Faculty

Regular Faculty

Susan Grayson, Chair

Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA; Ph.D., Wright Institute Los Angeles Attestation d’études, Université de Bordeaux
Grayson has taught the 18th- and 19th-century French novel, French feminism, women's studies, literary criticism, and French grammar and composition at all levels.
Professor Jacob Mackey

Jacob Mackey

Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Christ Church, Oxford; Ph.D., Princeton University
Jacob Mackey specializes in ancient religions, the theories that have historically guided their study, and approaches to ancient religion and culture informed by cognitive science.
Professor Damian Stocking

Damian Stocking

Associate Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture Department
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
A recipient of the Linda and Tod White Teaching Prize, Damian Stocking teaches courses such as European Literary Tradition and Too Soon? A Comedic Apology.

On Special Appointment

Stephen Klemm

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Sydney K. Mitsunaga-Whitten

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Yale University

Malek Moazzam-Doulat

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, Religious Studies
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Prof. Moazzam-Doulat teaches introductory and advanced level courses on Islam.  His research is focused on contemporary political theory and religion with special emphasis on the relationship between...
Professor Walter Richmond

Walter Richmond

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., USC
Walter Richmond teaches Russian language, literature, art, and culture. His scholarly interests also include the history and culture of the Caucasus and Central Asia.