Faculty and Staff

Steering Committee Members at Bryn Mawr

Shiamin Kwa

Co-Chair and Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Co-Director of Comparative Literature
Areas of Focus
Issues of translation, adaptation, and global circulation in narrative fiction and theatrical performance
Phone 610-526-5671
Location Old Library 127
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Edwige Crucifix

Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Areas of Focus
20th and 21st C. Francophone Literature, Maghreb, postcolonial studies, women and gender studies.
Phone 610-526-5384
Location Old Library 146
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Radcliffe Edmonds

Paul Shorey Professor of Greek and Professor of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
Areas of Focus
Greek social and intellectual history, with particular focus on mythology, religion, magic, and Platonic philosophy. I have published on ...
Phone 610-526-5046
Location Old Library 245
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Martín L. Gaspar

Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Co-Director of Latin American, Iberian, and Latina/o Studies
Areas of Focus
Latin American intellectual history; 20th and 21st century Latin American fiction and film; translation studies
Phone 610-526-5681
Location Old Library 143
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Rudy Le Menthéour

Professor and Chair of French and Francophone Studies and Co-Director of Health Studies
Undergraduate Advisor
Areas of Focus
French Enlightenment (literature and philosophy), medical humanities
Phone 610-526-5674
Location Old Library 147
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Roberta Ricci

Professor and Chair of Italian on the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair in the Humanities
Areas of Focus
Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Humanism, Classical Studies, Philology, Paleography, Byzantine Studies, History of Manuscripts, Ecdo...
Phone 610-526-5048
Location Old Library 134
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Qinna Shen

Associate Professor and Chair of German
Areas of Focus
German Studies (20th and 21st century), Film and Visual Studies, and Sino-German Relations
Phone 610-526-7312
Location Old Library 135
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Jose Vergara

Assistant Professor of Russian on the Myra T. Cooley Lectureship in Russian Studies
Areas of Focus
20th- and 21st-century Russian literature, contemporary Russian culture, prison writing, environmental humanities, digital humanities&nbs...
Phone 610-526-5188
Location Russian Center 6
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Steering Committee Members at Haverford

Imke Brust > 

Assistant Professor of German

Email: ibrust@haverford.edu
Phone: 610-896-2972

Roberto Castillo Sandoval

Associate Professor of Spanish

Email: rcastill@haverford.edu
Phone: 610-896-1344

Matthew Farmer

Associate Professor and Chair of Classics

Email: mfarmer@haverford.edu

Maud McInerney

The Laurie Ann Levin Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English; Co-Chair of Comparative Literature

Email: mmcinern@haverford.edu
Phone: 610-896-1156

Jerry Miller

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Philosophy Department

Email: j1miller@haverford.edu
Phone: 610-896-1055

Luis Rodriguez-Rincon

Assistant Professor of Spanish


David Sedley

Associate Professor of French

Email: dsedley@haverford.edu
Phone: 610-896-1439


Emeritus Faculty

Azade Seyhan

Fairbank Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Research Professor
Areas of Focus
German Classicism and Romanticism, cultural diversity in the modern German society, philosophical approaches to criticism, women’s writin...
Phone 610-526-5382
Location Old Library 135
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Contact Us

Comparative Literature

Old Library 103
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-2899
Phone: 610-526-5198
Fax: 610-526-7479

Shiamin Kwa
Co-Chair and Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Co-Director of Comparative Literature
Phone: 610-526-5671

Maud McInerney, Co-Director and Major Advisor
The Laurie Ann Levin Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English
Woodside Cottage 203, Haverford College
Phone: 610-896-1156

Leslie Diarra, Academic Administrative Assistant
Phone 610-526-5198