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Middlebury College -- Faculty

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:

Abdel-Fattah, Nabil (Professor, Arabic School), July 29, 1996

Identifier: MOH127
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette containing interview with Nabil Abdel-Fattah, Professor of Arabic at the Arabic School.Abdel-Fattah discusses how long he has been at Language Schools; why he intially came to SLS (was a TA and his Prof. was at first Arabic program) and why he kept returning (made friendships/the people who come here, occupied his summers, can teach high-level students, etc.); the strengths of SLS (immersive atmosphere); the issues of SLS (immersive atmosphere makes it fell claustrophobic...
Dates: July 29, 1996

Al-Batal, Mahmoud (Director, Arabic School), July 10, 1996

Identifier: MOH122
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Mahmoud Al-Batal, Director of the Arabic School.Al-Batal discusses how he came to Middlebury; the duties of a director; the new Arabic curriculum; incorporating culture in language; strengths and weaknesses of SLS; requirements for hiring faculty; turnover of teachers; American perspectives of Arabic culture; media view of "Arab"; Arabic stereotypes; lack of Arabic programs and teachers; graduate internship; teaching different dialects of Arabic; how the Gulf War increased...
Dates: July 10, 1996

Andrews, David H. (faculty), August 24, 1995

Identifier: MOH110
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with David H. Andrews, Middlebury College Professor of Anthropology. This interview was conducted at David Andrews' home on South Street in Middlebury, Vermont. Andrews discusses how he came to Middlebury; the difference between old and young professors; department divides in the faculty; how he was directly appointed by President Olin Robison; faculty attitudes about President Armstrong; Robert Pickard; linguistics at Middlebury; students study...
Dates: August 24, 1995

Andrews, John (faculty), May 27, 1975

Identifier: MOH20
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John Thayer Andrews, Middlebury College Professor of Philosophy, by Allison Kirk. Andrews discusses how Middlebury compares to other colleges; how he was hired directly by President Moody; Moody's temperament; Eleanor Ross; faculty life; faculty housing; Professor's salary in the 1930's; World War II; war on drugs; Middlebury during the war; GI benefits; President Stratton; secret faculty vote; political leanings of the faculty; politics; bad student teacher ratio; faculty...
Dates: May 27, 1975

Armstrong, Carol, April 13, 2015

Identifier: MOH162
Scope and Contents Interview with Carol Armstrong, conducted by Middlebury College Archivist, Danielle Rougeau on April 13, 2015 in Old Chapel. Dedication of Eve Adler, Classics dept. (00:44); coordinate vs. co-ed education in the 1960s (3:46); student protests 1960's (7:00); burning of building (14:35); faculty president relations (20:29); First female tenured faculty member - Marjorie Lambert (21:18); faculty tenure (25:49); decoration committee and role of president's wife (29:06); President...
Dates: April 13, 2015

Associate Dean of the Faculty, Vice President of the Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and Graduate Program, 1990-2015

Identifier: A4.VIII
Scope and Contents

These records span from 1990-2015, containing documents from the office of Associate Dean of the Faculty and Vice President of Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and Graduate Program. They are organized chronologically as Geisler took on new roles within these areas of administration. Types of records include communications, statistics, written reports and reviews, etc.

Dates: 1990-2015

Baker, Alya (Professor, Russian School), July 23, 1996

Identifier: MOH125
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette containing interview with Aleksandra "Alya" Baker, Professor of Russian at the Russian School. Baker discusses the language pledge; Russian culture; perestroika; Pushkin institute; what kinds of Russians come to Middlebury; how difficult it is for first year students to take Russian; oral proficiency movement; teaching methods; using technology for teaching; propaganda; study abroad in Russia; Russian media; why people take Russian; jobs for Middlebury grads; Former Soviet...
Dates: July 23, 1996

Baker, Robert L. (faculty), December 18, 1991

Identifier: MOH68
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Robert L. Baker, Middlebury College Professor of Russian. During the interview, Baker discusses his thoughts on the 1991 events in the Soviet Union, having just returned to the United States from Moscow.

Dates: December 18, 1991

Baldwin, Brewster (faculty), May 13, 1986

Identifier: MOH47
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Brewster Baldwin, Middlebury College Professor of Geology. Brewster discussed his undergrad and graduate experience; how he ended up at Middlebury College; job seeking; President Stratton; the debate over 4 classes a semester; President Armstrong; department budgeting and equipment; the geology department; field work and mapping; senior thesis; geology weekend; course requirements; geology of Vermont; tenure; replacing faculty; how cheap Stratton was with faculty pay; salary...
Dates: May 13, 1986

Ballou, Donald (faculty), April 18, 1986

Identifier: MOH41
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Donald Ballou, Middlebury College Professor of Mathematics. Ballou discussed why he chose to work at Middlebury; President Moody; how WWII affected the college; absence of men during and after the war; President Stratton; the administration change after Stratton; his experience as department chair; department expansion; unrest under Stratton; introducing a new computer course; National Science Foundation; balancing teaching and research; participating in faculty committees;...
Dates: April 18, 1986

Beers, Douglas Stowe (faculty), May 7, 1986

Identifier: MOH44
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Douglas Stowe Beers, Middlebury College Professor of English. Beers discussed his undergrad and graduate experience at Yale; salary; President Moody; Breadloaf; his experience as head of the acting department; President Stratton; his experience of chairman of the division; staff relations; student social activites; comprehensive exams; chaperoning frat parties; class stories; other job offers; female vs. male students; and Robert Frost.

