2018

Irina Popescu is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Bowdoin College.

2017

Ashley Brock is an Assistant Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania.

Katie Kadue is in the Society of Fellows at the University of Chicago.

Julia K. Nelsen is Co-Founder and Principal of Cultura Et Alia, a translation and cultural consulting company based in Berkeley.

Jane Raisch has accepted a position in Renaissance Studies at York University in the UK.

Laura Wagner has joined the English faculty at Orange Coast College.

2016

Kareem Abu-Zeid is an Editor and Translator and is the recipient of the PEN Center’s USA Translation Prize and the NEA’s translation grant for 2018.

Emily Drumsta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University.

Adeline Tran is taking time off to see the world.

2015

Kristin Ann Dickinson has won the 2017 Charles Bernheimer award from the American Comparative Literature Association. She is currently an Assistant Professor of German at the University of Michigan.

Katrina Dodson translated The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector (New Directions; Penguin UK, 2015) which won the 2016 PEN Translation Prize. and was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2015 by the New York Times. She is a translator, writer and blogger living in San Francisco.

Ramsey McGlazer received the 2016 Charles Bernheimer Prize awarded by the American Comparative Literature Association and is now a lecturer in the Italian Studies department at UC Berkeley; previously, he received a PostDoc appointment at Brown University, where he was a Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellow.

Bonnie Ruberg: Following the completion of her Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholarship at the University of Southern California in the fall of 2017, Bonnie will be joining the department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of digital games and interactive media.

Rachel Wamsley received a PostDoc apointment at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Jeffrey Weiner was appointed as a Lecturer in Comp Lit at UC Davis.

Tristram Wolff won the 2015 Charles Bernheimer award for his dissertation “Romantic Etymology and Language Ecology” and is now Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern University and DUS of their Comp Lit program.

2014

Kfir Cohen was appointed as a Lecturer in Comp Lit at UC Berkeley after holding a Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Davis. In July of 2017, he accepted a position as Academic Director/Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.

Andrea Gadberry is an Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature and the Gallatin School at NYU.

Cullen Goldblatt received a PostDoc appointment at Brown University.

Jessie Hock was appointed to a tenure-track position in the English Department at Vanderbilt University.

Celine Piser is a lecturer in Comparative Literature at UC Davis and winner of the Anne & Benjamin Goor Prize in Jewish Studies.

Suzanne Scala accepted a position with IBM’s Cloud Data Services.

2013

Juan Caballero: Assistant Professor, Spanish & Hispanic Studies department, Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana; previously he was in the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies at Earlham College.

Sarah Chihaya: Assistant Professor, Department of English, Princeton University.

Karina Palau was appointed to several lectureships at UC Berkeley, both in the department of Comparative Literature and the Fall Program for Freshman.

Karen Spira: Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish, Guilford College.

2012

Munia Bhaumik is now an Assistant Professor at Emory University in the Department of Comparative Literature.

Javier Jiménez is the is Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Georgetown University; previously, he had been Assistant Professor at Marietta College, Department of Modern Languages.

Andrew Leong is an Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern University and will join the English department at UC Berkeley in 2018.

Sarah Ruth Lorenz is now Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at Franklin and Marshall College.

Shaul Setter is a faculty member at Tel Aviv University and won the 2014 Charles Bernheimer award for his dissertation “After the Fact: Potential Collectivities in Israel/Palestine.”

David Simon received honorable mention for the 2013 Charles Bernheimer award for his dissertation “Careless Engagements: Literature, Science, and the Ethics of Indifference in Early Modernity.” He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of English.

Tobias Warner: Assistant Professor, UC Davis, Department of French.

Zohar Weiman-Kelman was appointed as an Assistant Professor of English Literature at Ben-Gurion University (after a PostDoc at U of Toronto and another gig at Penn.).

2011

Sam England: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of African Languages and Literatures.

Amanda Goldstein is now Assistant Professor of English at UC Berkeley; previously, she was a post-doc at the University of Wisconsin English Department (2011-12) and was Assistant Professor in the English Department at Cornell University.

Lily Gurton-Wachter is now Assistant Professor of English at Smith College. She published her first book Watchwords: Romanticism and the Poetics of Attention with Stanford UP in 2016. She received the 2012 Charles Bernheimer award for her dissertation “Keeping Watch: Wartime Attention and the Poetics of Alarm around 1800”.

Paul Haacke is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Humanities & Media Studies at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

Dascha Inciarte: Gray Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley.

Tom McEnaney is now Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley in the departments of Comparative Literature and Spanish and Portuguese; previously, he was Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Department of Comparative Literature 2011-17. His new book, Acoustic Properties: Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas has just come out on Northwestern University’s Flashpoint series.

Tyfahra Singleton: Gray Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley.

Amelia Borrego Sargent: Associate attorney with law firm of Munger, Tolles and Olson LLP, Los Angeles.

