Faculty

Emily Apter

Silver Professor of French and Comparative Literature; Chair of Comparative Literature
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Ulrich Baer

University Professor of German & Comparative Literature
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Gabriela Basterra - on leave AY 19-20

Acting Faculty Director of the NYU Center for the Humanities; Professor of Comparative Literature
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Emanuela Bianchi - on leave AY 18-19

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
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Manthia Diawara - on leave AY 18-19 & fall 2019

Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies
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Ana María Dopico - on leave AY 19-20

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
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Andrea Gadberry

Assistant Professor of Comparative Litertature
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Jay Garcia

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Hala Halim - on leave fall 2019

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
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Mikhail Iampolski

Professor of Comparative Literature and Russian and Slavic Studies
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Zakir Paul

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature; Acting Director of Poetics & Theory (AY 2018-2019)
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Avital Ronell - on leave AY 18-19 & spring 2020

University Professor of German and Comparative Literature
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Mark Sanders - on leave fall 2019

Professor of Comparative Literature and English; Acting Chair of Comparative Literature (Spring 19)
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Cristina Vatulescu

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director of Graduate Studies
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Xudong Zhang

Professor of Comparative Literature & East Asian Studies; Director of China House
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Associated Professors

Toral Gajarawala

Associate Professor Of English
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Ben Kafka

Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication
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Sarah Kay

Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
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Jane Tylus

Professor Of Italian And Comparative Literature
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Phillip Usher

Associate Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
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Hent de Vries

Professor of German, Religious Studies, Comparative Literature, Affiliated Professor of Philosophy
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Robert J. C. Young

Silver Professor; Professor of English
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Affiliated Professors

Tom Bishop

Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
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Shirin Edwin

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
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Yael S. Feldman

Abraham I Katsh Professor Of Hebrew Culture And Education
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Sibylle Fischer

Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
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David Forgacs

Professor of Italian; Chair, Department of Italian Studies
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Alexander Galloway

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication
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Gayatri Gopinath

Associate Professor; Director, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Phillip Brian Harper

Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Literature; Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Science
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Denis Hollier

Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
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Philip F. Kennedy - In Residence at NYU Abu Dhabi

Professor of Middle East & Islamic Studies
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Anne Lounsbery

Department Chair, Acting Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of Russian
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Todd Meyers

Associate Professor of Anthropology, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Associate Professor, NYU
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Peter Nicholls

Henry James Professor of English and American Letters
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Orna Ophir

Adjunct Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
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Laura Slatkin

Professor
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Ella Shohat

Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Hagop Kevorkian Center
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Robert Stam

Professor
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Evelyn Birge Vitz

Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
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Jini Kim Watson

Associate Professor of English
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Leif Weatherby

Assistant Professor Of German
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Christopher Wood

Chair of German Department; Professor Department of German, Department of Comparative Literature
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Hentyle Yapp

Assistant Professor of Art and Public Policy
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Todd Foley

Visiting Faculty Fellow
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Kamau Brathwaite

Professor Emeritus
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Daniel Javitch

Professor Emeritus
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Mary Louise Pratt

Professor/Retired Faculty
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Timothy Reiss

Professor Emeritus
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Kristin Ross

Professor Emeritus
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Richard Sieburth

Professor of French and Comparative Literature (retired)
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