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Welcome New Tenure-Track Faculty & Fellows

Maia Hoover

Alisa Bates
School of Education
Assistant Professor of Education

Interests: supervision of elementary student teachers, teacher research
PhD, Michigan State University

Kimberlee Chambers

Kimberlee Chambers
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Latin American Studies

Interests: biodiversity, cultural diversity, food and ethno-ecology
PhD, University of California, Davis

Maia Hoover

David Gutterman
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Politics

Interests: political theory; religion, politics, and culture; gender and politics
PhD, Rutgers

Maia Hoover

Josh Laison
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Interests: graph theory and discrete geometry
PhD, Dartmouth University

Maia Hoover

Grant Linsell
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Music

Interests: director of winds
DMA, Arizona State University

Maia Hoover

Michael Lockard
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Interests: exercise physiology and cardiovascular disease prevention
Completing PhD, University of Maryland

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Sudarat Musikawong (not pictured)
College of Liberal Arts Lausanne Graduate Fellow, Sociology

Interests: Asian American studies, the effect of Cold War state violence on Thai identity PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz

Alexandra Opie

Alexandra Opie
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

Interests: video, installation and photography
MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,
Boston and Tufts University

Maia Hoover

Vaughn Rasberry
College of Liberal Arts
Lausanne Graduate Fellow, English

Interests: 20th century American and African-American fiction
PhD, University of Chicago

Maia Hoover

Juan Camilo Gomez-Rivas
College of Liberal Arts
Lausanne Graduate Fellow, Religious Studies

Interests: history of the medieval western Mediterranean, Islamic law and society, history of Islamic civilization
PhD, Yale University

Maia Hoover

Polly Rizova
Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor of Management

Interests: technical innovation, diversity in organizations, corporate social responsibility
PhD, Boston University

Maia Hoover

Dyan Watson
School of Education
Assistant Professor of Education

Interests: intersection of race and teaching
EdD, Harvard University Graduate
School of Education

Maia Hoover

Melissa Witkow
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Interests: adolescent peer relationships, school motivation and achievement
PhD, University of California,
Los Angeles