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Committee for Early Modern Studies

General Membership

Faculty

Department of Art History

• Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor axc6@psu.edu, Late Antique, Early Christian, Byzantine Art
• Brian Curran, Professor bac18@psu.edu, Italian Renaissance and Baroque art/Architecture, Renaissance/Early Modern Antiquarianism and Egyptology
• Madhuri Desai, Associate Professor msd13@psu.edu, Asian Architecture, Urbanism and Art including South Asian, Colonial and Post-Colonial, Islamic
• Amara Solari, Associate Professor als66@psu.edu, Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin American Art and Architecture
• Robin Thomas, Associate Professor rlt18@psu.edu, Renaissance, Baroque & Rococo Architecture and Urbanism
• Craig Zabel cxz3@psu.edu, Dept. Head, American Architecture, Modern European Architecture, Russian Architecture

Department of English

• Hester Blum, Associate Professor hmb13@psu.edu, nineteenth-century U.S. literature and culture, transnational and oceanic studies
• Robert L. Caserio, Professor rlc25@psu.edu, English and American novels, literary history and literary theory, gay and lesbian literary traditions
• Chris Castiglia, Liberal Arts Research Professor cxc6@psu.edu, Nineteenth-century American novel; theories of nationalism and democracy; queer theory; sexuality and gender studies
• Sean X. Goudie, Associate Professor and Director, Center for American Literary Studies sxg42@psu.edu, early and nineteenth-century American literary studies, Caribbean literature and culture, and hemispheric studies
• Carla Mulford, Professor cjm5@psu.edu, early modern, American, Native American, early African American, and environmental studies
• Marcy North, Associate Professor mln14@psu.edu, Renaisssance; book history, manuscript culture, and lyric poetry
• Garrett Sullivan, Professor gas11@psu.edu, Renaissance drama, early modern English literature and culture

Department of French and Francophone Studies 

• Jennifer Boittin, Associate Professor jab808@psu.edu, French history 1750 – present; race and gender
• Christine Clark-Evans, Associate Professor, 16th and 18th century French literature, poetics and rhetoric; Diderot and the novel; medicine and science
• Jean-Claude Vuillemin, Professor jcv1@psu.edu, 17th century French Literature and Philosophy; Baroque aesthetics, semiotics of drama and theater theory; intellectual history

Department of German and Slavic Languages & Literatures

• Daniel Purdy, Professor dlp14@psu.edu, German intellectual history, consumer culture, fashion, architecture, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism, Goethe

Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

• Sherry Roush, Professor slr21@psu.edu, medieval and Renaissance Italian literature and culture

Department of History

• David Atwill, Associate Professor dga11@psu.edu, late imperial and modern Chinese history, ethno-religious identity of Muslim Chinese (or Hui)
• Kathlene Baldanza, Assistant Professor ktb3@psu.edu, history of late imperial china, especially Ming dynasty, East Asian diplomacy, private life, borderlands
• Daniel Beaver, Associate Professor dxb28@psu.edu, early modern British history, popular politics and religion
• Bradford Bouley, Assistant Professor of History bab449@psu.edu, early modern British history, popular politics and religion
• Jens-Uwe Guettel, Associate Professor jug17@psu.edu, German and U.S. History
• Ronnie Hsia, Edwin Earle Sparks Professor rxh46@psu.edu, history of Protestant Reformation, Catholic Renewal, Anti-Semitism, encounter between Europe and Asia
• On-cho Ng, Professor oxn1@psu.edu, intellectual history of late imperial China (16th – early 19th century); Confucianism
• Matthew Restall, Edwin Earle Sparks Professor mxr40@psu.edu, colonial Latin American history, specialization in colonial Yucatan, Mexico, Maya history, Spanish Conquest and Africans in Spanish America
• A. Gregg Roeber, Professor agr2@psu.edu, history of early modern Germany and British North Atlantic; lhistory of law and Christianity
• Nina Safran, Associate Professor jxs57@psu.edu, history of Islamic world, with a focus on Al-Andalus (Islamic Iberia); political ideology, culture; law; historiography and religious conversion
• Gregory Smits, Associate Professor gjs4@psu.edu, social and cultural history of Japan, 15th – early 20th centuries; history of the Ryukyu Kingdom

School of Music

• Marica Tacconi, Professor mst4@psu.edu, music history, art, culture and politics of medieval and Renaissance Italy
• Mark Ferraguto, Assistant Professor mcf18@psu.edu, music and culture of 18th and 19th century Europe

Department of Philosophy

• Jennifer Mensch, Assistant Professor jam782@psu.edu, 17th and 18th century metaphysics and epistemology; history of the life sciences

Graduate Students

Department of Art History

• Robert Millard rsm5229@psu.edu
• Daniela Langusi dxl282@psu.edu
• Saralouise Howells sls380@psu.edu
• Pierette Kulpa pmk175@psu.edu
• Cali Buckley ceb214@psu.edu
• Katie Guida kag342@psu.edu
• Tess Kutasz tak228@psu.edu
• Elizabeth Petersen eap204@psu.edu
• Abbey Surrena ars347@psu.edu

Department of English

• Megan Darby mjd1037@psu.edu
• Elizabeth Dillulio eod5058@psu.edu
• Patricia Gael pag191@psu.edu
• Dustin Kennedy dmk336@psu.edu
• Leah Orr lro106@psu.edu
• Greg Pierrot gzp107@psu.edu
• Nathan Redman ncr5052@psu.edu
• Doug Radus dmr348@psu.edu
• Sarah Salter shs161@psu.edu
• David Spielman dws211@psu.edu
• Erica Stevens eds5152@psu.edu
• Mark Sturges mcs303@psu.edu
• Joshua Tendler jmt386@psu.edu
• Eric Vallee ejv5040@psu.edu
• Paul Zajac pjz113@psu.edu

Department of French

• Theresa Brock tub155@psu.edu
• Hélène Huet hih103@psu.edu
• Nadine Swarz nes166@psu.edu
• Lauren Tilger let5081@psu.edu

Department of German

• Juliane Schicker jws5735@psu.edu

Department of History  

• Valentina Cesco vxc142@psu.edu
• Spencer Delbridge svd197@psu.edu
• Mary Faulkner mkf118@psu.edu
• Phil Hnatkovich pjh206@psu.edu
• Jeffrey Horton jmh636@psu.edu
• Antwain Hunter akh171@psu.edu
• Aisling McIntyre apm183@psu.edu
• Rebekah Martin reh5169@psu.edu
• Patrick Rasico pdr5050@psu.edu
• Evan Rothera ecr5102@psu.edu
• Joo-hyun Sheen jzs258@psu.edu
• Sean Trainor sxt261@psu.edu
• Michael Tuttle mct154@psu.edu
• Peter van Lidth de Jeude puv113@psu.edu
• Hsin-fang Wu hiw5061@psu.edu
• Hongyan Xiang hxx114@psu.edu