Areas of Expertise: historical performance practice, 16th-century music theory, viola da gamba, lyra-viol, Renaissance ensembles, Baroque chamber music, choral conducting
Areas of Expertise: Jews of the Islamic world, medieval Hebrew literature, medieval Jewish studies, Sephardic Studies, medieval Jewish thought.
Areas of Expertise: Medieval music and theory and its intellectual contexts; the writings and music of Jehan des Murs, Philippe de Vitry, Jacobus de Montibus and Guillaume de Machaut; manuscripts, paleography, notation, and digital editions; digital musicology; Schubert’s songs; popular music
Areas of Expertise: poetry, Renaissance, Romanticism, theory, literature and philosophy, film, behavioral economics, cognitive studies
Areas of Expertise: Roman and Medieval history
Areas of Expertise: the art and architecture of western Europe in Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the early modern period
Areas of Expertise: late Medieval and Renaissance poetry, prose, and philosophy; Italian and comparative literature; modern politics and literature; detective novels
Areas of Expertise: Early modern European history, especially Germany; world history
Areas of Expertise: Renaissance English and Italian literature; Shakespeare; Religion and literature; Renaissance women's literature
Areas of Expertise: Renaissance and Baroque art
Other Faculty Teaching MERS Courses
Areas of Expertise: Medieval and early modern literature and culture; 20th-century poetry; poetry of women in English; travel writing; history of science; creative writing
Areas of Expertise: Islamic thought, particularly Islamic theology, law, and jurisprudence; Arabic language (Qur'anic, classical & modern); classical Arabic literature and poetry
Areas of Expertise: Jewish history, women's and gender studies
Areas of Expertise: American drama and American studies; dramatic literature; theater history; performance theory; avant-garde theater; playwriting; dramaturgy; theater criticism; gender studies; men's studies; media studies; visual studies; comparative literature
Areas of Expertise: Early modern English drama and social performance, 18th-century British studies, performance studies, queer studies, gender studies
Area of Expertise: acting, voice production
Areas of Expertise: modern and contemporary Spanish and comparative literature, film, and culture; US film and popular culture.
Areas of Expertise: Italian language, culture and literature instructor from beginning to upper level courses; Italian language course coordinator; language teaching methodology and assessment; ACTFL Italian tester; Italian film, Italian Jewish Culture, Immigration in Italy and Italian American representations
Areas of Expertise: Modern European Jewish intellectual history, history of Jewish nationalism and zionism, modern European intellectual history and the history of continental philosophy. 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.