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Comparative Literature Directory


Faculty

Name Title(s) Room Phone Email
Ahmed Idrissi Alami Chair of Arabic // SLC // Arabic
Associate Professor // SLC // Arabic
Associate Professor // SIS // Religious Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 260 (765) 496-2265 aidrissi@purdue.edu
Beate I. Allert Director // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SLC // German
Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Director of Comparative Literature // SIS
Professor // SLC
SC 256 (765) 494-3865 allert@purdue.edu
Dorsey Armstrong Professsor and Head of English; Editor of Arthuriana // English
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Professor // SIS
HEAV 324 (765) 494-6478 darmstrong@purdue.edu
Pedro Bassoe Assistant Professor // SLC
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 109 pbassoe@purdue.edu
Thomas Broden Professor // SLC // French
Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SLC
Professor // SIS
SC 284 (765) 496-7278 broden@purdue.edu
Elena Coda Associate Professor // SLC // Italian
Associate Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 274 (765) 494-9543 ecoda@purdue.edu
Keith Dickson Professor // SLC // Classics
Professor // SIS // Religious Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Classical Studies
Professor // SLC
Professor // SIS
SC G066 Spring 2020: By appointment kdickson@purdue.edu
Paul B. Dixon Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
PSRL Editor
Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SLC
Professor // SIS
SC 155 (765) 494-3835 tudobem@purdue.edu
Angelica Duran Professor // English
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Religious Studies
Professor // SIS
HEAV G39B duran0@purdue.edu
Dino Franco Felluga Professor // English
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS
HEAV 430 (765) 496-1647 felluga@purdue.edu
Geraldine Friedman Associate Professor // English
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Professor // SIS
HEAV 310C friedman@purdue.edu
Daniel Hsieh Associate Professor // SLC // Chinese
Associate Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC // Asian Studies
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
Chair Department of East Asian Languages
SC 161 (765) 494-8598 dhsieh@purdue.edu
Shaun Hughes Professor // English
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Professor // SIS
HEAV 434 (765) 494-3776 sfdh@purdue.edu
Yonsoo Kim Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 125 (765) 494-3830 kim153@purdue.edu
Cara Kinnally Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // American Studies
SC 282 765.494.0397 ckinnall@purdue.edu
Clotilde Landais Associate Professor // SLC // French
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 209 (765) 494-9522 clandais@purdue.edu
Benjamin Lawton Associate Professor // SLC // Italian
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
Associate Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
SC 139 765-494-3860 lawton@purdue.edu
Paula Leverage Associate Professor // SLC // French
Associate Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 280 (765) 494-9661 leverage@purdue.edu
Alfred Lopez Professor // English
Associate Head // SIS
Director // SIS // Latin American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // American Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
BRNG 6175 (765) 494-5681 alopez@purdue.edu
Jennifer Freeman Marshall Director // SIS // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // African-American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // American Studies
Associate Professor // English
BRNG 6156 (765) 49-46295 jlfreem@purdue.edu
Daniel Morris Professor // English
Professor // SIS // Jewish Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Professor // SIS
HEAV 122B (765) 494-3051 dmorris@purdue.edu
Song No Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Global Studies
SC 188 (765) 494-3866 sno1@purdue.edu
Charles Ross Professor // English
Professor // SIS // Classical Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Professor // SIS
HEAV 313 (765) 494-3729 rosscs@purdue.edu
Aparajita Sagar Associate Professor // English
Associate Professor // Administration
Associate Professor // SIS // Critical Disability Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SIS // Asian-American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS
HEAV 308C (765) 494-3780 asagar@purdue.edu
Ryan Schneider Associate Professor // English
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // American Studies
HEAV 122A (765) 494-3748 pschnei@purdue.edu
Marcia Stephenson Chair // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor // SIS // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 266 (765) 494-9531 mstephen@purdue.edu
Dawn F. Stinchcomb Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // African-American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Latin American Studies
SC 162 (765) 496-6082 Stinchcomb@purdue.edu
Jeffrey Turco Associate Professor // SLC // German
Associate Professor // SIS // Religious Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SLC
Associate Professor // SIS
SC 262 jturco@purdue.edu
Hongjian Wang Assistant Professor // SLC // Chinese
Assistant Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Assistant Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Assistant Professor // SLC // Asian Studies
Assistant Professor // SLC
Assistant Professor // SIS
SC 261 wang2512@purdue.edu
Jen William Head // SLC
Professor // SLC // German
Professor // SIS // Film and Video Studies
Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Professor // SIS // Jewish Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SLC
Professor // SIS
SC 146B (765) 494-3834 jmwilliam@purdue.edu

