Reed College Catalog

Iliana Alcántar
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
BA 1996, MA 1997 California State University, Los Angeles. PhD 2006 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2007–09; 2014–.

Diego Alonso
Professor of Spanish and Humanities
Maîtrise d’Histoire 1986 Université de Paris VII, Jussieu. DEA 1989 Université de Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle. MA 1993, PhD 1998 Princeton University. Reed College 2001–.

Kristen G. Anderson
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA 1992 Drew University. PhD 2003 University of Kentucky. Reed College 2007–.

Derek A. Applewhite
Assistant Professor of Biology
BS 2002 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. PhD 2007 Northwestern University. Reed College 2014–.

Steven Arkonovich
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
BA 1989, PhD 1998 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1998–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Samiya Bashir
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
BA 1994 University of California, Berkeley. MFA 2011 University of Michigan. Reed College 2012–.

Kara Becker
Assistant Professor of Linguistics
BA, MA 2003 Stanford University. MA 2006, PhD 2010 New York University. Reed College 2010–.

Mark Adam Bedau
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
BA 1977 Reed College. MA 1981, PhD 1985 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1991–.

Evgenii V. Bershtein
Associate Professor of Russian
MA 1990 Tartu University, Estonia. PhD 1998 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1999–.

Daniel Borrero
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
BS 2005 University of Texas, Austin. MS 2006 Georgia Institute of Technology. Reed College 2014–.

Kenneth E. Brashier
Professor of Religion and Humanities
BA 1987 University of Missouri, Columbia. BA 1990 University of Oxford. MA 1993 Harvard University. PhD 1998 University of Cambridge. Reed College 1998–. On sabbatical and leave 2014–15.

Kate Bredeson
Assistant Professor of Theatre
BA 1998 Macalester College. MFA 2002, DFA 2006 Yale School of Drama. Reed College 2009–.

Michael P. Breen
Associate Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1989 University of Chicago. AM 1990, PhD 2000 Brown University. Reed College 2000–.

Robert A. Brightman
Ruth C. Greenberg Professor of American Indian Studies
BA 1973 Reed College. MA 1976, PhD 1983 University of Chicago. Reed College 1988–.

Mark Burford
Associate Professor of Music
BA 1994 University of California, Santa Barbara. MA 1999, MPhil 2000, PhD 2005 Columbia University. Reed College 2007–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Tiffany Calvert
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
BA 1998 Oberlin College. MFA 2005 Rutgers University. Reed College 2014–.

Enriqueta Canseco-Gonzalez
Professor of Psychology
BA 1980, MA 1988 University of México. PhD 1991 Brandeis University. Reed College 1992–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Michael Carpentier
Scholar in Residence, Anthropology
BA 2008 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. MA 2012 Cornell University. Reed College 2014–.

Kara L. Cerveny
Assistant Professor of Biology
BA, BS 1996 Duke University. PhD 2005 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Reed College 2012–.

Zirwat Chowdhury
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities
BA 2005 Hollins University. PhD 2012 Northwestern University. Reed College 2013–.

David J. Ciuk
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA 2004, MA 2006 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. PhD 2011 Michigan State University. Reed College 2014–.

Kimberly A. Clausing
Thormund A. Miller & Walter Mintz Professor of Economics
BA 1991 Carleton College. MA 1993, PhD 1996 Harvard University. Reed College 1996–.

Kris Cohen
Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities
BA 1994 University of Texas, Austin. MA 1995, PhD 2010 University of Chicago. Reed College 2011–. On sabbatical fall 2014.

Jennifer Henderlong Corpus
Professor of Psychology
BA 1995 University of Michigan. MA 1997, PhD 2000 Stanford University. Reed College 2000–.

Alison Crocker
Assistant Professor of Physics
BA 2006 Dartmouth College. DPhil 2009 University of Oxford. Reed College 2014–.

Troy Cross
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
BA 1992 Wheaton College. PhD 2004 Rutgers University. Reed College 2010–.

Paul J. Currie
Professor of Psychology
AB 1985 Queen’s University. MA 1988, PhD 1992 University of Manitoba. Reed College 2007–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

David A. Dalton
Professor of Biology
BS 1973 Duke University. MS 1976, PhD 1986 Oregon State University. Reed College 1987–.

