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St. Mary's College of Maryland
18952 E. Fisher Rd.
St. Mary's City, MD 20686
Elizabeth Nutt Williams, Ph.D.
Dean of the Core Curriculum and First Year Experience
Phone: (240) 895-4467
Ruth Feingold, Ph.D
Associate Dean of Academic Services
Phone: (240) 895-4388
Dr. Feingold will be on sabbatical in Fall 2013: please direct all questions and correspondence to Dr. Williams, Ms. Wimberly, or the Core Curriculum mailbox.
Phone: (240) 895-2185
Core Curriculum Faculty and Staff
Dr. Libby Nutt Williams
Dr. Williams, who also has an appointment as Professor of Psychology, chairs the Core Curriculum Committee and is in charge of administering all aspects of the Core. She joined the faculty at St. Mary's in 1997, and previously served as chair of the Department of
Psychology, as well as Coordinator of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality
cross-disciplinary study area. She teaches a First Year Seminar in Great Works of Psychology.
Dr. Ruth P. Feingold
Dr. Feingold is a Professor of English, and also a member of the Asian Studies and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies faculty. She came to St. Mary's in 1999. She teaches courses in postcolonial and contemporary British literature, as well as a first year seminar entitled "Why Don't You Just Grow Up?!," focusing on coming-of-age novels and films. She has previously served as chair of the Department of English and Coordinator of the Women, Gender, & Sexuality cross-disciplinary study area.
Dr. Andrew J. Cognard-Black
Dr. Cognard-Black joined the faculty at St. Mary's in 2003, where he has taught courses in social statistics, social stratification, gender, family, and work, as well as introductory courses in both sociology and English composition. Primarily trained as a sociologist (Ph.D., M.A., Ohio State University), Cognard-Black also has a master's degrees in English language and literature from Iowa State University. He has served continuously for the past ten years on the editorial staff for the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, and he has been involved in one way or another in writing across the curriculum for the past decade. In his role as a liberal arts associate, he is responsible for supporting faculty in the teaching of the four fundamental liberal arts skills, especially as related to the First Year Seminars. He also supports writing activities across the curriculum. He has taught a First Year Seminar on A World of Work.
Dr. Brandi Stanton
Dr. Stanton received her BA from Stanford University, and her MA and PhD in English from Indiana University. She came to the college as a Visiting Instructor of English in 2007, before joining the Core. Her teaching interests include 20th and 21st century American poetry and fiction, postmodernism, hybrid genres, feminist theory, and composition. In her role as a liberal arts associate, she is responsible for supporting faculty in the teaching of the four fundamental liberal arts skills, especially as related to the First Year Seminars. She also supports writing activities across the curriculum. She has taught a First Year Seminar called "Totally Awesome" American Literature of the 1980s.