Williams College in Massachusetts Promotes Three Women Scholars to Full Professor

Amy Holzapfel was promoted to full professor of theatre. She is the author of Art, Vision and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama: Acts of Seeing (Routledge 2014). Professor Holzapfel is currently completing work on a book entitled The Commons of Tragedy: Democracy, Social Capital, and the Resurgence of the Chorus in Twenty-First Century Performance. Dr. Holzapfel holds a master of fine arts degree and a doctor of fine arts degree in dramaturgy and dramatic criticism from the Yale School of Drama.

Sara LaLumia was named professor of economics at Williams College. She teaches courses on macrroeconomics and income distribution. Professor LaLumia joined the faculty at Williams College in 2007 and was promoted to associate professor in 2013. She is co-editor of the journal International Tax and Public Finance. Dr. LaLumia is a summa cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University in Ohio. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.

Amanda Wilcox was appointed professor of classics. She concentrates her research on Latin literature and the cultural history of the early Roman empire. She is the author of The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome: Friendship in Cicero’s Ad Familiares and Seneca’s Moral Epistles (University of Wisconsin Press, 2012). Dr. Wilcox has taught at Williams since 2006. She is a graduate of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

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