Kathleen P. Farrell

Associate Professor, Social Sciences and Education
(603) 526-3660 | kfarrell@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2009. Honors B.A. in sociology from Trinity College; M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Syracuse University. Professor Farrell's primary research and teaching interests include gender and sexualities, with an emphasis on inequality studies. In her courses, Professor Farrell focuses on the interdisciplinary and practical implications of sociology.

Melissa Meade

Associate Professor and Chair, Humanities
(603) 526-3798 | mmeade@colby-sawyer.edu

Dr. Meade joined the faculty in 2004 from The University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Her teaching and research interests include media history, law and culture, and feminist media studies. She is currently a research associate for the Radio Preservation Task Force at the Library of Congress, a working member of the Feminist Technology Network (FemTechNet), and a member of the Legacy Council for the Third Wave Fund.

Ann Page Stecker

Professor, Humanities
David H. Winton Endowed Teaching Chair
Coordinator, Wesson Honors Program

(603) 526-3644 | astecker@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 1980. A.B. from Randolph-Macon Woman's College; M.A. from University of Virginia. Areas of teaching include environmental literature, autobiography, British literature, New England history and women's literature. Professor Stecker also teaches courses which support the foundation of the Women's Studies minor, an interdisciplinary minor which explores the social, intellectual and cultural construction of gender.

Professor Stecker is the coordinator of the Wesson Honors Program, which offers academic, cultural and social opportunities for the most highly motivated and capable of Colby-Sawyer's students who combine a solid work ethic and natural ability with intellectual curiosity.

A historian and writer, she is a published author of a New Hampshire history as well as a 19th-century women's history, and is the author of Our Voices, Our Town: The History of New London, New Hampshire, from 1950 to 2000.

Margaret C. Wiley

Associate Professor, Humanities
(603) 526-3885 | mwiley@colby-sawyer.edu

Teaches courses in writing, women's studies, and Irish and English literature. Dr. Wiley is interested in gender issues and the intersection between “art” and popular culture. Currently the Coordinator for Writing 105, she is also a registered nurse and has spent time working as a volunteer nurse educator in Rwanda. She is a member of the Northeast Popular Culture Association and serves on the board of Wyman Worldwide Health Partners and the Women's Advisory Group of the Upper Valley.