Faculty & Staff


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Kendy M. Hess

ESIB Advisor
Brake-Smith Associate Professor in Social Philosophy and Ethics
Office: Smith 523 
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Karen Teitel

Associate Professor, Accounting
Program Coordinator, Accounting Program
ESIB Advisor
Office: Stein 537  
Phone: 508-793-2679
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Denise Schaeffer

Professor, Political Science 
ESIB Advisor
Email: dschaeff@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 307 
PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-3403
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Executive Committee

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Donald Brand

Professor, Political Science
Office: Fenwick 310  
Phone: 508-793-3402
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Gregory Burnep

Assistant Professor, Political Science
Email: gburnep@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 328  
Phone: 508-793-3016
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Peter J. Fritz

Edward Bennett Williams Fellow, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Catholic systematic theology (especially the theology of Karl Rahner, SJ), modern Christian history, theological aesthetics, theology and visual art, critical responses to neoliberal capitalism
Email: pfritz@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 434 Phone: 508-793-3501
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Alex Hindman

Assistant Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
Fields: American Politics; U.S. Constitution; Separation of Powers; Public Law
Email: ahindman@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 301  PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-2598
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Allison Richardson

Professor of Practice, Economics and Accounting 
M.B.A., Bryant University
Office:  Stein 522A     Phone:  508-793-3725
Email: arichard@holycross.edu



Affiliated Faculty

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Josep Alba-Salas

Professor, Spanish
Ph.D. Cornell University
Fields: Spanish and Romance Linguistics; Theoretical Syntax (Spanish, Italian, and Catalan); Second Language Acquisition; Applied Linguistics
Email: jalba@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 414 Phone: (508) 793-2539
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Laurie Ann Britt Smith

Director, Center for Writing
Ph.D. St. Louis University
Fields: Rhetoric, Social Justice, Composition Studies, Writing Across the Curriculum, Professional Writing, 19th Century American Literature, Humor Studies Literature
Email: lbrittsm@holycross.edu Phone: (508) 793-3681
Office: Dinand 210
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Steven DeSimone

Assistant Professor, Accounting
BES Team Member
Email: sdesimon@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 539  Phone: 508-793-3593
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Matthew T. Eggemeier

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: modern and contemporary Christian theologies; political and liberation theologies; postmodern theology
Email: meggemei@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 204 Phone: 508-793-3948
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Jennie Germann Molz

Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Lancaster University
Fields: mobilities, cosmopolitanism, globalization, technology, travel and tourism, educational travel, critical hospitality studies
Office: Beaven 215 Phone: (508) 793-3596
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Eric Ruggieri

Assistant Professor, Mathematics/Computer Science
BES Team Member
Email: eruggier@holycross.edu
Office: Swords 325 Phone: 508-793-2400
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Ed Soares

Associate Professor
Department Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science
Statistics Minor Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Arizona, M.S., University of Rhode Island, B.A., Providence College
Fields: Medical Image Processing and Analysis, Multivariate Statistical Decision and Estimation Theory, Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery, Chemometric Analysis of GC-MS
Office: Haberlin 306 Phone: (508) 793-3368
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William E. Stempsey S.J.

Professor, Philosophy
M.D., State University of New York, Buffalo, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Fields: philosophy of medicine, medical ethics, moral philosophy
Office: Smith 521 Phone: (508) 793 2469
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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