Comparative Literature People

Faculty

Associate Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures and of Comparative Literature
Walter A. Haas Professor of the Humanities, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of German Studies, Chair of Graduate Studies, German Studies (Autumn 2022, Winter 2023), Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Research Interests
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Political History, Theory & Culture
Professor of Comparative Literature , Professor of German Studies, Director, Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Research Interests
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Women’s Studies
Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies
Research Interests
  • Contemporary Literature
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Hebrew Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Philosophy and Literature
Professor of Comparative Literature and, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Mark Pigott KBE Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities, Director of the Stanford Humanities Center
Research Interests
  • Digital Humanities
  • Latin Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Modernism
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Transatlantic Studies
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Director of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Research Interests
  • Autobiography & Biography
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Romanticism
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Poetry and Poetics
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Director of Undergraduate Affairs Committee, Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • Arabic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Digital Humanities
  • Poetry and Poetics
Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of English
Research Interests
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Philosophy and Literature
Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Walter A. Haas Professor of the Humanities
Research Interests
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Philosophy and Literature
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Research Interests
  • Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Language and Society
Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of English, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor, Chair of Graduate Studies, Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Comparative Studies
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
Professor of Comparative Literature, Margery Bailey Professor of English and Dramatic Literature
Research Interests
  • Feminist Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Renaissance
  • Romanticism
Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Professor of Comparative Literature, Director, Iberian Studies Program
Research Interests
  • Catalan Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Modernism
  • New Ruralism
  • Philosophy and Literature
Leon Sloss, Jr. Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures
Research Interests
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Latin Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Modernism
  • Trans-American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Professor of English, Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences
Research Interests
  • American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Latin Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Modernism
  • Postcolonial Studies
Professor of Comparative Literature, William Haas Professor of Chinese Studies
Research Interests
  • Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Political History, Theory & Culture

Lecturers

Lecturer of Comparative Literature (Turkish Language and Literature)
Research Interests
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Prose Fiction Studies
  • Translation and Translation Studies
  • Turkish and Ottoman Studies
  • Women’s Studies
Lecturer of Comparative Literature
Senior Lecturer of Comparative Literature
Eva Chernov Lokey Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature, Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature

Faculty by Courtesy

Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature, and Civilization, Professor of English, Professor, by courtesy, of French and Italian, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • British Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Modernism
  • Transatlantic Studies
Professor of French and Italian, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies and of Comparative Literature, Director, French and Italian, Director, Structured Liberal Education, Chair of Graduate Studies, French Program
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Poetry and Poetics
Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Director, Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Director, Graduate Affairs Committee
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Latin Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Modernism
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture
Assistant Professor of English, Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • English Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Professor of Classics, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies
Professor of Theater and Performance Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Jean G. and Morris M. Doyle Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Comparative Studies
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Realism
  • Theater
Associate Professor of Education, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Anthropology, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Linguistics
William Robertson Coe Professor of American Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Comparative Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
Eva Chernov Lokey Professor of Jewish Studies, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Senior Associate Dean, Humanities and Arts, Chair of Graduate Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Research Interests
  • Realism
  • Russian & Eurasian Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Assistant Professor of French and Italian, Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
Professor of German Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of English, Professor, by courtesy, of History, Chair, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Chair of Graduate Studies, German Studies (Spring 2023)
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Roberta Bowman Denning Professor, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies, Robert K. Packard University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
Research Interests
  • British Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Comparative Studies
Richard W. Lyman Professor of the Humanities, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • British Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature

Emeriti Faculty

Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus, Jean G. and Morris M. Doyle Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Emeritus
Research Interests
  • British Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Digital Humanities
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture
Professor of German Studies, Emeritus, Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus
Albert Guérard Professor of Literature, Emeritus, Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus , Professor of French and Italian, Emeritus, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Luso-Brazilian Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture
Professor of French and Italian, Emerita, Professor of Comparative Literature, Emerita
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Intellectual History

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student in Slavic Languages and Literatures, admitted Autumn 2017, Ph.D. Minor, Comparative Literature
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2021
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Poetry and Poetics
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017
Research Interests
  • Arabic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Comparative Studies
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Poetry and Poetics
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2018
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Poetry and Poetics
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017, SU Student - Summer, GSE Dean's Office Operations
Research Interests
  • Anthropology
  • Comparative Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Intellectual History
  • Philosophy and Literature
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2020
Research Interests
  • Arabic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Modernism
  • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Surrealism
  • Translation and Translation Studies
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2022
Research Interests
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Feminist Studies
  • Speculative Fiction
  • Turkish and Ottoman Studies
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017, Ph.D. Minor, Anthropology
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2021, Research Assistant to Prof. Eshel, Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Hebrew Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Prose Fiction Studies
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2016
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2021
Research Interests
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Luso-Brazilian Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • Music Theory, History, and Criticism
  • Psychological Approaches to Literature
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017, Grad Writing Tutor, Hume Center
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2017
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2016, Ph.D. Minor, German Studies
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2018
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2016
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2018
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2020
Research Interests
  • Arabic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Language and Society
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2020
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Digital Humanities
  • Postcolonial Studies
Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, admitted Autumn 2016, Ph.D. Minor, Philosophy, Literature, and the Arts