Faculty

Regular Faculty

Professor Damian Stocking

Damian Stocking, Chair

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.
Professor Jacob Mackey

Jacob Mackey

Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.St., 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 Meimei Zhang

Meimei Zhang

Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture/Chinese; Advisory Committee, Group Languages
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

On Special Appointment

Elizabeth Carter

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture/Chinese
B.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., UCLA (in progress)

Motoko Ezaki

Non-Tenure Track Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., M.A., Seinan Gakuin University; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Ezaki teaches Japanese language and literature courses.

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

Swee Fong Lee

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., Tokyo Gakugei University; M.A., Hitotsubashi University; M.A., California State University, Long Beach

Andrew Miller

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., UCLA

Sydney K. Mitsunaga-Whitten

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

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
Areas of specialization: Islam

Julia Sushytska

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Cultures/Russian
B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University

Yuki Taylor

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA