Faculty

Department officers:

Natalie Adler
Visiting Assistant Professor in
Comparative Literature 


Ariella Azoulay

Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture and Media



Susan Bernstein

Professor of Comparative Literature and German Studies


Vangelis Calotychos

Visiting Associate Professor of Comparative Literature


Tamara Chin

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature


Michelle Clayton

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature


Svetlana Evdokimova

Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature


Stephen Merriam Foley

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature


Hannah Freed-Thall

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature



Forrest Gander

The Adele Kellenberg Seaver Professor
and Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature

Cullen Goldblatt

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Literature


Spencer Golub

Professor of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies and Comparative Literature

Kenneth Haynes

Professor of Comparative Literature and Classics

Molly Ierulli 

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature


Dore J. Levy

Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies


Kevin McLaughlin

Dean of the Faculty; P rofessor of English and Comparative Literature; Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and German Studies


Stephanie Merrim

Royce Family Professor and Professor of Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies

Chana Morgenstern
Adjunct Lecturer in Comparative Literature 


Ourida Mostefai

Professor of Comparative Literature and French Studies


Elias Muhanna

Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature


Karen Newman

Owen Walker Professor of Humanities and Professor of Comparative Literature and English

Avigail S. Noy
Adjunt Lecturer in Comparative Literature 


Joseph Pucci

Professor of Classics and in the Program in Medieval Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature


Marc Redfield

Professor of English and Comparative Literature



Joseph D. Reed

Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature


Gerhard Richter

Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature


Pierre Saint-Amand

Francis Wayland Professor and Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature

Peter Saval

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature


Zachary Sng

Associate Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature


Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies


Luiz Fernando Valente

Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and Comparative Literature


Meera S. Viswanathan

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies



Arnold L. Weinstein

Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor and Professor of Comparative Literature


Esther Whitfield

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature


David Wills  
Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature
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Emeritus Faculty:

Ed Ahearn, Reda Bensmaia, Michel-André Bossy; William Crossgrove; David Konstan; Michael C.J. Putnam; Robert Scholes; Bernard Waldrop.

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