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Charlotte Eubanks
Department Head
Professor of Comparative Literature, Japanese, and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4933
Jonathan E. Abel
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Japanese
(814) 865-2263
Reham Aly
Associate Teaching Professor of Arabic
(814) 863-6523
Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Gabeba Baderoon
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, African Studies, and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-2372
Renée Bailey
Lecturer of Comparative Literature
Thomas O. Beebee
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Comparative Literature and German
(814) 863-4935
Patrick Cheney
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-9283
Neşe Devenot
Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Jonathan P. Eburne
Professor of Comparative Literature, English, and French and Francophone Studies
(814) 863-0968
Caroline D. Eckhardt
Smeal Chair in Literary Theory and Comparative Criticism and Professor of Comparative Literature and English
(814) 863-4931
Ruth Edelstein
Lecturer in Hebrew
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Robert Edwards
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 863-9642
Nergis Ertürk
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
(814) 865-0067
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Justin Halverson
Lecturer in Spanish and Comparative Literature
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Eric Hayot
Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies
(814) 867-5710
Linda Istanbulli
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Arabic Literature
Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François
Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies
Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature
Fields: Francophone studies; Indian Ocean studies; cultural and ethnic studies; violence, identity and postcolonial studies
(814) 865-0138
Rosemary Jolly
Weiss Chair of the Humanities in Literature and Human Rights
Director of Graduate Studies, Comparative Literature
(814) 865-1188
Brian Lennon
Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Director, Digital Culture and Media Initiative
(814) 865-6261
Sophia A. McClennen
Professor of International Affairs and Comparative Literature
Director, The Center for Global Studies
(814) 865-2333
Henry James Morello
Associate Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
(814) 863-4927
John Ochoa
Associate Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-8786
Jooyeon Rhee
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature
(814) 867-5284
Flora Shao
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies
(814) 865-4847
Shuang Shen
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese
(814) 865-4408
Scott Thompson Smith
Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-6855
Nicolai Volland
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature
(814) 867-3422
Adrian Wanner
Liberal Arts Research Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-1097
Anna  Ziajka Stanton
Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Member of the Graduate Committee
(814) 863-6437
Robert Lawrence Caserio
Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-6409
Thomas A. Hale
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor Emeritus of African, French, and Comparative Literature
Djelal Kadir
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature
Gerhard  F. Straßer
Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature
Reiko Tachibana
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Japanese, and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4932
Hanan Al-Alawi
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 11:00-12:30 pm and Fridays 10:30-11:30 am
(814) 863-1125
Secretary of Graduates in International Languages and Literatures (2022)
Jonathan F. Correa-Reyes
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow
Graduate School Dean's Distinguished Fellow
Volunteer with The Restorative Justice Initiative
Chair of the Graduate Student Committee of the Medieval Academy of America
(814) 863-9544
Müge Gedik
Secretary, Liberal Arts Collective
(814) 863-1125
Camila Gutiérrez-Fuentes
President (2020-2021) of the Liberal Arts Collective at Penn State.
(814) 863-1125
Vasilije Ivanovic
Graduate Representative
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Duncan Lien
PH.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature and German
(814) 863-1125
Dina Mahmoud
President, Muslim Graduate Student Organization (MGSO)
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Mjema
Historian of Graduates in International Languages and Literatures (2022)
PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature and African Studies
President of Graduates in International Languages and Literatures (2022)
Merve Sen
Vice President of Graduates in International Languages and Literatures (2022)
Treasurer of Graduates in International Languages and Literatures (2022)