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

Lara Harb

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies

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

He Bian

Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies

Noah Buchholz

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

Andrea Capra

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

Katie Chenoweth

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

Steven Chung

Associate Professor of East Asian Studies; Acting Chair, Committee for Film Studies

Andrew Cole

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

Elizabeth A. Davis

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Acting Director, Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities

Matthew Delvaux

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

Maria DiBattista

Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English; Professor of English and Comparative Literature

Brigid Doherty

Associate Professor of German and Art and Archaeology

Jeff Dolven

Director, Behrman Undergraduate Society of Fellows; Professor of English; Acting Chair, Department of English

Sierra Eckert

Perkins Fellow, Humanities Council; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Digital Humanities

Adam Elga

Professor of Philosophy; Director, Program in Linguistics

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

Elena Fratto

Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Rubén Gallo

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor in Language, Literature, and Civilization of Spain; Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Michael Gordin

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

Tera W. Hunter, Acting Chair

Edwards Professor of American History; Professor of History and African American Studies; Acting Chair, Council of the Humanities; Acting Director, Program in Humanistic Studies

William Jordan

2022-2023 Old Dominion Professor in the Humanities Council; Dayton-Stockton Professor of History

Laura Kalin

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities

Beatrice E. Kitzinger

Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology; Harold Willis Dodds University Preceptor

Eve Krakowski

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies

Maya Kronfeld

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

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

Marcus Lee

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

Florian Lionnet

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities

Daniel Maier

Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Program in Linguistics

Meredith A. Martin

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

Forrest Meggers

Associate Professor of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Co-Director, Program in Architecture and Engineering.

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

Simon Morrison

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

Alexander Nehamas

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

Rob Nixon

2022-2023 Old Dominion Professor in the Humanities Council; Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment; Professor of English and the High Meadows Environmental Institute

Ayah Nuriddin

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

Helmut Reimitz

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

Effie Rentzou

Director, Program in European Cultural Studies; Professor of French and Italian

Nicolás Sánchez-Rodríguez

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

Esther Schor, Chair (on leave AY22-23)

John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor ; 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

Bailey Sincox

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

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

Guy St. Amant

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

Joe Stephens

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

Jack Tannous

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

Stephen F. Teiser

2022-2023 Old Dominion Professor in the Humanities Council; D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion

Dexter L. Thomas Jr.

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

Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Lecturer in the Humanities Council 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

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