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Fields of Interest
Bruce Ackerman's picture Bruce Ackerman
Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0065
Political philosophy; Constitutional law; Public policy
Julia Adams's picture Julia Adams
Margaret H. Marshall Professor of Sociology
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0741
Comparative and Historical Sociology; Culture/Knowledge; Family/Gender/Sexuality; Global, Regional and Transnational Sociology; Political Sociology and Social Movements
Jennifer Allen's picture Jennifer Allen
Associate Professor of History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6149
Modern German history; cultural history of modern Europe; theories and practices of memory; grassroots activism; the politics of space; Europe after the Cold War
Marnix Amand's picture Marnix Amand
international trade; European Union; economics
Sergei Antonov's picture Sergei Antonov
Assistant Professor
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1378
Russia after 1800 and Soviet Union; Russian and comparative legal history; Russian serfdom; global history of capitalism and credit; crime & criminal justice; secret political police; elites & power
Paris Aslanidis's picture Paris Aslanidis
Lecturer in Hellenic Studies and Political Science
Phone: +1 (203) 432-8157
Populism and its nexus with social mobilization; Greek politics and history
Jonathan Bach's picture Jonathan Bach
Professor, Global Studies Program, The New School, New York
Contemporary Germany, post-socialist Europe, memory politics, urban space, post-Mao China, social change
Lauren Benton's picture Lauren Benton
Barton M. Biggs Professor of History and Professor of Law
Comparative empires; history of international law; Atlantic history; global and international history; British and Iberian empires
Dirk Bergemann's picture Dirk Bergemann
Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics and Computer Science
Phone: +1 (203) 432-3592
Game Theory, Industrial organization, Learning and information acquisition in markets, Dynamic contracts
Paola Bertucci's picture Paola Bertucci
Associate Professor of History and History of Medicine
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1397
Enlightenment; cultural history of technology in the early modern world, cultures of collecting and display; artisanal knowledge, the early modern body, scientific travel, material culture
R Howard Bloch's picture R Howard Bloch
Sterling Professor of French
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4912
Medieval literature and social history; legal, economic, familial, and political institutions; humor and the fabliaux; gender and the rise of Western romantic love; the history of the discipline of Medieval Studies
Edyta Bojanowska's picture Edyta Bojanowska
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Chair of the European Studies Council
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1301
19th century Russian literature and intellectual history, empire and nation in Russian culture, post-colonial and settler colonialism studies, history of globalization, ideology, travel writing, theories of the spatial turn, Central European literatures, especially Polish
Marijeta Bozovic's picture Marijeta Bozovic
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Film and Media Studies; Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Phone: +1 917 887 5197
20th- and 21st-century Russian and East European literatures and cultures; avant-gardes, politics, and poetics; diasporas and transnational cultures; translation and remediation; Danube and Black Sea studies; digital humanities, new media, and cultural networks
David Bromwich's picture David Bromwich
Sterling Professor of English
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0855
Romantic criticism and poetry; eighteenth-century politics and moral philosophy
Molly Brunson's picture Molly Brunson
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; History of Art
Phone: +1 (203) 432-7023
Modern Russian culture; the literature and visual art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with an emphasis on the recurrent realisms that emerged in imperial Russia and the Soviet Union
Paul Bushkovitch's picture Paul Bushkovitch
Reuben Post Halleck Professor of History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1351
Russia to 1800; Russian foreign policy, Orthodoxy, and empire
Francesco Casetti's picture Francesco Casetti
Sterling Professor of Humanities and Film and Media Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0671
Semiotics of film and television, in particular about genres, intertextuality, and enunciation
Jinyi Chu's picture Jinyi Chu
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
304 Elm Street, Arnold Hall B33
Russo-Chinese cultural relations; Russian modernist culture; comparative socialist culture; globalization and cosmopolitanism; geography and empire-building; World Literature; poetry and poetics; historical fiction; science fiction; memory and narrative; translation studies.
