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Faculty

Samer Ali
Arabic language and literature; literary salons in the Islamic Middle Ages.
Near Eastern Studies
4072 South Thayer Building
734.764.1401
Kathryn Babayan
Medieval and early-modern Persianate world, focusing on the cultural, social and political histories of Iran, Iraq, Anatolia, and parts of Central Asia, Persian-speaking regions in which Islam was diversely “translated” in the processes of conversion.
History and Near Eastern Studies
4012 South Thayer Building
734.763.1597
Kevork Bardakjian
Armenian literature, culture, history, language, the Armenian Church, printing, and translations in the past millennium in Cilicia and in Ottoman, Safavi, Russian and Soviet contexts.
Near Eastern Studies
4135 South Thayer Building
734.763.7665
William Baxter
History of the Chinese language, history of dialects; non-Chinese languages of China; methodology of historical linguistics; semantic theory; distant language relationships.
Asian Languages and Cultures
6111 South Thayer Building
734.763.3704
Eric Beuerlein
History of French and Romance languages, particularly sound change during the medieval period.
Gabriele Boccaccini
Second Temple Judaism and Christian origins; history and theology of Jewish-Christian relation from ancient times to the present.
Near Eastern Studies
4145 South Thayer Building
734.763.1595
Michael Bonner
Poverty and charity in the Islamic Middle East (600-1100); Arabia at the rise of Islam; redistributive practices in Arabia; GIS mapping of pre- and early Islamic Arabia.
Near Eastern Studies
4147 South Thayer Building
734.647.0093
James Borders
Medieval music and Christian liturgy.
Musicology
604 Burton Tower
734.936.2189
Gina Brandolino
Late medieval English literature; religious narratives, especially saints’ lives and miracle stories; early English literature and canonicity.
Sweetland Center/ English Languages and Literature
1322 North Quad
734.615.9589
Erin Brightwell
Medieval Japanese literature, language and identity, and the circulation of texts, motifs, and intellectual traditions.
Asian Languages and Cultures
5135 South Thayer Building
763.615.7742
Catherine Brown
Medieval literature; literary theory; comparative literature.
Residential College / Comparative Literature
812 East Washington Street
734-647-2680
Miranda Brown
Premodern China, especially antiquarianism and the history and historiography of science.
Asian Languages and Cultures
6111 South Thayer Building
734.615.7036
Celeste Brusati
16-17th century Netherlandish art and art literature; early modern ideologies of art and gender; self-imagery; print culture; technologies of vision.
History of Art
Tappan Hall
734.764.5407
Victor Caston
Ancient and medieval philosophy, mind and metaphysics.
Department of Philosophy
435 S. State Street
734.764.6285
Chun-shu Chang
Civilization of China to 1800: sociocultural, intellectual-literary, military-diplomatic, historiography, science and technology.
Department of History
1757 Haven Hall
734.763.2294
Paroma Chatterjee
The medieval Mediterranean, medieval image theories, ekphrasis, and sculpture.
History of Art
Tappan Hall
Erdem Cipa
Ottoman empire; Middle East; Balkans
History and Near Eastern Studies
3012 South Thayer Building
734.647.4637
Alison Cornish
Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature, especially Dante and his contemporaries.
Romance Languages and Literatures
4108 Modern Languages Building
734.764.4382 / 764.5344
Cameron Cross
Classical Persian literature, especially the epic, lyric, panegyric, romantic, and didactic verse of the tenth to fifteenth centuries.
Near Eastern Studies
3155 South Thayer Building
734.647.4660
Christian de Pee
Director, MEMS, 2017-2019; Tang-Song-Yuan China; representations of imperial power, text and writing; archaeology.
Department of History
2749 Haven Hall
Office Hours F2017, Wednesday 3-5
734.763.6968
Basil Dufallo
Latin literature; Roman culture; text and image; performance studies; Classical reception.
Classical Studies
435 S. State Street
734.615.0925
Steven Dworkin
History of the Romance languages, especially Spanish in the medieval and early modern periods.
Romance Languages and Literatures 734.764.2413
Yaron Eliav
Cultural environment of Roman Palestine with emphasis on the encounter between Jews and Graeco-Roman culture.
Near Eastern Studies
4151 South Thayer Building
734.647.4638
Hussein Fancy
Medieval Spain and North Africa; social, cultural and intellectual history of religious interaction; political theology and paleography.
Department of History
2528 Haven Hall
734.647.5409
Benjamin Fortson
Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-Euorpean comparative philology, and historical linguistics.
Classical Studies 734.764.1579
Katherine French
Medieval and early modern England.
