Visiting Speakers

Andreas Kakridis

Adjunct Lecturer in Economics
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Andreas Kakridis was born in 1979 and studied economics at Balliol College, Oxford and the Athens University for Economics and Business before his academic interests drove him towards the history of economic thought and economic history. In 2009 he completed his doctoral thesis on economic theorising in post-war Greece, particularly the discourse on economic development. Since then, he has been teaching economic history at the Department of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Helen Kapstein

Assistant Professor of English
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Helen Kapstein did her MA and PhD work in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She specializes in postcolonial literature and theory, contemporary British literature, cultural and media studies, and Anglophone African literature and culture. Her current book project, A New Kind of Safari: Tourism in Postcolonial Literature and Culture, argues that tourism is a nation-making experience.

George Kateb

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Emeritus
Princeton University

George Kateb is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Emeritus. He has been one of the most respected and influential political theorists of the last quarter century.

Miriam Kingsberg

Charles A. Ryskamp (ACLS) Fellow
Columbia University

Miriam Kingsberg is a Charles A. Ryskamp Fellow (ACLS) and Assistant Professor of modern Japanese history at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 2009.

Anjuli Raza Kolb

Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Williams College

Anjuli Raza Kolb is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Williams College, where she teaches colonial and postcolonial literature.

Anne Kornhauser

Assistant Professor of History
City College of New York, City University of New York

Anne Kornhauser, who received her PhD from Columbia, is an Assistant Professor of history at the City College of New York, City University of New York. She specializes in 20th-century U.S. intellectual, legal, and political history.

Yanni Kotsonis

Associate Professor of History, Russian & Slavic Studies
New York University

Yanni Kotsonis was educated in Athens, Montreal, Copenhagen, London and New York. He taught in England before coming to NYU in 1994. He has pursued his interest in modern Russia through political economy and cultural history, which he expressed in his first books and in his current articles on taxation.

Sandrine Kott

Professor of European Contemporary History
University of Geneva

Sandrine Kott is Professor of European Contemporary History at the University of Geneva. Her principal fields of expertise are the history of social welfare and labor law in France and Germany since the end of the nineteenth century and labor relations in those countries of real socialism, in particular in the German Democratic Republic.