Dates: May 7, 1986

Bennet, Betsy, Ronald Bielli, and William Beckman (faculty), 198x

Identifier: MOH62.1
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Betsy K. Bennett, Ronald Bielli, William Beckman, Middlebury College Professors of Mathematics. Bennett discussed math courses at Middlebury; what she wanted students to gain from math courses; teaching techniques; course assistants; J-term; senior theses; the future and jobs for math majors; why liberal arts schools are valuable; Middlebury's student-teacher ratio; Bill Beckman; and curriculum changes. Bieli discussed making courses useful for the students; small class...
Dates: 198x

Bigelow, Leslie Cole (faculty), April 18, 1986

Identifier: MOH42
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Leslie Cole Bigelow, Middlebury College Professor of Philosophy. Bigelow discussed how he chose Middlebury; his graduate career; how he chose philosophy; philosophy; his experience in the Army in the 1940s; his low salary; his relationship with faculty; compulsory chapel; faculty attitudes towards the administration; how President Stratton ran Middlebury like a company; battle over relevant majors; women applicants; class size; isolation of Middlebury; John Andrews; and how...
Dates: April 18, 1986

Bowker, John G. (faculty), October 15, 1975

Identifier: MOH28
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John G. Bowker, Professor of Mathematics, conducted by David Stameshkin at 14 Aidrondack View, Middlebury (Bowker's home). Bowker discusses President Thomas; Dwayne Robinson; President Stratton; fund raising; athletics; Hamlin Hall; Tea time tavern; President Hamlin; expanding the Fine Arts programs; mathematics courses; mathematics curriculum changes; Foreign Language Study; President Moody; Storrs Lee; Steve Freeman; Board of Trustees; military training on campus; draft...
Dates: October 15, 1975

Brustad, Kristen, and Lijana Elveskog (Professors, Arabic School), August 8, 1996

Identifier: MOH140
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Kristen Brustad and Lijana Elveskog, Professors of Arabic at the Arabic School. Brustad and Lijana dicusse when they started working at Middlebury; the closeness of the faculty; quality of the students; why she likes working here; lacking facilities; introducing colloquial arabic; Arabic school events and activities; study abroad; scholarships for graduate students; Arabic school enrollment; Egyptian culture; symposium of 1992; teaching techniques; standardized tests; lack...
Dates: August 8, 1996

Burt A. Hazeltine collection

Identifier: C-155
Scope and Contents

The Burt A. Hazeltine collection contains diaries, manuscripts, correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1891- 1974

Cairns, Christopher (Professor, Italian School), August 7, 1996

Identifier: MOH137
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Christopher Cairns, Professor of Italian at the Italian School.Cairs discusses the intensity of the program; Italian school faculty; theatre; teaching culture through literature, art, film and media; teaching historical and social context; publicity of Middlebury SLS; difference between British foreign language instruction and Middlebury instruction; teaching methods; and directing theatre production.

Dates: August 7, 1996

Castiglione, Pierina (faculty), January 20, 1992

Identifier: MOH70
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Pierina B. Castiglione, Associate Professor of Italian. During the interview, Castiglione discusses her experiences in the Italian Summer School and the Italian department, her time as founder and editor of "Il Giornalino," a journal of Italian language instruction. Castiglione also briefly speaks on gender inequality.

Dates: January 20, 1992

Castiglione, Salvatore (faculty), May 7, 1986

Identifier: MOH46
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Salvatore J. Castiglione, Middlebury College Professor of Italian. Castiglione discusses when he started teaching at Middlebury; being director of the Italian school; Georgetown; Fullbright grant; his wife's teaching career; Yale; language schools; language pledge; Italian school in Florence; President Stratton; Mr. Freeman; the school in Mainz; faculty student relations; DML; dissertations; achievements of the Italian school; establishing the Italian major; commencement;...
Dates: May 7, 1986

Castillo, Rafael, and Ion Agheana (Professors, Spanish School), August 5, 1996

Identifier: MOH133
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Rafael Castillo and Ion Agheana, Professors of Spanish at the Spanish School. They discussed how long they have taught at Middlebury and Madrid; how he started teaching undgraduates; extra-curricular activities; Spanish school theatre; benefits of the American environment; difficulties in teaching accelerated Spanish; how technology has affected teaching; critiquing testing methods; education industry; Summer students vs. winter students; stereotypes about Spanish people;...
Dates: August 5, 1996

