Freshman Seminar Faculty 2020 - 21

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Shariffa Ali, Lecturer in Theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 101 Afronaut Ascension: A Creative Exploration of Afrofuturism & the Avant Garde LA

Sarah Anderson, Lecturer in English

FRS 166 Monsters, Aliens, or Us? Adventures in Medieval Fantasy LA

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Ronni Baer, Adler Distinguished Curator of European Art, Art Museum;Lecturer in Art and Archaeology

FRS 193 Just Looking LA

Margaret Beissinger, Research Scholar and Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures,

FRS 163 "Once upon a time . . ." Magic Tales and their Meanings LA

Alfred Bendixen, Lecturer in English,

FRS 103 Graphic America: Comics, Graphic Narrative, and American Culture LA

Andre Benhaim, Associate Professor of French and Italian,

FRS 130 Drawing the Divine Religion and Spirituality in Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, and Anime LA

Swati Bhatt, Lecturer in Economics

FRS 122 The Digital Bazaar SA

Mariana Bono, Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese,

FRS 114 Mother Tongues: Language and National Identity in the 21st Century SA

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Nadia Cervantes Pérez, Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese

FRS 154 Before and After the Wall: US-Mexico Border Fictions LA

Zahid Chaudhary, Associate Professor of English

FRS 133 Difficult Art LA

Noa Corcoran-Tadd, Lecturer in Latin American Studies

FRS 187 Cannibals and Kings: Uncomfortable Topics in the Pre-Conquest Americas CD

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John Danner, Entrepreneurship Specialist, Electrical Engineering and the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

FRS 109 FAILURE: The “Other ‘F’ Word” – Success & Innovation’s Sibling? SA

FRS 156 FAILURE: The “Other ‘F’ Word” – Success & Innovation’s Sibling? EC

Elizabeth Davis, Associate Professor of Anthropology 

FRS 148 Conspiracy Theories in Context EC

Tessa Lowinske Desmond, Associate Research Scholar, Program in American Studies

FRS 105 Saving Seeds

Jean-Christophe (JC) de Swaan, Lecturer in Economics

FRS 149 Ethics in Finance SA

Alex Dimitrov, Lecturer in Program in Creative Writing

FRS 102 Poetry in the Political & Sexual Revolution of the 1960s & 70s LA

Marc Domingo Gygax, Professor of Classics

FRS 127 Alternative Facts, Lies, and History HA

James (Alec) Dun, Lecturer in History and Freshman Seminars

FRS 110 Before Hamilton: Histories of the Early American Republic HA

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Chrisopher L. Eisgruber, President of the University. Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values

FRS 160 Free Speech in Law, Ethics, and Politics EM

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Harold Feiveson, Lecturer in Public and International Affairs 

FRS 134 Scientists Against Time HA

Christiane Fellbaum, Senior Research Scholar, Computer Science; Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, the Program in Linguistics, Computer Science, and Freshman Seminars

FRS 116 The Evolution of Human Language EC

Michael Flower, David Magie '97 Class of 1897 Professor of Classics

FRS 112 History and Memory: Inventing the Past, Constructing the Present HA

Andrew Ford, Ewing Professor of Greek Language and Literature. Professor of Classics

FRS 104 Story: Drama from the Greek Stage to the Modern Screen LA

 

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Leslie Gerwin, Lecturer in American Studies

FRS 164 Fighting for Health: Illness, Iniquities, and Inequality SA

Asif Ghazanfar, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

FRS 189 Systems EC

Christopher-Marcus Gibson, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Politics and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions

FRS 107 Happiness and Being Human in Catholic Thought EM

Mark Glat, Visiting Lecturer in Psychology

FRS 153 Pandemic Pedagogy: Lessons for Students, Educators, and Citizens S

Claire Gmachl, Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering

FRS 176 Quantum Engineering: Foundations and Impact SEN

Andrea L. Graham, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

FRS 132 The Drama Within: Embodying the Immune System on Stage and Screen SEN

 

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Christopher Hailey, Lecturer in Music

FRS 117 Music, Memory, and the Holocaust LA

Andy Hakim, Associate Director for Professional Development, Office of the Dean of the College

FRS 145 Learning to “Spell”: Visions of School in Fantasy and Science Fiction LA

Caroline Harris, Associate Director for Education, Art Museum; Lecturer in Art and Archaeology

FRS 121 Behind the Scenes: Inside the Princeton University Art Museum LA

Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, Lecturer in Comparative Literature

FRS 126 Marx in the 21st Century SA

Thomas Howes

FRS 128 “The Most Sacred of All Property”: The Philosophical Case for Protecting Religious Liberty EM

 

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Laura Kahn, Research Scholar, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

FRS 125 Global Health, Food Security, and the Environment: An Introduction to One Health Policy SA

Deborah Kaple, Lecturer in Sociology

FRS 124 From Gulag to Sputnik: Greatest Hits of the Soviet Socialist Experiment HA

