Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

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Richard Lalli


Richard Lalli, Professor of Music (Adjunct), taught in the Yale School of Music from 1982 until 1999; he then joined the faculty of the Department of Music. From 2001 until 2006 he was Music Director of the Yale Collegium Musicum and from 2007 until 2010 he was Artistic Director of the Yale Baroque Opera Project. Mr. Lalli also developed the Shen Musical Theater Curriculum. In March of 2008, he was designated the eleventh Master of Jonathan Edwards College, a position he relinquished because of a cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. Lalli has performed around the world as a singer and pianist. In 2006 Mr. Lalli was awarded the Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities at Yale University. His recording of Yehudi Wyner's The Mirror was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005. In 2010 he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Yale School of Music.

Constance LaPalombara


Constance LaPalombara - I am a landscape and still life painter who works from direct observation.  The landscapes focus on urban New Haven and coastal Maine.  I have also spent considerable time working in Italy, most recently as a Fellow at the Borgo Finochietto Artist Residency.  Among the many painters I admire and who have influenced my work, the standouts are Edward Hopper, John Baptiste Camille Corot and Giorgio Morandi.  I am currently represented by the DaSilva Gallery, New Haven and the Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME.  For information about education, awards and honors, bibliography, exhibitions, as well as examples of my work, see  www.constancelapalombara.com, clapalombara@hotmail.com

Thomas Leatherbury


Thomas S. Leatherbury, JE ’76, YLS ’79, is a partner in the Dallas office of global law firm Vinson & Elkins.  He is co-head of the firm’s appellate practice group and chair of talent management and has handled a wide variety of litigation in state and federal court and before administrative agencies.  Tom has served in the leadership of a number of law-related organizations, including the National Association of Law Placement Foundation, the ABA’s Forum Committee on Communications Law, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, and of a number of non-profit organizations, including Greenhill School and Business Council for the Arts.  

Tom has spent a great deal of time volunteering for Yale and is the immediate past-Chair of the Yale Alumni Fund Board.  He and his wife, lawyer Patricia Villareal, have two sons who were graduated from Yale College (Branford), Sean in ’06 and Colin in ’09.  Sean then received his M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies from the University of Oxford and is an assistant professor of History of Art at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.  He is married to Steve Welsh, who is studying for his Ph.D. at Columbia University and working in educational technology at the University of Michigan. Colin works in the video product group at Twitter in San Francisco.

Tom would be pleased to visit with students who are considering law school.  tleatherbury@velaw.com

Ann P. Lehman


Ann P. Lehman. Smith college BA 1949; Cranbrook Academy of Arts;Yale Art School  ‘56. Sculptor. Teaching at Creative Arts Workshop, head of sculpture dept. Taught Metal sculpture in Yale seminar program for 10 years.  Founder and first president of Creative Arts Workshop ;First president of Artspace. Public  sculpture throughout area.  Other interest is all about horses.

Murph Levin


Murph Levin, JE ’66 is a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley in NYC. After Yale, he got his MBA from Harvard (’68) and spent 37 years at a number of Wall Street firms in sales and management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in early 2011, he spent four years on the development staff of Environmental Defense Fund. He would be pleased to meet with – and hope to be a resource for - students contemplating a career in finance. murph.levin@morganstanley.com

Andrew C. Lipka


Andrew C. Lipka MD, ‘78 JE, is an ophthalmologist in private practice in Princeton, NJ, the ophthalmology department head for many years at University Medical Center at Princeton, a member of the Yale Ophthalmology Society, a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical School, and a leader of many Yale Alumni programs.  He enjoys speaking with and mentoring members of the JE community on the life of a doctor, medical school admissions, and the many ways that one’s Yale experience can continue, meaningfully, as a Yale alum.  Andy leads the Yale for Life program, wherein alumni (and their spouses, and Yale parents) return to live at Yale for a week in the summer for intensive, seminar-based courses with leading Yale faculty.  He founded the Princeton campus of Yale Alumni College, where seminars are provided in communities beyond New Haven for Yale alumni, and serves on the overall YACOL Board.  He directs the local Yale Alumni Schools Committee, leads the Yale Club of Princeton, served on the JE Reunion Committee, is a principal organizer and panelist of the Humanities in Action Conference at Yale each November, is an AYA delegate, a mentor in the AYA mentorship program, and much more.  He treasures his interactions and friendships with all members of the Yale Community.  andrew.lipka@gmail.com

Theodore Long


Theodore Long, MD (JE 06) is a Robert Wood Johnson Clinic Scholar in the Yale School of Medicine. I recently completed my residency training in Internal Medicine, and I am an Attending on the Generalist team at Yale-New Haven Hospital. While at Yale as an undergraduate, I founded the Yale Journal of Medicine and Law and created a health policy major. I have maintained a strong interest in health policy, and currently investigate clinical research that is applicable to health policy. theodore.long@yale.edu

Charles Long


Charles Long has been a Fellow of Jonathan Edwards since the fall of 1966, when he was appointed to the faculty of the English Department. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Rutgers University, and he earned a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow.  After a number of years on the full-time faculty he moved to the Yale College Dean’s Office where he became Dean of Academic Affairs. In 1983 he was appointed to the Provost’s Office, where he eventually became Deputy Provost of the University. During his many years in the Provost’s Office, his responsibilities included all of the humanities and most of the social science departments and nearly all of non-medical professional schools, including Law and Management. His also had oversight responsibility for the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, the World Fellow’s Program, and the Center for the Study of Globalization. He was the coordinator and often author of some of the University’s core academic policies, including the Faculty Handbook, and he was deeply engaged in senior faculty recruitment across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.  He retired from Yale in June of 2010, but has remained active in an informal consulting capacity.


Robert Lyons


Robert Lyons, Professor of Medicine at UConn and Clinical Associate Professor at Yale.is interested in talking with students about medicine, Japanese Prints and Paintings, and/or Rudyard Kipling! He is His interests are in clinical Infectious Disease, particularly HIV/AIDS and tick borne diseases. He collects Japanese prints and paintings, some of which have been exhibited at JE, the Asia Society in NYC, and the Yale Art Gallery. His print collection includes a number of 18th century actor prints as well as many shin hanga prints from the first half of the 20th century; among the paintings are several by Zen artists, including one by Hakuin. Bob also has a long standing interest in Rudyard Kipling, is a member of The Kipling Society, and has an extensive collection of Kipling first editions and early works. He spoke recently to the Beaumont Medical Club at Yale about Kipling and his ambivalent attitude toward doctors. RLyons@stfranciscare.org