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  • Bernadette Wegenstein

    Director, Center for Advanced Media Studies
    Professor of Media Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD, Vienna University
  • Marina Bedran

    Assistant Professor of Lusophone Literatures and Cultures, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD, Princeton University
    • mbedran@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 481
    • 410-516-5358
    • Research Interests: Amazonia, ecocriticism, environmental humanities, visual culture, media theory, film, and literary theory and translation
  • Laura di Bianco

    Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
    Director of Undergraduate Studies in Italian

    PhD, City University of New York
    • lauradibianco@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 435
    • 410-516-2022
    • Research Interests: Italian cinema, modern and contemporary Italian literature, film studies, women’s and gender studies, ecocriticism
  • Rebecca M. Brown

    Professor, Department of the History of Art

    PhD, University of Minnesota
    • rmbrown@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 182
    • 410-516-0345
    • Research Interests: Modernism, colonialism, 18th-20th c. South Asia
  • Samuel Chambers

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

    PhD, University of Minnesota
    • samchambers@jhu.edu
    • 280 Mergenthaler
    • 410-516-7948
    • Research Interests: Political theory, cultural politics
  • Veena Das

    Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Anthropology

    PhD, University of Delhi, India
    • veenadas@jhu.edu
    • Mergenthaler 441
    • 410-516-0630
    • Research Interests: Everyday life, ethics, anthropology and philosophy, urban transformations, poverty, violence, gender, social suffering, aesthetics, South Asia, Europe
  • William Egginton

    Decker Professor in the Humanities; Director, Alexander Grass Humanities Institute

    PhD, Stanford University
    • egginton@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 470
    • 410-516-7510
    • Research Interests: Spanish and Latin American Literatures, comparative European literature and thought
  • Eduardo Gonzalez

    Professor and Director of the Spanish Subdivision and Undergraduate Studies for Spanish,
    Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD, Indiana University Bloomington
    • cocuyo@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 480
    • 410-516-4615
    • Research Interests: Latin American literature and cinema
  • Clara Han

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

    PhD, Harvard University
    • clarahan@jhu.edu
    • Mergenthaler 463
    • 410-516-2864
    • Research Interests: Violence, care, urban poverty and everyday life; affliction and illness experience; death and dying; anthropology and philosophy
; Chile, the Southern Cone, Latin America; the United States; and connections and intersections with Asia
  • Jacob Haubenreich

    Assistant Professor of German, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD, University of California, Berkeley
    • jhauben2@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: 19th-21st century German literature, posthermeneutics, theory and history of media, Schriftbildlichkeit, book history, writing process, archival theory and practice, experimental literature, literature and the visual arts, new materialism, multilingualism
  • Paola Marrati

    Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Comparative Thought and Literature

    PhD, Marc Bloch University of Strasbourg, France
    • pmarrati@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 220
    • 410-516-0542
    • Research Interests: Modern and contemporary French philosophy, American pragmatism and skepticism, phenomenology, philosophy and cinema, feminist and queer theory
  • Anand Pandian

    Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology

    PhD, University of California, Berkeley
    • pandian@jhu.edu
    • Mergenthaler 454
    • 410-516-7267
    • Research Interests: Ecological and philosophical anthropology; sensory ethnography and experimental writing; posthumanist and postcolonial criticism; environmental ethics; anthropological method; India, America, Earth
  • Derek Schilling

    Professor and Director of the French Subdivision, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD/Doctorat du 3e cycle, University of Pennsylvania/University of Paris 8 (Vincennes/Saint-Denis)
    • dschill4@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 426
    • 410-516-4626
    • Research Interests: Modern and contemporary French literature; film esthetics and theory; geocriticism; urban and suburban studies
  • Bécquer Seguín

    Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

    PhD, Cornell University
    • becquer@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 481
    • 410-516-8571
    • Research Interests: Modern Iberian literature, film, and culture; transatlantic studies; political theory; art history
  • Kyle Stine

    Lecturer, Program in Film and Media Studies

    PhD, University of Iowa
    • kylestine@jhu.edu
    • 65 Gilman Hall
    • 410-462-7577
    • Research Interests: film and media theory; new media and social change; philosophy of technology
  • Meredith Ward

    Senior Lecturer, Program in Film and Media Studies

    PhD, Northwestern University
    • mward1@jhu.edu
    • Film Centre - Suite 204
    • 410-462-7577
    • Research Interests: Film and media history and theory; popular culture; sound theory