Distinguished Faculty

full time faculty

Ali NematollahyAli Nematollahy Department Chair          Associate Professor (PhD, CUNY Graduate Center): 19th Century French Literature.

  • Ruth AdlerRuth Adler
    Professor (PhD, NYU) Hebrew and Comp. Lit. Hebrew Literature; Jewish-American & Yiddish Literature; Sociopsychological Approaches to Literature; Pedagogy.
  • Esther AllenEsther Allen
    Professor (PhD, NYU) Literary Translation, Translation Studies, Ecolinguistics, 19th & 20th-century Latin American Literature, 19th & 20th-century French Literature.
  • Isolina BallesterosIsolina Ballesteros
    Professor (PhD, Boston Univ): 19th & 20th Cent Spanish (Peninsular) & Comp. Lit.; Contemporary Spanish Cultural, Women's, Immigration Studies; European Cinema.

  • Olga Casanova-BurgessOlga 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 JesusDavid 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'AmelioAntonietta D'Amelio
    Full-Time Lecturer (PhD , ABD, New York University): Contemporary Italian Literature of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Century.
  • Wayne FinkeWayne 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 JurkevichGayana Jurkevich
    Professor (PhD, New York University): Spanish & Comp. Lit. 19th & 20th Century Literature of Spain; History of Ideas; Ekphrasis; Literary Theory.

 

  • Max KramerMax Kramer
    Assistant Professor (PhD, Columbia Univ, Sorbonne). 19th-21st century French Lit., Francophonie (Maghreb, Québec), Comp. Lit. (Europe, Muslim World, the Americas), Postcolonialism, Sexuality, Poetry, Metaphor
  • Meir LubetskiMeir Lubetski
    Professor (PhD, New York University): Hebrew & Comp. Lit. Ancient Near East Languages & Literature; The Bible World; Past Biblical & Rabbinic Literature.
  • Elena MartinezElena Martinez                                                     Professor (PhD, NYU) Spanish & Comp. Lit. 20th Century Latin American Literature; Latin American-Women's Writing; Gay & Lesbian Literature.
  • Shige (CJ) Suzuki Shige (CJ) Suzuki
    Associate Professor (PhD, UC, Santa Cruz): Comparative Lit. (American & Japanese); Popular Culture (Sci-fi & Manga/Comics Studies), Visual Culture Studies, and Media Studies.
  • Eric Essono TsimiEric Essono Tsimi                                             Assistant Professor, (PhD, University of Virginia) Francophone postcolonial Studies; Sub-Saharan literatures; African diasporas & migration; social psychology; French politics and literature.  
  • Ping XuPing Xu
    Associate Professor (PhD, State University of New York, Binghamton): Chinese literature, language, and culture, Daoism, & Comparative Literature.
  • Zhiqiang (John) YuZhiqiang (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 ZangrilliFranco Zangrilli
    Professor  (PhD, Rutgers University): Italian and Comp. Lit. 19th & 20th Century Italian Literature; Poetry & Narrative of Italian Renaissance; Pirandello & Italian Literature.

Part-time Faculty

Lily Du

Lily Du (Chinese)




Ricardo Fernandez Ricardo Fernández (Spanish)

 



Fang Fu Fang Fu (Chinese)


 


Miho FujimoriMiho Fujimori (Japanese)                                     

 

 

Alfonso GuerrieroAlfonso Guerriero (Literature in Translation)

 

 

Maria Montalvo María Montalvo (Spanish)

 

 

Pablo Perez WilsonPablo Perez Wilson (Spanish)

 

 

 

Migel Trelles Miguel Trelles (Latin American and Caribbean Studies)

 

 

Dilenia Urena Dilenia Ureña (Spanish)

 

 

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

Christina Muñiz-Facey

The City University of New York