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Graeme Bird

Graeme Bird

Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Classics
Linguistics Program Director

Dr. Bird is a native of New Zealand and has been teaching full-time at Gordon since 2001. His interests include Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-European linguistics, and early English literature. He is a participant in the Harvard-affiliated Homer Multi-text Project, with a chapter in a book due out in the fall dealing with a celebrated medieval manuscript of Homer's Iliad. He enjoys exploring the connections between ... more ➔

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Susan Bobb

Professor of Psychology

Dr. Bobb joined the Gordon faculty in the fall of 2015, coming from Northwestern University where she had been a Research Associate working on the neural correlates of bilingual language processing and cognitive control. Dr. Bobb’s research program is broadly developmental, using both behavioral methods (e.g., eye-tracking; response times) and neuroscience methods (e.g., EEG) to investigate the process of learning a first or second language ... more ➔

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Ian DeWeese-Boyd

Professor of Philosophy and Education

Ian DeWeese-Boyd majored in philosophy at the University of South Carolina. He next earned a Master of Arts with an emphasis in New Testament exegesis at Covenant Theological Seminary. At Saint Louis University, where he earned his doctorate in 2001, he studied under Eleonore Stump, who directed his dissertation, Self-Deception and Moral Responsibility. Ian joined the philosophy department at Gordon in 1999. His ... more ➔

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Damon DiMauro

Professor of French
Languages Program Director

The sitter for this self-portrait has a primary interest in Early Modern French Literature and Reformation Studies, with a secondary interest in Italian Renaissance, while indulging an occasional foray into contemporary literature, genealogy, and horological history. His articles have appeared in Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance, La Nouvelle Revue du Seizième Siècle, Renaissance and Reformation ... more ➔

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Mark Gedney

Professor of Philosophy

Mark Gedney is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department. After receiving his Ph.D. on Hegel's social philosophy in 1995 from Boston University, Dr. Gedney lectured at both Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Boston University where he taught courses in ethics, the philosophy of the social sciences, and social and political philosophy. During this time, he also served as Associate Program Coordinator for the Twentieth World ... more ➔

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