Department of Comparative Literature

450 Jane Stanford Way
Pigott Hall, Bldg 260, Rm 116
Stanford, CA 94305-2031

Phone: (650) 725-6137
Fax: (650) 725-9306
Email: dlcl [at]

Comparative Literature Contact


Russell Berman

Russell Berman
berman [at]

Department Administrator

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John Richardson
Assistant Director of Finance and Operations
(650) 721-2803
dlcl [at]


Alexander Key

Alexander Key
Chair of Undergraduate Studies
akey [at]

David Palumbo-Liu

David Palumbo-Liu
Chair of Graduate Studies
palboliu [at]

Student Affairs & Graduate Admissions

John Giammalva
Graduate Student Services Manager
(650) 279-3630
giammalva [at]

Judy Nugent
Undergraduate Student Services Officer
(650) 723-1967
dlclstudentservices [at]

Undergraduate Peer Advisors

Eyüp Erin Yurek
Major: Comparative Literature (BA), German Studies (MA)
eeyurek [at]