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Anderson, Michael Alan

  • Assistant Professor of Musicology

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Bakhmetyeva, Tanya

  • Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
  • Associate Academic Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Interests: Russian and Eastern European History, History of Catholicism, Gender

Jonathan Baldo

Baldo, Jonathan

  • Professor of English, Department of Humanities, Eastman School of Music

Interests: Shakespeare; early modern cultural studies; literary theory

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Beaudette, Sylvie

  • Assistant Professor of Chamber Music & Accompanying

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Bellina, Elena

  • Assistant Professor of Italian

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Berlo, Janet Catherine

  • Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Native American art and visual culture; The politics of representation; Museum studies and critique; Quilt, craft, and “folk art” ; History and historiography; Issues of materiality both old and new

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Bernardi, Joanne

  • Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies
  • Head, the Japanese Program

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Interests: Japanese cinema and culture, especially popular culture; film and media studies; visual and material culture; moving image archiving and preservation; travel and tourism studies; nuclear culture; digital humanities; ephemera studies; object-based learning

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Bleich, David

  • Professor

Interests: Literary and language theory; writing and language pedagogy; women's studies; science studies; Jewish studies; film and popular culture

Anthony T. Carter

Carter, Anthony T.

  • Professor Emeritus

Interests: rural politics; kinship and marriage; households and personhood

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Cerulli, Catherine

  • Director, Susan B. Anthony Center

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Chao, Shin-yi

  • Associate Professor of Religion

Interests: Chinese Religions

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Chin, Nancy

  • Associate Professr of Community and Preventive Medicine (SMD)

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Clark, Stephanie Brown

  • Associate Professor of Medical Humanities (SMD)

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Elizabeth Colantoni

Colantoni, Elizabeth

  • Assistant Professor of Classics

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Interests: Roman, Italic, and Etruscan Art and Archaeology; Roman religion; early Rome

Jennifer L. Creech

Creech, Jennifer L.

  • Associate Professor of German

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Interests: Post-1945 German studies; film studies; gender studies; cultural studies

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Crimp, Douglas

  • Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Contemporary art; criticism and theory; dance and dance film

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Curry, Mary Jane

  • Associate Professor of Education, Teaching and Curriculum

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Kristin Doughty

Doughty, Kristin

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

Interests: political and legal anthropology; politics of reconciliation; transitional justice; violence and conflict; memory; politics of energy; Africa; Rwanda

Ayala Emmett

Emmett, Ayala

  • Professor Emeritus
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Estrada, Marie-Joelle

  • Assistant Professor
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Freitas, Roger

  • Associate Professor of Musicology

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Thomas Gibson

Gibson, Thomas P.

  • Professor

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Interests: Indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia; The anthropology of war and peace; Cosmology and state formation; Islamic states; Religious nationalism in the Indian Ocean; Colonialism and bureaucracy

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Grace, Jeanne

  • Professor Emeritus of Clinical Nursing

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Groth, Susan

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Margarita Guillory

Guillory, Margarita Simon

  • Assistant Professor of Religion

Interests: African-American Religions; American Religious History

Susan Gustafson

Gustafson, Susan E.

  • Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies
  • Head, the German Program

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Interests: German literature of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries; feminism and gender studies; psychoanalysis

Thomas Hahn

Hahn, Thomas

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval literature and culture; popular culture

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Haidu, Rachel

  • Associate Professor, Art History
  • Chair, Department of Art and Art History

Interests: Modern, postwar and contemporary art; Eastern European postwar and contemporary art; artist's films and videos; contemporary painting; history of photography; national identity and transnationalism; critical theory and poststructuralist theory; feminism, gender and race studies; visual studies

Sarah Higley

Higley, Sarah L

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval vernacular languages and literature of Northern Europe; film and media studies; fiction

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Hudson, Larry E.

  • Associate Professor of History

Interests: African-American History; Comparative Slavery; Civil War and Reconstruction; New South; Theory and Methods of Oral History

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Hwang, June J.

  • Associate Professor of German

Interests: Twentieth-century film; literature and critical theory

Beth Jörgensen

Jörgensen, Beth E.

