Department Research Interests


Salih Can Açıksöz

War and political violence; gender and masculinity; Turkey

Laurie Kain Hart

Greece, circum-Mediterranean area; civil war, violence, segregation, borders; urban anthropology
Tamar Kremer-Sadlik Language and identity; language socialization; Italy, France


Cristóbal Amunátegui

18th and 19th century European architecture; France


George Baker

Modern/contemporary art and theory; Picasso

Zirwat Chowdhury
Visual culture in Britain, France, and South Asia in the 18th and 19th centuries

Bronwen Wilson

Renaissance Italy and early modern Europe to 1700

Glenn Wharton
Art history and conservation of material culture


Angeliki Asprouli

Modern Greek language

Simos Zenios
Hellenic studies; Associate Director, SNF Center


Whitney Arnold
18th and 19th century British and French literatures
Eleanor Kaufman 

20th century French philosophy and literature

Kathleen Komar

German and comparative literature

David MacFadyen

Russian, East European and Central Asian Literature/Culture
Massimo Ciavolella Renaissance theories of emotions, Italian theater, medical humanities
Ross Shideler
Comparative literature, Scandinavian


Michela Giorcelli

Economic history, pre/post-WW2 Italy

Aaron Tornell

International economics, political economy, and robust control

Oleg Itskhoki Globalization and labor markets, exchange rates, international relative prices


Anne Gilliland

Archival studies


Kimberly Ball
Scandinavian folklore, film, literature
Cisca Brier
Dutch language and culture
Lia Brozgal
French 20th and 21st Century literature, film, memoir
Raphaëlle Burns
Literatures and cultures of medieval and early modern Europe 
Massimo Ciavollella
Renaissance Theories of Emotions, Italian Theater, Medical Humanities
Laurence Denié-Higney
French language pedagogy
Elsa Duval
French language; medieval history
Renata Fuchs
German language; 18th-19th century literature
Cécile Guédon
French Modernism, Intermediality, Comparative Arts, Media Archeology, Art, Science, Embodied Cognition
Thomas Harrison
Italian, modernism and avant-garde, film studies, philosophy, poetry, music, comparative literature
Kimberly Jansma
French language pedagogy
Johanna Karlsson
Swedish language and culture
David Kim
German, Postcolonial and global studies, human rights, digital humanities
Miriam Koral
Yiddish language and literature
Claire Lavagnino
Italian language pedagogy
Arne Lunde
Nordic literature and visual culture
Kalani Michell
German film and visual culture
Andrea Moudarres
Epic, Dante, Humanism, Machiavelli 
Laure Murat
French 19th-21st Century Literature; Cultural History; History of Psychiatry 
Todd Presner
German-Jewish history, literature, and culture; digital humanities; urban humanities; Holocaust studies 
Zrinka Stahuljak
Middle Ages, Mediterranean & Francophone Studies, Manuscripts, Sexuality, Translation 
Malina Stefanovska
French 17th and 18th-Century Literature and Culture 
Magdalena Tarnawska Senel
German language pedagogy
Dominic Thomas
European politics, immigration, racism, globalization 
Hoang Truong
Italian language pedagogy
Patrick Wen
Modern literary history, crime narrative, Nordic film & tv studies 
Yasemin Yildiz
German and comparative literature 


Ali Behdad

Post-Colonial and Victorian literature

Joseph Bristow

19th century Victorian gender and sexuality in British Literature

Helen Deutsch

Eighteenth Century British Literature and Culture

Stephen Dickey

Shakespeare, drama, Renaissance literature, Beat Generation

Jonathan Grossman

19th century British literature

Louise Hornby

20th century British literature; interdisciplinary modernism; history of photography, film, and history

Sarah Kareem

History and theory of the novel, Enlightenment philosophy

Arthur Little

Early Modern English literature and culture, 20th century lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered literature and culture

Saree Makdisi

18th and 19th Century British literature and culture, modernity, imperialism, and philosophy

Claire McEachern

Renaissance literature, religion and political cultures of early modern England

Michael Rothberg
Holocaust studies

Debora Shuger

Tudor-Stuart Literature, Early Modern Religious, Political and Legal Thought, Neo-Latin

Megan Stephan
19th century novel, gothic, Bronte sisters 

Robert Watson

Shakespeare, Ben Jonson's Comedies, Metaphysical Poets, Human Alienation from Nature, politics and Religion


Munir Beken

World music theory; composition; musical globalization; phenomenology of music; melodic modal systems of the Middle East and Central Asia; music of Turkey and the Ottoman Empire

Roger Savage

Music criticism, aesthetics and politics, hermeneutics and critical theory


Shelleen Greene

Music criticism, aesthetics and politics, hermeneutics and critical theory

Suk-Young, Kim
Russian literature and Slavic folklore
Kriss Ravetto Biagioli

Representations and theorizations of violence in film, media, and social media, fascism, European identity


Zeynep Korkman
Transnational feminisms; cultural politics; Turkey and the larger Middle East 
SA Smythe
Black European Literary & Cultural Studies 


John Agnew

Political Geography/Urban Geography of Italy, SE Europe

Adam Moore

Political geography, social and geographical theory, Southeastern Europe, ethnic conflict, peacebuilding

