Stephen WeinbergerRobert Coleman Professor of History (1969).Denny Hall Room firstname.lastname@example.org
Alex BatesAssociate Professor of Japanese Language and Literature (2006).Stern Center for Global Educ Room 009(717) 245-1127 | email@example.com
B.A., Brigham Young University, 1998; M.A., University of Michigan, 2001; Ph.D., 2006.Alex is a specialist in modern Japanese literature and film. His current research is on representations of a 1923 earthquake that destroyed Tokyo, but he is also interested in modernist fiction from that era as well.
(on sabbatical 2013-14)
Professor of History (1997).firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteLicenciado en Historia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 1988; Profesor en Historia, 1988; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1997.He teaches Latin American, Iberian, and comparative history. His current research deals with transatlantic migration from Portugal to Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly to Argentina; and with migration, identity and community formation in the oil fields of Patagonia, Argentina.
Carolina CastellanosAssistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese (2010).Bosler Hall Room 12M(717) 245-1834 | email@example.com
Literata, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, 2000; M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2004; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 2007; Ph.D., 2010.
Alyssa DeBlasioAssistant Professor of Russian (2010).Bosler Hall Room 115(717) 245-1766 | firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2006; Ph.D., 2010.Her teaching interests include Russian literature of the 19th century, Russian language learning through blogging, Russo-Soviet and Central European cinema, and Russian intellectual history. At the present, her research addresses philosophical schools and traditions in Russia in the 1990s and 2000s.
Mara E. DonaldsonProfessor of Religion (1990).East College Room 207(717) 245-1228 | email@example.com
B.A., Wilson College, 1971; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1974; Ph.D., Emory University, 1984.Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1998-1999. Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2000-2001.Her teaching focuses on contemporary religious thought, especially feminist and liberation theologies, and religion and art, including contemporary fantasy literature, film, and popular culture.
Amy E. FarrellProfessor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in the Liberal Arts (1991).Denny Hall Room 306(717) 245-1869 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Ohio University, 1985; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1988; Ph.D., 1991.Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2005-06Amy E. Farrell is the Ann and John Curley Chair of Liberal Arts and Professor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at Dickinson College. Her research focuses on the history of second wave feminism, representations of gender and feminism in popular culture, and the history and representation of the body and fatness. She is the author of two books: Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism (University of North Carolina Press, 1998) and Fat Shame: Stigma and the fat Body in American Culture (New York University Press, 2011).
(on sabbatical 2013-14)
Assistant Professor of German (2008).email@example.com
B.A., Drew University, 1997; M.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000; Ph.D., 2006.His research interests include German film, Middle Eastern influences on German literature and the works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). He has published on the role of space in Goethe's poetry. Forthcoming publications are on the German mountain film, the philosopher Hamann's relationship to Goethe and Muslim minorities in Germany today. In addition to courses at all levels of German language and culture, he has taught recent courses such as The Mountain in the German Cultural Imagination, Minority Cultures in the German Context and Modern German Film.
Nitsa KannAssociate Professor of Judaic Studies (2005).East College Room 208(717) 254-8977 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Hebrew University, 1982; M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1984; Ph.D., 2005.Her teaching interests include Hebrew language, Hebrew Literature, Kabbalah, and Middle Eastern Cinema. She is the author of two Hebrew books of poems, 'Black Soul Singer' (1989), and 'A Woman With Child' (1992), and the author of two Hebrew novels, 'Gazelle of Love' (1995), and 'Herotica' (1998).
Nicoletta Marini-MaioAssociate Professor of Italian (2007).Bosler Hall Room 219(717) 245-1592 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., University of Perugia, Italy, 1986; M.A., University of Rome, 1998; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2001; Ph.D., 2006.Professor Marini-Maio completed her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Italian cinema. She is the Co-Editor of the international journal Quaderni del '900. She is interested in 20th and 21st century Italian literature, theater, and film, particularly in the intersections between politics, the narrative mode, and collective memory. Her monograph on the representation of left-wing terrorism in Italian film and theatre is near to completion and she is currently working on on a manuscript project on the hyper-sexualization of women in italian film. She has published articles on Italian cinema and theatre, Italian teaching pedagogy, and technology-enhanced language learning. In this areas, she has also co-edited the scholarly volumes "Set the Stage! Teaching Italian through Theater" (Yale University Press, 2009) and "Dramatic Interactions" (Cambridge Scholars, 2011). At Dickinson, she is sharing with her students her passion for Italian cinema, theater, and music.
Edward P. MerwinPart-time Associate Professor of Religion; Director of The Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life(2001).Asbell Center (717) 245-1636 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Amherst College, 1990; M.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1998; Ph.D., 2002.His teaching interests are in American Jewish history and popular culture, with a particular focus on the Lower East Side and Yiddish culture. His current research centers on Jewish-themed Broadway plays, and on the history of the Jewish deli in America.