Ann T. Delehanty
Professor of French and Humanities
BA 1992 Carleton College. PhD 2000 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2000–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Jay M. Dickson
Professor of English and Humanities
AB 1988 Harvard College. PhD 1996 Princeton University. Reed College 1996–99, 2001–.

William Diebold
Jane Neuberger Goodsell Professor of Art History and Humanities
BA 1980 Yale College. MA 1981, PhD 1989 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 1987–.

Alan Shane Dillingham
Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Humanities
BA 2004, PhD 2012 University of Maryland, College Park. Reed College 2014–.

Jacqueline Dirks
Cornelia Marvin Pierce Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1982 Reed College. MA, MPhil 1986, PhD 1996 Yale University. Reed College 1991–.

Alexei Kamran Ditter
Associate Professor of Chinese
BA 1995 University of Minnesota. MA 2001, PhD 2009 Princeton University. Reed College 2006–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Elizabeth Drumm
Professor of Spanish and Humanities
BA 1983 University of Notre Dame. MA 1985, PhD 1993 University of Chicago. Reed College 1995–.

Catherine Ming T'ien Duffly
Assistant Professor of Theatre
BA 2000 Macalester College. MA 2005 New York University. PhD 2011 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2012–.

Walter G. Englert
Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies and Humanities
BA 1974 St. Mary’s College. MA 1976 University of California, Santa Barbara. PhD 1981 Stanford University. Reed College 1981–.

Jessica Epstein
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA 2000 Vassar College. MA 2006, PhD 2011 University of Arizona. Reed College 2014–.

John Essick
David W. Brauer Professor of Physics
BS 1976 University of California, Berkeley. MS 1978 University of California, Los Angeles. PhD 1988 University of Oregon. Reed College 1993–.

Michael Faletra
Associate Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1994 Boston University. PhD 2000 Boston College. Reed College 2001–04, 2007–09, 2010–.

Douglas L. Fix
Elizabeth C. Ducey Professor of Asian Studies and Humanities
BA 1977 University of Colorado, Boulder. MA 1983, PhD 1993 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1990–.

James D. Fix
Associate Professor of Computer Science
BS 1992 Carnegie Mellon University. MS 1994, PhD 2002 University of Washington. Reed College 1999–.

Michael E. Foat
Thomas Lamb Eliot Professor of Religion and Humanities
BA 1986 Reed College. MTS 1989 Harvard Divinity School. PhD 1996 Brown University. Reed College 1996–.

Joel Franklin
Associate Professor of Physics
BA 1997 Reed College. MA 1999 Brandeis University. PhD 2003 Stanford University. Reed College 2005–.

Juliane Fry
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies
BS 2000 University of Rochester. PhD 2005 California Institute of Technology. Reed College 2008–.

Ariadna García-Bryce
Professor of Spanish and Humanities
Diplôme Supérieur 1985 Université de Paris, Sorbonne. BA 1989 Yale University. MA 1993, PhD 1997 Princeton University. Reed College 2001–.

Katja Garloff
Professor of German and Humanities
MA 1992 University of Hamburg. PhD 1997 University of Chicago. Reed College 1997–.

David T. Garrett
Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1988 Yale University. MA 1991 Harvard University. MPhil 1993, PhD 2002 Columbia University. Reed College 1998–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Daniel P. Gerrity
Professor of Chemistry
BA 1977 Cornell College. PhD 1982 Harvard University. Reed College 1987–.

Margret J. Geselbracht
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry
BS 1986 University of Notre Dame. PhD 1991 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1993–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri
Associate Professor of Religion and Humanities
BA 1994 Claremont McKenna College. AM 1998, PhD 2002 Harvard University. Reed College 2002–.

Arthur Glasfeld
Amgen-Perlmutter Professor of Chemistry
BA 1983 Carleton College. MA 1985, PhD 1988 Harvard University. Reed College 1989–.

Marat Grinberg
Associate Professor of Russian and Humanities
BA 1999 Jewish Theological Seminary of America. BA 1999 Columbia University. MA 2001, PhD 2006 University of Chicago. Reed College 2006–.

Adam Groce
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
BS 2007 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Reed College 2014–.