Department of History
1733 Haven Hall
Bruce Frier
Roman law, Roman social and economic history, Hellenistic and Roman historiography and political science, ancient architecture, and numismatics.
History and Law
435 S State Street
734.936.3022
Enrique García Santo-Tomás
Early modern Spanish literature.
Romance Languages and Literatures
3018 Modern Languages Building
734.637.2333
Elaine Gazda
Roman art, especially that of the private realm; copying and emulation in Roman art; uses made of Roman art by the italian fascist government.
History of Art
Tappan Hall
734.647.0438
Elliot Ginsburg
Jewish mysticism; ritual studies; emotion and the senses; Hasidism; medieval and modern Jewish thought; notions of time and sacred time.
Near Eastern Studies
3016 South Thayer Building
734.763.4670
Dena Goodman
Intellectual history of early modern France, with particular interest in women and gender, issues related to epistolarity, material culture, and consumption.
734.647.0771
Marya T. Green-Mercado
Religious, cultural, and political history of the early modern Iberian, Mediterranean, and Islamic worlds.
Linda Gregerson
Early modern English drama; lyric and narrative poetry; Reformation nationalism; subject formation; colonialism; conversion.
3026 Angell Hall - 1003 734.764.6369
Gottfried Hagen
Ottoman historical, political, geographical writings; Ottoman Islam and Muslim religiosity; pre-19th century Ottoman history; Ottoman-Turkish language; Turkish history.
202 South Thayer Street, Suite 4111, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608 734.763.1596
David J. Hancock
Business and Economic History;Atlantic World;Early-Modern Britain and Empire;Early-Modern Portugal and Empire;Colonial America
1029 Tisch Hall 734.763.7859
Clement Hawes
Restoration and eighteenth-century satire; early modern novel; eighteenth-century visual caricature; 'madness' and early modern political rhetoric; travel and travelogues; early imperialism and resistance.
734.936.2700
Sharon Herbert
Greek archaeology, vase painting, Hellenistic Near East.
734.647.0446
George Hoffmann
Sixteenth-century French literature, Renaissance studies.
4126 MLB - 1275 734.647.2329
Megan Holmes
Italian Renaissance social and cultural history; monasticism and the arts; sacred images in the Renaissance.
734.763.0517
William Ingram
Early modern London theatre, culture and economics; early modern English paleography
Reginald Jackson
Premodern Japanese culture via three fields: literature, art history and performance studies.
Raevin Jimenez
Gender history from 9th to 20th c. in southern Africa.
2518 Haven Hall
Susan Juster
Early American history; women and religion.
734.763.7858
S.E. Kile
Early modern Chinese literature, especially texts as material objects and technological innovations: as things that can enfold imagined worlds and transport those lively and inventive worlds across time and space.
6159 South Thayer Building 734.763.9178
Valerie A. Kivelson
Medieval and early modern Russia; history of cartography; comparative witchcraft, religion, politics and culture.
734.763.2049
Alexander Knysh
Social and religious history of South Arabia, especially the Cult of Saints; local manuscript traditions; teaching institutions; social stratification; tribal organization.
202 South Thayer Street, Suite 3111, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608 734.615.1963
Victor B. Lieberman
Political, economic and cultural change in mainland SE Asia c. 800-1850, with an emphasis on Eurasian comparisons in this period.
734.763.4771
Donald S. Lopez Jr.
Late Indian Mahayana Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism.
202 S. Thayer, Suite 6111; Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608 734.615.1331
Karla Mallette
Medieval Mediterranean literature in Italian, Arabic, Latin; translation between Greek, Arabic and Latin during the Middle Ages.
4108 MLB, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275 734.647.2351
Joyce Marcus
Ethno-history; early complex societies in Mexico, Central and South America; Mayan, Zapotec, Andean civilizations from 300-1600 AD.
734.763.5164
Donka Markus
Post-classical Latin.
435 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003 734.615.3534
Jonathan Marwil
17th century England, literature of war.
1029 Tisch Hall 734.647.5418
Peggy McCracken
Director, Institute for the Humanities; Medieval French and Occitan literature, gender and sexuality, women's studies.
812 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1275
734.647.2338
Stefano Mengozzi
Lute; modal and hexachordal theory in the late middle ages and Renaissance, as well as on the musical repertory from that period.
702 Burton Tower - 1270 734.647.1890
William Miller
Icelandic sagas; emotions, particularly those that deal with self-attention and status determination.
411 Hutchins Hall - 1215 763.9014
Kenneth Mills
Iberian Atlantic; early modern Catholic Christianities; colonial Latin America
1029 Tisch Hall
Farina Mir
Colonial South Asia; Islam in South Asia; history of the British Empire; language and society.
