Faculty

Rachel Ehichung Chung

Associate Director of University Committee on Asia & the Middle East
Columbia University

Rachel Ehichung Chung is Associate Director of UCAME and Lecturer in Asian Studies at Columbia University.

Patricia Dailey

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University

Patricia Dailey specializes in medieval literature and culture (English, Dutch, French, and Italian) and critical theory, focusing on women's mystical texts, visions, Anglo-Saxon poetry and prose, medieval rhetoric, hermeneutics, and theology.

Sayantani DasGupta

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Faculty, Master's Program in Narrative Medicine
Columbia University

Sayantani DasGupta is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and a faculty member in the Master's Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. She is co-chair of the Columbia University Seminar in Narrative, Health and Social Justice and also teaches in the graduate program in Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College.

Jeremy Dauber

Associate Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture
Columbia University

Jeremy Dauber's research interests include older Yiddish literature, Yiddish and Hebrew literature of the Jewish Enlightenment and the nineteenth century, and Yiddish theater.

William Theodore de Bary

John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus
Columbia University

Professor de Bary's scholarly work has focused on the major religious and intellectual traditions of East Asia, especially Confucianism in China, Japan, and Korea. He began his career as a teacher at Columbia in 1949 when he undertook to develop the undergraduate general education program in East Asian Studies.

Mamadou Diouf

Leitner Family Professor of African Studies and History
Columbia University

Mamadou Diouf's research interests include urban, political, social and intellectual history in colonial and postcolonial Africa.

Timothy Donnelly

Author, Chair of the Writing Program
Columbia University School of the Arts

Timothy Donnelly is the author of two books of poetry, Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), for which he won the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.

Eileen Gillooly

Executive Director
Heyman Center for the Humanities

Eileen Gillooly, Adjunct Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature and the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, is the Executive Director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities and Society of Fellows.