Faculty & Staff

Oliver de la Paz

Oliver de la Paz

Associate Professor, English Department
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
M.F.A, Arizona State University
Email: odelapaz@holycross.edu   
Office: Fenwick 227 Phone: 508-793-2698

Fields: Creative Writing: Poetry and Hybrid Genres; Contemporary American Poetry; Asian American Literature
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Theresa Michniewicz

Administrator for Budgets & Operations,
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
Email: tmichnie@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 328 Phone: (508) 793 2497



Susan M. Cunningham

Associate Director, Concentrations
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Email: scunning@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 329 Phone: (508) 793 3485




Karen Todd

Administrative Assistant to Associate Director, Concentrations
Email: ktodd@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 329 Phone: (508) 793 3485



Chris Arrell

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Associate Professor,  Music
Digital Media Studies Advisor
Director, Laptop Ensemble D.M.A., Cornell University
Fields: Theory, Composition, Computer Music
Email  carrell@holycross.edu  
Office: Brooks 144 Phone: (508) 793-3339
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Munya Bryn Munochiveyi


Concentration Director, Africana Studies
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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William Clark, SJ

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Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Catholic Studies Advisor
S.T.D., Weston Jesuit School of Theolog
Fields: ecclesiology (authority in the Church, Theology of parish, local community); practical and contextual theology; Christian prayer
Office: Smith 433 Phone: 508-793-2717
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 Caner K. Dagli

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Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Middle Eastern Studies Advisor
Ph.D., Princeton University
Fields: Islamic studies
Email: cdagli@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 435 Phone: 508-793-2384
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Gary P. DeAngelis

Associate Director, Special Programs
Washington Semester Program
Academic Internship Program
Ph.D., Boston University / Harvard University
Email: gdeangel@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 326 Phone: (508) 793 2498
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Thomas Doughton

Senior Lecturer, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
Ph.D., Université de Paris
Email: tdoughto@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 503 Phone: (508) 793 2396



Amy Finstein

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Assistant Professor, Visual Arts
Architectural Studies Co-Advisor
Urban Studies Advisor
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Fields: Modern architecture and urbanism
Email: afinstei@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 401    Phone:  508-793-3098
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Daniel Frost

Daniel Frost

Professor, Spanish
Concentration Director, Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies
Ph.D. Harvard University
Fields: 18th- & 19th-Century Spanish Literature; Literature & Visual Technology; Landscape Studies
Email: dfrost@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 407 Phone: (508) 793-3708
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Cynthia V. Hooper


Associate Professor, History
Russian and Eastern European Studies Advisor
Ph.D., Princeton University
Fields: Russian and Soviet history; comparative dictatorship; culture and politics in 20th century Europe
Email: chooper@holycross.edu
Office: O'Kane 383 Phone: (508) 793-3447
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Timothy Joseph

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Professor, Classics
Concentration Director, Peace and Conflict Studies
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Latin historiography and epic poetry; the reception of the Classics in the U.S.
Office:   Fenwick 427    Phone:   508-793-3780
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Sarah Klotz

sarah klotz

Assistant Professor, English
Rhetoric and Composition Advisor
(Ph.D., The University of California, Davis)
Fields: Composition and Rhetoric, Native American/Indigenous Studies, Writing Assessment, American Literature
Email: sklotz@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 210  Phone: 508-793-3965 
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Vickie Langohr

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Concentration Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Associate Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Columbia University
Fields: Middle East politics, nationalism and democratization; religion and politics
Email: vlangohr@holycross.edu  
Office: Fenwick 326 PO Box: 49A  Phone: 508-793-2763
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Giovanni Spani

Associate Professor, World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Pedagogical Coordinator
Program Coordinator Italian
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Advisor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Fields: Medieval & Renaissance Italian Literature
Email: gspani@holycross.edu 
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Karen Teitel


Associate Professor, Economics and Accounting
Ethics, Society, and the Institution of Business Advisor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: Financial Reporting
Email: kteitel@holycross.edu  
Office: Stein 537    Phone:  508-793-2679
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Steve Vineberg


Director of the Film Studies program and Professor of Theatre
Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities
Film Studies Advisor
Ph.D., Stanford University
Email: svineber@holycross.edu
Office: O'Kane 469  Phone: 508-793-3519
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Ying Li


Lecturer, Deaf Studies and Sign Languages
Deaf Studies Advisor
Ed.D., Lamar University
Email: yli@holycross.edu


Edward McDermott

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Visiting Lecturer


Robert Murner

Visiting Lecturer
MBA., Wright State University
Email: rmurner@holycross.edu


Gerald Sullivan

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Visiting Lecturer