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Christian Beck
Associate Lecturer
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Research Interests: Spatial theory; Resistance studies; Medieval and Contemporary Literature; Vigilante action and literature; Anarchist literature and thought; Political Movements and activism; Radical politics; Social justice


Rosalind Beiler
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Early American History, Atlantic History, Migration, Early Modern German History, Public History


Ilenia Colón Mendoza
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Early Modern “Golden Age” Spain, Early Modern Women, Polychrome sculptures, Sacred and Liturgical Practices


Tyler Fisher
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Renaissance and early modern poetics, early modern Spain, folklore, oral history, microfiction, poetry across cultures, Kurdistan, anthropology of religion, translation


Martha García
Professor
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Research Interests: Faculty: Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor; Cervantes / Don Quixote ; Spanish Medieval & Golden Age / Early Modern Spain; Renaissance; Baroque; Spanish Enlightenment Literature; Reformation(s); Interdisciplinarity; Theological aspects of the narrative and theatre; Contemporary adaptations of literary classics; Rhetoric; Applied theory


Paolo Giordano
Professor
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Research Interests:  Italian Literature of Emigration, Italian-American Literature, Renaissance and 20th Century Italian Literature


Francois-Xavier P. Gleyzon
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Early Modern British Literature (Shakespeare and Milton), Continental Philosophy and Theories of Representation, Christian & Muslim Mysticism and Theology


Duncan Hardy
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests: Early Modern Europe; Late Medieval Europe; Reformation History; Political History; German History; Central Europe; Holy Roman Empire; Political Culture.


Stephen Hopkins
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests: Early Medieval English Literature (Old English); Old Norse Literature; Middle Welsh Literature; Old/Middle Irish Literature; Late Antiquity; Biblical Apocrypha; Religious Literature; Intellectual History; History of Emotions; Linguistics & Philology; Lexicography


Haidar Khezri
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests: Middle Eastern literatures and cultures, comparative literature (including Arabic, Persian, Kurdish, and Turkish), poetry, Middle Eastern minority cultures (Kurdish and Yezidi cultures), Arabic, Persian, and Kurdish as second/foreign languages


Peter Larson (he/him/his)
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Medieval & Early Modern England; social and economic history; legal history.


Tison Pugh
Professor
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Research Interests: Medieval English Literature and Medievalisms; Queer and Gender Studies; Pedagogy; Film; Children’s Literature; Southern Literature; Games and Narratology


Geri Smith
Professor
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Research Interests: Late-medieval French poetry and theater. Women authors and representations of women in Medieval French literature. Evolving concepts of author and text in the Middle Ages.


Charlotte Trinquet du Lys
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Women literature of the Early Modern French Era.
The relationship between Fairy tales and Folklore.
European Fairy Tales Dissemination.
French Pop Culture.


Beth Rapp Young
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Johnson’s Dictionary; linguistics ; grammar / usage; rhetoric / composition


Margaret Ann Zaho
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Italian Renaissance Narrative Fresco Cycles; Triumphal Imagery; Florence; the art and architecture of the city; Roman Baroque Ceiling frescoes; The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili; Roman Imperial Triumphal Arches


Cyrus Ali Zargar
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Classical Sufism / Islamic Philosophy / Arabic and Persian Sufi Literature / Ethics in Literature and Film