Paul Gronke
Professor of Political Science
BA 1982 University of Chicago. MA 1984 University of Essex. PhD 1993 University of Michigan. Reed College 2001–. On leave 2014–15.

Timothy D. Hackenberg
Professor of Psychology
BA 1982 University of California, Irvine. PhD 1987 Temple University. Reed College 2009–.

Virginia Hancock
Professor of Music
BA 1962 Reed College. MA 1963 Harvard University. DMA 1977 University of Oregon. Reed College 1991–.

Courtney Handman
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
BA 1998 Reed College. MA 2002, PhD 2010 University of Chicago. Reed College 2009–.

Denise Hare
Dr. Lester B. Lave Professor of Economics
BA 1983 Carleton College. PhD 1992 Stanford University. Reed College 1992–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Maureen Harkin
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1983 University of Melbourne. MA 1986, PhD 1994 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 2002–.

Mark Hinchliff
Professor of Philosophy
BA 1981 Reed College. PhD 1988 Princeton University. Reed College 1991–.

Hugh M. Hochman
Professor of French and Humanities
BA 1990 Columbia University. MA 1995, PhD 1999 University of Wisconsin, Madison. Reed College 1999–.

Paul Hovda
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
BA 1992 University of Colorado, Boulder. PhD 2001 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2002–.

Joshua P. Howe
Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Environmental Studies
BA 2002 Middlebury College. MA 2005, PhD 2010 Stanford University. Reed College 2012–.

Alexandra Hrycak
Professor of Sociology
BA 1988 Rutgers University. MA 1991, PhD 1998 University of Chicago. Reed College 1998–.

Lucas Illing
Associate Professor of Physics
Vordiplom 1997 Humboldt Universitat, Berlin. MSc 1999, PhD 2002 University of California, San Diego. Reed College 2007–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Sara Jaffe
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
BA 1999 Wesleyan University. MFA 2009 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Reed College 2014–.

Mary B. James
Dean for Institutional Diversity and A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics
BA 1976 Hampshire College. PhD 1988 Stanford University. Reed College 1988–.

Jing Jiang
Associate Professor of Chinese and Humanities
BA 1992 Nanjing University, Nanjing. MA 1995 Peking University, Beijing. PhD 2006 University of Michigan. Reed College 2006–.

Albyn Jones
Professor of Statistics
BA 1978 University of California, Los Angeles. MPhil 1980, PhD 1986 Yale University. Reed College 1986–.

Robert H. Kaplan
Professor of Biology
BS 1970, PhD 1978 City University of New York. Reed College 1983–.

Keith Karoly
Professor of Biology
BA 1985 Whitman College. MS 1987, PhD 1991 University of Chicago. Reed College 1994–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Dana E. Katz
Joshua C. Taylor Associate Professor of Art History and Humanities
BA 1991 University of Michigan. MA 1997 University of Illinois. PhD 2003 University of Chicago. Reed College 2005–.

Sameer ud Dowla Khan
Assistant Professor of Linguistics
BA 2003, MA 2006, PhD 2008 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2012–.

Albert Y. Kim
Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics
BS 2008 McGill University, PhD 2011 University of Washington. Reed College 2013–.

Nathalia King
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1978 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. PhD 1992 New York University. Reed College 1987–.

Sarah Kliegman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
BA 2002 Reed College. PhD 2009 University of Minnesota. Reed College 2014–.

Robert S. Knapp
Reginald F. Arragon Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1962 University of Colorado. MA 1963 University of Denver. PhD 1968 Cornell University. Reed College 1974–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Michael Knutson
Professor of Art
BFA 1972 University of Washington. MFA 1975 Yale University. Reed College 1982–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Stephan N. Kory
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Humanities
BA 1991 Washington and Lee University. MA 1998 University of Colorado, Boulder. PhD 2012 Indiana University, Bloomington. Reed College 2013–.

Chris Koski
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies
BA 2001 Carroll College. MA 2003, PhD 2007 University of Washington. Reed College 2011–.

Christian Kroll
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Humanities
BA 2000 Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala. MA 2006, PhD 2012 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Reed College 2014–.

Peter Ksander
Associate Professor of Theatre
BA 1998 University of Iowa. MFA 2001 California Institute of the Arts. Reed College 2011–.

