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Participating Faculty

Alphabetical Listing by Last Name
Dee Abrahamse (PhD, University of Michigan)
Professor, History
Areas of Interest: Byzantine History
Clorinda Donato (PhD, UCLA)
Professor, French and Italian
Areas of Interest: French Enlightenment reception, Fortunato Bartolomeo de Felice’s encyclopedism.
Alicia M. Doyle (PhD, UC Santa Barbara)
Assistant Professor, Music
Areas of Interest: medieval liturgical music
Stephen Fleck (PhD, UC Davis)
Professor, French
Areas of Interest: early modern French theater, Molière, music, comic theory and practice
Kristine Forney (PhD, University of Kentucky)
Professor, Music
Areas of Interest: Renaissance music, history of music printing, performance practices, historical instruments, gender studies
Bonnie Gasior (PhD, Purdue University)
Associate Professor, Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures
Areas of Interest: Travel literature, theories of monstrosity, subaltern studies, transatlantic studies
Cheryl Goldstein (PhD, UCLA)
Assistant Professor, Comparative World Literature
Areas of Interest: Jewish studies, literary theory, cultural studies
Heather Graham (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor, Art History
Areas of Interest: late medieval and Renaissance art in Italy; the history of the body, the history of emotions, gender and sexual culture
Stanley Jones (D.Theol., Universität Göttingen)
Professor, Religious Studies
Areas of Interest: New Testament and Ancient Christianity
Lloyd Kermode (PhD, Rice University)
Associate Professor, English
Areas of Interest: early modern drama and culture, English-foreign relations, provincial drama, contemporary critical theory
Timothy Keirn (PhD, University of London)
Lecturer, History
Areas of Interest: early modern Britain, the Atlantic world, economic history, world history
Marie Kelleher (PhD, University of Kansas)
Assistant Professor, History
Areas of Interest: women and law, medieval Crown of Aragon, concubines and marginal women
Eileen Klink (PhD, University of Southern California)
Professor, English
Areas of Interest: early modern women and rhetoric
Ilan Mitchell-Smith (PhD, Texas A&M)
Assistant Professor, English
Areas of Interest: British literature and culture of the Middle Ages; gender, violence, and monstrosity in later medieval English literature, esp. chivalric narratives
Lawrence Nolan (PhD, UC Irvine)
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Areas of Interest: 17th-century philosophy, especially the rationalists such as Descartes; medieval philosophy
Mariah Proctor-Tiffany (PhD, Brown University)
Assistant Professor, Art History
Areas of interest: women, art, and identity in the late Middle Ages and the twentieth century
Nhora Lucia Serrano (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Assistant Professor, Comparative World Literature
Areas of Interest: Medieval and early modern Spanish, French, English and Italian literatures and political history; medieval visual culture and illuminated manuscripts; notions of Kingship and Queenship; travel narratives
Diana Steigerwald (PhD, McGill University)
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Areas of Interest: History of Islamic thought, more particularly Islamic theology, philosophy, and mysticism
Martine van Elk (PhD, Rice University)
Associate Professor, English
Areas of Interest: Shakespeare, early modern drama, early modern vagrants, early modern women writers from England and the Netherlands, gender
Lisa Vollendorf (PhD, University of Pennsylvania)
Associate Professor, RGLL
Areas of Interest: Early Modern Spain and Colonial Latin America; Atlantic World Studies; inquisition history; convent history; women’s intellectual, cultural, and educational history; gender studies

 

Department Listing

Department Participating Faculty in Respective Department
Art History
  • Heather Graham
  • Mariah Proctor Tiffany
Comparative World Literature and Classics
  • Cheryl Goldstein
  • Nhora Lucia Serrano
English
  • Lloyd Kermode
  • Eileen Klink
  • Martine van Elk
History
  • Dorothy Abrahamse
  • Timothy Keirn
  • Marie Kelleher
Music
  • Alicia M. Doyle
  • Kristine Forney
Philosophy
  • Lawrence Nolan
Religious Studies
  • Stanley Jones
  • Diana Steigerwald
Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures
  • Clorinda Donato
  • Stephen Fleck
  • Bonnie Gasior
  • Lisa Vollendorf