Kristen Luschen is the Lewis-Sebring visiting professor in educational studies. She completed a doctorate in cultural foundations of education and a certificate of advanced study in women’s studies at Syracuse University. She joins Amherst after 19 years at Hampshire College.
Alyssa Snyder ’19 is a sociology major. Her thesis explores first-generation, low-income students’ experiences attending college. Her thesis advisor is William R. Kenan Professor of American Studies and Sociology Leah Schmalzbauer.
Monica Pachon, dean of political science and international relations at Del Rosario University in Colombia, visited Amherst to give a talk about peace agreements and the future of democracy in Colombia on Nov. 14 in Paino Lecture Hall.