Staff

Name Title(s) Room Phone Email
Brandi J. Plantenga Sr. Administrative Assistant // SIS
Graduate Coordinator // SIS
Administrative Assistant // SIS // Comparative Literature
Administrative Assistant // SIS // Linguistics
Administrative Assistant // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
BRNG 6180 49-69629 bplante@purdue.edu

Emeriti Faculty

Name Title(s) Room Phone Email
Howard Mancing Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Professor // SIS // Medieval Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SLC
Professor // SIS
SC 146G mancing@purdue.edu
Floyd Merrell Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Professor // SIS // Comparative Literature
Professor // SIS
Professor // SLC
SC 146G fmerrell@purdue.edu

Graduate Student

Name Room Phone Email
Ghaleb Alomaish Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature galomais@purdue.edu
Muhammad Hassan Qadeer Butt Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature butt7@purdue.edu
Jiacheng Fan Teaching Assistant // SLC
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 212 fan162@purdue.edu
Rachel Hackett Teaching Assistant // SLC
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC G025 Spring 2020: F 10:30-11:25 am hacketr@purdue.edu
Han Hao Teaching Assistant // SLC
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC G072 hao75@purdue.edu
Riham Ismail Teaching Assistant // SLC
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC G022 ismailr@purdue.edu
Alejandro Rodriguez de Jesus Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
Teaching Assistant // SLC
SC G020 rodri413@purdue.edu
Stacey Smythe Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
Teaching Assistant // SLC // Classics
SC 164 ssmythe@purdue.edu
Ricardo Quintana Vallejo Teaching Assistant // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Teaching Assistant // SLC // German
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 254 quintan0@purdue.edu
Lang Wang Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature SC G024 wang2863@purdue.edu
Meng Wang Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature wangmeng@purdue.edu
Zihan Wang Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature SC 142 wang2456@purdue.edu
Shiyu Zhang Teaching Assistant // SLC
Graduate Student // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 164 zhan3378@purdue.edu

Affiliated Faculty

Name Room Phone Email
Pedro Bassoe Assistant Professor // SLC
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 109 pbassoe@purdue.edu
Catherine Dossin Associate Professor // Rueff School // Art and Design
Associate Professor // Rueff School // Art History
Associate Professor // Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Latin American Studies
PAO 3157 (765) 494-6469 cdossin@purdue.edu
Ariel de la Fuente Associate Professor // History
Associate Professor // SIS // Latin American Studies
Associate Professor // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
UNIV 324 (765) 494-4132 delafuen@purdue.edu
Stacy E. Holden Associate Professor // History
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Associate Professor // SIS // Jewish Studies
Associate Professor // SIS // Religious Studies
Associate Professor // SIS
UNIV 127 sholden@purdue.edu
Robert Marzec Professor; Associate Editor of Modern Fiction Studies // English
Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Professor // SIS
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Global Studies
HEAV 332A (765) 494-3759 rmarzec@purdue.edu
Erin Moodie Assistant Professor // SLC // Classics
Assistant Professor // SLC
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 203 765.496.2260 emoodie@purdue.edu
Dawn F. Stinchcomb Associate Professor // SLC // Spanish and Portuguese
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // African-American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Latin American Studies
SC 162 (765) 496-6082 Stinchcomb@purdue.edu
Margaret Mih Tillman Assistant Professor // History
Assistant Professor // SLC // Asian Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty // SIS
UNIV 128 (765) 496-2651 mmtillman@purdue.edu
Germina N Veldwachter Associate Professor // SLC // French
Associate Professor // SLC
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // African-American Studies
Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Comparative Literature
SC 292 (765) 494-9685 nveldwac@purdue.edu

Limited Term Lecturer

Name Room Phone Email
Lynne M Dahmen Limited Term Lecturer // SLC // Arabic
Limited Term Lecturer // SIS // Religious Studies
Limited Term Lecturer // SIS // Comparative Literature
PRCE 185 ldahmen@purdue.edu

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