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Participating Faculty

Alphabetical Listing

Dee Abrahamse (PhD, University of Michigan)
Professor, History
Areas of Interest: Byzantine History

Clorinda Donato (PhD, UCLA)
Professor, French and Italian
Areas of Interest: French Enlightenment reception, Fortunato Bartolomeo de Felice’s encyclopedism.

Alicia M. Doyle (PhD, UC Santa Barbara)
Assistant Professor, Music
Areas of Interest: medieval liturgical music

Stephen Fleck (PhD, UC Davis)
Professor, French
Areas of Interest: early modern French theater, Molière, music, comic theory and practice

Kristine Forney (PhD, University of Kentucky)
Professor, Music
Areas of Interest: Renaissance music, history of music printing, performance practices, historical instruments, gender studies

Bonnie Gasior (PhD, Purdue University)
Associate Professor, Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures
Areas of Interest: Travel literature, theories of monstrosity, subaltern studies, transatlantic studies

Cheryl Goldstein (PhD, UCLA)
Assistant Professor, Comparative World Literature
Areas of Interest: Jewish studies, literary theory, cultural studies

Stanley Jones (D.Theol., Universität Göttingen)
Professor, Religious Studies
Areas of Interest: New Testament and Ancient Christianity

Lloyd Kermode (PhD, Rice University)
Associate Professor, English
Areas of Interest: early modern drama and culture, English-foreign relations, provincial drama, contemporary critical theory

Timothy Keirn (PhD, University of London)
Lecturer, History
Areas of Interest: early modern Britain, the Atlantic world, economic history, world history

Marie Kelleher (PhD, University of Kansas)
Assistant Professor, History
Areas of Interest: women and law, medieval Crown of Aragon, concubines and marginal women

Eileen Klink (PhD, University of Southern California)
Professor, English
Areas of Interest: early modern women and rhetoric

Julia Miller (PhD, Columbia University)
Professor, Art History
Areas of Interest: late medieval and Renaissance art in Italy and Northern Europe; patronage and the original contexts of religious paintings, especially altarpieces from the 14th and 15th centuries

Ilan Mitchell-Smith (PhD, Texas A&M)
Assistant Professor, English
Areas of Interest: British literature and culture of the Middle Ages; gender, violence, and monstrosity in later medieval English literature, esp. chivalric narratives

Lawrence Nolan (PhD, UC Irvine)
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Areas of Interest: 17th-century philosophy, especially the rationalists such as Descartes; medieval philosophy

Nhora Lucia Serrano (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Assistant Professor, Comparative World Literature
Areas of Interest: Medieval and early modern Spanish, French, English and Italian literatures and political history; medieval visual culture and illuminated manuscripts; notions of Kingship and Queenship; travel narratives

Diana Steigerwald (PhD, McGill University)
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Areas of Interest: History of Islamic thought, more particularly Islamic theology, philosophy, and mysticism

Martine van Elk (PhD, Rice University)
Associate Professor, English
Areas of Interest: Shakespeare, early modern drama, early modern vagrants, early modern women writers from England and the Netherlands, gender

Lisa Vollendorf (PhD, University of Pennsylvania)
Associate Professor, RGLL
Areas of Interest: Early Modern Spain and Colonial Latin America; Atlantic World Studies; inquisition history; convent history; women’s intellectual, cultural, and educational history; gender studies

Department Listing

Art History
Julia Miller

Comparative World Literature and Classics
Cheryl Goldstein
Nhora Lucia Serrano

English
Lloyd Kermode
Eileen Klink
Martine van Elk

History
Dorothy Abrahamse
Timothy Keirn
Marie Kelleher

Music
Alicia M. Doyle
Kristine Forney

Philosophy
Lawrence Nolan

Religious Studies
Stanley Jones
Diana Steigerwald

Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures
Clorinda Donato
Stephen Fleck
Bonnie Gasior
Lisa Vollendorf