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Affiliated Columbia Faculty

N.B.: Every year the HILI program sends 3-5 distinguished professors from Columbia's faculty to teach in Paris. This is a list of all the faculty affiliated with the program. For current and upcoming faculty, see the home page and the curriculum page.

Mark Anderson - bio
German modernism; translation theory

Stefan Andriopoulos - bio
German and European media history; literature and science

Christopher L. Brown - bio
Eighteenth-century Britain; early modern British empire; comparative history of slavery and abolition; history of the Atlantic world

Antoine Compagnon - bio
Blanche W. Knopf Professor
Sixteenth, nineteenth and twentieth-century French literature; literary theory

Peter Connor - bio
Associate Professor
Twentieth-century French literature and philosophy

Vincent Debaene - bio
Associate Professor
French anthropology, twentieth-century French literature, literary theory, intellectual history

Souleymane Bachir Diagne - bio
History of philosophy, Islamic philosophy, African philosophy and literature

Madeleine Dobie - bio
Associate Professor
Eighteenth-century French literature; Francophone literature; colonial history

Kathy Eden - bio
Chavkin Family Professor Professor
Renaissance humanism; history of rhetoric; hermeneutics; ancient literary theory; history of classical scholarship

Brent Edwards - bio
African-American and African diasporic literature; Francophone literature; translation theory; cultural history of jazz

Marwa Elshakry - bio
Associate Professor
Modern Arabic intellectual history; history of science

Eric Foner - bio
DeWitt Clinton Professor
Nineteenth-century American history; the literature of American history

Pierre Force - bio
Seventeenth and eighteenth-century literature and intellectual history; history of hermeneutics; philosophy of history

Carol Gluck - bio
George Sansom Professor
History of modern Japan, intellectual history, historiography and public memory in Japan and the West

Evan Haefeli - bio
Associate Professor
Colonial American history; history of the book in the early modern Atlantic world

Marianne Hirsch - bio
William Peterfield Trent Professor
Comparative literature (twentieth-century French, German, British, American); feminist theory, narrative; cultural memory; Holocaust studies, visual culture

Andreas Huyssen - bio
Villard Professor
French, German and international modernism; urban culture and globalization

Richard R. John - bio
Political economy of communications

Matthew Jones - bio
James R. Barker Associate Professor
Cultural history of science and philosophy in early modern Europe

Dorothy Yin-Yee Ko - bio
Assistant Professor
Seventeenth-century Chinese cultural history

Adam Kosto - bio
Medieval history; medieval legal and documentary practices

Elisabeth Ladenson - bio
Nineteenth and twentieth-century French literature and cultural history

Mark Lilla - bio
Modern political and religious thought

Sharon Marcus - bio
Orlando Harriman Professor
Nineteenth-century British and French literature; feminist theory and LGBT studies; urban and architectural history

Mark Mazower - bio
Ira D. Wallach Professor
Modern Greece; twentieth-century European and international history

Samuel Moyn - bio
James Bryce Professor
Modern European intellectual history; history of human rights

Susan Pedersen - bio
James P. Shenton Professor
British empire; comparative European history; international history

Pablo A. Piccato - bio
Mexican history; history of the public sphere; representations of crime in Latin American literature

Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco - bio
Medieval and early modern knighthood, material culture, medieval political theory, poetry

Emmanuelle Saada - bio
Associate Professor
History and sociology of colonization and immigration

Neslihan Şenocak - bio
Assistant Professor
Medieval intellectual and religious history; history of medieval libraries and reading practices

Pamela H. Smith - bio
Early modern European history; history of science

Joanna Stalnaker - bio
Associate Professor
Enlightenment literature, philosophy, and history of ideas; French Revolution; theater; women writers

Anders Stephanson - bio
Andrew and Virginia Rudd Family Foundation Professor
Twentieth-century American foreign relations; history and theory

Lisa Tiersten - bio
Modern European cultural history

Phillip J. Usher - bio
Assistant Professor
Renaissance French literature and history

Marc van de Mieroop - bio
Ancient Near Eastern history; history of ancient reading practices

Dorothea von Mücke - bio
Eighteenth-century semiotics and aesthetics (German, French and English)

†Philip Watts - bio
Twentieth and twenty-first century French literature and film

Caroline Weber - bio
Associate Professor
Eighteenth-century French literature and cultural history

Carl Wennerlind - bio
Associate Professor
Seventeenth and eighteenth-century political economy

Emma Winter - bio
Assistant Professor
Cultural and intellectual history of late eighteenth and nineteenth-century Britain, Germany, France, and Italy

Partner Institution Faculty

Antoine Lilti - bio
Professor, EHESS; Editor-in-Chief, Annales
Enlightenment history and historiography; sociability in modern Europe

Judith Lyon-Caen - bio
Associate Professor, EHESS
Social history of nineteenth-century literature; history of the social sciences

Marielle Macé - bio
Associate Professor, EHESS; Researcher, CNRS
History of literary genres; history of reading practices

Michel Murat - bio
Professor, ENS
Nineteenth and twentieth century French literature; history of rhetoric

Isabelle Pantin - bio
Professor, ENS
Renaissance French literature; history of astronomy

Dinah Ribard - bio
Associate Professor, EHESS
Social history of philosophy (1600-1900); history of professions


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