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Moravian culture and history; Native American/European contact in colonial America; history of sexuality; German intellectual history; archival research and paleography; feminist and postcolonial theory; translation studies.

Katherine Faull
Professor of German
Phone: 570-577-1289
Email: faull@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 2002 to study pastoral care in 18th-century Bethlehem, Pa. Related publications: Moravian Women's Memoirs (Syracuse, 1997), Anthropology and the German Enlightenment (1995), Translation and Culture (2004) and NEH Translations Division (1992). NEH Collaborative Research Grant (2002-4) and John Ben Snow Foundation (co-PI) 2008.

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Last updated 2/10/2011

Humanities; literary criticism; literary theory; poetry; modern poetry; aesthetics

Harold Schweizer
Professor of English
Phone: 570-577-1892
Email: schweizr@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Humanities senior fellow.

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Last updated 2/17/2011

Medieval literature; history of the English language; environmental writing; Tolkien; The Lord of the Rings; Peter Jackson's film versions of The Lord of the Rings

Alf Siewers
Associate professor of English
Phone: 570-577-1553
Email: asiewers@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Research in environmental humanities and premodern cultures, especially Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, Celtic, and Icelandic. Co-edited a book collection of studies on JRR Tolkien's fantasy in modern contexts, and articles on nature and landscape in early traditions. Supervising projects on early literature and landscape in the Susquehanna Valley as environmental humanities coordinator for the Bucknell Environmental Center. Teaches medieval and fantasy literature courses.

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Last updated 3/24/2011

Shakespeare; Renaissance literature; literary criticism and theory; Biblical literature; children's literature; critical and cultural theory

Michael Payne
Professor emeritus of English
Phone: 570-577-3020
Email: payne@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of Irony in Shakespeare's Roman Plays (Institut fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, 1974); author of Reading Theory: An Introduction to Lacan, Derrida, and Kristeva, (Blackwell, 1993); editor of Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory (Blackwell, 1996); with John Hunter, assistant professor of comparative humanities at Bucknell, edited Renaissance Literature: An Anthology (Blackwell Publishing, 2003).

Philosophy of Religion; poststructuralist and feminist philosophies; process theology and philosophy; critical theory and religion; religious naturalism; science and religion; contemporary religious thought; new religious movements; liberation theologies

Carol White
Professor of religion
Phone: 570-577-1205
Email: cwhite@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Studies selected Western philosophical and theological concepts, methods, and thinkers with special reference to the modern period; studies the intersections of science and religion; studies the intersections of critical theory, feminist philosophy, and postmodern theories; studies theories of the divine (and concepts of God) in Western thought; received a 1998 grant from the John Templeton Foundation and a 1997 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship; author of Poststructuralism, Feminism, and Religion: Triangulating Positions, and Reverberations of a Mystical Naturalism: Revitalizing the Legacy of Anne Conway

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Last updated 12/30/2009

Comparative Humanities; Intersection of humanities and neuroscience; Digital humanities

John Hunter
Associate professor of comparative humanities
Phone: 570-577-1549
Email: john.hunter@bucknell.edu

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