  • Professor of Spanish

Interests: Twentieth-century Spanish-American literature, with an emphasis on Mexico; women writers; theory and practice of literary nonfiction; Mexican chronicle; disability studies

Rosemary Kegl

Kegl, Rosemary

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair of the Department, English

Interests: Shakespeare and English Renaissance drama; early modern literature and culture; literary theory; gender studies

Cilas Kemedjio

Kemedjio, Cilas

  • Professor of French
  • Director, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies

Interests: Francophone Caribbean and African literary and cultural studies; postcolonial theory; transnational black studies; humanitarianism

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Koskoff, Ellen

  • Director, World Music Certificate and Ethnomusicology Diploma Program

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Jennifer Kyker

Kyker, Jennifer

  • Associate Professor of Music, College Department of Music, University of Rochester
    Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, Eastman School of Music
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LeCuyer, Elizabeth

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Locke, Ralph

  • Professor of Musicology

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Bette London

London, Bette

  • Professor

Interests: Twentieth-century British literature; Victorian literature and culture; feminist theory; women's writing; authorship studies

Katherine Mannheimer

Mannheimer, Katherine

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director, Graduate Studies

Interests: Restoration; Eighteenth-century literature

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Mariner, Kathryn

  • Assistant Professor
Joyce McDonough

McDonough, Joyce

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics

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Interests: Phonetics, phonology and morphology and their interfaces; Laboratory phonology; Dene (Athabaskan) linguistics; Neural coding of vowels (w Laurel Carney)

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McGowan, Kathy

  • Gender and Women's Studies Librarian
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McHugh, Ernestine

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology, The College; Senior Instructor in Community and Preventive Medicine, The Medical School

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Honey Meconi

Meconi, Honey

  • Professor of Music, College Department of Music, University of Rochester
  • Chair, College Department of Music, University of RochesterProfessor of Musicology, Eastman School of Music
Anne Merideth

Merideth, Anne

  • Professor of Instruction, Religion
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: New Testament; History and Literature of Early Christianity

John Michael

Michael, John

  • Professor of English and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Director of American Studies

Interests: American literature; critical theory; cultural studies

Deborah Modrak

Modrak, Deborah

  • Professor of Philosophy

Interests: Aristotle; History of Ancient Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind

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Mustian, Karen

  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology (SMD), Community and Preventative Medicine

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Norwood, Lisa

  • Assistant Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
John Osburg

Osburg, John

  • Associate Professor

Interests: China; Capitalism; Postsocialism; Gender; Political corruption and organized crime; Buddhist revival in China

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Outram, Dorinda

  • Professor Emeritus of History

Interests: History of the Enlightenment

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Pedersen, Jean

  • Associate Professor of History
    Associate Professor of Humanities, Eastman School of Music

Interests: Modern European History; French History; Feminist Theory, Women's History, and Gender Studies; Philosophy of Science; Sociology of Knowledge; History of Academic Disciplines

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Platt, Terry

  • Professor Emeritus of Biology

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Pollack, David

  • Retired Professor of Japanese
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Prendergast, Ryan

  • Associate Professor of Spanish

Interests: Representations of identity and difference in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and Spanish America

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Rodríguez-Hernández, Raúl

  • Associate Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature, and Film and Media Studies
  • Head, the Spanish Program

Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century Hispanic literatures and cultures; literary theory; Frankfurt School; European philosophical traditions in Latin America; Latin American cinema; the visual arts; the Baroque and Neo-Baroque; the Gothic tradition

Nora Rubel

Rubel, Nora

  • Associate Professor of Religion; Director, Susan B Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
  • Chair, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: American Judaism; Religion and Foodways

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Rubin, Joan S.

  • Dexter Perkins Professor in History

Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Cultural and Intellectual History; The History of the Book

Jeff Runner

Runner, Jeffrey T.

  • Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences and Engineering
  • Professor of Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Interests: Experimental Syntax; Syntactic/Linguistic Theory; Binding Theory; Syntax Processing; Phrase Structure; Syntax/Semantics Interface

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Saab, A. Joan

  • Associate Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Twentieth-century American cultural history; media and culture; urban and community studies; popular culture; cultural studies; aesthetic categories and values

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Schaefer, Claudia

  • Rush Rhees Chair
    Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
    Professor of Film and Media Studies

Interests: Nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century Hispanic literatures and cultures; Spanish cinema; critical theory; popular culture; the visual arts; Spanish modernity; the culture of science in Spain; surrealism in Spain; digital humanities

Joanna Scott

Scott, Joanna

  • Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English
  • Director, Literary Arts Programs

Interests: Modern and contemporary fiction; the art of imaginative writing

Llerena Searle

Searle, Llerena G.