Tullio PaganoAssociate Professor of Italian (1991).Bosler Hall Room 203(717) 245-1274 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteLaurea in Lettere, Universita di Genova, 1981; M.A., University of Oregon, 1987; Ph.D., 1991.His current research focuses on the representation of landscape in Italian literature and society. Other interests include: diasporic and Italian American studies, theories of modern alllegory and symbol, and simulation in modern and postmodern literature.
Antje PfannkuchenAssistant Professor of German (2009).Bosler Hall Room 11M(717) 254-8151 | firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., FU Berlin, 2000; M.P.S., New York University, 2002; Ph.D., 2010.The mutual influences between media-technology, science, literature and art are at the focus of her work. She has published on German Enlightenment poet and scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg as well as on Ezra Pound's interests in 19th century German science. Her current research concerns the conditions of the invention of photography around 1800. Courses she has been and will be teaching include the culture of the two Germanies, German Romanticism, German-Jewish relations and all levels of German language.
Jerry PhilogeneAssistant Professor of American Studies (2005).Denny Hall Room 16(717) 254-8953 | email@example.com
B.A., New School University, 1989; M.A., New York University, 1993; Ph.D., 2009.Jerry Philogene specializes in 20th century African American and Afro Caribbean visual arts and cultural history. Her teaching interests include interdisciplinary American cultural history and black cultural and identity politics. Her research interests explore the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as articulated in contemporary visual and popular culture.
Thomas L. Reed, Jr.
(on sabbatical 2013-14)
Professor of English (1977).East College Room 306(717) 245-1216 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Yale University, 1969; M.A., University of Virginia, 1971; Ph.D., 1978.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1997-1998.His field is medieval literature, with special emphasis on Chaucer and Marie de France. Other research interests include the Victorian novel and film adaptations of classic English and American texts. He is the author of two books -- "Middle English Debate Poetry and the Aesthetics of Irresolution" and "The Transforming Draught: 'Jekyll and Hyde,' Robert Louis Stevenson, and the Victorian Alcohol Debate" - and he is currently working on an historical novel about Stevenson.
Dan SchubertAssociate Professor of Sociology (1996).Denny Hall Room 314(717) 245-1227 | email@example.com
B.A., Towson State University, 1983; M.A., University of Maryland, 1989; Ph.D., 1995.He is interested in social theory, cultural studies, gender, health and illness, and the sociology of knowledge. Publications have focused on the ethics of academic practice and poststructuralist thought. Current research focuses on the lives of adults with long-term chronic illness.
Gregory SteirerAssistant Professor of English and Film Studies (2013).East College Room 407(717) 254-8095 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 2001; Ph.D., 2010.Professor Steirer's teaching and research interests include film and television, cultural economics, media industries, popular narrative genres, and audio culture. His current book-length project examines the growth of narrative-based intellectual property and the changes it has wrought to traditional processes of narrative creation and consumption. He currently serves as a researcher for the Connected Viewing Initiative of the Carsey-Wolf Center in Santa Barbara and his most recent scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the journals Postmodern Culture and Creative Industries. In the coming semesters, he plans to teach courses on Hollywood, superheroes, television, film theory, and video games.
Edward WebbAssistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies (2007).Denny Hall Room 202(717) 245-1009 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Cambridge University, 1992; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2003; Ph.D., 2007.His teaching and research activities are mainly in Middle East politics, comparative politics and international relations. He contributes to Middle East Studies and Security Studies. He has particular interests in the interaction of religions and politics and the politics of education, as well as authoritarianism and empire. His interest in pedagogical applications of new technologies, including simulations, games, and social media, has led to him being appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. A former diplomat, he has lived and worked in the Middle East and Europe.
Professor Webb contributed a chapter on “Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism” to 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook, edited by Ishiyama & Breuning (2011) and a chapter, “Should the Daleks Be Exterminated?” (with Mark Wardecker) to Doctor Who and Philosophy, edited by Smithka & Lewis (2010). His article “Engaging Students with Engaging Tools” was published in Educause Quarterly in 2009.
Stephen WeinbergerRobert Coleman Professor of History (1969).Denny Hall Room 217(717) 245-1500 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Northeastern University, 1965; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1966; Ph.D., 1969.His teaching interests center on medieval and Renaissance history, European intellectual history, and the history of film. His current research involves conflict in medieval society, and censorship in the American film industry.
Blake M. WilsonProfessor of Music (1993).Weiss Center for the Arts Room 210(717) 245-1297 | email@example.com
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1978; M.M., Indiana University, 1982; Ph.D., 1987.Blake Wilson teaches courses in music history, film music, and directs the Dickinson Collegium. Both as performer and scholar, he specializes in music of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, and his research interests include the music of renaissance Italy (especially Florence), performance practice, compositional process, and the relationship between music and other disciplines (rhetoric, poetry, visual art). His current work concerns the interaction of oral and written musical traditions in the culture of Renaissance Florence, the early madrigal, and the works of Heinrich Isaac (the primary recipient of Medici musical patronage).
Lauren WolksteinAdjunct Faculty in Film Studies (2013).East College Room firstname.lastname@example.org
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