Faculty Listing

Faculty Departmentsort ascending Area of Study Website
Andrew
Nestingen
Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Scandinavian popular fiction and cinema of the late twentieth century Faculty website
Anthony
Geist
Spanish and Portuguese Studies
20th Century Spanish Literature, Surrealism Faculty website
Donald
Gilbert-Santamaria
Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Literature and Drama of Early Modern Spain. Faculty website
James B.
DeLong
Social Work
Exploring privilege, oppression, social justice and allyship Faculty website
José
Alaniz
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Modern Russian culture, especially post-Soviet, including film. Comparative literature. Faculty website
Scott
Magelssen
School of Drama
Theatre History Faculty web site
Todd
London
School of Drama
Theatre history and criticism. New play development. Faculty web site
Jan I.
Sjavik
Scandinavian Studies
Combines the study of critical theory with that of Scandinavian and especially Norwegian literature Faculty website
Ann-Charlotte
Gavel Adams
Scandinavian Studies
Scandinavian Drama, Swedish literature, Strindberg and European Cultural History, Scandinavian Women Writers, Advanced Swedish language Faculty website
Terje I.
Leiren
Scandinavian Studies
Norwegian studies, primarily 19th and early-20th century Norwegian history and the cultural history of Norwegian-America Faculty website
Laurie J.
Sears
History
Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Comparative Colonialisms, Psychoanalysis and Colonialism, Historiography Faculty website
Susan
Glenn
History
Twentieth American cultural and social history Faculty website
Brigitte
Prutti
Germanics
Eighteenth-century literature, twentieth-century Austrian literature, theory and history of drama. Faculty website
Eric
Ames
Germanics
Nineteenth-and twentieth-century German literature; cultural studies; film history, theory, and visual culture Faculty website
Jane K.
Brown
Germanics
Drama, narrative and lyric of the 17th-19th centuries and have published extensively on Goethe, particularly Faust, and also on Droste, Shakespeare, Schubert and Mozart. Faculty website
Ellwood
Wiggins
Germanics
The roles performance and the reception of antiquity play in the protean formation of identities in literature and culture Faculty website
Sabine
Wilke
Germanics
Critical theory, contemporary theater and film, literature and philosophy Faculty website
Geoffrey
Turnovsky
French and Italian Studies
Literature and cultural history of 17th- and 18th-century France Faculty website
Susan
Gaylard
French and Italian Studies
The early modern period in Italy, in particular the intersection between literature and material culture. Faculty website
Douglas
Collins
French
Twentieth-century French literature. His particular interests include modern esthetic theory and contemporary intellectual history. Faculty website
Christina M.
Sunardi
Ethnomusicology
Performing arts of Java and Bali, gender, and music in the United States. Faculty website
Shannon
Dudley
Ethnomusicology
Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, American popular music, Music in American Cultures, World Music, community music Faculty website
Leroy F.
Searle
English
Literary Criticism and Theory, Intellectual History and Philosophy, Photographic Criticism and Theory Faculty website
William R.
Streitberger
English
Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century British History, Literature, and Drama; world drama; textual theory and practice. Faculty website
Jeffrey
Knight
English
Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare, History of the Book, Textual Studies Faculty website
Katherine
Cummings
English
Feminist, psychoanalytical, and literary theory, modern and contemporary literature Faculty website
Thomas
Lockwood
English
Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature. Faculty website
Stefka
Mihaylova
Drama
Gender and racial aspects of spectatorship in contemporary American and British feminist theatre Faculty website
Thomas
Postlewait
Drama
Theatre History and Culture Faculty website
Barry
Witham
Drama
Theatre history Faculty website
Odai
Johnson
Drama
History of the theatre Faculty website
Juliet
McMains
Dance
Dance ethnography, social dance history, post-structural theory, cultural studies, and feminist theory Faculty website
Jennifer
Salk
Dance
Modern technique, composition, dance history, teaching methods Faculty website
Elizabeth
Cooper
Dance
Dance and politics Faculty website
Ramonda
Modiano
Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature, Coleridge, Textual Studies Faculty website
Cynthia
Steele
Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies Faculty website
Jennifer M
Bean
Comparative Literature
Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature and Women's Studies Faculty website
Yomi
Braester
Comparative Literature
Literary and visual practices, with emphasis on modern China and Taiwan—in architecture, advertisement, screen media, and stage arts Faculty website
James
Tweedie
Comparative Literature
Global new wave cinemas Faculty website
Sudhir
Mahadevan
Comparative Literature
Commercial history of early cinema and its intersection with the technologies of print and photography in South Asia Faculty website
Ruby
Blondell
Classics
Greek tragedy, Platonic dialogue, and the reception of myth in contemporary culture (especially popular film and television), informed by gender studies and performative aspects of ancient Greek culture. Faculty website
James J.
Clauss
Classics
Hellenistic poetry; Republican and Augustan literature; Roman History and Historiography; city of Rome; cinema studies Faculty website
Paul S.
Atkins
Asian Languages and Literature
Classical Japanese literature and drama Faculty website
Sonnet H.
Retman
American Ethnic Studies
African-American literature and culture; critical race theory; feminism; American ethnic studies; popular music and film Faculty website