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Ara A. Francis

Director Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Studies
Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Fields: micro sociology; deviance and social disruption; death and dying; families; qualitative methods
Email:afrancis@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 211 Phone: (508) 793-2487
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Susan Amatangelo

Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures 
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature, Giovanni Verga, Italian women writers, and the representation of women in literature
Email:samatang@holycross.edu
Office:  Stein 404     Phone: 508-793-3347
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Nancy Andrews

Associate Professor, Classics
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Hellenistic poetry, Greek and Roman epic poetry, Greek and Roman mythology
Email:nandrews@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 424      Phone:  508-793-2549
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Patricia Bizzell

Distinguished Professor of Humanities
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Fields: Expository Writing; Theory and Practice of Rhetoric; American Literature to 1900; American Women's Literature
Email: pbizzell@holycross.edu  
Office:  Fenwick 210    Phone:  508-793-2524
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Anne Blaschke

 
Visiting Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., Boston University
Email:ablaschk@holycross.edu 
Office: O'Kane 368   PO Box: 61A  Phone: 508-793-2465
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Laurie Ann Britt-Smith


Director, Center for Writing 
Office: Dinand 210  Phone: (508) 793-3681
Email: lbrittsm@holycross.edu
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Danuta Bukatko

Distinguished Professor of Education 
Professor, Psychology

Affilate, Women's and Gender Studies
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Fields: Child development, cognitive development in early childhood including memory and representation, social cognition, gender-role development
Email:dbukatko@holycross.edu 
Office:
Beaven 322 Phone: (508) 793-3433
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Stephenie Chaudoir

Associate Professor, Psychology
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Fields: Social and health psychology, stigma, disclosure, HIV/AIDS and other concealable stigmatized identities, health disparities
Email:schaudoi@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 326  Phone: 508-793-3620
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Stephanie Crist

Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Fields: inequality, hunger, food justice, food studies, nonprofit organizations, research methods, gender and sexuality
Email:scrist@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 206 Phone: (508) 793-3597
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Susan Cunningham

Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology
Associate Director, Center for Interdisciplinary

Ph.D., University of Maryland
Fields: sociology, children and violence, women and drinking
Email:scunning@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 331/329 Phone: (508) 793-2703
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Daniel DiCenso

Assistant Professor, Music
Ph.D., University of Cambridge
Fields: History, Early Music, Chant, Rock, Hip-Hop
Email:ddicenso@holycross.edu 
Office:  Brooks 343    Phone:  508-793-2390
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Selina Gallo-Cruz

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Emory University
Fields: culture; gender; global change; social movements; NGOs; nonviolence; methods; social theory
Email:sgallo@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 223 Phone: (508) 793-3468
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Robert Green

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
Fields: religion in the Americas; indigenous religious traditions; African diaspora; Spanish Catholic thought
Email:rgreen@holycross.edu  
Office: 
Smith 433
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Karen Guth

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Fields: Social Ethics
Email:kguth@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 430
 

 

 

 

Nurhaizatul Jamil

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Email:njamil@holycross.edu 

 

 

 

 

Alvaro Jarrin

Assistant 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
Email:ajarrin@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 216 Phone: (508) 793-2774
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Caroline Johnson-Hodge

Associate Professor, Religous Studies
Ph.D., Brown University
Fields: New Testament, Paul, women in early Christianity, kinship and ethnicity, domestic religious practices 
Email:chodge@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 429
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Greta Kenney

Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology 
Associate Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

M.Phil., University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Fields: sociology, gender and sexuality, intersectionality, power and inequality, women and violence
 

 

 

 

 

Vickie Langohr

Associate Professor and Chair, 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: 167A Phone: 508-793-2763
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Ann Marie Leshkowich

Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: social anthropology, gender, economic transformation, neoliberalism, middle classness, fashion, social work, and transnational adoption in Vietnam
Email:aleshkow@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 230  Phone: (508) 793-2788
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Tsitsi Masvawure

Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Pretoria, South Africa
Email:tmasvawu@holycross.edu 

 

 

 

 

Shawn Lisa Maurer

Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Fields: 18th Century British literature and Culture; History and Theory of the Novel; Satire; Feminist and Critical Theory; Women's and Gender Studies; Women Writers; Female Modernism, esp. Dorothy Richardson; 19th and 20th Century Anglo-American Women's Poetry
Email:smaurer@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 229   Phone:  508-793-3444
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Theresa McBride

Professor, History
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Fields: Modern French history; Women's history; Modern Italian history; Environmental history
Email:tmcbride@holycross.edu  
Office: O'Kane 363 PO Box: 158A Phone: 508-793-2770
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K.J. Rawson

Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Fields: Composition and Rhetoric; Rhetorical History; Archives; LGBT Studies; Digital Media
Email:kjrawson@holycross.edu  
Office:  Fenwick 214   Phone:  508-793-2552  
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Kristina Reardon


Associate Director, Center for Writing
M.F.A. University of New Hampshire;
Ph.D. University of Connecticut (ongoing)
Fields: Writing Centers, Composition Studies, Creative Writing (Fiction), Comparative Literature, 20th Century European Literature (British, Spanish, Slovene, and Italian), Modernism, War and Literature, Human Rights, Humor Studies
Email: kreardon@holycross.edu Phone: (508) 793-2287
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Mary Doyle Roche

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D. Boston College
Fields: Catholic moral theology and social teaching, Christian ethics, virtue ethics, bioethics, feminist ethics 
Email:mroche@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 428
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Sanjog Rupakheti

Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Email:srupakhe@holycross.edu 
Office: O’Kane 391     Phone: 508-793- 3496
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Thibaut Schilt

Associate Professor, French
Ph.D. Ohio State University
Fields: French Cinema, Contemporary French Literature and Culture, Gender Studies, Language
Email: tschilt@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 413  Phone: (508) 793-2609
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Aaron Seider

Assistant Professor, Classics
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: Latin literature; constructions of memory in Roman culture; gender in the ancient world and its modern reception
Email:aseider@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 423     Phone:   508-793-3976
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Lorelle Semley

Associate Professor, History
Ph.D., Northwestern University 
Fields:  Modern West Africa, French imperialism, gender, and the Atlantic world
Office: O'Kane 388 PO Box: 146A Phone: 508-793-2769
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Ann Sheehy

Associate Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 
Fields: Immunology and Virology
Email:asheehy@holycross.edu  
Office: Swords 235 Phone: (508) 793-2255
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Michelle Sterk Barrett

Director, Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning
Office: Smith 332
Telephone: 508-793-3006
Email:msbarret@holycross.edu
 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihua Wang

Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Fields: Sociology, gender, work, family, globalization, neoliberalism, poverty reduction, and one-child policy in China
Email:lwan@holycross.edu      
Phone: (508) 793-3588
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Stephanie Yuhl

Professor, History
Ph.D., Duke University
Fields: Twentieth-century United States cultural and social history; Southern history; Public history; Women's history
Email:syuhl@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 225    Phone: 508-793-2783
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