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Associated Faculty

Matthew Baileyshea

BaileyShea, Matthew

Associate Professor of Music, College Department of Music, University of Rochester
Associate Professor of Music Theory, Eastman School of Music | (585) 275-9398
1-310 Dewey Hall

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Bernardi, Joanne

Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies
Head for the Japanese Program | (585) 275-4251
409 Lattimore Hall

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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Givens, John

Associate Professor of Russian
Chair for the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Head for the Russian Program | (585) 275-4251
408A Lattimore Hall

Interests: Russian language and literature; Russian film; translation

Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor of English | (585) 275-4098
404B Morey Hall

Interests: Shakespeare; lyric poetry; Renaissance literature; romance

Jennifer Grotz

Grotz, Jennifer

Professor | (585) 275-4092
406 Morey Hall

Interests: Poetry; creative writing; translation

Susan Gustafson

Gustafson, Susan E.

Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies
Head for the German Program | (585) 275-4251
425 Lattimore Hall

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

Gregory Heyworth

Heyworth, Gregory

Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project | (585) 275-2548
408 Morey Hall

Beth J├Ârgensen

J├Ârgensen, Beth E.

Professor of Spanish | (585) 275-4265
422 Lattimore Hall

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 for English | (585) 275-4092
423A Morey Hall

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

Bette London

London, Bette

Professor | (585) 275-3510
304 Morey Hall

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

James Longenbach

Longenbach, James

Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English | (585) 275-4587
401A Morey Hall

Interests: Modernism; poetry; creative writing

John Michael

Michael, John

Professor of English and Visual and Cultural Studies | (585) 275-4974
405 Morey Hall

Interests: American literature; critical theory; cultural studies

Leila C. Nadir

Nadir, Leila C.

Assistant Professor for Arts & Sciences
Director for Environmental Humanities Program

Interests: Sustainability; environmental philosophy and ethics; environmental art and studies; ecocriticism

Allen Orr

Orr, H. Allen

University Professor
Shirley Cox Kearns Professor | (585) 275-3838
342 Hutchison

Interests: Genetics of speciation in Drosophila; Genetics and theory of adaptation; Population genetics

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Prendergast, Ryan

Associate Professor of Spanish | (585) 275-4113
430 Lattimore Hall

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

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Rossen-Knill, Deborah, MFA, PhD

Associate Professor
Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program Director | (585) 273-3583
G-122NC Rush Rhees Library

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Rozenski, Steven

Assistant Professor | (585) 276-7325
416 Morey

Interests: Middle English devotional literature; translation studies; book history; medieval German and Dutch literature; trans-Reformation England

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Rubin, Joan S.

Dexter Perkins Professor in History | (585) 275-9347
365 Rush Rhees Library

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

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Schaefer, Claudia

Rush Rhees Chair
Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
Professor of Film and Media Studies | (585) 275-5569
418 Lattimore Hall

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

Stephen Schottenfeld

Schottenfeld, Stephen

Associate Professor of English | (585) 275-6477
414 Morey Hall

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature; fiction writing; playwriting; screenwriting

Joanna Scott

Scott, Joanna

Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English
Director for Literary Arts Programs | (585) 275-2784
404C Morey Hall

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

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Stocchi-Perucchio, Donatella

Associate Professor of Italian
Head for the Italian Program | (585) 275-5723
405 Lattimore Hall

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

Sharon Willis

Willis, Sharon

Professor, Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies | (585) 275-5757
517 Morey Hall

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