Professor of German
Expertise: Modern German Literature and culture; European modernism; comparative literature (esp. comparing literature with other art forms); the novel as form; literature and philosophy.
Assistant Professor of Russian and Director, Russian Language Program
Expertise: Bilingualism, bilingual code-switching, heritage languages (Russian) Second language acquisition general and language specific (Russian) Language policies in the former Soviet Republics
Associate Professor of Chinese
Expertise: Modern Chinese language, classical Chinese language, traditional Chinese philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism), and Chinese cultural heritage as a whole.
Associate Professor of East Asian Literature and Culture
Expertise: Classical and modern Japanese literature and language, cultural and literary exchange between China and Japan; literature of travel
Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies
Expertise: East European Jewish history.
Assistant Professor of Japanese and Director of the Japanese Language Program
Lecturer in Korean
Lecturer in Chinese
Expertise: Teaching Chinese As A Second Language Language Acquisition
Senior Advisor to the Provost for Faculty and Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities
Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood.
Lecturer in Japanese
Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature
Expertise: Modern Russian Literature, Modern Czech Literature, Russian & Czech Languages, Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Translation Studies
Assistant Professor of German and Director, German Language Program
Expertise: Exile - Cultural Exchange - Translation Studies - Online Teaching - Germans in Latin America / Colombia
Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought
Expertise: Modern German and German-Jewish intellectual history. A special interest in modern German Jewish thought, and the impact of European Jewish refugees on the American, European, and Israeli public sphere as well as the academy.
Associate Professor of Literature and Women's and Gender Studies
Expertise: Colonial and Postcolonial Literature and Theory; South Asian Novel; Indian Film; Immigrant Literature; Women's and Gender Studies; South Asian Studies.
Associate Professor of History
Expertise: Early modern European history. Germany.
Professor Emeritus of Germanic and Slavic Languages
Associate Professor of German and Women's and Gender Studies, and Director, Center for German and European Studies
Expertise: German as a Foreign Language; Jewish-German Dialogue; German Women Writers, German Cinema, Age of Goethe, Climate Change and the Humanities
Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, Language and Culture
Expertise: Modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative frameworks; critical theory and translation studies; aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries; intellectual history of China; comparative poetics.
Lecturer in Chinese
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Expertise: Asian art.
Lecturer in Russian
Lerman Neubauer Professor of Democracy and Public Policy
Expertise: Political theory. History of political thought. Nationalism. Cultural pluralism.