Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Committee on Graduate Studies
Faculty members of the Committee on Graduate Studies serve as advisers to MALS students, attend degree paper orals boards, assist with the evaluation of initial and candidacy applications, and set policies and curriculum for the program. Membership in the committee varies from year to year. Members for the 2013–14 academic year include:
Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies and Humanities
BA 1974 St. Mary's College. MA 1976 University of California, Santa Barbara. PhD 1981 Stanford University. Reed College 1981–.
Academic interests: Greek and Latin literature, ancient philosophy.
Professor of Spanish and Humanities
Maîtrise d'Histoire 1986 Université de Paris VII, Jussieu. DEA 1989 Université de Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle. MA 1993, PhD 1998 Princeton University. Reed College 2001–.
Academic interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American literature.
Cornelia Marvin Pierce Professor of History and Humanities
BA 1982 Reed College. MA, MPhil 1986, PhD 1996 Yale University. Reed College 1991–.
Academic interests: American social and cultural history, United States women's history.
Professor of Russian and Humanities
BA 1970 Barnard College. AM 1972 Harvard University. Reed College 1977–.
Academic interests: Medieval Russian, romanticism and symbolism, twentieth-century poetry, narrative theory, Old Church Slavonic.
Professor of Mathematics
BS 1960 Washington and Lee University. PhD 1973 Harvard University. Reed College 1965-.
Academic interests: differential geometry and ergodic theory, Copernican Revolution.