Katerina Clark's picture Katerina Clark
B.E. Bensinger Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0712
Russian, European and Eurasian film, literature, performing arts, art, architecture and literary theory; cultural interactions; world literature; art and ideology
Carolyn J. Dean's picture Carolyn J. Dean
Charles J. Stille Professor of History and French
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1394
Cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe; history of gender and sexuality; genocide studies and the Holocaust of European Jewry
Irina Dolgova's picture Irina Dolgova
Senior Lector II in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1307
Applied linguistics, second language acquisition
Marcela Echeverri's picture Marcela Echeverri
Associate Professor
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6218
History of social sciences, gender and nationalism; political theory and state formation; Spanish empire and Atlantic world; Revolutionary Age, race and ethnicity; slavery and abolition; twentieth-century Latin American social thought
Carlos Eire's picture Carlos Eire
T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1357
Early modern Europe; Intellectual, social, cultural & religious history; Protestant Reformation; Catholic Reformation (Spain, France, Germany)
Fatima El-Tayeb's picture Fatima El-Tayeb
Professor of Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Race, Migration, Nationalism, Memory, Gender & Sexuality, Art & Activism, Comparative Diasporas, African Diaspora, Muslim Diaspora, Roma & Sinti, Colonialism, Black Mediterranean. Europe comparative, Northwest Europe, Germany, Netherlands
Marcel Elias's picture Marcel Elias
Assistant Professor of English
the literature and history of medieval England and Europe more generally, often within a broader Mediterranean context.
Emily Erikson's picture Emily Erikson
Associate Professor and Joseph C. Fox Director of the Fox International Fellowship
493 College St, Room 401, New Haven, CT 06511-8907
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6332
Social Networks, Economic Development, Comparative Historical Sociology, Theory, Globalization
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez's picture Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez
Assistant Professor of Economics
27 Hillhouse Ave., Room 38
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0890
Economic history, Industrial organization, Environmental economics, Economic theory, Political economy
Hussein Fancy's picture Hussein Fancy
Medieval European and Islamic History; Medieval Iberia and North Africa; Social History; Intellectual History; Economic History; Legal History; Latin and Arabic Paleography
Paul Franks's picture Paul Franks
Robert F. and Patricia Weis Professor of Philosophy and Judaic Studies, and Professor of Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1683
Kant, German Idealism, Post-Kantian Analytic Philosophy, Neo-Kantianism and Phenomenology, Jewish Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of the Human Sciences
Paul Freedman's picture Paul Freedman
Chester D. Tripp Professor of History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1399
Medieval social history, the history of Catalonia, comparative studies of the peasantry, trade in luxury products, and the history of cuisine
Bryan Garsten's picture Bryan Garsten
Professor of Political Science and Humanities
Phone: +1 (203) 436-3696
John Geanakoplos's picture John Geanakoplos
James Tobin Professor of Economics
Phone: +1 (203) 432-3397
Mathematical economics; microeconomic theory; economic theory; social security
Marion Gehlker's picture Marion Gehlker
Senior Lector II in German
Phone: +1 (203) 432-8106
Yale Advanced German Courses Coordinator, Yale German Study Abroad Coordinator
Harvey Goldblatt's picture Harvey Goldblatt
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1305
The Cyrillo-Methodian tradition, the literary patrimony of Slavia Orthodoxa; medieval Balkan Slavic literature; poetics of medieval and premodern East Slavic literary civilization; Church Slavonic language speculation; Slavic language questions; the Igor´ Tale.
Bruce Gordon's picture Bruce Gordon
Titus Street Professor of Divinity and Professor of History and of Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-5355
Early German Reformation; History of Christianity; European religious cultures of the late-medieval and early modern periods; the Reformation
Philip Gorski's picture Philip Gorski
Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-3730
European religious cultures of the late-medieval and early modern periods, with a particular interest in the Reformation and its reception
Timothy Guinnane's picture Timothy Guinnane
Philip Golden Bartlett Professor of Economics and Institution for Social & Policy Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-3616
Comparative and Historical Sociology; Culture/Knowledge; Methods; Political Sociology and Social Movements; Religion; Theory
Samuel Hodgkin's picture Samuel Hodgkin
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Central Eurasian Languages and Literatures; Cultural History; Literary Theory; Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures; Modernism; Poetry; Russian and Slavic Studies; Translation.