1029 Tisch Hall 734.647.5416
Ellen Muehlberger
Christianity in late Antiquity.
202 South Thayer Street, Suite 4163, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608 734.615.2960
Steven Mullaney
Early modern drama in relation to cultural and social dynamics; New World exploration and colonization; Reformation history; history of emotions in 16th-17th c. Europe.
3178 Angell Hall - 1003 764.6330
Rachel Neis
Judaism in late antiquity; Jewish visual culture, ancient law, history of the senses.
734.647.4616
Susan Scott Parrish
Colonial American literatures, 1500-1800; history of science; nature writing; gift and epistolary theory; gender; ecocriticism.
Jeffrey Parsons
Pre-indstrial complex societies, cultural evolution, ethnographic-historical-archaeological interfaces; Mesoamerica, Central Andes.
724-764-7274
Adela Pinch
Eighteenth-century British literature; lyric poetry; the novel; women’s studies; feminist criticism.
3178 Angell Hall - 1003 764.6330
David Porter
Literary trends in China and England in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, involving excursions into world literature, translation theory, comparative political and economic history, and Ming dynasty philosophy.
435 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003
Martin Powers
The role of the arts in the history of human relations in China, with an emphasis on issues of personal agency and social justice.
734.764.5402
Helmut Puff
German literature, culture, history of the 15th and 16th centuries; Reformation; northern Renaissance; gender studies; crime and society; humanism; materiality of textual transmission; history of printing.
David Rolston
Chinese middle period; premodern drama and fiction.
734.647.2097
Catherine Sanok
Middle English literature; women's textual traditions; hagiography; religious narrative; 15th century literature and culture.
3178 Angell Hall - 1003 764.6330,
Arlene Saxonhouse
Early modern political thought, especially Machiavelli and Thomas Hobbes; women in the history of political thought; democratic theory.
Tad Schmaltz
History of early modern philosophy; philosophy of science.
734.764.6285
Michael Schoenfeldt
Early modern English literature; early modern history; courtesy literature; history of medicine; religious literature.
3159 Angell 1003 764.6378
Ruth Scodel
Homer and Greek tragedy.
435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003 734.936.6098
Elizabeth Sears
European representational arts of the High and Later Middle Ages, especially manuscript illumination, religious and secular iconography and historiography.
734.763.6110
Sean Silver
British literature and culture, 1640 to 1800; cognitive studies; material culture; museum studies; historical aesthetics.
734.763.2265
Patricia Simons
Art of Renaissance Italy, especially the representation of sexuality and gender; gender and sexuality, especially same-sex between women; history of medicine; baroque art.
734.763.5073
Cynthia Sowers
Literature and the visual arts of late antiquity and the early medieval period.
734.647.4348
Paolo Squatriti
Early medieval Europe; the Mediterranean; environmental history; technology.
734.647.4897
Louise Stein
Early modern music, theater, and society; theater and opera; Latin American colonial music and literature; Spanish music and culture; baroque and Renaissance music.
Ryan Szpiech
Cultures and literatures of medieval Iberia, especially interaction, exchange, and conflict; the concept of translation as a tool for defining the relations between Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
734.647.2334
Karla Taylor
Chaucer; Dante; Middle English literature; 14th century English-Italian literary and cultural relations; medieval ideas of history and literature.
3220 Angell Hall - 1003 734.764.6363
Achim Timmermann
Medieval art and architecture; Northern Renaissance art.
734.763.6112
Theresa Tinkle
Medieval English and Latin literature, drama; medieval and early modern Bible reception; gender and religion; manuscript and early print culture; Christian images of Islam and Judaism.
3178 Angell Hall - 1003 764.6330
Hitomi Tonomura
History, society, and cultures of premodern Japan through the 18th century; sexuality; birth-giving; gender relations; masculinity; property relations; autobiography.
1029 Tisch Hall 734.647.7298
Thomas Toon
Old English, early Middle English; early English paleography and manuscript studies; regional and social dialectology.
3178 Angell Hall - 1003 764.6330
Valerie Traub
Early modern cultural studies, especially Renaissance drama; gender studies, queer studies, and the history of sexuality.
1122 Lane Hall -- 1290 763.2047
Gustavo Verdesio
Colonial Latin America; pre-Columbian cultures; the conquest and colonization of the Americas.
Surface Mail: 812 East Washington Street | 4108 MLB, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1275 734.647.2645
Martin Walsh
Medieval dramas; medieval and early modern popular culture, especially festivals; Cult of the Saints.
734.647.4353
Steven M. Whiting
Eighteenth century music history in Europe, especially Hayden, Mozart, Beethoven.
734.764.0590
Thomas Willette
Italian Renaissance and baroque.
734.936.0285