Advisory Board

Director: Silver (Religion)
Advisory Board:  Nolden (German), Weiner (Russian), Sides (English), Aadnani (Middle Eastern Studies), Song (East Asian Languages & Cultures)

  • Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies

    B.A., Universite Moulay Ismail (Morocco); M.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Binghamton University

    I teach Arabic literature and language 

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  • Professor of German

    Staatsexamen, Universität Tübingen; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

     

     

     

     

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  • Senior Lecturer in English

    B.A., M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Teaching focuses on creative writing, mainly fiction and travel writing.

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  • Assistant Professor of Religion

    B.A., University of Minnesota (Twin Cities); A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Expert in ancient Israelite prophecy.

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  • Associate Professor of Chinese

    B.A., Shandong University; M.A., Fudan University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specializing in modern Chinese literature and intellectual history, film studies, science fiction, and youth culture

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  • Professor of Russian

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Teaches Russian language and literature; at Wellesley since 1994.

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Faculty Emerita

  • Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies

    B.A Cornell University; M.A. Radcliffe College; Ph.D. Yale University

    My major interest is medieval Italian literature, especially Dante. I have also worked on medieval women writers and contemporary American poetry.

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