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Affiliated Faculty


Angelika Bammer
Memory studies, narrative, photography and visual aesthetics, interdisciplinary methods, feminism and the Marxian tradition
Department of Comparative Literature
Matthew Bernstein
American and international film history, African-Americans in American film, film criticism, production histories, reception studies
Department of Film & Media Studies
Shai Cohen
Lecturer in Hebrew
Department of Middle Easten & South Asian Studies
Jonathan Crane
Jewish ethical perspectives on biomedical, social, political, and warfare issues, comparative religious ethics
Center for Ethics
Astrid M. Eckert
Modern German history, modern European history, environmental history, borderlands
Department of History
Mikhail Epstein
Cultural and literary theory, history of Russian literature and philosophy
Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Comparative Literature
Shoshana Felman
19th and 20th century French, English and American literature; literature and psychoanalysis, philosophy, trauma and testimony; feminism, theater and performance
Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature
Jason Francisco
Photography, Eastern European Jewry post-Holocaust
Department of Film & Media Studies
Ursula Goldenbaum
History of philosophy, science, political philosophy, and esthetics during the 17th and 18th centuries, European Enlightenment, origin of the public space
Department of Philosophy
Peter Höyng
German literature and culture since the 18th Century, German-Jewish Culture since 1750
Department of German Studies
Melvin Konner
Evolutionary anthropology, medical anthropology, anthropology of the Jews
Department of Anthropology
Carol Newsom
Dead Sea Scrolls, the biblical wisdom tradition, the book of Daniel, apocalyptic literature
Candler School of Theology
Edward Queen
Professional and social ethics, religious and ethnic conflict, civil society
Center for Ethics
Jill Robbins
The Bible, rabbinic literary criticism, figural interpretation, history of biblical interpretation
Department of Religion
Caroline Schaumann
Contemporary German literature and culture, 19th century Alpine exploration and mountaineering, ecocriticism, postwar and post-Wall German culture, German-Jewish literature
Department of German Studies
Joseph Skibell
Novelist, essayist
Department of English and Creative Writing Program
Paul Wolpe
Bioethics, Jewish and religious ethics
Center for Ethics