2010

Polina Dimova is a Lecturer in Russian at Vanderbilt University, and had previously been visiting assistant professor and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian and Comparative Literature, Oberlin College.

Hannah Freed-Thall is now Assistant Professor of French Literature, Thought, and Culture at NYU. Her first book Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism (NY: Oxford, 2015) was awarded the MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, and the Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Prize for a First Book. It was also a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. She had received the Perkins-Cotsen Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2011-2014, in the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Department of French and Italian.

Seth Kimmel: Assistant Professor in the Department of Iberian and Latin American cultures at Columbia University. His first book Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain (University of Chicago Press in 2015) won the 2017 Harry Levin Prize from the ACLA. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford where he had an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Scholars in the Humanities.

Luis Ramos: Core faculty member in Liberal Studies at NYU; 3-year appointment renewable for five more years.

2009

Robert Adler-Peckarar is the Executive Director of Yiddishkayt of Los Angeles; previously, he had been Assistant professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures.bar

Maya Barzilai: Assistant professor of Hebrew Literature and Jewish Studies (Dept. NES & Judaic Studies); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Roy Chan is now Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at the University of Oregon and had been assistant professor at William and Mary College, Department of Modern Languages.

Irene Siegel: Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Hofstra University. For her article, “A Judeo-Arab-Muslim Continuum: Edmond Amran El Malah’s Poetics of Fragments,” which appeared in the January 2017 issue of PMLA, she received honorable mention from the Modern Languages Association for the William Riley Barker prize, awarded to an outstanding article published in PMLA.

Ben Tran: Assistant Professor, East Asian Studies, Vanderbilt University, East Asian Studies program.

Sarah Wells is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies at the University of Wisconsin and had previously been Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

2008

Michael Allan is now Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon. He won the 2016 Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book for In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt (Princeton 2016). He did a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities (with a departmental affiliation in MEALAC—Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures), 2008-09.

Shamma Boyarin is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Victoria (BC, Canada) where he is the Director of Religious Studies.

Naomi Brenner: Assistant professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, The Ohio State University.

Elizabeth Young: Assistant professor, Department of Classics, Wellesley College.

Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé is an assistant professor in English at Tulane. Previously she was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Fellowship for Scholars in the Humanities at Stanford University and a College Fellow in Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

2007

Anne Dwyer: Assistant professor of German and Russian, Pomona College.

Tyson Hausdoerffer is faculty in the Creative Writing Program at Western State Colorado University and had been the Bradley visiting assistant professor of literature, Honors College, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Louise Hornby is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at UCLA; previously she was an Assistant Professor of English at Tulane University.

Magdalena Kay: Assistant professor of English (in the field of modern British poetry), University of Victoria, Canada.

David Larsen is Clinical Associate Professor in Liberal Studies at NYU; previously he held a humanities post-doc at Yale University.

Stiliana Milkova is now Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Oberlin College.

James Ramey: Tenure track professorship in the Humanities, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City.

Boris Rodin (Maslov): Assistant professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago.

2006

Ayelet Ben-Yishai: Assistant Professor, English Department, University of Haifa.

Mary Brown: Assistant Professor, French Department, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Lital Levy: Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University. Her book “Poetic Trespass: Writing Between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine” (Princeton University Press, 2014) won the 2015 MLA prize for a First Book.

Irene Perciali received an honorable mention for the 2006 Charles Bernheimer award for her dissertation “Personifying Capitalism: Economic Imagination, the Novel, and the Entrepreneur.”

Allison Schachter: Assistant Professor of Jewish Literature, Vanderbilt University.

Armando Vargas: Assistant Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Williams College.

2005

Tamara Chin is now Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University; previously, she had been Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, Department of Comparative Literature, and post-doc in 2005-06 at NYU, Department of East Asian Studies. More recently, she was the co-winner of the 2015 Harry Levin prize for best first book from the ACLA.

Yu-Ting Lin: International project manager for a private museum/gallery (Angel Creative Dream Park) in Taiwan.

Petrus Liu is Associate Professor at Boston University of Chinese, Comparative Literature, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature, Cornell University.

Miryam Segal is an Associate Professor in Hebrew and the Director of the Religious Studies Program at Queens College in New York; previously, she was Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Anna Stenport is the Chair and Professor in the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech; previously, she was Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

Shaden Tageldin is an Associate Professor Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature University of Minnesota and won the 2005 Charles Bernheimer award for her dissertation “Disarming Words: Reading (Post)Colonial Egypt’s Double Bond to Europe.”

David Walter: Fellow in the Humanities, Stanford.

2004

Toral Gajarawala is Associate Professor of English at NYU; previously, she was Assistant Professor at University of Oregon.

Jennifer Hosek is an Associate Professor of German Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada; previously, she was a Fellow in the Humanities, Stanford.

2003

Omise’eke (Natasha) Tinsley: she is an Associate Professor Professor in the African & African Diaspora Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin; previously, she was Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Minnesota.