The following new faculty began appointments at the college effective July 1, 2017.

SUSAN M. BUSH
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Biology, Macalester College
Ph.D., Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation: “Functional Genomic Analysis of MAP Kinases in Arabidopsis thaliana”
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Plant Biology, University of California, Davis

LINDSEY HANSON
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Chemistry, Duke University
Ph.D., Chemistry, Stanford University
Dissertation: “Characterization and Application of Vertical Nanopillar-Based Sensors for Probing Cellular Function”
Postdoctoral Scholar, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University

KEVIN HUANG

Assistant Professor of Engineering
B.S., Engineering and Mathematics, Trinity College
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
Dissertation: “Evaluation of Haptic Virtual Fixtures with Real-Time Sensors” 

DAVID SOUTO ALCALDE
Assistant Professor of Language and Culture Studies
B.A., Filología románica, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
M.A., Peninsular and Latin American Literatures, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese Literatures, New York University
Dissertation: “Ideologías de la ficción: el valor radical de la imitación en el barroco español. Hacia una crítica de la definición moderna de literature.”

ALYSON K. SPURGAS
Assistant Professor of Sociology           
B.A., Sociology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
M.A., Sociology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Ph.D., Sociology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Dissertation: “Circuits of Desire: Science, Therapy, Trauma, Femininity”

HILARY E. WYSS
Allan K. Smith and Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of English
B.A., French and English, Hamilton College
M.A., English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill