Reed College Catalog


Doris Desclais Berkvam
Professor of French, Emerita
DUEL 1966 Sorbonne, University of Paris. MA 1969 University of Wisconsin. PhD 1978 Indiana University. Reed College 1975–2001.

Paul E. Bragdon
President Emeritus
BA 1950 Amherst College. JD 1953 Yale University. LHD 1980 Amherst College. LLD 1985 Whitman College. LHD 1988 Pacific University. LHD 1989 Reed College. DSc 2004 Oregon Health and Sciences University. LHD 2005 Lewis & Clark College. Reed College 1971–88.

Bertram G. Brehm, Jr.
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
BS 1950, MS 1952 Western Reserve University. PhD 1962 University of Texas. Reed College 1962–93.

Joe P. Buhler
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
BA 1972 Reed College. PhD 1977 Harvard University. Reed College 1980–2005.

Carolyn Carr
Costuming Director, Emerita
BFA 1967 University of Utah. MA 1975 Idaho State University. Reed College 1989–2005.

Hubert E. Chrestenson
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
BA 1949, MA 1951 The State College of Washington. PhD 1953 University of Oregon. Reed College 1957–90.

Craig D. Clinton
Professor of Theatre, Emeritus
BA 1967, MA 1969 San Francisco State University. PhD 1972 Carnegie Mellon University. Reed College 1978–2010.

Carol F. Creedon
Professor of Psychology, Emerita
BA 1942, PhD 1952 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 1957–91.

Samuel Danon
Professor of French, Emeritus
BA 1958 Brandeis University. PhD 1976 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 1962–2000.

Kenneth E. Davis
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
BA 1937 Kalamazoo College. MA 1942 Syracuse University. PhD 1948 University of Rochester. Reed College 1948–80.

Thomas G. Dunne
Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
BS 1952 University of California, Los Angeles. PhD 1957 University of Washington. Reed College 1963–95.

Leila Falk
Professor of Music, Emerita
BA 1965 Mills College. Reed College 1969–2009.

Edwin Gerow
Professor of Religion and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1952, PhD 1962 University of Chicago. Reed College 1985–96.

Thomas J. Gillcrist
Professor of English and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1956 Duke University. MA 1958 Harvard University. Reed College 1962–2002.

Herbert B. Gladstone
Professor of Music, Emeritus
BA 1937 Colgate University. MFA 1942 Princeton University. Reed College 1946–80.

David J. Griffiths
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
BA 1964, MA 1966, PhD 1970 Harvard University. Reed College 1978–2009.

G. Frank Gwilliam
Laurens N. Ruben Professor of Biology, Emeritus
BA 1950, PhD 1956 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1957–95.

John Haviland
Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology, Emeritus
AB 1966, Ph,D. 1971 Harvard University. Reed College 1991–2005.

Stefan J. Kapsch
Professor of Political Science, Emeritus
BA 1964, MA 1967, PhD 1971 University of Minnesota. Reed College 1974–2005.

Raymond F. Kierstead
Richard F. Scholz Professor of History and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1956 Bowdoin College. MA 1959, PhD 1964 Northwestern University. Reed College 1978–2000.

Steven Koblik
President Emeritus
BA 1963 University of California, Berkeley. MA 1964 University of Stockholm. PhD 1970 Northwestern University. Reed College 1992–2001.

Arthur H. Leigh
Professor of Economics, Emeritus
BA 1941 Colgate. PhD 1946 University of Chicago. Reed College 1945–88.

Marvin Levich
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Emeritus
BS 1948 Morningside College. Reed College 1953–94.

Judy Massee
Director of Dance, Emerita
BS 1959 Portland State College. Reed College 1968–98.

Raymond A. Mayer
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
SB 1958 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MA 1960, PhD 1964 Columbia University. Reed College 1974–2002.

Christine L. Mueller
Professor of History and Humanities, Emerita
BA 1967 Carleton College. PhD 1980 University of Virginia. Reed College 1973–2004.

Max Muller
Director/Technical Designer for Theatre, Emeritus
BA 1966 Emporia State University. MA 1970 University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Reed College 1989–2006.

Allen J. Neuringer
MacArthur Professor of Psychology, Emeritus
BA 1962 Columbia College. PhD 1967 Harvard University. Reed College 1970–2008.

Dieter Paetzold
Associate Professor of German and Humanities, Emeritus
Staatsexamen 1953 University of Frankfurt. Reed College 1963–86.

Robert Paul
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1958, MA 1959 University of Oregon. Reed College 1966–96.

William D. Peck
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1956, PhD 1974 Yale University. Reed College 1961–2002.

John C. Pock
Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
AB 1947 University of Chicago. MA 1952, PhD 1956 University of Illinois. Reed College 1955–98.

Robert E. Reynolds
David W. Brauer Professor of Physics, Emeritus
BA, BS 1956, MA 1958, PhD 1961 University of Texas. Reed College 1963–2002, 2006–08.

Dell L. Rhodes
Professor of Psychology, Emerita
BA 1969 Colorado College. MA 1971, PhD 1975 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 1975–2006.

Charles S. Rhyne
Professor of Art History, Emeritus
AB 1954 Wittenberg College. MA 1956 University of Chicago. Reed College 1960–97.

Laurens N. Ruben
Kenan Professor of Biology, Emeritus
AB 1949, MS 1950 University of Michigan. PhD 1954 Columbia University. Reed College 1955–92.

Ottomar I. Rudolf
Professor of German and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1952 Manhattan College. PhD 1964 University of Pennsylvania. Reed College 1963–98.

Peter J. Russell
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
BSc 1968 University of Sussex, England. PhD 1972 Cornell University. Reed College 1972–2011.

Jack B. Scrivens
Associate Director of Physical Education, Emeritus
BA 1957, MA 1959 University of Portland. Reed College 1961–99.

Edward B. Segel
Professor of History and Humanities, Emeritus
AB 1960 Harvard College. MA 1962, PhD 1969 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1973–2011.

Charles D. Svitavsky
Professor of English and Humanities, Emeritus
BA 1947 Wabash College. MA 1949 Columbia University. PhD 1966 University of Wisconsin. Reed College 1961–98.

Richard S. Tron
Professor of Classics and Humanities, Emeritus
AB 1954, MA 1957, Columbia University. Reed College 1961–2003.

William Tudor
Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
BA 1965 Reed College. MA 1967, PhD 1971 Vanderbilt University. Reed College 1973–2009.

Nicholas A. Wheeler
A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics, Emeritus
BA 1955 Reed College. PhD 1960 Brandeis University. Reed College 1963–2010.

William M. Wiest
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus
AB 1955 Tabor College. MA 1957 University of Kansas. PhD 1962 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1961–95.

Patricia Wong
Professor of Dance, Emerita
BA 1969 Portland State University. Reed College 1975–2009.

Charles Q. Wu
Professor of Chinese and Humanities
BA 1954, MA 1957 Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages. MA 1981, MPhil 1983, PhD 1987 Columbia University. Reed College 1988–2002.