A. Elizabeth Adams Amy Elizabeth Adams (b. March 28, 1892 in Delaware, New Jersey d. February 15, 1962 in South Hadley, Massachusetts) was a zoologist and professor at Mount Holyoke College.
Abby Howe Turner Abby Howe Turner was a noted professor of Physiology and Zoology who founded the department of physiology at Mount Holyoke College.
Anita Desai Anita Mazumdar Desai (born 24 June 1937) is an Indian novelist and the Emerita John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Anna J. Harrison Anna Jane Harrison (December 23, 1912 – August 8, 1998) was an American organic chemist and a professor of chemistry at Mount Holyoke College for nearly forty years.
Anthony Giardina Anthony Giardina is an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and playwright.
Anthony Lake William Anthony Kirsopp Lake, best known as Tony Lake, (born April 2, 1939) is the Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), author, academic, and former American ...
Antoni Zygmund Antoni Zygmund (December 25, 1900 – May 30, 1992) was a Polish mathematician.
Awam Amkpa Awam Amkpa is a Nigerian actor, playwright, and professor of dramatic arts.
Bapsi Sidhwa Bapsi Sidhwa (born 1938) is an author of Pakistani origin who writes in English and is resident in America.
Becky Wai-Ling Packard Becky Wai-Ling Packard is Professor of Psychology and Education, and Director of the Weissman Center for Leadership at Mount Holyoke College.
Bertha Putnam Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 – 26 February 1960) was an American historian, specialising on the judicial and administrative history of medieval England.
Brad Leithauser Brad E. Leithauser (born February 27, 1953) is an American poet, novelist, essayist, and teacher.
Carolyn Collette Carolyn P. Collette is an American literary critic and a specialist in medieval literature, particularly Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.
Christopher Benfey Christopher Benfey (born 28 October 1954) is an American literary critic and Emily Dickinson scholar.
Corinne Demas Corinne Demas is the author of four novels, two collections of short stories, a collection of poetry, a memoir, two plays, and numerous books for children.
Cornelia Clapp Cornelia Maria Clapp (March 17, 1849 – December 31, 1934) was an American zoologist and academic specializing in marine biology.
Cyrus Vance Cyrus Roberts Vance (March 27, 1917 – January 12, 2002) was an American lawyer and United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1980.
David Staines David McKenzie Staines, (born August 8, 1946) is a Canadian literary critic, university professor, writer, and editor.
David Truman David Bicknell Truman (June 1, 1913 – August 28, 2003) was an American academic who served as the 15th president of Mount Holyoke College from 1969-1978.
Denis Johnston (William) Denis Johnston (June 18, 1901 – August 8, 1984) was an Irish writer.
Donald Weber Donald Weber is a literary critic and a specialist in Jewish American literature and film studies.
Dorothy Hahn Dorothy Anna Hahn (1876–1950) was an American professor of organic chemistry at Mount Holyoke College.
Douglas Whynott Douglas Whynott is an American writer who has written and published four critically acclaimed books.
Elizabeth Blanchard (educator) Elizabeth Blanchard (1834–1891) was an American educator who was the seventh president of Mount Holyoke College (as Principal and Acting President ).
Elizabeth Laird (physicist) Elizabeth Rebecca Laird (1874–1969) was a Canadian physicist who chaired the physics department at Mount Holyoke College for nearly four decades.
Elizabeth Storrs Mead Elizabeth Storrs Mead (May 21, 1832 - March 25, 1917) was an American educator who was the 10th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1890 - 1900.
Elizabeth Topham Kennan Elizabeth Topham Kennan (born 1938) is an American academic who served as the 16th president of Mount Holyoke College from 1978–1995.
Ellen P. Reese Ellen P. Reese (1926–1997) was the Norma Cutts Dafoe professor of psychology at Mount Holyoke College until 1994.
Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze (18 January 196330 December 2007) was a Nigerian-born American philosopher.
Esther Boise Van Deman Esther Boise Van Deman was a leading archaeologist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Gary L. Wolfram Gary Wolfram is William E. Simon Professor in Economics and Public Policy at Hillsdale College and President of Hillsdale Policy Group, a consulting firm specializing in taxation and policy analysis.
Genevieve Taggard Genevieve Taggard (November 28, 1894 Waitsburg, Washington - November 8, 1948 New York City) was an American poet.
Gerald Warner Brace Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder.
