., Montana State University, 1987; M.A., University of Washington, 1993; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1997

Writing & Literature x268

Smith, Todd email
B.S., Middlebury College, 1986; M.S., University of Maine, 1991; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 1997 (on sabbatical spring 2014)

Chemistry & Biochemistry x676

Tanner, Jaime email
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1998; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2007

Biology       x309

Tober, James email
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1968; Ph.D., Yale University, 1973

Economics x214

Toleno, Thomas email
B.A., University of Nevada, 1966; advanced graduate study, Cornell University

Psychology x276

Willis, John email
A.A., Franconia College, 1977; B.A., Evergreen State College, 1979; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 1986

Photography x272

Wilson, T. Hunter email
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1966; M.A., University of Iowa, 1967; M.F.A., University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1968

Writing & Literature x223

Harrigan, Sean; Classics Fellow email
B.A., Oberlin College, 2003; M.A., Yale University, 2006; M.Phil., Yale University, 2010; Ph.D., Yale University, 2013

 Classics     x642

Izem, Abdelhadi; Fulbright Arabic Fellow email
B.A., Ibn Zohr University, 2008

Arabic      x270

Rana, Julie: Mathematics Fellow email
B.S., Marlboro College, 2006; M.S.; University of Massachusetts, 2011; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2013

Mathematics x289
Visiting and Retired Faculty Offering Instruction  

Burkett, Beverley email
B.A., University of Port Elizabeth; B.A., Rhodes University; M.A.T., School for International Training

Education       x514

Edelglass, Kristin email
B.A., Marlboro College, 1995


Gaidos, Gabriel email
B.Sc, Alexandru I. Cuza University, 1996; M.Sc., Case Western University, 2000; Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine, 2007


Heck, James Bradford email
B.A., Marlbor College, 2004


Jellema, Kate  email
B.A., University of Michigan, 1992; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1998; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2007

 Nonprofit Management  

Li, Zhongjin email
B.Law, Renmin University, 2008; M.A., University of Massachusetts, 2011; advanced graduate study, University of Massachusetts


Levy, Geraldemail
B.A., University of Illinois, 1962; M.A., New School for Social Research, 1966; Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 1972


Neher, Beth; email

Education      x698

Sutton, Tim;email
B.A., Connecticut College, 1992; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1995


Williams, Liza email
B.A., Hunter College, 1999; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 2003; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011

Theater      x288
Teaching Staff  

Turner, Allison; science laboratory coordinator email
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Certificate, herbal medicine, California School of Herbal Studies, 1989, 1990, 1991; M.S., Marlboro College, 1999; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, 2006

Natural Sciences x584

Underwood, David; technical director email
B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1975; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 1978

Theater x281

To see faculty listings for the Marlboro College Graduate School, visit the various Academic Program pages on the Graduate School website.

  1. Information & Overview
  2. Courses
  3. Academic Calendar
  4. Faculty
    1. Faculty List
    2. Curriculum Committee
    3. Faculty Meeting
    4. Faculty Information
    5. Committee on Faculty
    6. Committee Assignments
    7. Professional Development
  5. Coursebook & Plan Guide
  6. Academic Support
  7. Advising
  8. Clear Writing Program
  9. Plan of Concentration
  10. International Opportunities
  11. Student Exchange Opportunities
  12. Languages
  13. Movies from Marlboro
  14. Dual Degrees
  15. Library
  16. Grants
  17. Graduate School