When director Ava DuVernay went looking for a science advisor for the new Disney film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 science fiction/fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time, she found the perfect candidate in Stephon Alexander ’93, a professor of physics at Brown University.
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Along with teaching courses in calculus, geometry, and linear algebra, Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Jeff Tecosky-Feldman serves as faculty director of the Chesick Scholars Program, a four-year academic mentoring and leadership program for under-represented, under-resourced, or first-generation Haverford students that includes a residential summer program.