Gordon Keith Chalmers Gordon Keith Chalmers (7 February 1904 in Waukesha, Wisconsin – 8 May 1956 in Hyannis, Massachusetts) was a scholar of seventeenth-century English thought and letters, president of Rockfor...
Grace Bates Grace Elizabeth Bates (13 August 1914 – 19 November 1996) was one of the first women in the United States to hold a Ph.D in mathematics and became an emeritus professor at Mount Holyoke College.
Helen M. French Helen M. French (1832–1909) was an American educator who served as the fifth president (referred to at that time as "principal" ) of Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Seminary...
Indira Viswanathan Peterson Indira Viswanathan Peterson is a literary critic and the David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies at Mount Holyoke College.
Jaime Manrique Jaime Manrique (born 16 June 1949) Colombian American author, poet, and journalist.
James Baldwin James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
Janet Wilder Dakin Janet Wilder Dakin (June 3, 1910 - October 7, 1994), was a philanthropist, zoologist and a younger sister of author Thornton Wilder and poet Charlotte Wilder.
Jason Berger Jason Berger (January 22, 1924 – October 17, 2010) was a Boston landscape painter, connected to Boston Expressionism.
Jean Grossholtz Thelma Jean Grossholtz Professor Emeritus of Politics and Women's Studies at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
Jean Sutherland Boggs Jean Sutherland Boggs, (born June 11, 1922) is a Canadian academic, art historian, and civil servant.
Jean Wahl Jean André Wahl (May 25, 1888 in Marseille June 19, 1974 in Paris) was a French philosopher.
Jeremy King Jeremy King is an American historian, Professor of History at Mount Holyoke.
Joanne V. Creighton Joanne Vanish Creighton, Ph.D. (born 1942) is an American academic who served as the 17th President of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts from 1996-2010.
John Bissell Carroll John Bissell Carroll (June 5, 1916 – July 1, 2003) was an American psychologist known for his contributions to psychology, educational linguistics and psychometrics.
John Irving John Winslow Irving (born John Wallace Blunt, Jr.; March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.
John Verrall John Weedon Verrall was an American composer of contemporary classical music.
Jon Western Jon W. Western (born 1963) is Five College Professor of International Relations at Mount Holyoke College and Chair of the Five College International Relations Program.
Joseph Brodsky Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Ио́сиф Алекса́ндрович Бро́дский, 24 May 1940 – 28 January 1996) was a Russian poet and essayist.
Joseph Ellis Joseph John Ellis (born July 18, 1943) is an American historian and professor whose work focuses on the lives and times of the founders of the United States of America.
Julia E. Ward Julia E. Ward (died 1921) was an American educator who served as the sixth president (referred to at that time as "principal") of Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Seminary) f...
Leah Blatt Glasser Leah Blatt Glasser is an American literary critic and Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman scholar at Mount Holyoke College.
Leonard DeLonga Leonard DeLonga (1925 - December 4, 1991) was an American sculptor, painter, and professor at Mount Holyoke College.
Lorna Marshall Lorna Marshall (September 14, 1898 – July 8, 2002), born Lorna Jean McLean, was an anthropologist who in the 1950s, 60s and 70s lived among and wrote about the previously unstudied !Kung people ...
Louisa F. Cowles Louise F. Cowles was an American educator who was the 9th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1889 -1890.
Lucy Taxis Shoe Meritt Lucy Taxis Shoe Meritt (born 1906, died Austin, Texas, April 13, 2003) was a classical archaeologist and a scholar of Greek architectural ornamentation and mouldings.
Lucy Weston Pickett Lucy Weston Pickett (1904–1997) was a Mary Lyon Professor and Camille and Henry Dreyfus Chair in Chemistry at Mount Holyoke College.
Luis Cernuda Luis Cernuda (born Luis Cernuda Bidón September 21, 1902 – November 5, 1963), was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27.
Lynn Pasquerella Lynn Pasquerella became the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 2010.
Lynne Hanley Lynne Hanley (born 1943) is an American feminist author and literary critic.
Marion Elizabeth Blake Marion Elizabeth Blake (March 23, 1892 – September 11, 1961) was a classical languages professor who is known for her work in researching the technology of Roman construction.
Mark McMenamin Mark A. S. McMenamin is a tenured professor of geology at Mount Holyoke College in the Department of Geology and Geography.
Mary A. Brigham Mary Ann Brigham (6 December 1829 – 29 June 1889) was an American educator who was the 8th President (President Elect) of Mount Holyoke College in 1889.
