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Program Directors
Gregory Carleton, Professor, Department Chair, Twentieth-Century Russian Literature and Culture
Gloria Ascher, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Judaic Studies
Hosea Hirata, Professor, Director of Japanese Program, Japanese Literature - On leave academic year 2016-2017
Charles Inouye, Professor, Co-Director of ILVS Program, Interim Director of Japanese Program
Vida Johnson, Professor, Director of Russian Program
Kamran Rastegar, Associate Professor, Director of Arabic Program, Modern Arabic Literature, Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies, Postcolonial Studies
Christiane Zehl Romero, Professor, Director of German Program
Joel Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Judaic Studies
Xueping Zhong, Professor, Director of Chinese Program

Arabic
Kamran Rastegar, Associate Professor, Director of Arabic Program; Modern Arabic Literature, Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies, Postcolonial Studies
Alexandra Chreiteh (Shraytekh), Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies
Rana Abdul-Aziz, Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Arabic Language
Fadi Jajji, Lecturer, Arabic Language
Rabab El Nady, Lecturer, Arabic Language
Souhad Zendah, Lecturer, Arabic Language
Batool Khattab, Part-Time Lecturer, Arabic Language
Somy Kim, Part-Time Lecturer, Arabic Literature

Chinese
Xueping Zhong, Professor, Director of Chinese Program; Modern Chinese Literature, Film
Ning Ma, Assistant Professor; Pre-Modern Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature
Jinyu Li, Senior Lecturer, Chinese Language
Mingquan Wang, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Chinese Language
Jianping Feng, Lecturer, Chinese Language
Joanna Kuriyama, Lecturer, Chinese Language
Min Wan, Lecturer, Chinese Language
Shaomei Wang, Lecturer, Chinese Language
Mushi Li, Part-time Lecturer, Chinese Language

German
Christiane Romero, Professor, Goldthwaite Professor of Rhetoric; Tübingen Professor of German; Director of German Program; Twentieth Century, Women Writers, Film, Advanced Language
Sol Gittleman, Professor, Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor of Judaic Studies; Earlier Twentieth Century, Yiddish Literature, National Socialism, American Baseball History
Gloria Ascher, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Judaic Studies; German Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Sephardic Studies, Ladino Language and Literature, Scandinavian Literature
Markus Wilczek, Associate Professor, 18th Century to Modern, Environment (On leave academic year 2016-2017)
Saskia Stoessel, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator, German Language, Second Language Acquisition
Doris Pfaffinger, Lecturer, German Language and Culture
Michael Powers, Lecturer, German Literature
Geraldine Grimm, Part-time Lecturer, German Language
Christine Schumann, Part-time Lecturer, German Language

Japanese
Hosea Hirata, Professor, Director of Japanese Program, Japanese Literature - On leave academic year 2016-2017
Charles Inouye, Professor, Co-Director of International Literary and Visual Studies Program; Interim Director of Japanese Program; Japanese Literature
Susan Napier, Professor, Japanese Literature, Popular Culture, Anime
Kiyomi Kagawa, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator; Japanese Language
Shiori Koizumi, Lecturer, Japanese Language
Miki Yagi, Lecturer, Japanese Language

Judaic / Hebrew
Sol Gittleman, Professor, Nathan and Alice Gantcher University Professor of Judaic Studies, Professor of German
Gloria Ascher, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Judaic Studies; German Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Sephardic Studies, Ladino Language and Literature, Scandinavian Literature
Joel Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Judaic Studies; Lee S. McCollester Associate Professor of Biblical Literature; Central European Writers, South African Writers
Barbara Grossman, Professor, Theatre History, Dramatic Literature and Criticism, Directing
Joseph Litvak, Professor; Nineteenth-century British literature, Literary Theory, Jewish Cultural Studies
Jonathan Wilson, Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate; American literature, creative writing; Director, Center for the Humanities
Jeffrey Summit, Rabbi, Executive Director, Tufts Hillel; Associate Chaplain; Research Professor, Music
Janis Freedman-Bellow, Lecturer
Hedda Harari-Spencer, Lecturer, Language Coordinator; Hebrew Language
Hava Kimelman, Part-time Lecturer, Hebrew Language

Russian
Gregory Carleton, Professor, Department Chair, Twentieth-Century Russian Literature and Culture
Vida Johnson, Professor, Director of Russian Program; Twentieth Century, Film, Women Writers
Marina Aptekman, Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Russian Language and Literature
Tanya Gassel, Part-time Lecturer, Russian Language
Scarlet Marquette, Part-time Lecturer, Russian Language
Nancy Petrov, Part-time Lecturer; Russian Language

Emeritus Faculty
Mohammed Alwan
Daniel Brown
Li-Li Ch'en
Teruko Ugaya Craig
Rahel Meshoulam
Kiyoko Morita
Charles Nelson
Ronald Salter
David Sloane