Leadership: School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Reconstruction of Common Slavic, Indo-European; dialectology; sociolinguistics; phonetics, esp. pitch-accent systems; language and identity/nationalism; Western South Slavic languages (Slovene, BCMS).
Comparative medieval literature, especially Old French and Occitan romance and lyric poetry, with interests in the Renaissance, theory, medievalism, and film
Comparative approach to colonial Latin American texts and visual representations; space and place in the construction of identities, and studies of religion, colonialism, and representations of cultural difference.