Mary C. Whitman Mary C. Whitman was an American educator who served as the second president of Mount Holyoke College from 1849-1850.
Mary Ellen Clark Mary Ellen Clark (born December 25, 1962 in Abington, Pennsylvania) is an American diver who won Olympic bronze medals in diving at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics.
Mary Emma Woolley Mary Emma Woolley (July 13, 1863 – September 5, 1947) was an American educator, peace activist and women's suffrage supporter.
Mary Jo Salter Mary Jo Salter (born August 15, 1954) is an American poet, a co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and a professor in the Writing Seminars program at Johns Hopkins University.
Mary Lyon Mary Mason Lyon (February 28, 1797 – March 5, 1849) was an American pioneer in women's education.
Mary McHenry Mary Williamson McHenry is "credited with bringing African-American literature to Mount Holyoke College," where she is Emeritus Professor of English.
Mary W. Chapin Mary W. Chapin (1820–1889) was an American educator who served as the third president (referred to at that time as "acting principal" and "principal" ) of Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Hol...
Meribeth E. Cameron Meribeth Elliott Cameron (May 22, 1905 – July 12, 1997) is an American Academic who served as the 14th (Acting) President of Mount Holyoke College from 1968-1969.
Michael Burns (historian) Michael Burns (born December 30, 1947) is an American professor emeritus of history at Mount Holyoke College.
Michael Klare Michael T. Klare is a Five Colleges professor of Peace and World Security Studies, whose department is located at Hampshire College, defense correspondent of The Nation magazine, and author ...
Michael Penn (author) Michael Penn is an assistant professor of religion at Mt. Holyoke College in Massachusetts.
Mignon Talbot Mignon Talbot (August 16, 1869 – July 18, 1950 was an American paleontologist who in 1911 recovered the only fossils of the dinosaur, Podokesaurus holyokensis.
Mildred Allen Mildred Allen (March 25, 1894 – November 4, 1990) was an American physicist.
Monroe Beardsley Monroe Curtis Beardsley (December 10, 1915 – September 18, 1985) was an American philosopher of art.
Nellie Neilson Nellie Neilson (April 5, 1873 – May 26, 1947) was an American historian.
Olive Hazlett Olive Clio Hazlett (October 27, 1890 – March 8, 1974) was an American mathematician who spent most of her career working for the University of Illinois.
Paul Smyth (poet) Paul Smyth (31 January 1944 - 17 December 2006) was an American poet, writer, and teacher.
Peter Berek Peter Berek is a Professor of English and Shakespearean scholar at Mount Holyoke College.
Peter Viereck Peter Robert Edwin Viereck (August 5, 1916 – May 13, 2006) was an American poet, political thinker, and long-time professor of history at Mount Holyoke College.
Phyllis E. Oakley Phyllis Elliott Oakley (born 1934 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a diplomat who served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration (1994-97) and Assistant Secretary of S...
Richard Glenn Gettell Richard Glenn Gettell (March 3, 1912 – August 14, 1988) was an American educator who served as the 13th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1957 - 1968.
Robert Matteson Johnston Robert Matteson Johnston (1867–1920) was an American historian and an important scholar of military history.
Roberta Teale Swartz Roberta Teale Swartz Chalmers (9 June 1903, Brooklyn, New York – 13 May 1993, Wellesley, Massachusetts) was an American academic, a poet, and co-founder of the Kenyon Review.
Roswell G. Ham Roswell G. Ham (1891 – 1983) was an American educator who served as the 12th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1937 to 1957.
Shirley Chisholm Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.
Sophia D. Stoddard Sarah D. Stoddard (? - 1891) (Sarah D. Hazen) was an American educator who served as the fourth president (referred to at that time as "acting principal" ) of Mount Holyoke College (then Moun...
Stephen F. Jones Stephen F. Jones is an American expert on post-Communist societies in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe who currently serves as a Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Mount Holy...
Sven Birkerts Sven Birkerts (born September 21, 1951) is an American essayist and literary critic of Latvian ancestry.
Valerie Martin Valerie Martin (born 1948, Missouri) is an American novelist and short story writer.
Viola Florence Barnes Viola Florence Barnes (August 28, 1885-July 1, 1979) was an American historian and author, one of the most prominent female historians in the US in the first half of 20th century.
William H. Quillian William H. Quillian is an American literary critic and James Joyce scholar.