Faculty and Staff

The following faculty offer courses on a regular basis that contribute to the European Studies concentration.

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William North Profile
Associate Professor of History
Chair of History
Director of European Studies
Director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Paul Petzschmann Profile
Lecturer and Research Associate in European Studies

Other Faculty Involved in European Studies

Palmar Alvarez-Blanco Profile
Associate Professor of Spanish
Chair of Spanish
Lawrence Archbold Profile
Enid & Henry Woodward College Organist
Professor of Music
Jorge Brioso Profile
Professor of Spanish
Scott Carpenter Profile
Professor of French
Director of Cross Cultural Studies
Off Campus: Spring 2016
Laurence Cooper Profile
Professor of Political Science
Mihaela Czobor-Lupp Profile
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ross Elfline Profile
Assistant Professor of Art History
Laura Goering Profile
Professor of Russian
Dev Gupta Profile
Associate Professor of Political Science
Clara Hardy Profile
Professor of Classical Languages
Baird Jarman Profile
Associate Professor of Art History
Chair of Art & Art History
Humberto Huergo Profile
Professor of Spanish
Off Campus: Fall 2015
Alison Kettering Profile
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Art History, Emerita

Professor Kettering specializes in the early modern period, with a special interest in seventeenth-century Dutch art. She has taught a wide range of courses on art throughout western Europe, focusing on gender issues in western art, Renaissance and Baroque art north and south of the Alps, and the art of the print.

Her books and articles have concentrated on 17th-century Dutch pastoral images, the art of Gerard ter Borch and his family, and Rembrandt's portraiture and renderings of the male nude. Her books include: The Dutch Arcadia: Pastoral Art and Its Audience in the Golden Age and Drawings from the Ter Borch Studio Estate in the Rijksmuseum. In 2004, she produced an essay and entries for the catalogue of an exhibition of Gerard ter Borch's paintings which opened at the National Gallery in Washington. Since then she has published and lectured on a variety of subjects, including depictions of the occupations, the windmill, and country life.  She is Editor-in-Chief of the peer reviewed, open access e-journal, Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, www.jhna.org.

Her homepage in art history is here.

Julie Klassen Profile
Professor of German, Emerita
Christine Lac Profile
Senior Lecturer in French
Alfred Montero Profile
Frank B. Kellogg Professor of Political Science
Off Campus: Fall 2015 through Winter 2016
Anna Moltchanova Profile
Professor of Philosophy
Victoria Morse Profile
Director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Professor of History
Off Campus: Spring 2016
Diane Nemec Ignashev Profile
Chair of German and Russian
Class of 1941 Professor of Russian and the Liberal Arts
Off Campus: Spring 2016
Martha Paas Profile
Wadsworth A. Williams Professor of Economics
Off Campus: Spring 2016
Susannah Ottaway ’89 Profile
Professor of History
Roger Paas Profile
William H. Laird Professor of German and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus
Lori Pearson Profile
Professor of Religion
Chair of Religion
Eva Posfay Profile
Director of French and Francophone Studies
Professor of French
Dana Strand Profile
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of French and the Humanities
Off Campus: Fall 2015 through Spring 2016
Stephen Strand Profile
Raymond Plank Professor of Incentive Economics, Emeritus
David Tompkins Profile
Associate Professor of History
Off Campus: Fall 2015 through Winter 2016
Anne Ulmer Profile
Professor of German, Emerita
Cathy Yandell Profile
Chair of French and Francophone Studies
W. I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language & Culture