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Faculty, Fellows & Staff

The Humanities Program faculty is committed to providing students with a series of courses that emphasize reading and writing and are interdisciplinary deep dives into the greatest questions of human existence.

Program Chair

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Scott Denham
Charles A. Dana Professor of German Studies
E. Craig Wall, Jr. Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities
Ph.D. Harvard University

I teach courses in writing, global literary theory and cultural studies, in the Humanities Program, and in German Studies. My research focuses on German and Austrian culture and literature of the 20th century and on literary translation.                                


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Amanda Ewington
Bacca Professor in the Humanities
Professor of Russian Studies
PhD. University of Chicago

I teach all levels of language, as well as courses (in English) on the Russian novel, single-author seminars and culture courses. I regularly reach beyond Russian Studies, with offerings in the first-year Writing Program and Global Literary Theory.

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Burkhard Henke
Professor of German Studies
Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

My research interests focus on Schiller and Goethe. In 2012, I was awarded the American Association of Teachers of German/Goethe-Institut's National Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in furthering the teaching of German in the United States. I have chaired both the German Studies department and the interdisciplinary Humanities program.

Randy Ingram

Randy Ingram
Professor of English
Ph.D. Emory University

Teaching within the Humanities Program allows me to explore beyond the wide frontiers of English, all while working alongside colleagues and students from across the College.

Ann Wills

Anne Wills
Associate Professor of Religion
Ph.D. Duke University

I teach courses in American religion and culture, specializing in 19th-century women's religious activism.

Rizwan Zamir

Syed Rizwan Zamir
Associate Professor of Religion
Ph.D. University of Virginia

I teach introductory and advanced courses in the area of Islamic studies, specializing in Islamic thought and spirituality.


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Kathryn Perez
Program Coordinator
M.S., M.A. The University of Alabama

My responsibilities include programming and operations, managing budgets, event planning, social media, overseeing the historic Carolina Inn, and working with faculty, staff, students and alumni.


Vita Dadoo Lomeli '18
Itziri Gonzalez-Barcenas '19
Haley Hamblin '19
Anmar Jerjees '18
Ellie Kincaid '20
Giacomo Eisler '20
Meghan Rankins '20
Michael Robertson '20
Liz Small '20