Visiting Speakers

Gideon Rose

Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair
Foreign Affairs

Gideon Rose is the Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair of Foreign Affairs. His areas of expertise are International conflict, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, South Asia, terrorism, and economic sanctions.

Sophia Rosenfeld

Professor of History
University of Virginia

Sophia Rosenfeld is Professor of History at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Common Sense: A Political History (Stanford, 2011) and A Revolution in Language: The Problem of Signs in Late Eighteenth-Century France (Harvard, 2001), among other titles.

David Russell

Fellow and Tutor, Associate Professor of English
Corpus Christi College Oxford

Dr Russell came to Corpus in 2015, after holding positions as lecturer at King’s College London, fellow of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University, and fellow of the Mahindra Center for the Humanities at Harvard University. He obtained his PhD in English from Princeton University.

Maria Paula Saffon Sanin

PhD candidate in Political Science
Columbia University

Maria Paula Saffon Sanin is a PhD candidate in the department of political science at Columbia University. Her fields of specialization are comparative politics and political theory, with an emphasis in the political history of Latin America. Sanin's research interests include contentious politics and social movements, ethnic groups, the political economy of land, democracy and constitutionalism, international human rights law and transitional justice.

Sagi Schaefer

Assistant Professor of Modern European History
Tel-Aviv University

Sagi Schaefer is Assistant Professor of Modern European History at Tel-Aviv University. He is the author of States of Division: Border and Boundary Construction in Cold War Rural Germany (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Cannon Schmitt

Professor of English
University of Toronto

Cannon Schmitt is Professor of English at the University of Toronto. His primary teaching and research field is Victorian literature and culture, with a particular focus on cultural studies of science, especially evolutionary theory; the novel and narrative theory; and the novel and the sea.

Seraphim Seferiades

Associate Professor of Politics
Panteion University of Social and Political Science

Seraphim Seferiades is an Associate Professor of Politics at the Panteion University of Social and Political Science, Athens and Life Member in Politics and History at the University of Cambridge (CLH).

Evie Shockley

Associate Professor of English
Rutgers University

Evie Shockley is an Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University and the author of several collections of poetry.