Global Humanities and Critical Thought

Faculty & Staff

Audrey Calefas-Strebelle
Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Mills Hall Room 328, 510.430.2215,
Professional Interests: Sixteenth to 18th centuries French literature with a strong interest in other periods, Orientalism 16th–18th centuries, Franco-Ottoman relationship 16th–18th centuries, cultural history and anthropology, changing awareness of motherhood and childhood 16th–18th centuries, folks tales 16th–18th centuries

Carlota Caulfield
Professor of Spanish and Spanish American Studies
Program Head, Spanish and Spanish American Studies
Program Head, Latin American Studies Program
Mills Hall Room 333, 510.430.2356,
Professional Interests: Contemporary Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Literatures, the avant-garde and interdisciplinary approaches to art and poetry, Hispanic poetry, Hispanic women writers, Hispanic theater, Hispanic-Jewish literature, US Latino literature, feminist critical theories

Chiu-Hung Chen
Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature
Mills Hall Room 324, 510.430.2036,
Professional Interests: Second language acquisition, Chinese language pedagogy, computer-assisted language learning

Jay A. Gupta
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Program Chair
Vera Long 117, 510.430.3342,
Professional Interests: Nineteenth-century European philosophy (particularly Hegel and Nietzsche); aesthetics; critical theory/political philosophy; philosophy of mind

Brinda Mehta
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Germaine Thompson Professorship in French Studies
Program Head of French and Francophone Studies
Mills Hall Room 326, 510.430.2212,
Professional Interests: Nineteenth-century French literature, psychoanalysis and feminist critical theories, Caribbean and African francophone literatures

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Holly Robinson
Faculty Administrative Assistant
Mills Hall 340, 510.430.2080,

Last Updated: 3/15/18