Subject Experts

There are more than 100 professors at Sweet Briar College and they represent expertise in many areas. We’ve listed a few below, but the list is in no way comprehensive. We encourage you to contact the media, marketing and communications office if you have a specific request.


Anthropology

Claudia Chang, Professor of Anthropology

  • Archaeology of Kazakhstan and Central Asia

Lynn Rainville, Director of the Tusculum Institute

  • African-American history, African-American mortuary traditions, antebellum communities, archaeology of upper-Mesopotamian households

Asia

John Goulde, Director of the Asian Studies Program, Professor of Religion

  • Oriental religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, North and South Korea

Claudia Chang, Professor of Anthropology

  • Archaeology of Kazakhstan and Central Asia

Biology

Lincoln P. Brower, Research Professor of Biology

  • Over wintering and migration of the monarch butterfly, conservation

John Morrissey, Associate Professor of Biology

  • Marine biology, biology of sharks, skates and rays, biology of the deep sea, biology of marine mammals, biology of coral reefs

Education

James L. Alouf, Director of the Education Graduate Program, Professor of Education

  • Legislation and governmental issues, standardized testing, teacher development

Psychology

Tim W. Loboschefski, Professor of Psychology

  • Millennials, identity development, ADHD, learning disabilities

Religion

John Goulde, Director of the Asian Studies Program, Professor of Religion

  • Oriental religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, North and South Korea

Spanish

Pamela DeWeese, Professor of Spanish

  • Contemporary Spain, Spanish literature, Spanish language translation
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