• Assistant Professor of Education

    B.A., Yale University; M.S.Ed., Bank Street College; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

    Education policy, urban schooling past and present, teacher preparation, critical literacy, qualitative research methods

    Co-authored Book
    "Teaching to Change the World"

    Teaching Teachers
    Professor Anderson's work examines what prospective teachers actually learn from the student teaching experience and how it influences their future teaching. She also studies how teachers and school leaders make sense of and mediate federal, state and local policy in the context of their daily work.

  • Assistant Professor of Theater

    B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Stanford University; M.A., Goldsmiths College, University of London; Ph.D., Tufts University

    Theater history, LGBT theater, women's theater, children's theater, the AIDS epidemic in theater and film

    Current Book Project
    "Beyond Angels: Broadway Theatre and the AIDS Epidemic"

    The Elephant in the Room
    Professor Anderson's research interests also include the history of the circus and representations of animals in performance; she is a member of the Circus Historical Society.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

    B.S., M.S., Yonsei University, Korea; M.F.A., Ph.D. (c), Computer Science and Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL), University of Illinois at Chicago

    Avatars, computer graphics and visualization for interactive applications

    Interdisciplinary Problem Solver
    Professor Lee believes that understanding the diverse nature of complex problems is the most fundamental step toward ultimate solutions. His work in computer science addresses issues in engineering, the arts, geo-science, healthcare and museums.

    Live Forever, Virtually
    Professor Lee's collaborative avatar research work has been featured on PBS's "NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Live Forever?" and Discovery Science's "Future of: Immortal Avatars."

  • Assistant Professor of Music

    B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.M.E., Westminster Choir College; D.M.A., University of Washington

    Choral conducting and methods; pre-service and professional development in music education; culture of singing communities; models of collaborative learning and music-making

    Chorus + Orchestra
    Professor Moy was a guest conductor with the Seattle Women’s Chorus and Bellevue Chamber Chorus. Equally at home in the orchestral world, she served as an assistant conductor with the Cascade Youth Symphony Organization.

    Reflecting her keen interest in singing communities, Professor Moy is co-founder and president of a nonprofit that fosters innovation, sustainability, collaboration and excellence in and among the choral arts and its communities.

  • Assistant Professor of Classics

    B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Greek and Latin poetry; ancient magic and religion; mythology; Homeric studies

    Poet Actor
    Professor Myers is interested in experiencing as well as researching the performative potential in ancient poetry. He has acted in stage presentations of "Oedipus Tyrannus," "Iphigeneia at Aulis" and "Aristophanes' The Birds," all performed in the original ancient Greek.

    Foreign and Familiar
    Professor Myers is motivated by a fascination with the ways in which the ancient Greeks and Romans are strange and yet familiar to us today.

  • Assistant Professor fo Literatures in English

    B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

    American literature to 1900, animal studies, ecocriticism, food studies, African-American and Native American literatures, women's literature, literary and political theory

    Current Book Project
    "The Antebellum Animal," which examines literary, philosophical and popular representations of animal life during the 19th century

    Food for the Mind
    Professor Neely's research and teaching focus on questions of nature, culture and democracy in American literature before 1900 and she is currently writing several essays on food and early American literature and culture.

  • Associate Professor of Theater

    B.S., Northwestern University; M.F.A., University of Iowa

    Playwriting, creative ensemble, performance studies, theater history and literature

    Yale Drama
    Prior to joining the faculty at Connecticut College, Professor Prestininzi was the associate and acting chair of playwriting at the Yale School of Drama

    Traveling Playwright
    Professor Prestininzi has written and directed plays for the last 20 years in Brighton (England), Chicago, Edinburgh, Kalamazoo, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York City, Philadelphia, Prague, Providence and San Francisco.