Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 3
First Article: October 2, 2012
Latest Article: October 19, 2022
By Catherine A. Sanderson
October 19, 2022
Poler Family Professor of Psychology Catherine A. Sanderson argues that the college’s current mask policy for classes makes little scientific sense and calls for in-class masking requirements to end.
April 20, 2022
In a letter to the editor, Chair of Psychology Catherine Sanderson criticizes the new housing process, arguing that it only puts stress on close relationships in a time when students are most in need of social support.
October 2, 2012
Catherine A. Sanderson is a professor of Psychology at Amherst College.
The lengthy article in last week’s Student on Carleen Basler’s resignation
thoroughly conveyed the range of reactions, including shock, disappointment and
sadness, that students, faculty and administrators have had to learning of the
apparently widespread plagiarism in Basler’s scholarly work. The reasons
attributed for such mistakes, at least by some students and faculty, focused on
the pressures of the Amherst (and presum