People in the Humanities Council

Affiliated Faculty

Célia Abele

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and French and Italian; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Byron T. Ahn

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities

Yelena Baraz

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Kennedy Foundation Professor of Latin Language and Literature; Professor of Classics

Leora Batnitzky

Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies; Professor of Religion; Director, Program in Judaic Studies

Charles Beitz

Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics; Professor of Politics; Director, Program in Political Philosophy

Wendy Laura Belcher

2021-2022 Old Dominion Professor in the Humanities Council; Professor of Comparative Literature and African American Studies

Aisha Beliso-De Jesús

Professor of American Studies; Director, Programs in American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Latino Studies

Wallace Best

Hughes-Rogers Professor of Religion and African American Studies; Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

He Bian

Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies

Emmanuel Bourbouhakis

Associate Professor of Classics and the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies; Acting Director, Program in the Ancient World

Noah Buchholz

Lecturer in the Humanities Council and the Program in Linguistics; ASL Course Sequence Head

Michael Cadden

University Lecturer, Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Interim Chair, Lewis Center for the Arts

Katie Chenoweth

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Associate Professor of French and Italian

Andrew Cole

Director, Gauss Seminars in Criticism; Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature; Professor of English

Beatriz Colomina

Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture; Professor of Architecture; Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity

Benjamin Conisbee Baer

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Program in South Asian Studies

Matthew Delvaux

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, History and Humanistic Studies; Haarlow-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Brigid Doherty

Associate Professor of German and Art and Archaeology

Jeff Dolven

Director, Behrman Undergraduate Society of Fellows; Professor of English

Adam Elga

Professor of Philosophy; Director, Program in Linguistics

Karen Emmerich

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Denis Feeney

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Giger Professor of Latin; Professor of Classics

Christiane Fellbaum

Lecturer with the rank of Professor in the Council of the Humanities, the Program in Linguistics, and Freshman Seminars; Acting Director, Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Devin Fore

Professor of German; Chair, Department of German; Chair, Committee for Film Studies; Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity

Joshua L. Freeman

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and East Asian Studies; Link-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Johann Frick

Associate Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values

Tiffany C. Fryer

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Anthropology; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies

Michael Gordin

Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts; Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History

Judith Hamera

2021-2022 Old Dominion Professor in the Humanities Council; Professor of Dance in the Lewis Center for the Arts and American Studies

Bernard Haykel

Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

Wendy Heller

Scheide Professor of Music History; Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director, Program in Italian Studies

Brian Herrera

Associate Professor of Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Director, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Brooke Holmes

Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Classics

Erin Huang

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

Tera W. Hunter

Edwards Professor of American History; Professor of History and African American Studies

Laura Kalin

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities

Joshua Katz

Cotsen Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Classics

Martin Kern

Joanna and Greg Zeluck '84 P13 P18 Professor in Asian Studies; Professor of East Asian Studies

Beatrice E. Kitzinger

Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology; Acting Director, Program in Medieval Studies; Harold Willis Dodds University Preceptor

Boris Kment

Associate Professor of Philosophy; Class of 1936 Preceptor

Stephen Kotkin

John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs; Co-Director, Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy; Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies; Director, Fung Global Fellows Program.

Maya Kronfeld

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, Comparative Literature and Humanistic Studies; Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Jhumpa Lahiri

Director, Program in Creative Writing; Professor of Creative Writing

Melissa Lane

Class of 1943 Professor of Politics; Director, The University Center for Human Values

Amanda Lanzillo

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and History; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Deana Lawson

Professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts

Russ Leo

Associate Professor of English

Thomas Leonard

Research Scholar in the Humanities Council; Lecturer in Economics

Lital Levy

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

Florian Lionnet

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities

Meredith A. Martin

Director, The Center for Digital Humanities; Associate Professor of English

John McPhee

Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence

John T. M. Merrill

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Program in Linguistics

Yair Mintzker

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Professor of History

Irina Monich

Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Program in Linguistics

Simon Morrison

Director, Fund for Canadian Studies; Professor of Music and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Paul Muldoon

Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Creative Writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Director, Princeton Atelier; Co-Chair, Fund for Irish Studies

Alexander Nehamas

Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Emeritus

Gabriela Nouzeilles

Director, Program in Latin American Studies; Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish; Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Ayah Nuriddin

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and African American Studies; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Chika Okeke-Agulu

Professor of Art and Archaeology and African American Studies; Director, Program in African Studies

Ekaterina Pravilova

Rosengarten Chair of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History; Acting Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Laurence Ralph

Professor of Anthropology; Director of Center on Transnational Policing

James Rankin

University Lecturer, German; Director, Center for Language Study

Helmut Reimitz

Director, Program in Medieval Studies; Steering Committee, Comparative Antiquity Initiative; Professor of History

Effie Rentzou

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Director, Program in European Cultural Studies; Professor of French and Italian

Melissa Reynolds

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, History and Humanistic Studies; Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Michael Reynolds

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Marina Rustow

Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East; Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History; Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies

Nicolás Sánchez-Rodríguez

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Spanish and Portuguese; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Kim Lane Scheppele

Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs and The University Center for Human Values

Esther Schor, Chair

Leonard L. Milberg '53 Professor of American Jewish Studies; Professor of English; Chair, Council of the Humanities; Director, Stewart Seminars in Religion; Director, Program in Humanistic Studies

Daniel Sheffield

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies; John Witherspoon Bicentennial Preceptor

Nigel Smith

Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature; Professor of English

Joe Stephens

Director, Program in Journalism; Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence

Daniel Tamayo

NASA Hubble/Sagan and Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow, Astrophysical Sciences; Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Jack Tannous

Associate Professor of History and Hellenic Studies; Chair, Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity; Director, Program in Hellenic Studies

Stephen Teiser

Director, Program in East Asian Studies; D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies; Professor of Religion

Dexter L. Thomas Jr.

ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow; Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Humanities Council

Marta Tienda

Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies; Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Lecturer In the Council of the Humanities and Anthropology; Link-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Moulie Vidas

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Associate Professor of Religion and the Program in Judaic Studies

Christy Wampole

Director, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities; Associate Professor of French and Italian

Sean Wilentz

George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History

Joanna Wuest

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Politics; Fund for Reunion-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows

Carolyn Yerkes

Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology; Acting Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

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