Rebecca LaLonde
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
BA 2001 Reed College. MS 2004 Stanford University. PhD 2010 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2013–.

Sharon Larisch
Professor of Spanish and Humanities
BA 1970, MA 1972 University of California, Santa Barbara. MA 1978, PhD 1984 University of Oregon. Reed College 1986–. On sabbatical and leave 2014–15.

Yan Lau
Assistant Professor of Economics
BA 2008 Cornell University. MA 2010 Princeton University. Reed College 2013–.

Benjamin Lazier
Associate Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1993 University of Virginia. MA 1998, PhD 2002 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2005–.

Laura Leibman
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1989 University of California, Davis. MA 1993, PhD 1995 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 1995–.

Lena (Helen) M. Lencek
Professor of Russian and Humanities
BA 1970 Barnard College. AM 1972 Harvard University. Reed College 1977–.

Morgan James Luker
Assistant Professor of Music
BA 2001 University of Wisconsin. MA 2003, PhD 2009 Columbia University. Reed College 2010–.

Charlene E. Makley
Professor of Anthropology
BA 1986 Middlebury College. MA 1993, PhD 1999 University of Michigan. Reed College 2000–. On sabbatical 2014–2015.

Carla Mann
Professor of Dance
BA 1981 Reed College. MALS 1997 Wesleyan University. Reed College 1995–.

Lucía Martínez
Assistant Professor of English and Humanities
BM 2005 Florida State University. MA 2007 Columbia University. MA 2008 University of Pennsylvania. Reed College 2014–.

Michele Matteini
Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities
BA 2000 Università di Venezia Ca' Foscari. MA 2004, PhD 2012 New York University. Reed College 2010–2014.

Maryanne McClellan
Laurens N. Ruben Professor of Biology
BS 1971 Auburn University. MS 1975, PhD 1979 Colorado State University. Reed College 1982–.

Jay L. Mellies
Professor of Biology
BS 1986, PhD 1994 University of California, Davis. Reed College 1999–.

Tamara Metz
Associate Professor of Political Science and Humanities
BA 1992 Brandeis University. PhD 2004 Harvard University. Reed College 2006–. On sabbatical 2014–15.

Jan Mieszkowski
Professor of German and Humanities
BA 1990 Yale University. MA 1992, PhD 1998 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 1997–.

Ellen Greenstein Millender
Professor of Classics and Humanities
BA, MA 1986 Brown University. BA 1989 Corpus Christi College, Oxford University. PhD 1996 University of Pennsylvania. Reed College 2002–.

Katherine J.L. Miller
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
BA 2001 Reed College. MA 2004 University of California, San Diego. Reed College 2013–.

Mary Ashburn Miller
Associate Professor of History and Humanities
BA 2001 University of Virginia. MA 2004, PhD 2008 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 2008–.

Margot Minardi
Associate Professor of History and Humanities
AB 2000 Harvard College. AM 2003, PhD 2007 Harvard University. Reed College 2007–.

Akihiko Miyoshi
Associate Professor of Art
BA 1996 Keio University. MS 2000 Carnegie Mellon University. MFA 2005 Rochester Institute of Technology. Reed College 2005–.

Luc A. Monnin
Associate Professor of French
MA 1997 University of Geneva. PhD 2004 Johns Hopkins University. Reed College 2004–.

Alexander H. Montgomery
Associate Professor of Political Science
BA 1996 University of Chicago. MA 1999 University of California, Berkeley. MA 2003, PhD 2005 Stanford University. Reed College 2006–.

Jeannine Murray-Román
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
BA 1999, MA 2000 Dartmouth College. PhD 2008 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2011–.

Radhika Natarajan
Assistant Professor of History and Humanities
BA 2002 Yale University. PhD 2013 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2014–.

Noelwah Netusil
Stanley H. Cohn Professor of Economics
BS 1986 Allegheny College. MS 1988, PhD 1992University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Reed College 1990–.

Nigel J. Nicholson
Dean of the Faculty and Walter Mintz Professor of Classics
BA 1990 Oxford University. MA 1991, PhD 1994 University of Pennsylvania. Reed College 1995–.

Kathryn C. Oleson
Professor of Psychology
BA 1989 University of Kansas. MA 1991, PhD 1993 Princeton University. Reed College 1995–.

