The MACH program faculty comprises Brandeis professors from across the humanities spectrum. The diverse faculty is one of the program’s greatest assets and we encourage you to learn more about the people who will serve as your guides throughout your graduate career in the Faculty Guide.
Expertise: 20th- & 21st-Century Latin American Literature, Colonial Latin America, Screenwriting, Comparative Media.
Expertise: American literature, Romanticism, Composition, Philosophy of education, Literature of the American South, Poetry.
Expertise: Medieval and early modern literature and culture, 20th-century poetry, Poetry of women in English, Travel writing, History of science, Creative writing.
Expertise: Modern German Literature and culture, European modernism, comparative literature (esp. comparing literature with other art forms), the novel as form, literature and philosophy, the avant-garde.
Expertise: Shakespeare, History of poetry, Narrative theory, Literature and science, Film.
Expertise: Early modern Spanish drama, poetry, prose, and cultural studies, women's, gender, and sexuality studies, masculinity studies.
Expertise: Classical and modern Japanese literature and language, cultural and literary exchange between China and Japan, literature of travel, Sinitic poetry and prose in East Asia.
Expertise: East Asian world order, maritime East Asia, Eurasian comparative history, Ming-Qing transition, overseas Chinese, Chinese nationalism and identity.
Expertise: Theory, Film and media studies, Contemporaneity, The novel.
Expertise: Latin and Greek Languages and Literatures, Latin: Vergil, Catullus, Ovid, Lucretius, Juvenal, Martial, Medieval Latin,
Greek: Sophocles, Presocratic Philosophers, Aeschylus, Euripides.
Other: Classical Mythology, Ancient Religion, Ancient Mystery Cults, Didactic Poetry.
Expertise: Talmud, Midrash, Liturgy, The History of Judaism, The Ancient Western Canon, Ethics of war and conflict.
Expertise: Greek art & archaeology, Aegean prehistory, Bronze & Iron Age Mediterranean, archaeological & conservation science, GIS & digital applications in archaeology, cultural heritage & ethnoarchaeology of Crete, Silk Road, ancient craftsmanship & commodities, cultural hybridity.
Expertise: Roman Art, Archaeology, Civilization, Culture, Engineering, Technology, and Daily Life (including sanitation, toilets, and water systems), Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other sites near Mt. Vesuvius on the Bay of Naples, Ancient Greek Art and Archaeology, Latin Language and Literature, Mythology in Greek and Roman Art and Text, and Greek Language and Literature.
Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century, The short story in Russia, The literature of childhood and children's literature.
Expertise: Victorian literature, The novel, Politics and aesthetics.
Expertise: Modern Russian Literature, Modern Czech Literature, Russian & Czech Languages, Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Translation Studies.
Expertise: Late Medieval and Renaissance poetry, prose, and philosophy, Italian and Comparative Literature, Modern politics and literature, detective novels.
Expertise: Modern and contemporary Latin American literatures and cultures, comparative literature, film and visual culture.
Expertise: General topics in applied moral and political philosophy, philosophy of development, comparative religions, theories of justice, development ethics, philosophy of law, comparative constitutional law, critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, theories of human rights and theories of democracy.
Expertise: Religion, Psychoanalytic theory, Memory and trauma, Anthropology of the body, Commodification, East Asia, Japan.
Expertise: Art History, Modernism in Europe and America: Painting and sculpture from the French Revolution to mid-20th century.
Expertise: Modernism, Contemporary British literature, Narrative theory, Ethical philosophy, Elegy.
Expertise: Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Colonial Studies, South Asian Novel, Indian Film, Immigrant Literature, Women's and Gender Studies, South Asian Studies.
Expertise: Modern Hebrew Literature, Israel Studies, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis, Trauma Studies, Disability Studies, Film Studies.
Expertise: Renaissance and Baroque art.
Expertise: Greek and Latin literature, Roman and Greek history.
Expertise: Modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative frameworks, critical theory and translation studies, cultural Marxism, aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries, intellectual history of China, comparative poetics.
Expertise: Chinese and Asian Modern Art