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Frank Salomon

Frank Salomon

Professor emeritus, anthropology

Expert on Andean peoples, especially religion and writing systems

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

Associate professor, design studies

Expert in interior design, architecture and architectural illustration/digital visualization

Robert Skloot

Robert Skloot

Professor emeritus, theatre and drama, and Jewish studies

Expert on the theater and the Holocaust and the arts and genocide; teacher; theater director and playwright

Mario  Ortiz-Robles

Mario Ortiz-Robles

Professor, English; Mellon-Morgridge Professor of Animal Studies

Expert on 19th century comparative literature, literary theory, the novel, and animal studies

Judith Mitchell

Judith Mitchell

Associate professor, English; program in creative writing

Expert in fiction: novels and short stories

Tomislav (Toma) Longinović

Tomislav (Toma) Longinović

Professor, Slavic and comparative literature

Expert on the Balkans, its languages, literature and cultures; East European folklore, especially vampire legends

Steve Stern

Steve Stern

Professor, history; vice provost for faculty and staff

Expert on Latin American history, contemporary affairs, human rights

Mary Layoun

Mary Layoun

Professor, comparative literature

Expert on comparative study of modern cultures, literature and politics of eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Japan, U.S.

David Danaher

David Danaher

Associate professor, Slavic languages & literatures

Expert in Czech and Russian languages, cognitive linguistics, and Václav Havel.

Charles Cohen

Charles Cohen

Professor, history and religious studies; director, Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions

Expert on early American history and religious history; braided history of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Willy Haeberli

Professor emeritus, physics

Expert in general physics, nuclear reactions, nuclear accelerators, physics of sound, physical acoustics

David Furumoto

Associate professor, theatre and drama; director, University Theatre

Expert on traditional Japanese theater and other Asian theater forms

Andrew Irving

Andrew Irving

Senior lecturer, French and Italian

French language and France, Guy de Maupassant, study abroad, high-school-to- college transition in language, French House

Steven Hutchinson

Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

Expert on Cervantes, Golden Age Spanish literature, early modern Mediterranean world

Christine DeSmet

Christine DeSmet

Faculty associate, Division of Continuing Studies

Expert on the writing of screenplays and novels

Emily Hall

Director, Writing Fellows Program

Expert on teaching writing, tutoring writing, undergraduate peer tutoring and writing centers

Sally Chisholm

Sally Chisholm

Professor, music; artist in residence, Pro Arte Quartet

Expert in viola and string quartets

Joan Hall

Joan Hall

Chief editor, Dictionary of American Regional English; senior scientist, English

Expert on the American English language and its regional and social dialects

Robert Frykenberg

Robert Frykenberg

Professor emeritus, history, South Asian studies

Expert in South Asia (India): cultures, governance, history, peoples, public affairs, religions, societies, Christianity and Hindu fundamentalism

Ullrich Langer

Ullrich Langer

Professor, French & Italian

Expert on early modern French literature and culture

Lee Wandel

Lee Wandel

Professor, history

Expert in history of Christianity and early modern Europe

Scott Mellor

Scott Mellor

Senior lecturer, Scandinavian studies

Expert on Scandinavian mythology, current Swedish culture, Hans Christian Andersen and folklore

Thomas Armbrecht

Thomas Armbrecht

Associate professor, French

Expert on 20th century French literature, particularly by gay and lesbian authors

Michael Bernard-Donals

Michael Bernard-Donals

Professor, English

Expert on writing, rhetoric, literary and cultural theory, and the Holocaust

Rosemary Bodolay

Rosemary Bodolay

Lecturer, art

Works with digital technology in contemporary art; main area of interest is video

Sabine Gross

Sabine Gross

Professor, German

German literature, teaching of literature, reading

Jack Damer

Jack Damer

Professor, art

Expert on fine art printmaking, especially lithography

Aparna  Dharwadker

Aparna Dharwadker

Professor, theatre and drama; professor, English

Expert on modern Indian literature and theater, post-colonial literature and theater, contemporary world theater, global Indian diaspora, comparative theater theory

Thomas Dale

Thomas Dale

Professor and chair, art history

Expert on Early Christian, Byzantine and medieval European art

Louise Robbins

Louise Robbins

Professor, library and information studies

Expert on history of American librarianship during the Cold War, libraries and librarianship generally, strategic planning in librarianship, library education

Mark Louden

Mark Louden

Professor, German

Pennsylvania Dutch language and culture, Amish and Mennonite faith and life, Yiddish language and culture

Jeff Kirsch

Jeff Kirsch

Faculty associate, liberal studies and the arts

Expert on Spanish for reading knowledge and Spanish to English translation

Charo D'Etcheverry

Charo D'Etcheverry

Associate professor, East Asian languages and literature

Specialist in pre-modern Japanese literature and culture

Stephen Dembski

Stephen Dembski

Professor, music; artist in residence, Pro Arte Quartet

Composer of concert music, music theorist, editor, improvising conductor of long-form modular compositions

Charles Read

Charles Read

Dean emeritus, education; professor emeritus, linguistics

Linguistics: development of spelling and reading

Ronald Troxel

Ronald Troxel

Distinguished lecturer, Hebrew and Semitic studies, religious studies

Expert on ancient Israel, Greco-Roman-era Judaism, early Christianity

Beverly Taylor

Beverly Taylor

Professor, music; director of choral activities

Expert on choral and choral-orchestral music and musical setting of texts and on classical music in general

Brenda Plummer

Brenda Plummer

Professor, history, Afro-American studies

Expert on African American history, Caribbean history, race and international affairs

Daniel Hausman

Daniel Hausman

Professor, philosophy, medical history and bioethics

Works on issues at the boundaries between philosophy and economics: causation, rationality, ethics, methodology

Jane Hutchison

Jane Hutchison

Professor emerita, art history

Expert on Dutch and German painting and graphic art of the 15th through 17th centuries; history of museums and collecting.