Krystyna Illakowicz's picture Krystyna Illakowicz
Senior Lector I in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 444-8986
Polish language and culture in the global context; theatre and language acquisition; theatre; film; Polish and European modernity; Polish women and history
Maria Kaliambou's picture Maria Kaliambou
Senior Lector in Hellenic Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 436-4194
Folk narrative (with a specialization in folktales); popular literature; history of books; history and theory of folklore studies; Southeast European cultural studies; European philhellenism
Alice Kaplan's picture Alice Kaplan
Sterling Professor of French
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4907
Specialist of 20th century France. She works at the intersection of literature and history, using a method that allies archival research with textual analysis. Her teaching and research have focused on the Second World War, the Liberation, and the Algerian War, and on the writers Céline, Proust, and Camus
Paul Kennedy's picture Paul Kennedy
J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History; Director, International Security Studies
Phone: +1 432-6242, 432-6244
Great power relations, 19th & 20th centuries; Military & naval history; British foreign & imperial history; Contemporary global security issues; United Nations history
Ruth Koizim's picture Ruth Koizim
Senior Lector and Language Program Director in French
82-90 Wall St, Rm 319
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4904
Language acquisition theory and language-teaching methodologies, images of the German Occupation period in literature and film, Elsa Triolet and other 20th century women writers
Mordechai Levy-Eichel's picture Mordechai Levy-Eichel
Political Theory
John MacKay's picture John MacKay
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Film and Media Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-7202
Russian, English, German, French, and Spanish literature; history and theory of cinema; interpretive methodologies; Russian and Soviet film; media studies; Marxism and Marxist theory; non-fiction and experimental film; Russian and Soviet culture; theories of kinship; comparative slavery studies
Lawrence Manley's picture Lawrence Manley
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2249
The poetry, prose, and drama of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Britain, with emphasis on literature and society; theater history and performance studies; intellectual history; the classical foundations of the English literary and critical traditions
Ivan Marcus's picture Ivan Marcus
Frederick P. Rose Professor of History and Professor of Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1379
History of the Jews in medieval Europe; History of Jewish culture; Jewish-Christian relations; Jewish mysticism & pietism; The Jews & Islam
Millicent Marcus's picture Millicent Marcus
Professor of Italian Language and Literature
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0599
Italian culture from the interdisciplinary perspectives of literature, history, and film
Isabela Mares's picture Isabela Mares
Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science
115 Prospect St, Room 420
comparative politics and political economy, including democratization, clientelism and corruption, taxation and fiscal capacity development, social policy reforms in both developed and developing countries
Stefanie Markovits's picture Stefanie Markovits
Professor of English
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2259
English literature of the long Nineteenth Century, both Romantic and Victorian, both poetry and the novel; German classical literature (especially Goethe and Schiller), aesthetic theory, war and literature, and genre theory
Alan Mikhail's picture Alan Mikhail
Chace Family Professor of History
HGS 238 (DUS); RKZ 440
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1353
Middle East, Early Modern Muslim World, Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Environmental History, Early Modern History, History of Medicine
Feisal Mohamed's picture Feisal Mohamed
Professor of English
Samuel Moyn's picture Samuel Moyn
Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-7819
International law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, 20th-century European moral and political theory
Constantine Muravnik's picture Constantine Muravnik
Senior Lector II in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0995
Second language acquisition and multimedia teaching materials; Nabokov’s art and thought; Philosophical aspects of literature; Russian poetry
Isaac Nakhimovsky's picture Isaac Nakhimovsky
Associate Professor of History and Humanities
Phone: +1 (203) 432-1396
Intellectual history of Europe since the 17th century; history of political thought; historiography of international law and political economy
William Nordhaus's picture William Nordhaus
Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-3598
Macroeconomics, Environmental economics, Resource economics
Paul North's picture Paul North
Professor of German
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0782
Literature and other media, continental philosophy, literary and critical theory
Cormac O'Dea's picture Cormac O'Dea
Assistant Professor of Economics
Household wealth, saving and pension policy; Taxes, benefits and the distributional impact of spending on public services; Living standards
Giulia Oskian's picture Giulia Oskian
Assistant Professor of Political Science
115 Prospect Street, Rosenkranz Hall
Phone: 1(475) 209-0697
Democratic Theory; Political Philosophy; History of Political Thought
Mark A. Peterson's picture Mark A. Peterson
Edmund S. Morgan Professor of History
Phone: +1(203)-432-5807
Early North America and the Atlantic world
David Quint's picture David Quint
Sterling Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2229
Literature of the European Renaissance; epic poetry; literary theory; theory of genres; history of the classical tradition
Ayesha Ramachandran's picture Ayesha Ramachandran
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2745
Early modern European literature and cultural history; Renaissance poetry; history of science and technology (sixteenth and seventeenth century); cartography and literature; early modern empires and international law; history of philosophy; Europe and the Indo-Islamic world
Bill Rankin's picture Bill Rankin
Associate Professor
EM 110
The physical and earth sciences since the mid-19th century; military, industrial, and governmental science; history of cartography; science and architecture; visual studies; environmental history
Carolyn Roberts's picture Carolyn Roberts
Assistant Professor
Medicine and slavery in the Atlantic world; race, medicine, and science; history of medicine in Africa and the African diaspora; health and protest in African American history; non-Western medicine and global health.
