Graduate Students

Friederike E. Ach

Research Interests: Early modern poetry and philosophy, Reformation theology (Luther & Calvin), Medieval romance (English,...

Chiara Benetollo

I am a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of Comparative Literature and a Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Fellow at the University...

R.J. Bergmann

Laurens Pieter Boomsma

Ella Brians

Alexander Brock

Periods: 17th and 18th centuries

Alonso Burgos Vazquez Mellado

Research Interests: Contemporary Mexican Literature (since 2006), literature and violence, Critique of Modernity, representation...

Joshua Calvo

Lawrence Chamunorwa

Paresh Chandra

Research interests: 19th and 20th century literature, especially poetry, in English, Hindi and French; comparative poetics;...

Alexandra Dantzlerward

Daniel Dominguez

Liam Egan

Liam received his BA in Classics at Johns Hopkins University in 2018.

Florian Endres

Stephanie Fan

Darja Filippova

I work on performance art and corporeality in post-socialist contexts, with a focus on contemporary Russian and Chinese art and film/digital...

Ana Garcia-Moreno

April Gilbert

Leon Grek

Salwa Halloway

Salwa Halloway is a PhD student who focuses on the Lebanese Diaspora in sub-Saharan Africa.

Austen Hinkley

Antonio Iannarone

Antonio is PhD candidate in his fourth year of study, currently writing on the turn from semantic to aesthetic relations in the prose of Henry...

Dani Issler

Caresse Jackson-Alger

Mari Jarris

Research Interests: Feminist and Queer Theory, Marxism and Critical Theory, Utopianism, Psychoanalysis


Elias Kleinbock

Wyatt Leaf

Peter Makhlouf

Peter Makhlouf received his BA in Classics (Greek & Latin) from Brown University in 2016, before moving to Berlin to study German-Jewish...

Ana Martinez Jimenez

Max Matukhin

William Mullaney

Will Mullaney graduated from Pomona College with a B.A. in English and French. He is also interested in existentialist philosophy, phenomenology, and...

Yaul Perez-Stable Husni

Apolline Pernet

Apolline is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature.

Paulina Pineda

Jacob Plagmann

Periods:  Modern and Contemporary

Languages: Russian, French, German

Candela Potente

Research interests: psychoanalysis, critical theory, continental philosophy, postcolonial theory, global psychoanalysis,...

Aliya Ram

Research interests: Modernisms, realisms, lyrical techniques and poetry, decolonisation and postcolonial theory, nation-building...

Jason Rigas

Xita Rubert Castro

Marie Sanazaro

Marie works on 18th and 19th century English, German, and French literature and political philosophy.

Irina Simova

Fay Slakey

Tomoko Slutsky

Fields/Periods: Japanese, French/Francophone, and English  literary and cultural studies from late nineteenth-century to twenty-...

Grega Ulen