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Affiliated Faculty

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Bernardi, Joanne

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


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

Peter Christensen

Christensen, Peter

  • Associate Professor of Art History


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

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Doran, Robert

  • Professor of French and Comparative Literature
  • Head, the French ProgramHead, the Comparative Literature Program


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

Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished 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
  • Head, the German Program


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

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Hwang, June J.

  • Associate Professor of German

Interests: Twentieth-century film; literature and critical theory

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Lewis, Jacob W.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
  • Associate Academic Director, Photographic Preservation and Collections Management Program

Interests: History of photography; Nineteenth-century French art; Critical theory of technology; History of the printed image; Twentieth-century American art

Lihong Liu

Liu, Lihong

  • Assistant Professor of Art History

Interests: Chinese art; Critical theories; Landscape and environment; Art, science, and technology; Material culture; Transcultural studies

Bette London

London, Bette

  • Professor

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

John Osburg

Osburg, John

  • Associate Professor

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

Daniel Reichman

Reichman, Daniel

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair of Anthropology

Interests: Globalization and trade; migration and transnationalism; food, development, and environment; coffee industry; Latin America; Honduras, Brazil

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Rosensweig, Anna

  • James P. Wilmot Distinguished Assistant Professor of French
    Undergraduate Advisor for French

Interests: Early modern French literature and culture; theater and performance studies; political theory

Timothy Scheie

Scheie, Timothy

  • Associate Professor for Humanities Department, Eastman School of Music


Llerena Searle

Searle, Llerena G.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

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

Reinhild Steingrover

Steingröver, Reinhild

  • Associate Professor for Eastman School of Music


Jeffrey Tucker

Tucker, Jeffrey Allen

  • Associate Professor of English

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