Affiliated Faculty

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs researches cult film, genre cinema, David Cronenberg, and European horror.

Gaby Pailer

Gaby Pailer’s work focuses on German literature in transcultural contexts from the Renaissance to the 21st century, women’s drama and theatre in German cultural history, and the decolonization of German literature.

Georgios Makris

Georgios Makris specializes in Byzantine art and archaeology. His work lies at the intersection of art history, archaeology, and cultural history.

Gregory Mackie

Gregory Mackie's research emphases are drama, book history, and queer studies at the turn of the twentieth century.

Ilinca Iurascu

Ilinca Iurascu’s research focuses on intersections between literature and media theory, histories of material culture and technology in German and comparative studies, 18th-early 20th c.

Ira B Nadel

Educated at Rutgers and Cornell, Ira Nadel has concentrated on the Victorians and Moderns, while pursuing the critical and practical matters of biography.
Current research involves Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes.

Irem Ayan

Dr Ayan's research and teaching interests include translation, interpreting, gender studies, as well as the sociology and (auto)ethnography of translation and interpreting.

Jaleh Mansoor

Jaleh Mansoor teaches modern and contemporary art history with an emphasis on Post WWII European Art.  Her areas of interest, in addition to art and its histories, include Formalism, Marxist Feminism, Frankfurt School Theory and art as technology.

Jason Lieblang

Jason Lieblang is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies specializing in German Studies. He works at the intersection of crisis, culture, and masculinities, especially in Germanic contexts.

Jessica Hanser

Jessica Hanser's research explores connections, relationships and interactions between Britain and China from 1600 until the First Opium War (1839–1842).