Affiliate Faculty

Peter Galison

Pellegrino University Professor of the History of Science and of Physics
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

In 1997 Galison was awarded a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship;

Jie Li

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

Her first book, Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life (Columbia University Press, 2014)  excavates a century of memories embedded in two …

Alexander Rehding

Fanny Peabody Professor of Music
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

As a music theorist, Rehding is interested in the question of how music has been understood at different times in history.

Eric Rentschler

Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

He received his academic training in German literature and  intellectual history, studying in Stuttgart, Bonn, and Prague, before taking his doctoral …

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Justin Weir

Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

Weir received his BA in 1991 from the University of Minnesota and his PhD in 1997 from Northwestern University.

Alexander Zahlten

Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

Alexander Zahlten received his Ph.D. in Film Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany.