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Program Directors
Charles Inouye, Professor, Interim Department Chair, Japanese Literature
Hosea Hirata, Professor, Director of Japanese Program and International Literary & Visual Studies
Vida Johnson, Professor, Director of Russian Program
Kamran Rastegar, Professor, Director of Arabic Program, Director of CHAT
Joel Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Director of Judaic Studies; Lee S. McCollester Associate Professor of Biblical Literature; Film and Media Studies; International Letters and Visual Studies (On Leave Spring 2021)
Markus Wilczek, Associate Professor, Director of German Program and German Graduate Program
Xueping Zhong, Professor, Director of Chinese Program

Arabic
Kamran Rastegar, Professor, Director of Arabic Program, Director of CHAT; Modern Arabic Literature, Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies, Postcolonial Studies
Alexandra Chreiteh (Shraytekh), Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies
Rana Abdul-Aziz, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Arabic Language
Fadi Jajji, Senior Lecturer, Arabic Language
Souhad Zendah, Senior Lecturer, Arabic Language; Co-Director Middle Eastern Studies Program
Claire Cooley, Part-time Lecturer, Arabic Language

Chinese
Xueping Zhong, Professor, Director of Chinese Program; Modern Chinese Literature, Film
Mingquan Wang, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Chinese Language
Jinyu Li, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Chinese Language
Jianping Feng, Senior Lecturer, Chinese Language
Shaomei Wang, Senior Lecturer, Chinese Language
Min Wan, Lecturer, Chinese Language
Yizhou Huang, Part-time Lecturer, Chinese Literature
Huimin Li, Part-time Lecturer, Chinese Language
Qiang Wang, Part-time Lecturer, Chinese Language

German
Markus Wilczek, Associate Professor, Director of German Program and German Graduate Program; 18th Century to Modernism, Environmental Humanities
Saskia Stoessel, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator, German Language, Second Language Acquisition
Doris Pfaffinger, Senior Lecturer, German Language and Culture
Alexander Gardner, Part-time Lecturer, German Language
Geraldine Grimm, Part-time Lecturer, German Language
Christine Schumann, Part-time Lecturer, German Language

Japanese
Hosea Hirata, Professor, Director of Japanese Program and International Literary & Visual Studies
Charles Inouye, Professor, Interim Department Chair, Japanese Literature
Susan Napier, Goldthwaite Professor of Rhetoric; Japanese Literature, Popular Culture, Anime (On Leave Spring 2021)
Kiyomi Kagawa, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator; Japanese Language
Shiori Koizumi, Lecturer, Japanese Language
Miki Yagi, Lecturer, Japanese Language
Jennifer Cullen, Part-time Lecturer, Japanese Culture

Judaic Studies / Hebrew
Joel Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Director of Judaic Studies; Lee S. McCollester Associate Professor of Biblical Literature; Film and Media Studies; International Letters and Visual Studies (On Leave Spring 2021)
Barbara Grossman, Professor, Theatre History, Dramatic Literature and Criticism, Directing
Joseph Litvak, Professor; Nineteenth-century British literature, Literary Theory, Jewish Cultural Studies
Heather S. Nathans, Alice and Nathan Gantcher Professor in Judaic Studies; Chair, Dept. of Theatre History, Dramatic Literature and Criticism; Professor of Directing
Jonathan Wilson, Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate; American literature, creative writing
Tasha Oren, Associate Professor, Theatre and Performance Studies, Film and Media Studies
Hedda Harari-Spencer, Senior Lecturer, Language Coordinator; Hebrew Language
Peggy Hutaff, Senior Lecturer; Christian Studies
Jeffrey Summit, Rabbi, Research Professor, Music; formerly Executive Director, Tufts Hillel, and Associate Chaplain
Dina Brawer, Part-time Lecturer
Naftali Brawer, Rabbi, Part-time Lecturer; Executive Director, Tufts Hillel, and Associate Chaplain
Hava Kimelman, Part-time Lecturer, Hebrew Language

Russian
Vida Johnson, Professor, Director of Russian Program; Twentieth Century, Film, Women Writers
Gregory Carleton, Professor, Twentieth-Century Russian Literature and Culture (On Leave AY 2020-2021)
Marina Aptekman, Lecturer, Language Coordinator, Russian Language and Literature
Maria Andrianova, Part-time Lecturer; Russian Language
Tanya Gassel, Part-time Lecturer, Russian Language
Aida Vidan, Part-time Lecturer, Russian Culture

Emeritus Faculty
Mohammed Alwan
Gloria Ascher
Daniel Brown
Li-Li Ch'en
Teruko Ugaya Craig
Sol Gittleman 
Rahel Meshoulam
Kiyoko Morita
Christiane Zehl Romero
Ronald Salter

Faculty to Remember
Charles Nelson
David Sloane