Douglas Rogers's picture Douglas Rogers
Professor of Anthropology
10 Sachem Street, Room 311
Phone: +1 (203) 432-8046
Political and economic anthropology; natural resources (especially oil) and energy; the anthropology of religion and ethics; cultural production; historical anthropology; and socialist societies and their postsocialist trajectories
Claire Roosien's picture Claire Roosien
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Modern Russian and Eurasian History and Culture, Islamic History and Culture, Medieval and Modern Central Asia, Modern Middle East, Gender History and Theory.
Pierre Saint-Amand's picture Pierre Saint-Amand
Benjamin F. Barge Professor of French
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4997
research interests in the literature of the eighteenth-century, the philosophy of the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and literary criticism and theory
Maurice Samuels's picture Maurice Samuels
Betty Jane Anlyan Professor of French
Phone: +1 (203) 432-5046
The literature and culture of nineteenth-century France and in Jewish Studies
Kenneth Scheve's picture Kenneth Scheve
Dean Acheson Professor of Political Science and Global Affairs and FAS Dean of Social Sciences
Comparative Politics International Relations Political Economy Quantitative Methods
Marci Shore's picture Marci Shore
Associate Professor of History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6792
European cultural & intellectual history
Timothy Snyder's picture Timothy Snyder
Richard C. Levin Professor of History
Phone: +1 (203) 432-7662
Modern Eastern Europe
A.L. Steiner's picture A.L. Steiner
Senior Critic and Director of Galleries and Exhibitions
Peter Swenson's picture Peter Swenson
Charlotte Marion Saden Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-5677
Comparative political economy of labor markets and social welfare in Europe and the United States
George Syrimis's picture George Syrimis
Lecturer, Hellenic Studies and Religious Studies
Phone: +1 (203) 432-9342
Music and national identity; religion and literature; cultural studies; reception studies; gender and sexuality
Julia Titus's picture Julia Titus
Senior Lector II in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0996
Second language acquisition, heritage learners’ language development, multimedia teaching materials, Russian theater and music
Katie Trumpener's picture Katie Trumpener
Emily Sanford Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English
Phone: +1 (203) 432-7674
The history of the British and European novel; anglophone fiction (especially Scotland, Ireland, Canada); European film history; literature’s relationship to social and cultural history, visual culture and music; nationalism, regionalism and traditionalism’; literature/culture of WWI, WWII and the Cold War; history of children’s literature 18th C-present; women novelists
Jesús Velasco's picture Jesús Velasco
Professor of Spanish, Department Chair
Law and culture; Manuscript Studies and book history; Mediterranean Studies; Contemporary Critical Thought.
Miroslav Volf's picture Miroslav Volf
Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology, and Founding Director, Yale Center for Faith & Culture
Phone: +1 (203) 432-5332
Systematic Theology; Political Theology; Community Organizing; Ecclesiology; Interfaith dialogue; Globalization.
Karen von Kunes's picture Karen von Kunes
Senior Lector I in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0390
Czech language, lexicography, modern Czech and Central European literatures, Czech film, relation of literature and film to social psychology, and more.
Kirk Wetters's picture Kirk Wetters
Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures
Phone: +1 (203) 432-0789
The intertwined genealogies of literary and critical theory in connection to questions of method in the humanities and social sciences
James Whitman's picture James Whitman
Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law
Phone: +1 (203) 432-8392
Comparative law, criminal law, and legal history
Fabrizio Zilibotti's picture Fabrizio Zilibotti
Tuntex Professor of International and Development Economics
Phone: +1 (203) 432-9561
Development Economics; Macroeconomics; Political Economy; Economic Development of China; Economic Growth; Human Capital, Parenting and Education.