Visiting Speakers

Heather Love

R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English
University of Pennsylvania

Heather Love's research interests include gender studies and queer theory, the literature and culture of modernity, affect studies, film and visual culture, psychoanalysis, race and ethnicity, sociology and literature, disability studies, and critical theory.

Dana Luciano

Associate Professor of English
Georgetown University

She serves as the director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Georgetown University and is an expert on nineteenth century American literature and culture, history of sexuality, LGBT and feminist studies and politics, queer theory and LGBT film and culture.

Phyllis Mack

Professor of History
Rutgers University

Phyllis Mack is Professor of History at Rutgers University.  Her research lies in European history, women's history, and history of religion.

Marko Malink

Assistant Professor
University of Chicago

Marko Malink is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College. He was born and educated in Germany, and received his M.A. from the University of Leipzig in 2004 and his Ph.D. from the Humboldt University Berlin in 2008.

Małgorzata Mazurek

Associate Professor of Polish Studies
Columbia University

Malgorzata Mazurek specializes in modern history of Poland and East Central Europe. Her interests include twentieth-century social sciences, international development, social history of communism and Polish-Jewish relations.

Steven Medema

Professor of Economics
University of Colorado Denver

Steven Medema is a Professor of Economics and the Director of UC Denver's University Honors and Leadership Program. His research focuses on the history of twentieth-century economics, and his latest book, The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas, was awarded the 2010 Book Prize by the European Society for the History of Economic Thought. 

Branko Milanovic

Visiting Presidential Scholar at The Graduate Center
City University of New York

Branko Milanovic is Visiting Presidential Scholar at The Graduate Center at City University of New York. He was lead economist in World Bank Research Department (1991-2013); College Park professor, University of Maryland (2007-2013); long-term visiting professor at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University (1997-2007) and senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington (2003-2005). 

Melissa Milewski

ACLS New Faculty Fellow
Department of History

Melissa Milewski is an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Columbia University, where she teaches in the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Department of History.