Joshua T. Katz, Cotsen Professor in the Humanities. Professor of Classics

FRS 123 Wordplay: A Wry Plod from Babel to Scrabble LA

Janet Kay, Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and History

FRS 165 Archeology as History HA

Thomas Kelly, Professor of Philosophy,

FRS 137 Intellectual Foundations of Modern Conservatism SA

Steven Kelts, Center for Human Values

FRS 172 Money, Markets and Morals EM

Sheila Kohler, Lecturer in Creative Writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 147 How People change: Short Stories and Life's Transitions LA

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Lecturer in Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 144 The Radical Imagination LA

 

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Joel B. Lande, Assistant Professor of German

FRS 185 Freedom in the Age of Revolutions EM

Aaron Landsman, Lecturer in Theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 143 Is Politics a Performance? SA

Michael Lemonick, Visiting Lecturer in Astrophysical Sciences, Freshman Seminars, and the Princeton Environmental Institute

FRS 118 Life on Mars—or Maybe Not SA

Thomas C. Leonard, Lecturer in Economics

FRS 120 Divided We Stand: Economic Inequality and Its Discontents SA

Pam Lins, Lecturer in Visual Arts and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 173 First Year Painting Studio Seminar LA

Michael Littman, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

FRS 106 Art and Science of Motorcycle Design SEL

AnneMarie Luijendijk, Professor of Religion

FRS 171 The Lives of Early Christian Women CDHA

 

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Adam Maloof, Professor of Geosciences

FRS 161 Earth’s Climate: A Tale of Many Weathers SEL

Carolina Mangone, Assistant Professor of Art and Archaeology

FRS 119 The Unfinished Work of Art LA

Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Professor of French and Italian

FRS 142 History and Cinema: Fascism in Film HA

Susanna Moore, Lecturer in Creative Writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 169 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Wisdom of Crowds LA

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Joyce Carol Oates, Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor of the Humanities

FRS 176 The American Dream: Visions and Subversions in American Literature LA

Kristina Olson, Visiting Research Scholar, Psychology

FRS 141 Gender and Sex Diversity EM

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Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri,

FRS 181 "Kim Kardashian is Dead!" and Other Stories: Mobilizing Millions for Human Rights and Social Justice LA

Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Lecturer in Visual Arts and the Lewis Center for the Arts

FRS 138 Representation in Documentary Filmmaking CDLA

Brian Pietras, Lecturer in Princeton Writing Program

FRS 157 The Bad Old Days? LGBTQ Writing Before Stonewall CD

 

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Paul J. Reider, Lecturer with the Rank of Professor in Chemistry

FRS 152 Drug Discovery: From Snake Venoms to Medicines SEN

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Volker Schröder, Associate Professor of French and Italian

FRS 136 Into the Woods! What Disney Didn't Tell You About Fairy Tales LA

Jeffrey Schwartz, Professor of Chemistry

FRS 180 The Smart Band-Aid for Tissue Regeneration

Benjamin Schvarz, Madison Program

FRS 146 The Idea of Monarchy in Jewish Political Thought SA

Harold T. Shapiro, President of the University, Emeritus; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

FRS 159 Science and Technology: Morals and Public Policy SA

FRS 162 Bioethics: Public Policy, Ethics, and the Law SA

Frederik Simons, Professor of Geosciences

FRS 161 Earth’s Climate: A Tale of Many Weathers SEL

Robert Socolow, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus. Senior Research Scholar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

FRS 151 Time Capsules for Climate Change: To be Opened at Your Reunions SEN

Robert Spoo

FRS 158 Steal This Seminar: Pirates, Copiers, and Copyrights in Law and Culture EM

Katerina Stergiopoulou, Assistant Professor of Classics and the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies

FRS 140 Modernity and Myth: Tradition and Transformation LA

Tim Szetela, Lecturer in Visual Arts and the Lewis Center for the Arts 

FRS 174 Drawing Data LA

 

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Olivier Tarpaga, Lecturer in Music

FRS 129 West African Drumming LA

Emily Thompson, Professor of History

FRS 108 Listening In: Sonic Culture in American History HA

Edwin Turner, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences

FRS 118 Life on Mars — Or Maybe Not SA

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Robert Vanderbei, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

FRS 131 Sizing Up The Universe QCR

 

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Omar Wasow, Assistant Professor of Politics

FRS 150 Projecting Power SA

Barbara White, Professor of Music

FRS 111 Everyday Enchantment: Blurring the Boundary Between the Arts and Life LA

Veronica White, Curator of Academic Programs, Art Museum

FRS 121 Behind the Scenes: Inside the Princeton University Art Museum LA

Sean Wilentz, George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History. Professor of History

FRS 170 The Antislavery Origins of the American Civil War HA

Peter Wirzbicki, Assistant Professor of History

FRS 175 Civil Disobedience: Breaking the Law from Socrates to the Civil Rights Mov