Arnold I. Davidson

Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor in Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Romance Languages & Literatures, the Divinity School, & the Committee on the Conceptual & Historical Studies of Science; Director, France-Chicago Center

Thomas Pavel

Gordon J. Laing Distinguished Service Professor of French Literature, Comparative Literature and The Committee on Social Thought

W.R. Johnson

John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor, Classical Languages and Literatures, Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World

Literature and technology; gender and sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome; narratology; Greek and Roman colonialist literature.

Michael Murrin

Raymond W. & Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus

Michael Sells

Michael Sells is John Henry Barrows Professor of Islamic History and Literature (Divinity School, Comparative Literature)

Qurʾanic studies; Sufism; Arabic and Islamic love poetry; mystical literature (Greek, Islamic, Christian, and Jewish); and religion and violence

Robert von Hallberg

Helen A. Regenstein Professor (English Language and Literature, Germanic Studies)

20th century U.S., English, French, and German poetry; Europe avant-garde movements; GDR literature 1975-89; theories of lyric; culture of intellectuals.