Affiliated Faculty

John Burt
John Burt
Professor of English
781-736-2158 Rabb Graduate Center 141

Expertise: American literature. Romanticism. Composition. Philosophy of education. Literature of the American South, Literature of the Civil War, Poetry.

Gregory Freeze
Gregory Freeze
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of History
781-736-2766 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 108

Expertise: Modern Russia and Modern Germany, History of Globalization, Religion

Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2214 Brown Social Science Center, 209

Expertise: Medical anthropology; the anthropology of religion, gender, and the body; anthropology of death and dying; medical aid-in-dying; Ethiopia; sub-Saharan Africa; United States.

Eli Hirsch
Charles Goldman Professor of Philosophy
781-736-2785 Rabb Graduate Center, 331

Expertise: Metaphysics. Epistemology. Medical ethics.

William E. Kapelle
William E. Kapelle
Associate Professor of History
781-736-2279 Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 120

Expertise: Roman and Medieval history.

Reuven R. Kimelman
Reuven R. Kimelman
Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
781-736-2963 Lown Center for Judaica Studies, 208

Expertise: Talmud. Midrash. Liturgy. The History of Judaism, The Ancient Western Canon. Ethics of war and conflict.

Jytte Klausen
Jytte Klausen
Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation
781-736-2762 Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 110

Areas of Expertise: Domestic terrorism. Islam in the West. Immigration and social cohesion. Europe.

Jon A. Levisohn
Jon A. Levisohn
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Professor of Jewish Educational Thought
781-736-2941 Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex, 123

Expertise: Philosophy of education. Jewish education. Hermeneutics and the epistemology of the humanities. Scholarship of teaching classical Jewish texts.

Yehudah Mirsky
Yehudah Mirsky
Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
781-736-3977 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 318

Expertise: Jewish Thought, Israel and Zionism, Study of Religion, Political Thought

Laura Quinney
Laura Quinney
Professor of English
781-736-2144 Rabb Graduate Center 131

Expertise: Romanticism. Poetry. Literature and philosophy: subjectivity and self-conflict.

Eugene Sheppard
Eugene Sheppard
Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought
781-736-2965 Lown Center for Judaica Studies, 307

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.

David R. Sherman
David R. Sherman
Associate Professor of English
781-736-8214 Rabb Graduate Center 136

Expertise: Modernism, Contemporary British, Narrative Theory, Continental Philosophy, Elegy, Trauma and Witnessing, Secularization

Govind Sreenivasan
Govind Sreenivasan
Associate Professor of History
781-736-2277 Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 117

Expertise: Early modern European history, especially Germany. World History.

David A. Steele

Expertise: Conflict transformation, Peacebuilding, Countering violent extremism, Interfaith dialogue, Problem solving, Historical conciliation, Integration of Western and Indigenous reconciliation processes, Training and capacity building of indigenous communities, Conflict assessment, Post-conflict reconstruction

Ilana Szobel
Ilana Szobel
Associate Professor on the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Chair in Hebrew Literature
781-736-5230 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 313

Expertise: Modern Hebrew Literature, Israel Studies, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis, Trauma Studies, Disability Studies andFilm Studies

Cheryl L. Walker
Cheryl Walker
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
781-736-2190 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 215

Expertise: Greek and Latin literature; Roman and Greek history.

Aida Yuen Wong
Aida Yuen Wong
Nathan Cummings and Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Chair in Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Fine Arts, East Asian Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
781-736-2670 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room 212

Expertise: Chinese and Asian Modern Art.

Palle Yourgrau
Palle Yourgrau
Harry A. Wolfson Professor of Philosophy
781-736-2782 Rabb Graduate Center, 332

Expertise: Philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of space and time; Simone Weil; Plato; Aristotle.