The following new tenure-track faculty began appointments at the College effective July 1, 2015.

Jen Jack Gieseking, Assistant Professor of American Studies
B.A., Geography and Urban Studies, Mount Holyoke College
M.A., Psychiatry and Religion, Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University
Ph.D., Environmental Social Science, Graduate Center, City University of New York
Dissertation: Living in an (In)Visible World: Lesbians’ and Queer Women’s Spaces and Experiences of Justice and Oppression in New York City, 1983-2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital and Computational Studies, Bowdoin College

Timothy R. Landry, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Religion
B.S., Anthropology, University of Houston
M.A., Anthropology, University of Houston
M.A., Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation: When Secrecy Goes Global: Vodún, Tourism, and the Politics of Knowing in Bénin, West Africa

Rachel L. Moskowitz, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Law
B.A., Political Science, Grinnell College
M.A., Political Science, Northwestern University
Ph.D., Political Science, Northwestern UniversityDissertation: Race, Equality, and Community in Local Education: How Complex Beliefs and Values Shape Educational Attitudes, Votes, and School Policy

Henry Robert Outten, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Psychology and History, York University
M.A., Social Psychology, Simon Fraser University
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Simon Fraser University
Dissertation: To Engage or Disengage? How Group-based Coping Options Explain the Relationship between Group Identification and Well-being for Disadvantaged Groups
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon

Per Sebastian Skardal, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Boston College
M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dissertation: Periodic Behavior in Cardiac Tissue: Dynamics of Spatially Discordant Calcium Alternans
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

Nicholas Woolley, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Philosophy and Economics, Cornell University
M.Phil., Economics, Oxford University
D.Phil., Economics, Oxford University
Dissertation: Big Effects of a Little Sector: The Structural Impact of Venture Capital on the Macro-economy