Affiliated Faculty

Allen, Jeffner, Professor of Philosophy, Africana Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ph.D., 1973, Duquesne University: cross-cultural and feminist theory, post-colonial studies, lesbian studies, experimental writing. (1987)

Appelbaum, Nancy, Associate Professor of History, Ph.D., 1997, University of Wisconsin, Madison: modern Latin America, Colombia. (1998)

Cope, Robyn, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, Ph.D., 2013, Florida State University: Francophone Caribbean literature and culture, culinary fiction, Caribbean feminism(s), diasporic women's writing. (2014)

Friedman, Randy, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, Ph.D., 2005, Brown University: American pragmatism and modern Jewish thought. (2005)

Gopinath, Praseeda, Associate Professor of English, Ph.D., 2006, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 20th-century British literature, postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality studies, northern Ireland studies, literature of South Asia and the South Asian diaspora, masculinity studies, cultural studies, neoliberalism studies. (2006)

Hatch, Kevin, Associate Professor of Art History, Ph.D., 2008, Princeton University: postwar and contemporary art; American art and visual culture; new media practices; media theory. (2011)

Kaldis, Nicholas, Associate Professor of Chinese, Ph.D., 1998, Ohio State University: Chinese literature and cinema, Chinese language. (2001)

Keith, Joseph, Associate Professor of English, Ph.D., 2006, Columbia University: modern U.S. and British literature, culture of U.S. imperialism, nineteenth and 20th century American literature, comparative race and ethnic studies, transnational American studies, postcolonial studies, Anglophone Caribbean literature, Cold War literature.

Libman, Lior, Associate Professor of Israel Studies, Ph.D., 2014, Hebrew University of Jerusalem: modern Hebrew literature, Israeli literature, Kibbutz and socialist-Zionism, cultural history, critical theory. (2016)

McDonough, Thomas, Associate Professor of Art History, Ph.D., 1998, Institute of Fine Arts: history and theory of 19th and 20th- century urbanism and architecture. (1998)

Mehta, Monika, Associate Professor of English, Ph.D., 2001, University of Minnesota: globalization, diaspora and cultural production, postcolonial literature, new media & film studies, theories of nation-state, contemporary critical theory, feminist and sexuality studies. (2005)

Pensky, Max, Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., 1989, Boston College: contemporary continental philosophy, social and political philosophy, critical theory, philosophy of history. (1990)

Pettid, Michael, Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies, Ph.D., 1999, University of Hawaii at Manoa: premodern Korean literature, premodern history and daily life, women's history in premodern Korea, cultural and religious history of premodern Korea, Korean folklore. (2003)

Ros, Ana, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, Ph.D., 2008, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor: Latin American literature, cinema and culture, collective memory and civic-military relations in post-dictatorial Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. (2008)

Stoever, Jennifer, Associate Professor of English, Ph.D., 2007, University of Southern California: African American literature and culture, 19th and 20th century American literature, American studies, popular music, sound and audio culture studies, race and theories of representation. (2007)

Walker, Julia, Associate Professor of Art History, Ph.D., 2009, University of Pennsylvania: modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism; architectural theory; social and political memory in postwar German visual culture. (2011)

Wall, Brian, Associate Professor of Cinema and Art History, Ph.D., 2005, University of Western Ontario: critical theory, historical avant garde, film noir, German Expressionism and Weimar cinema, paracinema, Marxism, psychoanalysis, phenomenology. (2007)

Yun, Lisa, Associate Professor of English and Asian and Asian American Studies, Ph.D., 1998, University of Texas: Asian diasporic and Asian American studies, race and culture, freedom and slavery, Black and Asian comparative studies. (1999)

Youssef, Mary, Associatet Professor of Arabic in the Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Ph.D., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison: modern Arabic literature, postcolonial studies, world literature. (2012)

Zinkin, Melissa, Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., 1999, Northwestern University: Kant, modern philosophy, German idealism, feminist philosophy, political philosophy. (1998)