The Faculty

Kalamazoo College’s faculty of nationally and internationally respected scholars is dedicated to developing the strengths of every student, preparing them for lifelong learning, career readiness, intercultural understanding, social responsibility, and leadership.

  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 100 full-time faculty members
  • 96 percent of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree
  • 79 percent of faculty are tenured/tenure-track
  • 53 percent of faculty are women

K is committed to building a diverse faculty that reflects our ever diversifying student body and the diversity of the world around us.

At Kalamazoo College, student-faculty interaction goes beyond the classroom to include working together on research projects, college committees, and community projects. The connections students and faculty form last well beyond graduation.

Alphabetical List of Faculty

Patrick Ahern Philosophy
Carol Anderson Religion, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Hannah Apps Economics
Tom Askew Physics
Jennifer L. Bailey Physical Education
Joseph Bangura History, African Studies, International and Area Studies
Espelencia Baptiste Anthropology and Sociology
Eric Barth Mathematics
Jeffrey Bartz Chemistry
Robert Batsell Psychology, Neuroscience
Oliver S. Bendorf English
Justin Berry Political Science, American Studies
Karen Berthel Theatre Arts, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Karyn Boatwright Psychology, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Beau Bothwell Music
Alyce Brady Computer Science
Lisa Brock History
Roselee Bundy Japanese, East Asian Studies
Cynthia Carosella Spanish Language and Literature
Christina B. Carroll History
Graham Chamness Chinese
Aurelie Chatton French and Francophone Studies
Jue Chen Chinese
Max G. Cherem Philosophy, International and Area Studies
Gary Cialdella Art and Art History
Arthur Cole Physics
Candace B. Combs
Kiran Cunningham Anthropology and Sociology, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Pam Cutter Computer Science
Violene Pillar French and Francophone Studies
James P. Daniels Physical Education
Kyla Day Psychology
Shannon M. Dion Hebrew
John Dugas Political Science, International and Area Studies
Larissa Dugas French and Francophone Studies
Kelli Duimstra Physical Education
Jennifer Einspahr Political Science, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Amy Elman Political Science, Women, Gender, and Sexuality , International and Area Studies
Lars Enden Philosophy
Anne Engh Biology
Peter Erdi Physics, Biological Physics, Psychology, Neuroscience
Angela Erdman German Studies
Thomas Evans Music
Stephen Ferguson
Ryan Fong English
Ann Fraser Biology
Dennis Frost History, East Asian Studies
Jennifer R. Furchak Chemistry
Kyle Furge Chemistry
Laura Furge Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Victor Garcia Physical Education
Adriana Garriga-Lopez Anthropology and Sociology, Women, Gender, and Sexuality , Critical Theory Concentration, Community and Global Health
Alison Geist Community and Global Health
Menelik Geremew Economics
Binney Girdler Biology, Environmental Studies
Reid Gómez Critical Ethnic Studies
Bryan Goyings Physical Education
Gary Gregg Psychology
Anne Haeckl Classics
Christine Hahn Art and Art History
Jeffrey Haus History, Religion, Jewish Studies
Marin Heinritz English, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Jeanne Hess Physical Education
Takaaki Hirakawa Business
Yue Hong Chinese, East Asian Studies, International and Area Studies
Jory J. Horner Physical Education
Autumn B. Hostetter Psychology
Patrik Hultberg Economics
Ahmed Hussen Economics, Environmental Studies
Michele Intermont Mathematics
Amelia Katanski English
Daniel Kim Art and Art History
Carolyn Koebel Music
Andrew Koehler Music
Richard Koenig Art and Art History
Sarah Koenig Religion
Kristopher Koster Physical Education
Jennifer Langeland Psychology
Jim Langeland Biology
Christopher Latiolais Philosophy
Colleen Leonard Physical Education
Charlene Boyer Lewis History, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
James Lewis History
Kyle C. Lincoln Classics
Sarah Lindley Art and Art History
Brittany Liu Psychology
Ivett Lopez Malagamba Spanish Language and Literature
Christopher J. Ludwa Music
Aman Luthra Anthropology and Sociology
Xiaolu Ma Chinese
Katie MacLean Spanish Language and Literature
Amy MacMillan Economics
Alyssa J. Maldonado-Estrada Religion
Joshua Malnight Political Science
Elizabeth Manwell Classics, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ed Menta Theatre Arts
Katherine Miller Physical Education
Bruce Mills English
Timothy Moffit Economics
Blaine Moore Biology, Biological Physics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience
Simona Moti German Studies
Andrew Mozina English
Mark Murphy Physical Education
Amy Newday Writing
Eric Nordmoe Mathematics
Stephen Oloo Mathematics
Michael Ott Physical Education
Jennifer Perry Psychology
Taylor Petrey Religion, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Lanny Potts Theatre Arts
Diomedes Rabago Spanish Language and Literature
Vincent Redko Physical Education
Jon Reeves Theatre Arts
Tom Rice Art and Art History
Mark J. Riley Physical Education
Rochelle Rojas-Nielsen History
Maria Romero-Eshuis Spanish Language and Literature
Santiago Salinas Biology
Shanna Salinas English
Lori Sands Theatre Arts
Adam Schumaker Music
Kathryn Sederberg German Studies
Lumumba Shabazz Physical Education
Timothy M. Shannon Chemistry
Babli Sinha English, Film and Media Studies
Amy Smith English, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Jay Smith Physical Education
Jessica R. Smith Physical Education
Jessica L. Stachowski Chemistry
Katerina Stefatos Political Science, International and Area Studies
Joanna H. Steinhauser Music
Regina Stevens-Truss Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Sara Stockwood Physical Education
Charles Stull Economics
Noriko Sugimori Japanese, East Asian Studies
Anna Swank Language, Arabic
Siu-Lan Tan Psychology
Sara Tanis Biology
Matthew Thomann Anthropology and Sociology
Jan Tobochnik Physics, Biological Physics
Blakely Tresca Chemistry
Darshana Udayanganie Economics
Enid Valle Spanish Language and Literature, International and Area Studies
Sandino N. Vargas Perez Computer Science
Francisco J. Villegas Anthropology and Sociology
Heather Vinson Art and Art History
Jeffrey Walker Japanese
Bianca Washington Theatre Arts
Mckenzie R. West Mathematics
Dwight Williams Chemistry
David Wilson Physics
Amanda Wollenberg Biology
Michael Wollenberg Biology
Jason Yost English
Mikela Zhezha-Thaumanavar Spanish Language and Literature
Jamie Zorbo Physical Education