Faculty & Staff

Contemporary Challenges

Jorge Santos

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Cluster Director
Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Fields: Ethnic American Literature; Immigrant/Migrant Literature; Ethnic Studies; American Cultural Studies; Graphic Narrative; Asian American Literature
Email: jsantos@holycross.edu  
Office:  Fenwick 225   Phone: 508-793-3460
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Gregory Burnep

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Assistant Professor, Political Science 
Ph.D., Boston College
Fields: American; Public Policy
Email: gburnep@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 328   Phone: 508-793-3016
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Jennie Germann Molz

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

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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: 167A Phone: 508-793-2763
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Danielle Poché

Visiting Assistant Professor, Education
Ed.D., University of Portland
Email:  dpoche@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 432   Phone: 508-793-3731

 

Morgan Rocks

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Visiting Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Email: mrocks@holycross.edu

 

Ann M. Sheehy 

Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Fields: Immunology and Virology
Email: asheehy@holycross.edu 
Office: O'Neil 235 Phone: (508) 793-2255
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Samuel Stoddard

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fields: American Politics: Civic Education Citizen, Participation Youth Voter Turnout, Political Socialization, Political Parties
Email: sstoddar@holycross.edu
Office:  Fenwick Hall 332  
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Core Human Questions

Shawn Lisa Maurer

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Cluster Director
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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Nancy E. Andrews

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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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Daniel Armenti

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Visiting Lecturer, Italian Studies
Email: darmenti@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 453      Phone: 508-793-3438  

 

 

Laurie Ann Britt-Smith

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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
Email: lbrittsm@holycross.edu   Phone: 508-793-3681
Office: Dinand 210
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Greg Chase

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Visiting Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields: American and British Modernism; Philosophy and Literature; African American Literature; Southern Literature
Email: gchase@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 222
Phone: 508-793-2658
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Jennifer Reed

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Visiting Assistant Professor, English
Fields: 18th- and 19th-Century British Literature and Culture
Email: jreed@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 231
Phone:  793-3580

 

 

Annie Storr

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Ph.D., University of Delaware
Visiting Lecturer, Visual Arts

 

 

 

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Peter J. Fritz

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Cluster Director
Edward Bennett Williams Fellow, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
FieldsCatholic 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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William A. Clark, S.J.

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Associate Professor, Religious Studies
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
Email: wclark@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 433 Phone: 508-793-2717
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Isabelle Jenkins

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Director, Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning
Email: ijenkins@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 323
Phone: 508-793-3007

 

 

Matthew Koss

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Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Tufts University
Fields: Experimental condensed matter and materials physics — dendritic growth; kinetics and morphology of solidification; experimentation in "microgravity".
Email:mkoss@holycross.edu
Office: Haberlin 014A Phone: (508) 793-2406
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Frances Maughan-Brown

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Lecturer, Montserrat Program
Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Ph.D., Boston College
Fields: Aesthetics, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kierkegaard, Feminism
Email: fmaughan@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 519    Phone: (508) 793 3453
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Justin Poché

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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
Email: jpoche@holycross.edu
Office: O'Kane 390   Phone: (508) 793-3448
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Hayley Stefan

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Visiting Assistant Professor, English
Fields:
Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States; Disability/Mad Studies; Digital Humanities
Email:  hstefan@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 225  Phone: 793-3331

 

Global Society

Bridget Franco

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Cluster Director
Associate Professor, Spanish
Ph.D. University of California - Irvine
Fields: Contemporary Latin American Literature; 20th- & 21st-Century Southern Cone Literature and Film; Philosophy and Politics in Literature
Email: bfranco@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 412 Phone: (508) 793-2291
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Diana Dukhanova

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian Studies
Email: ddukhano@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 453  

 

Ellen Lokos

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Lecturer, Montserrat Program and Spanish
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Golden Age Spanish Literature; Women's Writing; Literature & Performance 
Email: elokos@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 441

 

Munya Munochiveyi

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Associate Professor 
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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Victor Pacheco

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Visual Arts
MFA Rhode Island School of Design
Fields: Sculpture, Visual Arts
Email: vpacheco@holycross.edu  
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Olga Partan

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Associate Professor, Russian Studies
Ph.D., Brown University
Fields: Russian Language, Literature, and Culture
Email: opartan@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 457      Phone: 508-793-3832
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Natural World

Florencia Anggoro

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Cluster Director
Associate Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., Northwestern University
Fields:  Conceptual development; science learning; relational thinking; culture, language, and cognition
Email: fanggoro@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 323   Phone: (508) 793-2748
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Jeannette Jones

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Music
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields:  History, Renaissance, Disability Studies, popular music
Email jdjones@holycross.edu
Office: Brooks 243 Phone: (508) 793-2699
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John Little

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Distinguished Professor of Science
Ph.D., Yale University, A.B. Haverford College
Fields: Algebraic Geometry, Computational Methods, Coding Theory
Email: jlittle@holycross.edu 
Office: Swords 331 Phone: (508) 793-2274
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Sarah Luria

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Professor, English
Ph.D., Stanford University
Fields: 19th Century American Literature; American studies (Intersections Between Visual/Material Culture, History, and Literature); 19th Century Political Oratory and Rhetoric; 19th Century Sentimentalism; Robert Lowell "For the Union Dead" Website
Email: sluria@holycross.edu  
Office: Fenwick 211  Phone:  508-793-3443
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Sylvia Schmitz-Burgard

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Associate Professor, Program Coordinator German
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Fields: 20th-, 19th-, and 18th-Century German Literature and Culture, Austrian Cultural History, 18th-Century European Novel, Women Writers, Law and Literature, Contemporary Literary Theory
Email: sschmitz@holycross.edu  
Office:  Stein 461   Phone:  508-793-3305
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Christopher Staysniak

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Lecturer, Montserrat Program 
Visiting Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., Boston College
Email:cstaysni@holycross.edu

 

 

 

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Renee Beard

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Cluster Director
Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Fields: medical sociology, social gerontology, illness narratives, Alzheimer's, social movements
Emailrbeard@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 218  Phone: (508) 793-3054
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Morris Collins

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Lecturer, Montserrat Program and English
MFA
The Pennsylvania State University
Email: mcollins@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 218  Phone:  508-793-2333
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Helen Freear-Papio

Director of the Foreign Language Assistants Program
Senior Lecturer

Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fields: Contemporary Spanish Drama written by Women; 20th Century Drama and Novel; Directed Independent Language Instruction; Technology in the Language Classroom
Email: hfreear@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 458  Phone: (508) 793-2765
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Mark Freeman

Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: History and philosophy of psychology; the self; narrative psychology; psychology of art and creativity
Email:mfreeman@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 331  PO Box: 26A  Phone: (508) 793-3081
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Neal E. Lipsitz

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Lecturer, Psychology
Ph.D., Boston College
Fields: Counseling
Email:nlipsitz@holycross.edu 
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Elizabeth O'Connell-Inman

Director of the Directed Independent Spanish and Pedagogical Coordinator
Senior Lecturer

M.A. Brown University
Fields: Technology in the Language Classroom; Directed Independent Language Instruction; Contemporary Latin American Literature
Email: einman@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 312 Phone: (508) 793-3412
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Mary Roche

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Associate Professor, Department Chair 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 Phone: 508-793-2585
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Carolyn Richardson

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Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy
Email: crichard@holycross.edu
Office: Smith Hall 506 Phone: 508-793-3922