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Standing Faculty

  • Julia Alekseyeva

    Assistant Professor of English and Cinema & Media Studies

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 202
    215-746-4300

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Wednesdays 5-6 and by appointment. 

    Please confirm appointment time availability over email.

  • Abdulhamit Arvas

    Assistant Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 118
    215-898-7346

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Online/By Appointment 

  • Rita Barnard

    Director, Comparative Literature Program; Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 337
    215-746-3770
  • Herman Beavers

    Professor of English and Africana Studies

    3401 Walnut Street 326 A
    215 898-0507

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Tuesdays, 2:30-4:30, Thursdays, 2-4

  • Nancy Bentley

    Graduate Chair

    Donald T. Regan Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 132
    215-746-3529
    Fisher-Bennett Hall 335
    215-898-5641

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Thurs 3-4:30 and by appointment

  • Toni Bowers

    Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 239
    215-898-5223

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Fall 2020:  Virtual office hours for current students at their convenience. Contact me by email to arrange a Zoom or phone appointment.

     

  • S. Pearl Brilmyer

    Assistant Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 218
    215-573-9645

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    on leave

  • Max Cavitch

    Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 341
    215-898-7456

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Fridays, 1:00-3:00

  • Jean-Christophe Cloutier

    Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 316
    215-898-5864

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Zoom office hours: Tuesdays, 10:30am-noon. I'm also available for remote office hours by appointment; email and we'll find a time.

  • Rita Copeland

    Sheli Z. and Burton X. Rosenberg Professor of the Humanities, Professor of Classical Studies, English, and Comparative Literature

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    office hours:  Fridays by appointment; other times by appointment

  • Margo Natalie Crawford

    Professor of English, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 236
    215-898-7832
  • Peter Decherney

    Professor of English and Cinema & Media Studies

    Director, Cinema & Media Studies

    Faculty Director, Online Learning Initiative 

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 211
    215-746-3156

    Office Hours

    By appointment

  • David L. Eng

    Richard L. Fisher Professor of English

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Wednesdays 5:30-7pm and by appointment

  • James English

    John Welsh Centennial Professor of English

    Director, Price Lab for Digital Humanities

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 311
    215-898-4377

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Available for remote office hours Tues and Weds afternoons; email for a Zoom appointment.  

  • Jed Esty

    Vartan Gregorian Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 221
    215-746-4800

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    On leave for academic year 2019-20.

  • Al Filreis

    Kelly Family Professor of English; Director, Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing; Faculty Director, Kelly Writers House

    Kelly Writers House 301
    215-573-9749

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    By appointment only.

  • Michael Gamer

    Professor of English

    Office Hours

    Fall 2019 on Leave

  • Suvir Kaul

    A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 310B
    215-573-2531

    Office Hours

    by appointment on Zoom

  • David Kazanjian

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 214
    215-746-3768

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Office Hours: Wednesdays 5:30-7, Thursdays 3:30-5, and by appointment

    “Office:” https://upenn.zoom.us/j/7822220554  

  • Zachary Lesser

    Edward W. Kane Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 213
    215-898-0444

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Mon 2 - 3:30 pm

    Wed 11 - 1 pm

    Please sign up for a slot here: 

    https://calendly.com/zlesser/office-hours

  • Ania Loomba

    Catherine Bryson Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 242
    215-898-6326

    Office Hours

    Spring 2020

    By appointment. 

     

  • Heather K. Love

    Associate Chair

    Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 338
    215-898-0128

    Office Hours

    Office Hours: Tues 9-10:30 am or by appointment

    email to schedule, or to receive Zoom link

  • Cary Mazer

    Professor of Theatre Arts and English

    Annenberg Center 519
    215-573-2659
    Fisher-Bennett Hall 113
    215-898-5145

    Office Hours

    by appointment.

  • Rahul Mukherjee

    Dick Wolf Associate Professor of Television and New Media Studies; Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 243
    215-898-7355

    Office Hours

    M: 10-11am (and by appointment)

  • Josephine Park

    Undergraduate Chair

    Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 129
    215-898-7343
    Fisher-Bennett Hall 318
    215-898-7382

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Wed 10-12 & Fri 1-3

    Please use this link to schedule an appointment:

    calendly.com/park-office-hours

    You can also visit Professor Deborah Burnham, Associate Undergraduate Chair. 

  • Jennifer Ponce de León

    Assistant Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 241
    215-573-8199

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Virtual office hours for students at their convenience. Please contact me by email to arrange a Zoom or phone appointment.

  • Jean-Michel Rabaté

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 339
    215-898-5870

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Tuesday 2-3 pm

  • Paul Saint-Amour

    Department Chair

    Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 131
    215-898-7340
    Fisher-Bennett Hall 215
    215-746-3764

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Monday 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Thursday 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., or by appt.

    Please email me for a Zoom link.

  • Melissa E. Sanchez

    Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 216
    215-746-3765

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Th 1:45-2:45 or by appointment

  • Emily Steiner

    Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 312
    215-898-7033
  • Emily Steinlight

    Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 116
    215-898-5143

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Tues. 10-12 or by appointment

  • Whitney Trettien

    Assistant Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 317
    215-898-7055

    Office Hours

    fall 2020

    Email for a virtual appointment. Available online M/W 2-3pm. 

  • David Wallace

    Judith Rodin Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 315
    215-746-3767

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Tuesdays 3.00-4.30

  • Simone White

    Assistant Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 324
    215-573-4577

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Wednesday, 5-6:30pm or by appointment

  • Dagmawi Woubshet

    Ahuja Family Presidential Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 313
    215-898-5726

    Office Hours

    on leave 2020-21

  • Chi-ming Yang

    Associate Professor of English

    Fisher-Bennett Hall 314
    215-746-3527

    Office Hours

    spring 2020

    Away from campus, on leave 2020.

Affiliated Standing Faculty

  • Warren Breckman

    Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History

  • Kathleen M. Brown

    David Boies Professor of History

  • Roger Chartier

    Annenberg Visiting Professor in History and Professor at the College de France

  • Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw

    Associate Professor of History of Art

  • Nili Gold

    Professor of Modern Hebrew Language & Literature

  • Andrea Goulet

    Professor of Romance Languages

  • John L. Jackson, Jr.

    Richard Perry University Professor
    Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) Professor

  • Kevin M.F. Platt

    Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Russian and East European Studies

  • Guthrie P. Ramsey

    Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music

  • Karen Redrobe

    Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Cinema and Modern Media

    Office Hours

    By appointment only

  • Daniel Richter

    Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History

  • Deborah Thomas

    R. Jean Brownlee Professor of Anthropology; Director, Center for Experimental Ethnography

  • Lance Wahlert

    Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy; Program Director of the Master of Bioethics

    Office Hours

    By appointment

    Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy; 423 Guardian Drive, 14th Floor

  • Liliane Weissberg

    Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor in Arts and Sciences; Professor of German and Comparative Literature.

  • Bethany Wiggin

    Associate Professor of German
    Founding Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities; Graduate Groups in Comparative Literature and English

  • Emily Wilson

    Professor of Classical Studies and Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory

Non-Standing Faculty

Emeritus