Experts

This page is designed to help editors and reporters identify specialists who can comment on, and answer questions about, a broad range of issues. The faculty listed here welcome inquiries concerning their fields of interest and areas of expertise. Click on any topic below to see experts on that subject (the larger the font, the more experts in that field). Use your back button to return to the complete list.

To request an interview with a faculty member, contact Noelle Lemoine (413) 597-4277, nlemoine@williams.edu in the Office of Communications.

Soledad Fox, Romance Languages

http://cfllc.williams.edu/profile/sfox/

  • Spanish
  • Spain
  • Literature
  • The Spanish Civil War
  • Memoir & Autobiographical Literature
  • biography

 

Stephanie Dunson, Writing Programs

http://writing-programs.williams.edu/

  • writing

Rose Kelanic, Political Science

http://political-science.williams.edu/profile/rk9/

  • resource conflict
  • oil politics
  • energy politics
  • U.S. grand strategy
  • military effectiveness
  • international relations
  • political science

Brianna Heggeseth, Statistics

http://math.williams.edu/profile/bch2/

  • statistics
  • biostatistics
  • unsupervised learning
  • longitudinal data analysis

Aparna Kapadia, History

http://history.williams.edu/profile/ak16/

  • South Asia
  • South Asian history and culture
  • Indian Ocean studies

Pia Kohler, Environmental Studies

http://ces.williams.edu/profile/pmk1/

  • global environmental politics
  • international environmental law
  • environmental policy
  • international chemicals regulation

 

Patrick Spero, History

http://history.williams.edu/profile/pks1/

  • U.S. history
  • U.S. politics
  • U.S. presidents
  • American Revolution
  • Digital humanities

Jessica Leight, Economics

http://econ.williams.edu/people/jl14/

  • Property rights
  • Agriculture
  • Developing countries
  • China’s economy
  • Maternal and early childhood health

Yong Suk Lee, Economics

http://econ.williams.edu/people/ysl1

  • Urban economics
  • Economic development of East Asia
  • Korea

Kris Allen, Music

http://music.williams.edu/node/1895

  • Jazz
  • Jazz History
  • Jazz Improvisation

Rebecca Taurog, Chemistry

http://chemistry.williams.edu/profile/ret2/

  • biochemistry
  • protein and virus structure
  • enzymes

Matthew Carter, Biology

biology.williams.edu/profile/mc10/

  • biology
  • neuroscience
  • obesity
  • sleep
  • science
  • genetics

Mariko Moher, Psychology

  • cognitive development
  • memory
  • numerical cognition
  • infants

Wendy Wang, Statistics

http://math.williams.edu/profile/qww1/

  • Statistics
  • U-statistics
  • Nonparametric statistics
  • Resampling schemes and extrapolation techniques

Tim Lebestky, Biology

biology.williams.edu/profile/tjl3/

  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Emotion
  • Sleep
  • Attention
  • Anxiety/Depression

Gregory Mitchell, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Brazil
  • sexuality
  • prostitution
  • sex work
  • trafficking
  • immigration
  • LGBT issues
  • human rights

Jimmy Blair, Chemistry

http://chemistry.williams.edu/profile/jab6/

  • Chemical biology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Chemical genetics
  • Structural biology
  • Bio-organic chemistry
  • Antibiotics and bacterial cell biology

Corinna Campbell, Music

http://music.williams.edu/node/1894

  • Latin America
  • Africana Studies
  • Caribbean
  • Music
  • Dance
  • African Diaspora
  • Fieldwork
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Ethnomusicology

Julie Blackwood, Mathematics

http://sites.williams.edu/jcb5/

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical biology
  • Mathematical modeling

Phoebe Cohen, Geosciences

geosciences.williams.edu/profile/pac3/

  • paleontology
  • fossils
  • geosciences
  • geology
  • astrobiology