Associated Faculty

Eduardo Cadava
Professor of English.
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21 McCosh Hall

Eduardo Cadava is Professor of English, and an Associate Member of the Department of Comparative Literature, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the School of Architecture, the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. He also serves on the Executive Committees of the…

Steven Chung
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies
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205 Jones Hall

My core research interest is modern Korean culture, which I arrived at through eclectic training in literary, ethnic, film and regional studies. For the past several years I have been busy trying to understand postwar film cultures in Korea through the prolific and wildly itinerant career of Sin Sang-ok. The seed for…

Devin Fore
Associate Professor of German
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221 East Pyne Building

Fore’s first book Realism After Modernism: The Rehumanization of Art and Literature (MIT/October Books, 2012), which examines the return of mimetic figuration in German cultural production of the late 1920s, was recently awarded the Modern Language Association’s Aldo…

Ruben Gallo
Walter S. Carpenter, Jr., Professor in Language, Literature, and Civilization of Spain. Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures. Director, Program in Latin American Studies.
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337 East Pyne

Rubén Gallo is the author of Mexican Modernity: the Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution (MIT, 2005, winner of the MLA's Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize), an essay about machines and modern culture in early twentieth century Mexico. He has also published two books about Mexico City’s urban art and visual culture: New…

Simon Gikandi
Robert Schirmer Professor of English.
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45 McCosh Hall

Simon Gikandi is Robert Schirmer Professor of English at Princeton University with affiliations in the Department of Comparative Literature, the Program in African Studies, and the Center for African American Studies. He graduated with a B.A [First Class Honors] in Literature from the University of Nairobi. He was a British Council Scholar at…

Anthony Grafton
Henry Putnam University Professor of History.
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126 Dickinson Hall
     

 

Olga P. Hasty
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
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229 East Pyne Building
Brooke Holmes
Professor of Classics
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140 East Pyne Building

My research explores the Greco-Roman roots of Western ideas about the physical body, the natural world, matter, and the non-human, and especially the problems these ideas create for concepts of the subject, ethics, and politics.  I also study the long afterlife of these ideas, especially in twentieth and twenty-first century philosophy, and try…

Jhumpa Lahiri
Professor of Creative Writing
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Lewis Center for the Arts, New South Building, Floor 6
Thomas Y. Levin
Associate Professor of German. Acting Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity.
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210 East Pyne

Thomas Y. Levin teaches media theory and history, cultural theory, intellectual history, and aesthetics. His essays have appeared in October Grey Room, New German Critique, Screen, The Yale Journal of Criticism, Musical Quarterly, ARCH+, Cahiers du MNAM, and Texte zur Kunst. Levin has translated and/or edited…

F. Nick Nesbitt
Professor of French and Italian
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362 East Pyne Building

Nick Nesbitt received his PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures (French) with a Minor in Brazilian Portuguese from Harvard University. He has previously taught at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) and at Miami University (Ohio), and in 2003-4 he was a Mellon Fellow at the Cornell University Society for the Humanities. He is the author of…

Sara S. Poor
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211 East Pyne
Rachel L. Price
Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
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360 East Pyne Building
Efthymia Rentzou
Associate Professor of French and Italian
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329 East Pyne

Effie Rentzou studies literature and its relation to other arts, with particular attention to the historical avant-garde movements and modernism.   Her interests include poetics, the relation between image and text, social analysis of literature, politics and literature, and the internationalization of the avant-garde.   After earning a BA in…

Michael Wachtel
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
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225 East Pyne

B.A. 1982 Yale University (Comparative Literature), Ph.D. 1990 Harvard University (Comparative Literature), additional study at the University of Konstanz, Germany (two years) and Moscow State University (one year). Joined the Princeton faculty in 1990. His main interests are in poetry and poetics (especially formalist and structuralist…

Christy N. Wampole
Associate Professor of French and Italian
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362 East Pyne Building
Max D. Weiss
Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies
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301 Dickinson Hall