New Faculty Appointed

The following new tenure-track faculty began appointments at the College effective July 1, 2013.

Katherine Bergren, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., English, Wellesley College
M.A., English, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., English, University of California, Los Angeles
Dissertation: After Wordsworth: Global Revisions of the English Poet

Elizabeth D. Casserly, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Linguistics, Yale College
M.A., General Linguistics, Indiana University-Bloomington
Ph.D., Psychological & Brain Sciences and Linguistics, Indiana University-Bloomington
Dissertation: Effects of Real-Time Cochlear Implant Simulation on Speech Perception and Production

Shane M. Ewegen, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Classics
B.A., Philosophy, University of Colorado at Denver
M.A., Philosophy, Boston College
Ph.D., Philosophy, Boston College
Dissertation: Plato’s Cratylus and the Comic Unfolding of Language

Tamsin Jones, Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Religious Studies, McGill University
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School
Th.D., Harvard Divinity School
Dissertation: Apparent Darkness: Jean-Luc Marion’s Retrieval of the Greek Apophatic Tradition

Isaac Kamola, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Politics, Whitman College
M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota
Dissertation: Producing the Global Imaginary: Academic Knowledge, Globalization and
the Making of the World
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Wesleyan University American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS) New Faculty Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

Michelle Kovarik, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Chemistry, St. Louis University
Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University
Dissertation: Electrokinetic Transport, Trapping, and Sensing in Integrated Micro- and Nanofluidic Devices SPIRE Postdoctoral Scholar,
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Jennifer M. Regan-Lefebvre, Assistant Professor of History
B.S., Foreign Service (International History), Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
M.A., Irish History, Queen’s University Belfast
Ph.D., History, Queen’s University Belfast
Dissertation: Alfred Webb and Nationalist Politics in Ireland and India: The Life of a Dublin Quaker Printer

Josh R. Stillwagon, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Economics, University of New Hampshire
M.A., Economics, University of New Hampshire
Ph.D., Economics, University of New Hampshire
Dissertation: Currency Risk, Market Expectations, and Imperfect Knowledge