Michael Shin

Geographic information systems (GIS), political and economic geography, Italian politics and society


Peter Baldwin

Comparative history of modern Europe and the United States

Stella Ghervas
Modern Europe, Russia’s intellectual and maritime history
Koh Choon Hwee
Ottoman empire, early modern fiscal administration, economic and social history
Caroline Ford

 Modern France, environmental history in France and its colonies

Milos Jovanovic

Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Ottoman Empire, Habsburg Empire, Near East, Urban History

Jared McBride
Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe in the 20th century 
Muriel McClendon

Tudor-Stuart England

David Myers

Jewish Intellectual History

Minayo Nasiali
Modern France
Kathryn Norberg

Early Modern France, Women's History

Glenn Penny
German history, modern Europe, history of anthropology
Tawny Paul
Social and economic history of Britain and the Atlantic World 
Theodore Porter
History of science
Debora Silverman

European cultural and intellectual history, French art history

Peter Stacey

Political thought and intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance

Stefania Tutino
Early modern Europe


Asli Bali

International law and human rights public international law, international relations, non-proliferation, human rights and humanitarian law

Stephen Gardbaum

Comparative constitutional law, constitutional theory, federalism

Richard Steinberg

International law and international relations


Elise Bell

Phonetics, phonology, bilingualism, Celtic languages

Nicoletta Loccioni Romance languages, Italian linguistics
Carson Schütze   Language processing; first language acquisition, Germanic morphosyntax, British English 
Giuseppina Silvestri
Comparative and historical Indo-European and Romance linguistics 
Dominique Sportiche
Formal syntax, theory of constituent structure, and properties of the syntax and semantics interface (especially in French and the Romance languages)


Paola Giuliano
Culture and Economics, Social Economics, Political Economy, International Economics
Clemence Tricaud
Political economy and public economics; France
Nico Voigtlander
International Economics, Economic growth and development


Raymond Knapp

Classical European music

Elisabeth Le Guin

Baroque European music

Tamara Levitz

Musical modernism in Europe and Americas

Mitchell Morris
Opera Studies; Music at the last fin-de-siecle; Russian and Soviet Music 


Beyza Lorenz

Turkish language, Ottoman and Turkish literature


John Carriero

History of philosophy

Barbara Herman

Moral philosophy, Kant's ethics, history of ethics, social and political philosophy


Joshua Dienstag

European political theory between the 17th and 19th centuries

Kirstie McClure

Modern and contemporary political theory, Locke, Machiavelli and Rousseau

Anthony Pagden

Cosmopolitanism, nationalism, internationalism, European Union

Davide Panagia
20th century French thought, contemporary political theory 

Ronald Rogowski

Comparative politics and political economy, international trade

Daniel Treisman

Russian politics and economics, comparative political economy


Helmut Anheier

Civil society, nonprofit organization, philanthropic foundations, NGOs, globalization and civil society, comparative social and cultural policy, research methodology, social movements and networks

Adam Millard-Ball
Urban Planning, Germany, Sweden, street-network sprawl 


Melinda Borbely

Hungarian language and culture

Marianna Chodorowska-Pilch

Polish language

Yelena Furman Contemporary Russian women’s writing, Russian-American fiction, Chekhov, comparative literature

Georgiana Galateanu

Romanian language

Lilya Kaganovsky
Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet literature and film
Emily Klenin
Russian versification, verse theory, literary-linguistic contact

Roman Koropeckyj

Polish, Ukrainian literature

Susan Kresin

Czech and Russian language

Anna Kudyma

Russian and Ukrainian language and culture, language pedagogy

Michael Lavery
Soviet translation theory and practice

Viktorija Lejko-Lacan

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language

Gail Lenhoff

Medieval Russian literature

Vladimir Paperny
Russian civilization of the 20th and 21st centuries
Igor Pilshchikov 18th and 19th century Russian poetry
Sasha Razor
Belarusian and Ukrainian culture
Vadim Shneyder
Nineteenth-century Russian literature, culture, and intellectual history

Ronald Vroon

20th century Russian literature 


Rogers Brubaker

Immigration, ethnicity, nationalism

Rebecca Emigh

Poverty and ethnicity, capitalist development

Gail Kligman

Eastern Europe, gender studies

Michael Mann

States and powers in Western and Eastern Europe       

Abigail Saguy

Gender and sexuality, cultural sociology, politics, sociology of law, comparative sociology


Adriana Bergero

20th century Latin American literature, cultural studies, literary theory and criticism

John Dagenais

Medieval literature, Catalan literature

Nuria Dordal Homs
Catalan language

Juliet Falce-Robinson

Spanish applied linguistics

Claudia Parodi

Articulatory phonetics, philology

Susan Plann


A. Carlos Quícoli Portuguese and Romance Linguistics

Jesus Torrecilla

18th and 19th century literature, Post-Colonialism

Victoria West

Spanish language

Maite Zubiaurre

19th and 20th century Spanish and Latin American fiction


Michelle Liu Carriger Clothing, fashion, performance in 19th century Britain and Japan 
Marike Splint

Space and identity; Netherlands