Faculty & Staff
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Director of Cross Cultural Studies
Professor of French
Éva Pósfay (Ph.D., Princeton University) teaches on French classics, Francophone Switzerland, diasporic literature, contemporary Paris, and transnationalism. She has published on 17th c. French women writers (Lafayette, Montpensier) and cross-cultural studies. Born in Venezuela of Hungarian parents and a so-called “global nomad,” she has directed several study abroad programs in Paris and Pau, France, and has been active in the cross-cultural studies program. Her current research focuses on multilingualism, language and identity, Moroccan culture, intercultural theory and practice, and visual pedagogy. In 2007-2011 she served as Associate Dean of the College. She is presently the mentor for Carleton's 15th group of Posse Scholars.
Professor of Physics
Professor of Religion Wesleyan, B.A.; University of Wisconsin (Madison), M.A., Ph.D.; the religions of South Asia, Indian Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan ritual and meditative practices, Asian religious poetry, mysticism. Co-author, The Wheel of Time: Kalachakra in Context (1985); author, Is Enlightenment Possible? (1993); co-editor, Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre (1996), Buddhist Theology (2000).