Faculty & Staff


Jeremy Jones


Concentration Director
Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: political and economic anthropology;
African studies; informal economy and the anthropology of development; youth and masculinity; time and temporality
Office: Beaven 203 Phone: (508) 793-3050
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Ibrahim Abdessalam

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Visiting Instructor, Arabic
M. A. American University, Cairo, Egypt
Fields: Arabic
Office:  Stein 429   Phone: 508-793-3042
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Douglas Bafford

Douglas Bafford

Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD in Anthropology, Brandeis University
Fields: Anthropology of religion; evangelical Christianity; racial inequality in post-apartheid South Africa; cross-cultural epistemology; legal anthropology; self-sufficiency movements
Email: dbafford@holycross.edu
Office Phone: 1-443-823-6364
Office: Beaven Hall 230

Jimena G. Bermejo


Professor of Practice and Lecturer in Dance 
Director of Dance Program
MFA Massachusetts College of Art
Fields: Dance, Movement studies, Performance Art, Multi-disciplinary arts 
Email: jbermejo@holycross.edu 
Office: O'Kane 464 Phone: 508-793-2461

Jameliah Shorter-Bourhanou


On Leave 2023 - 2024
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Ph.D., Penn State University, University Park, PA
Fields: Critical Philosophy of Race, Immanuel Kant (Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Race), African American Philosophy, Black Feminist Philosophy
Email: jshorter@holycross.edu
Office: Smith Hall   Phone: 508-793-3857
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 Joanne Caidor

Joanne Caidor

Visiting Lecturer
B.S., UMass Boston

Fields:  African, Afro-Haitian, Hip-Hop

Office: O'Kane 464 
Email: jcaidor@holycross.edu




Sydney L. Carr

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Fields: American Public Opinion, race, ethnicity, and politics, media and political communication

Office: Fenwick Hall 324
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Audra Carabetta


Visiting Lecturer, Dance
M.F.A., Smith College

Fields: Modern Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Composition
Email: acarabet@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-2461


Rosa E. Carrasquillo

Professor, History
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Fields: Latin America; Afro-Caribbean History; Gender History;
History of Latino/as in the United States
Email: rcarrasq@holycross.edu  
Office: O'Kane 358  Phone: 508-793-3450
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 Christopher R. Conz


Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields: Africa, southern Africa, environment, agriculture, development, health
Office: O'Kane   388 
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Caner K. Dagli


Associate Professor, Religious Studies Department
Ph.D., Princeton University
Fields: Islamic studies
Email: cdagli@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 435    Phone:   508-793-2384
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 Giusy Di Filippo

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Italian Studies
Email: gdifilip@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 453   Phone: 508-793-3438

Daniel J. Dicenso


Associate Professor, Music
Ph.D., University of Cambridge
Fields: History, Early Music, Chant, Rock, Hip-Hop
Office:   Brooks 343   Phone:  508-793-2390
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Thomas Doughton


Senior Lecturer, Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies
Ph.D., Universite de Paris
Office: Smith 503  Phone: 508-793-2396

Ericka Fisher


Associate Professor, Department Chair
Ed. D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: Educational psychology, school counseling, multicultural education, social justice education, qualitative research methods in urban settings
Office: Stein 436 PO Box: EDUC Phone: 508-793-3732
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Carmen Alvaro Jarrin

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Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Duke University
Fields: medical anthropology; science and technology studies; race,
class and gender inequality in Latin America; queer theory; social justice; environmental activism
Office: Beaven 216 Phone: (508) 793-2774
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Nadine M. Knight 


Associate Professor, English
Ph.D. Harvard University
Fields: African American Literature; 19th and 20th Century American Literature; American Civil War Studies; Film and Television 
Office: Fenwick 227A  Phone: 508-793-5263
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Aditi Malik

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Associate Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Northwestern University 
Fields: Comparative Politics, African Politics, South Asian Politics, political violence
Email: amalik@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 311  PO Box:  49A  Phone:  508-793-2516
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Michael Monaghan


Lecturer, Music
Director, Jazz Ensemble
M.A. University of Lowell
Fields:  jazz player, woodwind specialist, saxophone soloist in both jazz and classical music
Office:  Brooks 243   Phone: 508-793-2699
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Michelle Mott

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D.,  University of Texas at Austin
Fields: Race, Racism, and Anti-racism; Gender; Sexuality; Reproduction of inequality; Gentrification and School Choice
Office: Beaven 221A
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Munya Bryn Munochiveyi

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Associate Professor, History
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Fields:  African Social & Economic History; Theory & Methodology in History; Development Studies
Email: mmunochi@holycross.edu  
Office: O'Kane 387  Phone:  508-793-3654
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Jean Ouedraogo


O'Leary Chair in Francophone Studies, French
Ph.D., University of Georgia-Athens
Fields: African and Caribbean Francophone Literatures and Cultures
Office:   Stein 443     Phone:  508-793-2795
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Justin D. Poché


Associate Professor, History
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Catholicism in the U. S. United States History,
1865-Present; American Religious History; Latin American History; U.S. Latino/a History
Office: O'Kane 390   Phone: 508-793-3448
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Thibaut Schilt

Thibaut Schilt

Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Program Coordinator, French and Francophone Studies
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Fields: French-language Cinema, Contemporary French Literature and Culture, Gender & Feminist Studies, Language
Email: tschilt@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 413  Phone: (508) 793-2609
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 Audrey Seah

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Liturgical studies, global Catholicism, Deaf and disability theology
Email: aseah@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 424  Phone: 508-793-3087




Taylor Travassos-Lomba


Visiting Lecturer, Dance
B.A., Brown University
Fields: Hip Hop / Breaking
Email: ttravess@holycross.edu
Office:  O'kane 464 Phone: 508-793-2461


Melissa F. Weiner


Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Office: Beaven 226  Phone: (508) 793-2217
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Michael R. West


Associate Professor, History
Ph.D., Columbia University
Office: O'Kane 364  Phone: 508-793-2750
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Nathan D. Wood-House

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Ph.D. Institution: Boston College
Fields of study: Black liberation theology, political theology, critical race studies, Blackness studies, critical theory, political philosophy
Office number: Smith 428
Phone number in office: 508-793-3567
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Anthony James Williams 

anthony james williams sociology and anthropology department visiting professor

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Sociology
Office: Beaven 202
Phone: TBA