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)
Dr. Stephen Garrin (Literature in Translation)
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)