People

  • faculty

  • Bernadette Wegenstein

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

    PhD, Vienna University
  • affiliated faculty

  • Laura di Bianco

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

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

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

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

    Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Anthropology

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

    Department Chair and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures

    PhD, Stanford University
    • 410-516-7510
    • egginton@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 470
    • 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 German and Romance Languages and Literatures

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

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

    PhD, Harvard University
    • 410-516-2864
    • clarahan@jhu.edu
    • Mergenthaler 463
    • 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
  • Paola Marrati

    Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Comparative Thought and Literature

    PhD, Marc Bloch University of Strasbourg, France
    • 410-516-0542
    • pmarrati@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 220
    • 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
    • 410-516-7267
    • pandian@jhu.edu
    • Mergenthaler 454
    • 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 German and Romance Languages and Literatures

    PhD/Doctorat du 3e cycle, University of Pennsylvania/University of Paris 8 (Vincennes/Saint-Denis)
    • 410-516-4626
    • dschill4@jhu.edu
    • Gilman 426
    • 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 German and Romance Languages and Literatures

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