Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature

Paulo Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature

Interests: World literature; Latin American literatures; translation studies; magical realism
Email: ph773@nyu.edu

Philip Kennedy, Associate Professor of Literature,
Vice Provost, Institute Public Programming

Philip Kennedy,  Associate Professor of Literature

Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature, NYU

Interests: Arabic literatures; Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Email
: pfk1@nyu.edu

Maya Kesrouany, Assistant Professor of Literature

Maya Kesrouany, Assistant Professor of Literature, NYUAD

Interests: Empire and postcolonial studies; aesthetic and political revolution(s); Translation theory and practice; Literary and Narrative Theory; Critical translation theory; Politics of language, literary form, genre; Histories and ideologies of comparative literature; Arabic adaptations of Western Literature; Modern Arabic Literature; 19th- and 20th-century literatures in English, Arabic, French
Email: mk5725@nyu.edu

Sheetal Majithia, Assistant Professor of Literature

Sheetal Majithia, Assistant Professor of Literature

Interests: Post-colonial literatures; film studies; feminist, gender, and sexuality studies; theories of modernity and globalization; cultural studies; South Asian studies
Email
: sm188@nyu.edu

Jill Magi, Assistant Arts Professor

Phil Mitsis, Professor of Literature

Interests: Poetry and poetics, experimental literature, handmade books, alternatives to mainstream publishing, and textile arts
Email: jill.magi@nyu.edu

Phil Mitsis, Professor of Literature

Phil Mitsis, Professor of Literature

Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization, NYU

Interests: Greek epic and tragedy; ancient philosophy and its reception in Byzantium and the early modern period; drama
Email
: pm4@nyu.edu

Cyrus R. K. Patell, Professor of Literature

Cyrus R. K. Patell, Professor of Literature

Professor of English, NYU

Interests: World literature; theory and practice of cosmopolitanism; Shakespeare; speculative fiction; the novel; US Literature; literature and culture of New York City
Email
: cp1@nyu.edu

Maurice Pomerantz, Assistant Professor of Literature

Maurice Pomerantz, Assistant Professor of Literature

Interests: Pre-modern Arabic Literature and Islamicate Literary cultures
Email
: mp147@nyu.edu

Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature & Creative Writing

Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Creative Writing

Interests: Creative writing and journalism
Email: cs4635@nyu.edu

Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of Literature, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development

Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of Literature

Associate Professor of English, NYU

Interests: US Literature; Atlantic World studies; punk rock; literature and culture of New York City
Email
: bew2@nyu.edu

Deborah Lindsay Williams, Program Head

Deborah Lindsay Williams, Program Head, Literature and Creative Writing

Master Teacher, Liberal Studies Program, NYU

Interests: Womens’ writing and feminist theory; children’s literature; US literature; the novel
Email
: dlw7@nyu.edu

Katherine Schaap Williams, Assistant Professor of Literature

Katherine Schaap Williams, Assistant Professor of Literature

Interests: Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature and culture, early modern drama; disability studies; history of medicine; performance theory
Email
: ksw7@nyu.edu

Robert J. C. Young, Professor of Literature, Dean of Arts and Humanities

Robert J. C. Young, Dean of Arts and Humanities

Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, NYU

Interests: Postcolonial literature; Anglophone literature; translation studies
Email: rjy2@nyu.edu

Shamoon Zamir, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies

Shamoon Zamir, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies

Interests: World literature; intellectual history; literature and photography; African American Studies; Native American Studies
Email
: sz42@nyu.edu