New Tenure-Track Faculty, 2013-2014

Morgan Adamson
Media and Cultural Studies

BA U-California, Santa Cruz
PhD U-Minnesota
Formerly American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at Duke U.
Film and media theory, cultural studies, and documentary and avant-garde cinema, with an emphasis on political documentaries of the 1960s and 1970s.

Julia Chadaga
German and Russian Studies

BA Wesleyan University
PhD Harvard University
Literature, visual art, material culture, and the history of science in Russia and the former Soviet Union.

Steve Guglielmo
Psychology

BA SUNY Geneseo
MS U-Oregon
PhD Brown University
Psychology of moral judgment and decision making, parallels and asymmetries between blame and praise, psychological processes of understanding other minds.

Zeynep Gursel
International Studies

BA Yale University
MA and PhD from U-California, Berkeley
Formerly of the U-Michigan Society of Fellows. 
Media anthropology, the global production of visual knowledge, and the everyday life of women.

Rivi Handler-Spitz
Asian Languages and Cultures

MA and PhD U-Chicago
Formerly assistant professor of Chinese and affiliated faculty in Comparative Literature at Middlebury College.
Chinese language (modern Mandarin and classical Chinese), Chinese literature and comparative literature.

Arthur Mitchel
Asian Languages and Cultures

BA, MA and PhD Yale University
Winner of the Japan Foundation Doctoral Research Fellowship.
Japanese film and animation, literature and translation.  Literary modernism in Japan.  Race and ethnicity in Japan.

Marco Ortega
Biology

BA Grinnell College
PhD U-Colorado
Formerly Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvey Mudd College
Structural biology of viruses.