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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.                                

Faculty

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Amanda Ewington
Bacca Professor in the Humanities
Professor of Russian Studies
Ph.D. 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.

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.

Margaret Munger

Margaret Munger
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. Columbia University

My area of interest is perception–how we organize and understand the world around us.

David Robb

David Robb
Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Cornell University

I'm interested in the philosophy of mind and metaphysics, especially mental causation, consciousness, and the nature of properties.

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Yurika Tamura
Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities and Gender and Sexuality Studies
Ph.D. Rutgers University

I'm interested in the materiality of the body, corporealities of minority experience, and music and bodily sensations as potentially subversive tools against imperialism in a transnational and post-colonial context. My teaching interests include critical race theories, women's and gender studies, and media and cultural studies.

Staff

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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, and collaborating with faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Fellows

Sam Bock '21
Davis Braswell '21
Taylor Drake '21
Zoe Harrison '21
Jacina Hollins-Borges '21
Jesus Ibarra '20
Katherine LeBey '20
Alex Marisicovetere '21
Woody Moore '21
Stephen Mostek '21
Patrick Sullivan '21
Nathaniel Wellborn '20
Cathy Xu '21