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Shifra Armon
Associate Professor
Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Early modern Spanish literature and culture studiesRichard Burt
Professor, English
Shakespeare; modern film and mass media

William C. Calin, † May 20, 2018
Medieval Literature, French Poetry, Occitan (Provençal), Anglo-Norman, and modern Breton literature, Franco-British Literary Relations

Nina Caputo
Assistant Professor
Medieval Jewish History, Medieval History

Cynthia Chennault
Associate Professor emerita
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Editor, Early Medieval China
Medieval Chinese poetry and culture

Florin Curta
Associate Professor
Late Antiquity, Medieval Eastern Europe, Medieval Archaeology, Byzantium

Bonnie Effros
Rothman Chair and Director of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere
Merovingian society; early medieval ritual practices and communities.

Franz Futtterknecht
Professor Emeritus
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
German literature; philosophy; Renaissance philosophy

Jules D. Gliesche
Academic Spoken English
Germanic linguistics

Will Hasty 
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Co-Director, MEMS
Medieval German literature; Arthurian studies

Robert A. Hatch
Associate Professor Emeritus, History 
History & Philosophy of Science; Early Modern Europe; Scientific Organization; Astronomy; Cosmology

Yumiko Hulvey
Associate Professor Emerita
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Classical and Medieval Japanese Literature; Women’s Studies.

Guolong Lai
Assistant Professor
Art and Art History
Early Chinese tombs

Howard Louthan
Professor, History 
Early Modern Europe; Renaissance, Reformation

Stephen A. McKnight
Professor, History
Renaissance European history; History of Science

Marie Nelson
Professor, English & Linguistics, ret. 
Old and Middle English Literature; Women’s Studies

Mario Poceski
Associate Professor, Religion
Buddhist Studies, Chinese Religion

Jennifer A. Rea
Associate Professor, Classics 
Latin literature, Roman material culture, ancient historiography

Elizabeth Ross
Assistant Professor
School of Art and Art History
15th and 16th-century art in Northern Europe and Italy, early modern printmaking and printing, history of travel and cartography

Peter Rudnytsky
Professor, English
Editor, American Imago
Freud, history and theory of psychoanalysis; Shakespeare, early modern literature

Gareth L. Schmeling
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Classics
Petronius, Apuleius, Historia Apollonii, Chariton, Xenophon; ancient novel; textual criticism

Richard Allen Shoaf
Professor Emeritus, English
Chaucer, Dante, Milton, Shakespeare; Middle English poetry; critical theory

Judy Shoaf
Language Learning Center
Old French literature; Old Norse literature, Arthurian legend and literature

C. John Sommerville 
Professor Emeritus, History
History of religions in England and America

Andrea Sterk
Associate Professor, History 
Ancient and Medieval Christianity, Late Antiquity, Byzantium

Jennifer S. Thomas
Assistant Professor, School of Music
Renaissance motets; Renaissance repertory formation; Josquin Desprez

Sarra Tlili
Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Arabic Language and Literature; Qur’an studies, Animals in Islam, Arabic literature and civilization; Sustainability.

Robert Wagman
Associate Professor, Classics
Greek religion, epigraphy and palaeography, poetry

Richard G. Wang
Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Religion
Early modern Chinese fiction; Taoist studies; religion and Chinese literature

John Ward
Professor Emeritus, College of Fine Arts
Flemish painting, pictorial space depiction and perception

Mary Watt
Associate Professor & Chair, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Co-Director, MEMS.
Dante; cross-temporary overlap of culture, iconography and semiotics in medieval and modern literature