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Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics

Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics Faculty

Full-Time Faculty
Adjunct Faculty
English Language Program

Full-Time Faculty

Patricia Welch, Ph.D.,
Chair, Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature
Director: Asian Studies Program
Adviser: Japanese Program
312B Calkins Hall
516-463-6453
Email | Bio


Pellegrino D'Acierno, Ph.D.,
Emeritus Professor
Office: 322A Calkins Hall
Phone: 516-463-6974
Email | Bio


Neil H. Donahue, Ph.D.,
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Internationalization
Director: German Program
Adviser: Comparative Literature, German Language
Office: HUHC, Axinn Library, lower level
Phone: 516-463-5442
Email | Bio | WWW


Tammy Gales, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Adviser: Linguistics Programs
313 Calkins Hall
516-463-5435
Email | Bio | WWW


George L. Greaney, Ph.D.,
Director of the Hofstra University English Language Program
Director and Adviser: M.A. in Applied Linguistics and English Language Program
316 Calkins Hall
516-463-5651
Email | Bio


John Krapp, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
312C Calkins Hall
516-463-6552
Email | Bio

Robert A. Leonard, Ph.D.,
Professor of Linguistics
Director: Linguistics Program and Forensic Linguistics Institute
309 Calkins Hall
516-463-5440
Email | Bio | WWW


Barbara Lekatsas, Ph.D.,
Professor of Comparative Literature
Adviser: Comparative Literature, and Graduate Humanities
303 Calkins
516-463-5843
Email | Bio


Ilaria Marchesi, Ph.D.,
Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
Director: Classics Program
Adviser: Classics Program and Latin Program
304 Calkins Hall
516-463-6454
Email | Bio


Steven D. Smith, Ph.D.,
Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
312A Calkins Hall
516-463-5439
Email | Bio


Patricia Welch, Ph.D.,
Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature
Director: Asian Studies Program
Adviser: Japanese Program
313 Calkins Hall
516-463-6453
Email | Bio


Zuyan Zhou, Ph.D.,
Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature
Director and Adviser: Chinese Program
311 Calkins Hall
516-463-5438
Email | Bio | WWW

Adjunct Faculty

Efstratios Demertzis, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Modern Greek
516-463-5439
312A Calkins Hall
Bio


Nitza Druyan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature
516-463-5652
305 Calkins Hall
Bio


Josef Fioretta
Adjunct Instructor of Linguistics
305 Calkins Hall
463-6552
Email | Bio


Mari Fujimoto, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Japanese Language
516-463-5441
307 Calkins Hall
Email | Bio


Dean Guarnaschelli,
Adjunct Instructor of German
516-463-5652
305 Calkins Hall
Bio


Marlon Hurt
Adjunct Instructor of Linguistics


Sharon Keller, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
516-463-5441
307 Calkins Hall
Email | Bio


Gregory Kershner, Ph.D.,
Adjunct Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature
316A Calkins Hall
516-463-5393
Email | Bio


Vladimir Konovaliouk
Adjunct Associate Professor of Russian
516-463-5181
312D Calkins Hall
Email | Bio

Alexandar Mihailovic, Ph.D.,
Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature
Emeritus
Adviser: Comparative Literature
Email


Keiko Miyajima
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Japanese


Igor Pustovoit, D.A.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Russian
516-463-5181
312D Calkins Hall
Bio


Zeina Sayegh,
Adjunct Instructor of Arabic
516-463-6552
305 Calkins Hall
Bio


Michaela Scapan
Adjunct Instructor of German


Yoshie Takahashi,
Adjunct Instructor of Japanese
516-463-5441
307 Calkins Hall
Bio


Ioana Wicker
Adjunct Instructor of German
322A Calkins
463-5442
Email | Bio

English Language Program

George L. Greaney, Director
316C Calkins Hall
516-463-5650
Email | Bio


Laura Caputo
Adjunct Instructor, English Language Program
316A Calkins Hall
463-5393
Email | Bio


Loretta Clemente
516-463-5650
316 Calkins Hall


Antoinette Robin
516-463-5650
316 Calkins Hall


Hanaa Wahba
516-463-5650
322B Calkins Hall