  • Assistant Professor

Interests: Urbanization; infrastructure; capitalism and global finance; value; speculation; material culture; media and consumer cultures; South Asia

Grace Seiberling

Seiberling, Grace

  • Associate Professor

Interests: Nineteenth-century painting and photography, especially Impressionism; Early British photography; Museums

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Steingröver, Reinhild

  • Chair, Humanities at ESM; Associate Professor of German

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Allen Topolski

Topolski, Allen

  • Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate Advisor, Studio Arts

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Interests: Studio production that incorporates found materials and a variety of processes to explore nostalgia and memory in technologies of domesticity and convenience.

Sharon Willis

Willis, Sharon

  • Professor, Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Film history and theory; visual and cultural studies; women's studies and feminist theory; comparative literature and critical theory; French cinema; 19th and 20th century French literature

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Žigelyte, Lina

  • Adjunct Instructor

Interests: Queer theory; Disability studies; Gender studies

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Aten, Marilyn, PhD, RN

  • Director, Center for High Risk Children and Youth

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Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

  • Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics and Optics

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Interests: experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

Arie Bodek

Bodek, Arie

  • George E. Pake Professor of Physics

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Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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Britton, Marla

  • Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for College/Community Programs
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Brown, Theodore

  • Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine

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Greg Carlson

Carlson, Greg

  • Professor Emeritus of Linguistics

Interests: Semantic Theory; Psycholinguistics; Discourse

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Dombeck, Mary

  • Professor of Nursing

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Joshua Dubler

Dubler, Joshua

  • Assistant Professor of Religion

Interests: Religion in America

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Duro, Paul

  • Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: theories of imitation; history painting; hierarchy of the genres; theories of the sublime; frame discourse and analysis; word and image studies; travel writing

Sandhya Dwarkadas

Dwarkadas, Sandhya

  • Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor and Chair of Computer Science
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Parallel and distributed computing; Computer architecture and networks; Interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture; Software distributed shared memory; Integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism; Simulation methodology; Uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures; Parallel applications development; Performance evaluation

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Faulkner, Preston

  • Director of Warner Advancement
Robert Foster

Foster, Robert J.

  • Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities

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Interests: Political economy; Material culture; Globalization ; Corporations ; Commercial media ; Mobile phones; Papua New Guinea, Melanesia

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Frye, Robin

  • Assistant Director of Study Skills and Workshops, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor of English

Interests: Shakespeare; lyric poetry; Renaissance literature; romance

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Hursh, David

  • Professor of Teaching and Curriculum

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Iglewski, Barbara

  • Professor of Microbiology and Immunology; Director of International Programs at URMC

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Johnson, Jim

  • Professor of Political Science

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Heather Layton

Layton, Heather

  • Senior Lecturer

Interests: Contemporary art; Painting; Art as activism; Storytelling; Magical realism; Mexican religious art; Democratic dialogue; Intrinsic motivation

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Lee, Brenda

  • Assistant Dean for Medicine Education and Student Affairs
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Levine, Jacqueline

  • Director, College Center for Study Abroad
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Lewis, Vivian

  • Vice Provost for Faculty Development & Diversity
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Mandala, Elias C.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Southern Africa since the 19th Century; Social History

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Marquis, Andre

  • Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development
Alison Peterman

Peterman, Alison

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

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Interests: Early Modern Philosophy; History of Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Perception

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Quillen, Alice C.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: theoretical astrophysics and observational astronomy

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Rossen-Knill, Deborah, MFA, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program Director
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Scheie, Timothy

  • Associate Professor of French; Eastman Humanities Department Chair

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Stocchi-Perucchio, Donatella

  • Associate Professor of Italian
  • Head, the Italian Program

Interests: Dante; nineteenth-century poetry and prose; fascism

Jeffrey Tucker

Tucker, Jeffrey Allen

  • Associate Professor of English

Interests: African-American literature; 20th-century American literature; science fiction

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Tuttle, Jane

  • Professor of Clinical Nursing; Specialty Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
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Wheelock, Gretchen

  • Professor Emerita of Musicology

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Zhang, Elya

  • Assistant Professor of History

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Interests: Chinese History, Financial History, Spatial History, and Network Studies

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