Geraldine Ondrizek
Professor of Art
BFA 1985 Carnegie Mellon University. MFA 1994 University of Washington. Reed College 1994–.

Kyle Ormsby
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BA 2006 University of Chicago. PhD 2010 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Reed College 2014–.

Angélica Osorno
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BSc 2005, PhD 2010 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Reed College 2013–.

Jeffrey A. Parker
George Hay Professor of Economics
BA 1974 Drake University. PhD 1981 Stanford University. Reed College 1988–.

Raúl Pastor Medall
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology
BA 2000, MSc 2002, PhD 2006 University Jaume 1, Castellón. Reed College 2014–.

Matthew Pearson
Associate Professor of Linguistics
BA 1992 Reed College. MA 1996, PhD 2000 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2001–.

David Perkinson
Professor of Mathematics
BA 1981 Grinnell College. MS 1984, PhD 1990 University of Chicago. Reed College 1990–. On leave fall 2014.

Michael Pitts
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BA 2001 University of New Hampshire. MS 2004, PhD 2007 Colorado State University. Reed College 2011–.

James Pommersheim
Katharine Piggott Professor of Mathematics
BS 1986 Bucknell University. MS 1987, PhD 1992 University of Chicago. Reed College 2004–.

Roger J. Porter
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1958 Amherst College. MA 1959, PhD 1967 Yale University. Reed College 1961–.

John W. Powell
Professor of Physics
BS 1971, MS 1972 California State University, Northridge. PhD 1983 Arizona State University. Reed College 1987–.

Daniel Reisberg
Patricia and Clifford Lunneborg Professor of Psychology
BA 1975 Swarthmore College. MA 1976, PhD 1980 University of Pennsylvania. Reed College 1986–.

Darius Rejali
Professor of Political Science
BA 1981 Swarthmore College. MA 1983, PhD 1987 McGill University. Reed College 1989–.

Suzy C.P. Renn
Associate Professor of Biology
BS 1992 University of Washington. PhD 1999 Washington University School of Medicine. Reed College 2006–.

Hyong G. Rhew
Professor of Chinese and Humanities
BA 1978 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. MA 1983 Fu-Jen Catholic University. MA 1987, PhD 1993 Princeton University. Reed College 1988–.

Peter Rock
Professor of Creative Writing
AA 1988 Deep Springs College. BA 1991 Yale College. Stegner Fellow 1995–97 Stanford University. Reed College 2001–. On leave 2014–15.

Jonathan C. Rork
Professor of Economics
AB 1994 Brown University. PhD 1999 Stanford University. Reed College 2010–.

Cristina Rosa
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
BFA 2000 California State University, Chico. MA 2003 University of Wisconsin, Madison. PhD 2010 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2014–.

Sonia Sabnis
Associate Professor of Classics and Humanities
BA 1998 Columbia University. MA 2000, PhD 2006 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2006–.

David Harris Sacks
Richard F. Scholz Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1963 Brooklyn College. AM 1965, PhD 1977 Harvard University. Reed College 1986–. On leave spring 2015.

Pancho Savery
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1972 Stanford University. PhD 1980 Cornell University. Reed College 1995–.

Sarah Schaack
Assistant Professor of Biology
BA 1996 Earlham College. MS 2002 University of Florida. PhD 2008 Indiana University. Reed College 2011–.

Margaret Elizabeth Scharle
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
BA 1995 University of Notre Dame. MA 1997, PhD 2005 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2003–.

Kristin Scheible
Associate Professor of Religion and Humanities
BA 1994 Colby College. MTS 1997 Harvard Divinity School. PhD 2006 Harvard University. Reed College 2014–.

David A. Schiff
R.P. Wollenberg Professor of Music
BA 1967 Columbia College. MA 1970 Clare College. MPhil 1974 Columbia University. MMA 1975 Manhattan School of Music. DMA 1979 Juilliard School of Music. Reed College 1980–.

Melissa Schlachtmeyer
Assistant Professor of Theatre
BA 1994 Brown University. MFA 2008 New York University. Reed College 2012–.

Todd Schlenke
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
BS 1995 University of California, Berkeley. PhD 2001 University of Texas, Austin. Reed College 2013–.