Chi, Richard (Director, Chinese School), July 16, 1996

Identifier: MOH124
Scope and Contents 1 interview with T. Richard Chi, Director of the Chinese School.Chi discusses creating the curriculum; proficiency tests; teaching Chinese language and culture; hiring new teachers; native vs. non-native teachers; what kinds of people go to Chinese School; how China is changing; Chinese politics; the significance of Mandrin; total immersion; language acquisition theory; competiton for Chinese School; tuition; teaching beginner students; Chinese cultural activities; teacher training workshop;...
Dates: July 16, 1996

Clagett, John H. (faculty), May 6, 1986

Identifier: MOH43
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John H. Clagett, Middlebury College Professor of English. Clagett discusses the Naval academy; Yale; creative writing; size of faculty; student faculty ratio; major requirements; salary for Professors; President Stratton; President Armstrong; Walter Brooker; Armstrong's favoritism; his fiction writing courses; how he started writing; his writing inspiration; low salary; why he retired; Howard Munford; faculty administration relations; tenure; student faculty relations;...
Dates: May 6, 1986

Clifford, Deborah, June 10, 1975

Identifier: MOH24
Scope and Contents

1 10-minute interview with Deborah Clifford conducted by David Stameshkin. In the interview, Clifford discusses interviews she has conducted that pertain to President Moody; railroading students; President Armstrong; segregating the college; "Nita" Cook; Adelma Hadley Lardner; and Marion Young.

Dates: June 10, 1975

Clifford, Nicholas (faculty, trustee), June 21, 1993

Identifier: MOH79
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Nicholas Clifford, Middlebury College Professor of History and Trustee. During the interview, Clifford discusses his educational background and professional experience; his recruitment by President Armstrong; research interests; his teaching philosophy and style; a comparison of Presidents Armstrong, Robison, and McCardell; problems facing higher education; the effects of the changing student population; efforts to increase diversity; decision making; the role of women at...
Dates: June 21, 1993

Cook, Lydia Juanita "Nita" (Class of 1926), September 28, 1993

Identifier: MOH83
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Lydia Juanita "Nita" Cook, Middlebury College class of 1926. During the interview, Cook discusses her return to campus in 1929 as the wife of Reginald L. Cook, Professor of English; the role of faculty wives; changes at the College while her husband was on the faculty; her husband as a teacher (lectures, reaction papers, high expectations); her husband's retirement; Bread Loaf experience; assisting her husband; Middlebury during World War II; recollections from student days;...
Dates: September 28, 1993

Craven, John V. (faculty), March 14, 1986

Identifier: MOH35
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John V. Craven, Middlebury College Professor of Economics. Craven discusses his transition into Middlebury; economics; Eisenhower; working for Washington; Colgate; teaching graduate programs; getting his degree; President Stratton; Faculty publications; changes after Stratton; student faculty relationship; junior faculty; tenure; being invited to be chair; trying to grow the department; Marxism; capitalism; politics; running for state treasurer; comparing Stratton to other...
Dates: March 14, 1986

Douglas, Jim (Class of 1972, faculty), June, 1992

Identifier: MOH74
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Jim Douglas, Middlebury College Class of 1972 and Governor of Vermont by Tom Alderman. During the interview, Douglas discusses alumni relations; political activism; young Republicans; WRMC news director; student strike; moratorium; the burning of Recitation Hall; the break-in at ROTC; the Russian major; the status of Middlebury College; 1970 Nixon rally; Douglas' political career; the 1972 Vermont House of Representatives; his time as Executive Assistant to the Governor in...
Dates: June, 1992

Episode 49: Heard you loud and clear, June 30, 2020

Identifier: C179_blckgrlmgc-episode-49-Heard-You-Loud-and-clear_20200630
Scope and Contents Apple Podcasts description: "In this episode, Megan and Destini speak about a very intense and disheartening email sent by a departing professor highlighting her experiences of racism. Professor Marissel Hernández-Romero sent out a very powerful email to which she expressed her experience as a professor of color at Middlebury College. It was no surprise that her experience highlighted the emotional, physical, and mental damage of systemic racism that is so prevalent in today’s society. In...
Dates: June 30, 2020

Eriksson, Paul (Class of 1940, faculty), June 17, 1993

Identifier: MOH78
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Paul Sigurd Eriksson, Middlebury College class of 1940. During the interview, Eriksson discusses why he chose Middlebury College; college sports; academic challenges; the financial cost of college; fraternity rush; serving as Campus business manager, fraternity steward, and chapel janitor; and student social life.

Dates: June 17, 1993

Fleming, S.; Domizio, H.; and K. Li (Professors, Chinese School), August 6, 1996

Identifier: MOH135
Scope and Contents 1 interview with S. Fleming, H. Domizio, and K. Li, Professors of Chinese at the Chinese School.They discuss how long they have been teaching; what they like about teaching; methods of evaluation; why students study Chinese; audiolingual language teaching; real world needs of students; pedagogical techniques; types of students; jobs of current Chinese School students; teaching culture in the classroom; teaching social behavior and norms; raising student to teacher ratio; salary;...
Dates: August 6, 1996