Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
- Elena M. Martínez, Department Chair,
Professor (PhD, NYU) Spanish & Comp. Lit. 20th Century Latin American Literature; Latin American-Women's Writing; Gay & Lesbian Literature.
- Ruth Adler
Professor (PhD, NYU) Hebrew and Comp. Lit. Hebrew Literature; Jewish-American & Yiddish Literature; Sociopsychological Approaches to Literature; Pedagogy.
Associate Professor (PhD, NYU) Literary Translation, Translation Studies, Ecolinguistics, 19th & 20th-century Latin American Literature, 19th & 20th-century French Literature.
- Isolina Ballesteros
Associate Professor (PhD, Boston Univ): 19th & 20th Cent Spanish (Peninsular) & Comp. Lit.; Contemporary Spanish Cultural, Women's, Immigration Studies; European Cinema.
- Olga Casanova-Burgess
Professor (PhD, CUNY): Spanish & Comp. Lit.: Spanish American Literature; Caribbean Literature; Latin American Women Studies; Puerto Rican Narrative; Puerto Rican Poetry.
- David Cruz de Jesús
Associate Professor (PhD SUNY, Albany): Hispanic & General Linguistics, Puerto Rican Dialectology & Lexicology, Heritage Language Education, Foreign Language Pedagogy, & Second Language Acquisition.
- Antonietta D'Amelio
Full-Time Lecturer (PhD , ABD, New York University): Contemporary Italian Literature of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Century.
- Wayne Finke
Associate Professor (PhD, NYU): Spanish & Comp. Lit. Medieval Spanish Literature & History of the Language; 18th &19th Century Spanish Literature; García Lorca's Theatre & Poetry; Contemp. Cuban Lit.
- Gayana Jurkevich
Professor (PhD, New York University): Spanish & Comp. Lit. 19th & 20th Century Literature of Spain; History of Ideas; Ekphrasis; Literary Theory.
- Meir Lubetski
Professor (PhD, New York University): Hebrew & Comp. Lit. Ancient Near East Languages & Literature; The Bible World; Past Biblical & Rabbinic Literature.
- Ali Nematollahy
Associate Professor (PhD, CUNY Graduate Center): 19th Century French Literature.
- Jeffrey M. Peck
Professor (PhD, UC Berkeley), Weissman School Dean. Research interests: German Jewish Relations, especially >1945; Literature & Anthropology; Literary & Cultural Theory; Minority & Diaspora Studies; Gender.
- Isabel Cid Sirgado
Professor (PhD, New York University): Spanish & Comp. Literature; 18th Century Spanish Literature; Second Language Acquisition; Comparative Literature.
Shige (CJ) Suzuki
Assistant Professor (PhD, UC, Santa Cruz): Modern, Contemporary Japanese Lit & Film; Comparative Lit (emphasis: postwar American & Japanese); Speculative Fiction, Popular Culture Studies (manga/comics studies).
- Ping Xu
Associate Professor (PhD, State University of New York, Binghamton): Chinese literature, language, and culture, Daoism, & Comparative Literature.
- Zhiqiang (John) Yu
Associate Professor (PhD, University of Washington): Chinese and Japanese. Chinese Classic Novels; Chinese Classic Poetry; History of Chinese Culture; Classic & Modern Chinese Linguistics.
- Franco Zangrilli
Professor (PhD, Rutgers University): Italian and Comp. Lit. 19th & 20th Century Italian Literature; Poetry & Narrative of Italian Renaissance; Pirandello & Italian Literature.
Literature in Translation, French, Spanish
Dina Di Donato , Spanish
Lily Du (Chinese)
Dr. Carole Fabre (French, Literature in Translation)
Albert Fayngold (Literature in Translation)
Ricardo Fernández (Spanish)
Fang Fu (Chinese)
Miho Fujimori (Japanese)
Lourdes Gil (Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Spanish, Hispanic Studies)
Gail Graves (French)
Alfonso Guerriero (Literature in Translation)
Margaret Hazell (Literature in Translation)
Keiko Miyajima (Japanese)
María Montalvo (Spanish)
Michelle Nascimento-Kettner (Portuguese)
Marilyn Rivera (Spanish)
Sohair Soukkary (Arabic)
Naoko N. Sourial (Japanese)
Miguel Trelles (Latin American and Caribbean Studies)
Dilenia Ureña (Spanish)