Teaching-Affiliated Faculty

Kate Moran is the Director of HOID for 2017-2018

Fall 2017 Core Seminars

PHIL 127a Lying and Deception (syllabus) -- Jens Timmermann

PHIL 167a Hegel: Self-Consciousness and Freedom in the Phenomenology of Spirit -- Eugene SheppardEugene R Sheppard


Decter, Jonathan
Edmond J. Safra Professor of Sephardic Studies
Expertise: Sephardic studies.

Engerman, David
Professor of History
Expertise: History of American foreign policy. American intellectual and cultural history. International history and American history in transnational contexts.

Gaskins, Richard
Proskauer Chair in Law and Social Welfare
Expertise: American legal culture. Legal rhetoric. Environmental policy. Law, social policy and philosophy.

Irr, Caren (on leave 2017-2018)
Professor of English
Expertise: U.S. literature and culture since 1900. Theory. Media studies.

Lanser, Susan
Professor Emerita of English, Women's and Gender Studies, and Comparative Literature.
Expertise: 18th- and 19th-century British and French studies. Women writers. The novel. Women's studies and lesbian/gay studies. Comparative literature.

Lenowitz, Jeffrey, Assistant Professor of Politics
Expertise: Political theory. History of political thought. Legal philosophy. Constitutional theory and design.

Marusic, Jennifer (on leave Fall 2017)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Expertise: History of Modern Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, Logic.

Miller, Robin Feuer
Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities
Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the 19th century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood.

Moran, Kathleen (acting UDR for Fall 2017)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Expertise: Ethics/moral philosophy; Kant.

Plotz, John
Professor of English
Expertise: Victorian literature, the novel, politics and aesthetics.

Powelstock, David
Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature
Expertise: Modern Russian literature, modern Czech literature, Russian and Czech languages, comparative literature, literary theory, translation studies.

Rosenberger, Chandler
Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology
Expertise: Comparative Politics, Nationalism, Sociology of Religion

Sheppard, Eugene
Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought
Expertise: Research is in modern Jewish intellectual history with a special interest in modern German Jewish thought, and the impact of European Jewish refugees on the American public sphere and academy.

Sherman, David
Associate Professor of English
Expertise: Modernism, Contemporary British, Narrative Theory, Continental Philosophy, Elegy, Trauma and Witnessing.

Yack, Bernard
Lerman Neubauer Professor of Democracy and Public Policy
Expertise: Political theory. History of political thought. Nationalism. Cultural pluralism.