Marc Schneiberg
John C. Pock Professor of Sociology
BA 1980 Haverford College. MS 1985, PhD 1994 University of Wisconsin, Madison. Reed College 2000–.

Darrell F. Schroeter
Associate Professor of Physics
BA 1995 Reed College. PhD 2002 Stanford University. Reed College 2003–05, 2007–.

Jessica Seidman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics and Humanities
BA 2002 Brown University. MA 2008 University of Chicago. Reed College 2013–.

Janis Shampay
Professor of Biology
BA 1981 Northwestern University. MA 1987 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1990–.

Gail Berkeley Sherman
Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1975 Barnard College. MA 1977, PhD 1982 Princeton University. Reed College 1981–.

Jerry Shurman
Professor of Mathematics
BS 1982 Stanford University. PhD 1988 Princeton University. Reed College 1989–.

Alan Shusterman
Professor of Chemistry
BS 1976 California Institute of Technology. PhD 1981 University of Wisconsin. Reed College 1989–.

Paul A. Silverstein
Professor of Anthropology
AB 1992 Princeton University. MA 1994, PhD 1998 University of Chicago. Reed College 2000–.

Dominique Somda
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
BSc 1997 University Blaise Pascal. PhD 2009 University of Paris Ouest Nanterre. Reed College 2013–.

Peter J. Steinberger
Robert H. and Blanche Day Ellis Professor of Political Science and Humanities
BA 1970, MA 1972 Fordham University. PhD 1975 University of California, Riverside. Reed College 1977–.

Lisa M. Steinman
Kenan Professor of English and Humanities
BA 1971, MFA 1973, PhD 1976 Cornell University. Reed College 1976–. On leave 2014–15.

Irena Swanson
Professor of Mathematics
BA 1987 Reed College. PhD 1992 Purdue University. Reed College 2005–.

Mariela Szwarcberg
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA 2000 Torcuato Dio Tella University. MA 2004, PhD 2009 University of Chicago. Reed College 2012–.

Michael Thomas Taylor
Associate Professor of German and Humanities
BA 1999 University of Utah. MA 2002, PhD 2007 Princeton University. Reed College 2012–.

Brooks Thomas
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
BA Macalester College. MS 2005, PhD 2007 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Reed College 2014–.

Minh Tran
Visiting Associate Professor of Dance
BS 1989 Portland State University. MFA 1998 University of Washington. Reed College 2008–.

Kevin Tsai
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
AB 1997 Harvard University. MA 1999 University of Texas, Austin. PhD 2008 Princeton University. Reed College 2014–.

Sarah Wagner-McCoy
Assistant Professor of English and Humanities
BA 2002 Columbia University. MA 2003 University College Dublin. PhD 2011 Harvard University. Reed College 2011–.

Christopher Walsh
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies
BS 1991 College of William and Mary. MS 2002, PhD 2014 Oregon State University. Reed College 2014–.

Steven M. Wasserstrom
Moe and Izetta Tonkon Professor of Judaic Studies and Humanities
BA 1978 Ohio State University. MA 1980, PhD 1985 University of Toronto. Reed College 1987–.

Christopher J. Wells
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
BA 2006 Guilford College. MA 2009 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Reed College 2014–.

Kjersten Bunker Whittington
Associate Professor of Sociology
BS 1999 North Carolina State University. MA 2001, PhD 2007 Stanford University. Reed College 2007–. On leave 2014–15.

Thomas Wieting
Professor of Mathematics
BS 1960 Washington and Lee University. PhD 1973 Harvard University. Reed College 1965–.

Nicholas Wilson
Assistant Professor of Economics
BA 1999 Reed College. MPA 2001 Harvard University. MA 2004, PhD 2008 Brown University. Reed College 2013–.

Catherine A. Witt
Assistant Professor of Frenh
BA, MA 1996 Oxford University. MA 1998 University of Sussex. PhD 2008 Princeton University. Reed College 2005–.

Daniel J. Worden
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
BA 2004, MA 2006 University of Oregon. MA 2010 Princeton University. Reed College 2014–.

Erik Zornik
Associate Professor of Biology
BS 1997 University of Michigan. MA 2000, PhD 2006 Columbia University. Reed College 2012–.