Standing Faculty

  • Presidential Associate Professor of German, with a secondary appointment in History of Art

    late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century German literature, print culture, history of visual media, history of books and periodicals, the environmental humanities, commemoration, approaches to race, gender, and sexuality

  • Frances Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Associate Professor of 19th Century European Art, with secondary appointment in Department of Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies

    Art and material culture of France, Germany and Britain in the mid to late nineteenth century, with an emphasis on cross-national developments in the histories of science, politics, psychology, and sexuality.

  • Associate Professor of Cinema & Media Studies, with a secondary appointment in Francophone, Italian, & Germanic Studies

    literary modernism in French and German, film studies, queer studies, the environmental humanities, porn studies

  • Executive Director of Language Instruction for the School of Arts & Sciences

    Second language acquisition, curriculum design, digital pedagogy

  • Professor of Germanic Languages

    Yiddish language, Yiddish literature in translation, gender and Jewish literature, Jewish American literature, Jewish film, literary translation

  • Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of German

    cultural history of water management and forestry, climate adaptation, energy transitions, 18th-century literature, gender studies, cultural studies, food studies, cinema studies, history of the body, environmental humanities, 20th-century history novel, Dutch literature and culture, using the arts for climate action and advocacy

  • Assistant Professor of German

    LGBTQ+ history, literature, film, television, and visual and print culture in Germany since 1890; queer childhood and youth.

  • Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor in the School of Arts & Sciences

    18th - early 20th century literature, comparative literature, aesthetic theory, German-Jewish writing

  • Professor of German

    Environmental Humanities | Public Engagement | Climate Literacy & Climate Storytelling | Atlantic World and Colonialism | European Pre-Modern Literature and Culture in a Global Context | Utopianism | Ecotopianism Multilingualism & Translation