Affiliated Faculty

Peter Christensen

Christensen, Peter

  • Arthur Satz Professor of the Humanities
    Professor of Art and Art History
  • Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
    Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director, Humanities Center
    Director, Andrew W. Mellon Program in the Digital Humanities


Interests: 19th and 20th century architectural history, particularly Europe and North America’s international engagement with the Islamic world; history and aesthetics of infrastructure and industry; historicism; cartography and architecture; critical digital humanities

Vialcary Crisóstomo Tejada

Crisóstomo Tejada, Vialcary

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
  • Advisors to Majors, Clusters, Transfers and Study Abroad Credit for Majors and Clusters
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Desai-Stephens, Anaar

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology


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Doran, Robert

  • Professor of French and Comparative Literature
    Affiliate Faculty in Music Theory (Eastman School of Music)
  • Head, French Program
    Head, Comparative Literature Program
    Undergraduate Advisor, French
    Undergraduate Advisor, Comparative Literature


Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature and culture; the novel; continental philosophy; literary theory; aesthetics; intellectual history; European cinema; existentialism

Kristin Doughty

Doughty, Kristin

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Interim Director, SBAI

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

Thomas Gibson

Gibson, Thomas P.

  • Professor of Anthropology


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

Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor in English
    Professor of English

Interests: Shakespeare; lyric poetry; Renaissance literature; romance

Susan Gustafson

Gustafson, Susan E.

  • Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies
    Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Head, German Program
    Director, Literary Translation Studies (MALTS)


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

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Haidu, Rachel

  • Associate Professor of 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

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Hwang, June J.

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

Interests: Twentieth-century film; literature and critical theory

Bette London

London, Bette

  • Professor

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

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Mackin, Glenn

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Chair, Humanities Department at Eastman School of Music


Kathryn Mariner

Mariner, Kathryn

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology

Interests: intimacy and social inequality; politics of race, class and gender; temporality; kinship and adoption; care; social work; space and place; visual anthropology; United States

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Mueller, Darren

  • Assistant Professor of Musicology


John Osburg

Osburg, John

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair of Anthropology

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

Daniel Reichman

Reichman, Daniel

  • Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Interests: Globalization and trade; Migration and transnationalism; Food, development, and environment; Coffee industry; Latin America; Honduras, Brazil

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Rosenow, James

  • Assistant Professor of English
Timothy Scheie

Scheie, Timothy

  • Associate Professor for Humanities Department, Eastman School of Music


Reinhild Steingrover

Steingröver, Reinhild

  • Associate Professor for Eastman School of Music


Jeffrey Tucker

Tucker, Jeffrey Allen

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of English

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

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Xu, Tingting

  • Assistant Professor of Art History

Interests: Early Chinese photography and media studies; Theories and historiography of Chinese painting; Formats of East Asian pictorial arts in cultural exchange; Antiquarianism and visual technology; Folding and folds; The unspoken and the unspeakable