In addition to being teachers, HWS professors are researchers and scholars in their fields. Faculty members devote time outside the classroom to engage students in research projects.

Donna Davenport


Professor of Dance (1990)

Ed.D., Dance Education, Temple University
M.Ed., Dance Education, Temple University
B.F.A., Dance, University of Massachusetts
B.A., Psychology, University of Massachusetts

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Telephone: 3760
Office: 310 Trinity Hall

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Kendralin Freeman

Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Sociology (2011)

B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 2002
M.A., Emory University, 2008
Ph.D., Emory University, 2010

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Keoka Grayson

Assistant Professor of Economics (2012)

Ph.D., University of Arizona
M.S., Economics, University of Arizona
M.S., Mathematics, University of New Orleans
B.A., Xavier University

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Jack D. Harris

Professor of Sociology (1974)

Ph.D., Pennsylvania
M.A., Pennsylvania
B.A., Tulane

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Telephone: 3439
Office: 215 Stern Hall

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Khuram Hussain

Assistant Professor of Education (2008)

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2010
M.A., Binghamton University, 2001
M.A.T., Binghamton University, 2000

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Telephone: 3953
Office: 103A Merritt

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Mary Kelly

Associate Professor of Education (2007)

Ph.D, Indiana University, 2008
MPH, University of Hawaii, 1997
B.A., University of Illinois, 1989

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Telephone: 3084
Office: 105 Merritt

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Steven Lee

Professor of Philosophy (1981)

Ph.D., York, Toronto
M.A., Delaware
B.A., Delaware

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Telephone: 3379
Office: Delancey House

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Susan Pliner

Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (2006)

Ed.D. Human Development, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, May 1999.
Dissertation: Listening to the Learning Disabled: Self-Perceptions of Learning Disabled Identity Among College Students.
C.A.G.S. Social Justice Education, January 1997.
M.Ed. Special Education, May 1992.
B.A. Secondary Education, May 1989.

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Telephone: 3354
Office: Harris House

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Colby Ristow

Associate Professor of History (2007)

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2008
M.A., Michigan State University, 1998
B.A., Michigan State University, 1996

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Telephone: 3136
Office: 106 Henry House

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