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CMRS Advisory Committee

Faculty representatives from each CMRS affiliate department participate in committee meetings, which are held at least once per semester, to participate in the evaluation and design of the center's ongoing programs, curriculum and goals. The committee also includes one annually-elected graduate student representative. Please follow the links below to learn more about CMRS Advisory Committee members, including contact information.


2023-2024 Members


Department Representatives

Alan Ross (Classics)

Melissa Curley (Comparative Studies - on leave 2023-2024)

Naomi Fukumori (East Asian Languages and Literatures) 

Jonathan Combs-Schilling (French and Italian)

Merrill Kaplan (Germanic Languages and Literatures / Center for Folklore Studies)

Heather Tanner (History)

Karl Whittington (History of Art)

Graeme Boone (Music)

Daniel Frank (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures)

Tamar Rudavsky (Philosophy)

Daniel Collins (Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures)

Jonathan Burgoyne (Spanish and Portuguese)

Stratos Constantinidis (Theatre)

Eric Johnson (University Libraries)



Barry Shank (Humanities Institute)

Isaac Weiner (Center for the Study of Religion)

Mary-Allen Johnson (Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies / Hilandar Research Library)



Elise Robbins (English)



Christopher Highley (English)