Our People

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​Jami 
Ake​

Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences​
Senior Lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities
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​Anupam 
Basu​​​

​Assistant Professor of English
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​​Kurt 
Beals​​

Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Director of the Max Kade Center for Contemporary German Literature Performing Arts Department (Affiliate)
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​Matt 
Erlin

Professor of German
Director of Undergraduate Studies in German
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Reem 
Hilu

Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies
Performing Arts Department (Affiliate)
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​Ignacio 
Infante

​Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish
Co-Director, Center for the Literary Arts Associate Director, Center for the Humanities Study Abroad Coordinator, Comparative Literature and WU Madrid Abroad Programs (RLL)
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​Peter 
Kastor

Samuel K. Eddy Professor
Professor of History and American Culture Studies
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​Ken 
Keller

​Director of Arts & Sciences Computing
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Douglas 
Knox

Assistant Director, Humanities Digital Workshop
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Joe 
Loewenstein

Professor of English​
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Comparative Literature Director of the Humanities Digital Workshop and the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities Performing Arts Department (Affiliate)
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​Melanie 
Micir

​Associate Professor of English
Director of English Graduate Studies
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Steven B.  
Miles​

Professor Emeritus of History
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Stephen 
Pentecost

Senior Digital Humanities Specialist
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Lynne​ 
Tatlock​

Hortense and Tobias Lewin Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Chair, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Director, Comparative Literature Director of Graduate Studies, Germanic Languages and Literatures Director of Graduate Studies, Comparative Literature
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​Abram 
Van Engen

Dean’s Fellow for Educational Innovations and Initiatives
Chair and Professor of English Professor of Religion and Politics (by courtesy) Pronouns: he/him/his
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Geoff 
Ward

Professor of African and African-American Studies
Faculty Affiliate in Sociology and American Culture Studies Director, WashU & Slavery Project, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2)