Faculty

Faculty procesing during Commencement 2018
Summer 2018
This spring, 31 faculty members said good-bye to the Wellesley community. We asked them to look back at their time at Wellesley and reflect on their careers, how the College has changed, and what they’ll miss the most.More
A photo taken during the production of "Decisions" shows two student actresses sitting back-to-back on a dimly lit stage.
Summer 2018
For her final production after 28 years, Director of Theatre Nora Hussey worked with student actors and co-director and co-creator Lois Roach to mount an original one-act play, Decisions.More
Piper Orton, VP for finance and administration, and Andy Shennan, provost, chatting in Green Hall in front of beautiful old leaded windows
Summer 2018
How can Wellesley support the excellence of its programs and faculty, maintain need-blind admissions, and build for the future, all while eliminating an operating deficit and addressing deferred maintenance of buildings?More
An illustration shows a group of hands being raised, as if to say "Me, too."
Summer 2018
As potent as the #MeToo moment seems, once the media spotlight moves on, will the public desire and momentum for change falter?More
The cover image of Listen to the Land depicts a lush Southern woodland garden with green trees, orange and blue flowers, and a small stream.
Spring 2018
New books by Wellesley authorsMore
Professor Frank Bidart in the classroom.
Spring 2018
Frank Bidart, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and professor of English, has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016 . The jury called the book “a volume of…More
Portrait of Ophera Davis
Spring 2018
Ophera Davis, an interdisciplinary social scientist and disaster scholar, studies women and disasters—their preparedness, response, and recovery. “The voices of women prior to, during, and after disasters need to be heard,” Davis says. “And the voices of black women, especially, they’re so rarely studied.”More
Connie Bauman
Spring 2018
Connie Bauman, professor of the practice in Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA), looks back on her 39 years at the College, coaching, teaching, bringing health concepts out of the gym and into the classroom, and directing a popular on-site wellness program for employees.More
Professor Fran Malino
Spring 2018
Professor Fran Malino has published dozens of articles and multiple books—in English and French—about Jews living in medieval Spain, the lands of Islam, France, and Europe. This spring, the program she built from the ground up as Wellesley’s inaugural chair in Jewish Studies celebrates its 30th anniversary.More
Lynne Viti and her Calderwood seminar students
Spring 2018
The Calderwoods, as they’re known on campus, focus on writing for the “real world” rather than the academic one. The aim is for students (primarily seniors) to learn to translate complex arguments and professional jargon for a broad audience.More