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Alessandro Carrera, Professor, WCL Graduate Director

“Dottore in filosofia,” Università degli Studi, Milan, Italy. Ph.D. by Publications in Music, Humanities, and Media, University of Huddersfield, U.K. Director of Italian Studies, Graduate Director of World Cultures and Literatures. Fields of interest: Italian literature and Cinema, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Music and Philosophy, Cinema and Philosophy.

Marie-Theresa Hernández, Professor, WCL Undergraduate Director

Ph.D. Rice University (2001). Director of Jewish Studies, Theories of globalization, historiography, religious studies, ethnography, narrative, literary criticism, visual studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Gender Studies

Duy Lap Nguyen, Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Irvine (2013). Critical and postcolonial theory, visual studies, Vietnamese studies, world cinema and literature.

Bhavya Tiwari, Assistant Professor

Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin (2014). Research interests: comparative and world literature, translation studies, global modernisms, and postcolonial theory in South Asian, Anglo American, and Latin American literary traditions.

Marc Zimmerman, Professor emeritus

Other faculty from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages also frequently teach WCL courses and participate in the program.